IT Business Elsewhere is a look at unusual technology stories from around the world.
This day care robot gives
new meaning to the old teacher adage, “She has eyes on the back of her head.”
There’s no airing of dirty laundry at this small software firm. That’s because there is no dirty laundry – the company provides for employees free washers and dryers, along with meals and other perks.
Gamer turned robber or vice versa?
What seems obvious to everyone who doesn’t play violent video games has now been validated.
People voluntarily eat worms and cockroaches on Fear Factor. But give up their iPods and cell phones for the chance to be on a TV show? That’s just plain cruel.
In Canada it’s usually just angry union members we suspect of sabotaging telecom systems. In New Zealand it’s rats – real ones.
What? Everybody doesn’t download stuff for free? There’s something wrong with that?