Scientists are trying to create genetically modified spicy tomatoes in the hope of mass-producing the spice molecule found in chilli peppers – something that could, in turn, lead to cheaper over the counter pain relief.
German automotive manufacturing giant Continental AG has unveiled its solution to autonomously deliver packages to your front door: robot delivery dogs.
Virtual personal assistants (VPAs) such as Siri and Alexa are expected to proliferate vehicles over the next five years, with markets analytics company IHS Markit forecasting some 700 million software platforms to be in cars by 2024.
Nanosatellite startup Astrocast has announced three new pilot companies that will utilise its network of IoT cubesats.
On Christmas eve 1968, 50 years ago today, humans orbited the Moon for the first time in history.
The UK’s Court of Appeal has ruled that Uber drivers are “workers” and therefore entitled to the minimum wage and holiday pay.
Hackers have intercepted more than a thousand confidential European Union communications over the past three years, the New York Times has reported.
Accountancy firms face an overhaul to the way they conduct audits under proposals by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK’s competition watchdog.
It’s not often that football and cybersecurity are mentioned in the same sentence. But with endless streams of data being collected by teams to inform their strategies both on and off the pitch, a cybersecurity incident could be catastrophic.
A professional golf long driver appears to have had has his Twitter account hacked to spread the latest Elon Musk bitcoin scam.
Yesterday Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic test flight successfully flew to the edge of space, marking a major milestone in the commercial space race.
GPU maker NVIDIA has released the Jetson AGX Xavier module, bringing powerful computing to AI machines such as manufacturing robots, autonomous cars and handheld DNA sequencers.
There are 106 days until the UK leaves the European Union on the 29 March 2019.
Kanye West topped the list of ‘worst password offenders 2018’ for revealing his phone password to the world live on TV during his White House meeting with Donald Trump.
Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote from the Conservative party after the 1922 Committee received the 48 letters necessary to trigger a vote in her leadership.
Research carried out by cybersecurity firm Duo Security have found more proof that Twitter bots are being used to inflate the popularity of content, finding evidence for 7,000 potential Twitter amplification bots in just 24 hours.
In the year after the Brexit referendum consumers paid an average of £75 more for gas and electricity, an overall increase of £2bn.
The seemingly endless data breaches of 2018 have taken its toll on consumers, with almost a third (32.3%) stating that they would not let any company use any of their personal data.
The connected car market is expected to be worth $225.16bn by 2025, according to a report by Allied Market Research.
What we see when we browse the web is just the tip of the iceberg.
PolySwarm is set to launch a decentralised cyber threat intelligence marketplace before the end of the year, in which security experts get rewarded with cryptocurrency for discovering new malware threats.
As car makers steam ahead in the driverless car race, lawmakers are being left in the dust – and one of the biggest grey areas is liability in the event of an autonomous car accident.
Scientists from German research organisation Fraunhofer have devised a process to make 3D printed bones that are more realistic and less likely to be rejected by the human body than previous versions.
Marriott International Inc., the parent company of leading hotel chains such as the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott, has suffered a data breach which exposed the details of some 500 million guests.
The UK’s energy regulator Ofgem has given the green light to a trial of up to 3,000 commercial electric vehicles (EVs) to begin in 2019, as part of the biggest push yet to prepare the country for the EV revolution.
Businesses around the world are now spending more on digital and technology assets than on traditional mergers and acquisitions, a comprehensive report by leading global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has found.
The FBI, Google and a host of cybersecurity companies have combined to take down a botnet ad fraud operation that made nearly $30m in illegal online advertisement activities.
Dutch space startup Hiber is set to launch the first of its nanosatellites into orbit today as part of its mission to provide the entire planet with internet access.
The first details of Facebook documents seized by the UK Parliament have revealed that entities with Russian IP addresses pulled “over three billion data points a day” through a Pinterest application programming interface (API).