Describing its new payment system as a ” global currency”, Facebook certainly has big plans for Libra.
Developed by Russian company Wireless Lab, FaceApp, an app that manipulates photos to make users look older, change their gender, hairstyle or makeup, has become a viral sensation.
More than 70% of freshwater is currently used for agriculture, and considering that just 3% of the water on Earth is drinkable, this is a valuable resource.
Just last weekend, fans around the world were on the edge of their seats watching the nail-biting finale to the 2019 Wimbledon Tennis fortnight.
Robots and prosthetics may soon have a sense of touch similar to human skin thanks to e-skin technology developed by researchers at the National University of Singapore.
The connected and autonomous vehicles industry is expected to be worth an estimated £52bn to the UK by 2035, with the automotive industry bracing for major change over the next decade.
It has been revealed that the National Health Service is still running 2,300 outdated Windows XP computers, after a parliamentary question from Jo Platt MP.
The last few months have seen several telecommunications companies ramping up their 5G efforts, with Vodafone switching on its 5G network in some parts of the UK earlier this month.
It is a well-known piece of trivia that smartphones now contain greater processing power than the computers used in NASA missions to send astronauts to the Moon 50 years ago, and it is certainly true that modern smartphone now rival supercomputers of the past.
ICARUS, a global system able to track the movements of thousands of animals, has been switched on.
Researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a method of purifying water and generating electricity from a single solar device.
Researchers from Cornell University and the University of Illinois have developed a way of producing proteins useful in agricultural processes inside the cells of tobacco plants.
As the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) improve, so does its prevalence in everyday life, including how businesses interact with customers.
The year is 2040.
Swedish open banking platform Tink has warned that many banks are not providing “the proper technology environment” for third parties to make the most of open banking regulations.
Multiply has become the first financial planning app to be approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
First used commercially in Japan back in the 1980s, drones are still most commonly associated with military applications or hobbyists, although the future of drones in business is strong.
Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have developed a database of gene activity in mice, which could reduce the use of animals in medical research.
As efforts to launch 5G services ramp up in the UK, Vodafone has announced that it is extending its high-speed 5G network to the Isles of Scilly from next month.
With 90% of consumers worrying about having their online financial accounts hacked, ensuring that online banking is protected from phishing attacks and other vulnerabilities is essential, especially as 76% of data breaches are financially motivated.
Two years ago this May, dozens of NHS hospitals and trusts were the target of the infamous cybersecurity incident WannaCry, which saw thousands of computers from organisations around the world infected with ransomware demanding Bitcoin payments.
According to Smart Home Week, 57% of Brits now own at least one smart product, and with consumers expected to spend £10.8bn on smart home devices by the end of 2019, this is only set to grow as consumers look to technology to improve security and convenience within their homes.
From initial applications and training, to workplace systems and most forms of workplace communication, technology is becoming an integral part of almost every career path. While many employees take for granted the benefits of using technology in the workplace, for some technology risks creating barriers rather than making jobs easier.
By 2023, the average UK home is expected to contain 50 connected devices, with the market for smart home appliances expected to surge by 49.4% over the next five years.
The UK government’s current approach to data management could lead to future scandals similar to Windrush if action is not taken soon, warns the National Audit Office.