Alexa is listening for your commands, and so, reportedly are thousands of Amazon staff and contractors who are amassing speech data to improve the smart speaker’s responsiveness. This latest news about Alexa’s human assistants has raised by Alexa privacy concerns.
IBM has unveiled a standalone commercially viable quantum computer in an effort to reinvigorate its brand reputation and drag its share price out of the doldrums.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drones are delivering food to a Japanese town devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster where residents still struggle to source household basics.
The reported collapse of the Sprint T-Mobile merger has pushed down the shares in both of them but it is good news for others.
Any day now, thousands of people in Toulouse, France will wake up to an email that could lead them to €10,000.
Tech giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google claim to be champions of freedom of expression and other democratic values, but when faced with requests from autocratic regimes to remove content, they often comply.
The driverless car market is awash with unexpected challengers.
US tech giants will try to present a united front in Washington today as questions bubble around the role of tech companies in alleged Russian election interference last year.
Would you consider your fixed line operator a digital leader or a disruptor?
The UK’s competition watchdog is going to open an investigation into online hotel booking platforms amid concerns surrounding the “clarity, accuracy and presentation of information” on their websites.
In ten years’ time, the vast majority of online delivered groceries will come from dark stores.
Twitter conceded it’s a news platform at a digital news summit in London last week, amid an on-going debate over whether social media platforms should be considered news publishers.
When searching for new product ideas, tech companies often turn to their employees for inspiration.
Nearly two months after the phone was revealed, the Apple iPhone X (pronounced iPhone 10) is now available to pre-order from Apple’s website.
Major companies are increasingly bullish on the driverless car sector and are unveiling massive investments and acquisitions as the car industry adjusts to the new reality.
Ride-sharing startup Uber is launching its own credit card.
Some of the world’s biggest technology companies will be releasing their third-quarter results today.
This year’s Atlantic hurricane season — which has already rocked the Americas and Europe — could have been better handled if the storms and hurricanes it brought could be better predicted.
By the end of 2017 there will be 20.1m active smartphone subscriptions in Kenya, a 16 percent increase from the end of last year, according to GlobalData numbers.
European encrypted messaging app Wire, admired by the likes of Edward Snowden for its security merits, is launching a new business messaging platform.
Retailers may be concerned about the potential impact of Amazon to persuade customers to voice order all their future needs through its home assistant Alexa, but the current implementation suggests there’s little to worry about.
Cyber insurance is now a requirement for businesses, yet the need for personal protection is growing and personal cyber attack insurance could become normal soon.
After pulling out of floatation back in 2015, it’s official: HelloFresh is going public.
News outlets should share their data with each other to combat the growing influence of technology companies, according to some of the biggest names in media.
When online retailer Amazon announced it was looking for a new office location, US states got ready for battle.