Despite initially having 18 pre-qualified teams in the race, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) now only has a single team in the running for the DARPA Launch Challenge – and the industry remains clueless as to who it is.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is having a transformational impact to a host of industries, and according to research released today, AI for infrastructure, covering construction architecture and engineering, is set to be particularly vital.
The use of electric cars in the UK is set to get a boost with the launch of a network of rapid electric charging points at Morrisons supermarkets.
Leading plastic additive manufacturing provider Forecast 3D has been acquired by GKN Powder Metallurgy, the largest producer of metal power and parts in the world.
A vast leak of a database belonging to reservations management system Autoclerk exposing 179GB of personal data, including those belonging to US military, government and Department of Homeland Security personnel, has been condemned by the cybersecurity industry.
Scientists have brought the goal of commercially available lab-grown meat a step closer by successfully growing cow and rabbit muscles on edible scaffolds in order to mimic the texture and consistency of real meat.
Bitmain has moved towards the eventual goal of constructing the world’s largest bitcoin mining farm with the launch of a key part of the facility.
A partnership between the UK government and chipmaker Arm to develop new chip technologies that are more resistant to cyberattacks has been welcomed by the cybersecurity industry.
EHang, a creator of autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs), has announced a partnership with telecoms giant Vodafone to build an urban air mobility ecosystem that will lay the foundations for drone taxis to be become key part of urban transport.
The Welsh government is aiming to position the country as a world leader in 5G with the creation of a new Digital Centre of Excellence in Bangor, Wales.
Winnow, a startup using artificial intelligence (AI) to cut waste in the food services industry, has announced that is has raised $20m funding in the last month, in part through a series B funding round.
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EY has launched a platform for governments that will see public funds put on the blockchain.
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The UK city of Hull will soon achieve smart city status, becoming the first in the country to get its own operating system.
Promising a step-change in energy generation, fusion power has long been on the horizon, but a breakthrough concept known as a fusion island could ultimately make it a reality far sooner than previously thought.
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Social robots are on the rise, and with the ability to easily gain our trust, they could easily be used to perform cybercriminal activity, such as heists that involve gaining access to secure buildings, according to research published today.
Despite being traditionally associated with oil, the UAE has cemented itself as a leader in the renewables industry thanks to an in-development solar project that when constructed will be the largest of its kind in the world.
A host of world leaders have been forced to make statements about the safety of 5G after public fears about the technology’s impact on health and the environment have increased, prompting protests in some countries.
A first-of-its-kind hackathon for 5G policymakers is set to be held next month that will help shape policy and deployment support in the Baltic region.
The UK space sector is being invited to propose technology to be tested on the International Space Station (ISS) in a government-backed competition announced today.
The announcement that the RIBA 2019 Stirling Prize has been won by PassivHaus-standard council housing development Goldsmith Street is a sign that low-energy design is not only possible, but entirely affordable if the industry re-frames its thinking, according to experts.
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) means that future in-demand skills will be decreasingly technical and increasingly emotive, creating a “feeling economy”, according to research.
KFC UK & Ireland is rolling out upgraded kitchen management tech in a bid to better handle its growing range of digital platforms.
MicroBitcoin, a cryptocurrency that forked from leader Bitcoin in 2018, has announced that it will burn 70% of its total supply as part of a key upgrade.
Scientists have published the results of a study where a genome-edited bull successfully passed on its new genetic trait to its offspring – demonstrating the potential use of genetic engineering in livestock.
When it comes to starting or developing a career in information technology (IT), Manchester is the best place in the UK, according to a study into IT careers published today.
Verisart, a startup applying blockchain to the arts and collectibles industry, has announced that it has raised $2.5m in a seed funding round.