Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Technology

Technology

Why this is the most unApple iPhone launch ever

This iPhone launch feels a bit muddled, a bit leaky, a bit, well, unApple. Some think that spells...

What's on show at controversial arms fair?

Arms manufacturers will gather in London this week to grease palms and prepare sales of controversial defence and security equipment. ...

Fire ant venom could be used to treat psoriasis

A new skin treatment could be developed from the painful venom of fire ants, according to scientists. Fire...

Google begins EU showdown to appeal record fine

Google has launched an appeal against a record €2.4bn (£2.2bn) fine imposed by the European Commission. In June,...

E-cigs could increase risk of a heart attack

E-cigarettes containing nicotine could increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to new research. The study...

AI machines 'will replace teachers in 10 years'

Technology will replace the best teachers of the future with intelligent machines, according to a leading university vice chancellor. ...

Would you want a robot to be your child’s best friend?

The little robot on the table wakes up. Its eyes, a complex configuration of cyan dots on a black, rounded screen of a face, sleepily open and it lets out a digitised approximation...

Is the flying car ready for takeoff?

A little white winged pod lifts itself off the ground and glides off into the distance. The whole movement looks effortless. It’s like watching Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder – except we’re in a nondescript...

Warning over supersonic voice command hacking

Security researchers say they can covertly control voice-activated systems using supersonic sounds beyond the range of human hearing. ...

Equifax data hack 'an unmitigated disaster'

A cyber attack on a credit rating agency threatening the data of up to 44 million people in the UK has been branded an "unmitigated disaster" by security experts. ...

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