Tech

20 August 2019

US Army working on AI-guided missile?

The US Army are reportedly working on an AI-guided missile. The New Scientist reports that the Cannon-Delivered Area Effects Munition system - whose contract is currently being bid for by a ...

20 August 2019

Scientists develop bionic shorts

Scientists have developed bionic shorts that helps their user's endurance. A team from Harvard University are working on the exosuits, which can be used for running or walking at present and ...

20 August 2019

UPS invest in autonomous trucks

UPS are investing in autonomous trucks. The delivery company have teamed up with autonomous driving company TuSimple to work on new vehicles for their fleet. UPS Ventures Managing Partner, Todd Lewis, said: ...

19 August 2019

Italian designer develops hi-tech bed

An Italian designer has developed a hi-tech bed that does everything with a tap on a smartphone app. Fabio Vinella of Italian furniture brand Hi-Interiors has unveiled the HiCan, which features ...

19 August 2019

Scientists develop intelligent robodog

Scientists have developed an intelligent robodog. A team from Florida Atlantic University's Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory (MPCR) in the Centre for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences in Florida Atlantic ...

19 August 2019

Facial recognition software could soon be used to predict the weather

Facial recognition software could soon be used to predict the weather. Scientists at the US National Centre for Atmospheric Research are working on software, which could detect hail storms before they ...

16 August 2019

Instagram enables users to flag fake news

Instagram has added a tool for reporting fake news. The Facebook-owned social media app are committed to "tackling misinformation" and are looking into more ways to stop the spreading of such ...

16 August 2019

British Airways test VR entertainment for first class passengers

British Airways is testing out VR entertainment for their first class passengers. A number of passengers on flights between London Heathrow and New York's JFK will be handed a SkyLights ...

16 August 2019

Amazon to donate unwanted products to charity

Amazon plans to donate unwanted products from third-party Marketplace sellers instead of dumping them. The new program, called Fulfilled by Amazon Donations, will see hundreds of thousands of products that are ...

15 August 2019

Apple's battery warning to ensure 'safety'

Apple says their iPhone battery warning is to ensure customers' "safety". The tech giant are locking their batteries so that a message is shown if a battery is fitted that isn't ...

15 August 2019

Huawei Mate X 'delayed until November'

The Huawei Mate X has reportedly been delayed until November. It had been tipped to take over from Samsung's delayed Galaxy Fold - which ran into issues earlier this year - ...

15 August 2019

Huawei are reportedly researching 6G internet

Huawei has reportedly started research into 6G. According to Logic, the Chinese firm is said to have got ahead of the game and already have their research and development team based ...

14 August 2019

Twitter tests making topics followable

Twitter is testing making topics followable. The micro-blogging site are going to let users follow their interests just as they would other people on the site. From your favourite sports team, TV ...

14 August 2019

Snap reveals Spectacles 3

Snap reveals third edition of video-recording glasses. The company, which owns Snapchat, unveiled Spectacles 3 on Tuesday (13.08.19) and they come in at the cost of $380, their most expensive set ...

14 August 2019

Twitter edit button not a priority

Twitter's edit button is not their "top priority". The micro-blogging site's product lead, Kayvon Beyjpour, has claimed that whilst they may allow users to update their posts in the future, it's ...

13 August 2019

Tumblr is being sold to the owners of WordPress

Tumblr is being sold to the owners of WordPress.com. Verizon are selling the platform to Automattic, just two years after acquiring the microblogging site. The CEO of Automattic, Matt Mullenweg, has stated ...

13 August 2019

Google replaces passwords for Android users

Google are replacing passwords for 1.7 billion Android users. The tech giant already has autofill for login details and now they are making it even easier by removing passwords altogether. Now Android ...

13 August 2019

UK to rethink Huawei ban?

Huawei could reconsider their ban on Huawei, according to US politician John Bolton. The US national security advisor has claimed he was told on his trip to the country that government ...
12 August 2019

Natwest trial voice-banking via Google Home

Natwest are trialling a service to enable customers check their bank balance using their voice. The British bank have teamed up with Google to test the us of their Google Home ...

12 August 2019

Huawei's Richard Yu insists they will still use Android

Huawei's Richard Yu has insisted their new operating system isn't to replace Android. The Chinese firm recently unveiled their HarmonyOS software and despite reports that the company created the system to ...

12 August 2019

Samsung teams up with rival firm for smartphone camera sensor

Samsung has teamed up with rival firm Xiaomi to launch the first 108MP smartphone camera sensor. The South Korean firm and Chinese electronics company have claimed to have created the first ...

9 August 2019

Google Chrome's new mobile and desktop sync tool teased

Google Chrome will let users copy and paste text from desktop to mobile. The new tool will mean there will been no need to take notes with a pen and paper ...

9 August 2019

Huawei shows off Android rival operating system HarmonyOS

Huawei has showed off their new Harmony OS operating system to rival Android. The Chinese tech firm finally unveiled their "faster" alternative to Google's Android on Thursday (08.08.19). OS, which was codenamed ...

9 August 2019

WhatsApp working on Boomerang-style feature

WhatsApp are reportedly working on a Boomerang-style feature. Facebook own the messaging service and Instagram, whose Boomerang creator is used on their Instagram Stories and enables users to create a looping ...