IBM has announced a highly advanced weather forecasting system that can provide hourly weather updates to the entire planet for areas as small as 3 square kilometres.
Late on Saturday evening, major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase detected an attack on the Etheruem Classic blockchain.
For the first time ever, online retail giant Amazon has become the largest publicly traded company, in terms of market cap.
German automotive manufacturing giant Continental AG has unveiled its solution to autonomously deliver packages to your front door: robot delivery dogs.
If you’ve ever slammed down the receiver after a nuisance call to wonder how this company acquired your personal details, you’re not alone.
Digital transformation has shaped the business world in recent years and unlocked a host of innovative new working practices.
Improvements in the sophistication of artificial intelligence (AI) is threatening health data privacy by making it possible to identify individuals from supposedly anonymised data.
2018 was undoubtedly the year that data privacy took centre stage, with the questionable practices of several social media giants concerning the use of user data held up for public scrutiny.
From autonomous vehicles to artificial intelligence, there is an abundance of new technology that is being adopted around the world. When it comes to blockchain, many businesses have been quick to embrace the technology, but, as warned by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology, “there is hype around the use of blockchain technology, yet the technology is not well
In 1982 the film Blade Runner provided us with a stunning but utterly dystopian vision of the year 2019.
On Christmas eve 1968, 50 years ago today, humans orbited the Moon for the first time in history.
This has been a contentious year for Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei, which has endured both outright bans in some countries, as well as a number of major carriers bowing to government pressure by excluding Huawei from their 5G plans.
A project to explore how guide dogs respond to autonomous delivery robots is laying the foundation for widespread use of the technology in the coming years.
The first ever Boring Company tunnel will open later today in California after a delay of a week, offering an unprecedented view of Elon Musk’s novel approach to urban transport.
From safety inspections to deliveries, and even transporting people in the near future, drones are becoming an increasingly common site in British skies.
Boomoji, an app that allowed iOS and Android users to create 3D avatars, has suffered a data leak that could have potentially compromised the personal data of more than 125 million people.
Despite crossing the finish line in fourth at the Mexico Grand Prix in October, it was enough for Lewis Hamilton to clinch his fifth Formula 1 world title, capping off an incredible five years for the Mercedes F1 team.
Google has revealed the top Google searches of 2018, with celebrity deaths second only to the FIFA World Cup.
An AI Christmas may sound like something from the future, but according to research by Accenture, artificial intelligence (AI) now plays a role in festive planning for the majority of UK residents.
Today it was announced that the UK Prime Minister Theresa May has delayed the Brexit vote.
2018 saw the #MeToo movement raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment, following numerous allegations made against film producer Harvey Weinstein. However, despite women’s issues making headlines around the globe this year, Amnesty International has warned that 2018 was in many ways dominated by oppressive and sexist policies.
Despite talk of the Bitcoin bubble bursting since prices peaked above $19,000 in December 2017, it has been more of gradual deflation for the market throughout the year.
What we see when we browse the web is just the tip of the iceberg.
It’s about 2,500 miles from the spiritual home of the automotive industry in Detroit, Michigan, to the heart of the tech world in Silicon Valley – but the gap between the two is narrowing rapidly.
As many commuters will be all too aware, London is currently the most congested city in Europe, with drivers on average spending around 72 hours stuck in traffic every year.
News of the Marriott hack, which looks to be the second-largest data breach in history, has led to exasperation from the cybersecurity industry.
If you’ve ever set foot on a train at rush hour, been stuck in an inner-city traffic jam or tried negotiating the sidewalks around popular tourist traps around the globe, then you have experienced the impact of mass urbanisation.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the whimsical World Wide Web, is the man responsible for tweet-bot election manipulation and Facebook data breaches.
This year brought artificial intelligence into the mainstream, showed big data in a bad light and called upon blockchain to provide a solution to all of our problems – but what does the future hold for technology?
For many, tennis may conjure up images of traditional tennis whites, manicured lawns and Pimms-drinking.