Harmful algal blooms (HABs) have been reported in every US coastal state and their occurrence is likely on the rise, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
In January, China initiated the biggest change in plastic recycling in history by effectively banned the importation of over 20 kinds of foreign waste – including plastic – as part of an initiative to focus on its own domestically produced waste.
Cryptocurrencies have captured the interest of investors the world over.
The pet insurance market has long faced a challenging claims landscape, forcing insurers to increase average premiums annually.
Portugal is one of the fastest growing destinations in terms of departures from France, as French tourists visit the country in ever greater numbers.
A deep neural network running on a standard desktop computer is being used to interpret and make sense of highly technical data relating to nuclear events.
2018 will be remembered in history as the year the digital revolution hit its first real speed-bump.
The recent hype around 5G has clearly carried over from cellular networks into the world of WiFi. Like cellular, WiFi is poised for its own 5G-like upgrade, with the introduction of a new technology standard called 802.11ax.
The energy sector is frequently involved in carrying out industrial operations, regularly tasking maintenance and repair crews with challenging and potentially dangerous jobs.
US cable operators and satellite TV providers have been entering the IoT market over the past two years, selling smart home and wearable solutions to consumers, as well as B2B offerings to businesses.
Last Sunday morning, millions of Ugandans woke up and did what the rest of us did: they reached for their smartphones to check out the world’s digital resonance on Uruguay’s spectacular 2:1 World Cup win against Portugal.
Wesfarmers has finally managed to extricate itself from the UK, selling its Homebase operation to Hilco for £1, in what appears to be the only sensible decision it has made during the two-year debacle.
Most retailers have been dreading this – GDPR is finally coming into force in the European Union today.
Supermarket giant Tesco has put its cards on the table by announcing the planned closure of its loss-making non-food website, Tesco Direct, in an effort to streamline operations and rid it of noncompetitive product lines as it prepares to increase investment into one online platform.
In 2017, China facilitated the creation of some 4,000 technology, media, and telecoms startups.
The US Senate is making a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but the effort is likely to go nowhere.
Human beings are clearly not fit-for-purpose when it comes to driving cars, buses and lorries – they tend to be too emotional, too erratic and too prone to suffer from fatigue and stress.
A landmark ruling yesterday by the US Supreme Court has sent shares in UK bookmakers soaring.
The sharp increase in the value of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and monero has resulted in windfall profits for early investors.
At Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference, the search giant showcased a number of impressive implementations of artificial intelligence.
The Xbox’s Kinect sensor was initially heralded as a game changer for the console.
How clean is your sunscreen?
Postal services are already under pressure because people are sending fewer letters by mail, but Shipping by Amazon could mean their envelope is well and truly licked.
The Philippines Government has shut down Boracay Island for six months from April over environmental concerns that the area had turned into what President Rodrigo Duterte called a “cesspool” due to the high influx of visitors over the past decade.
In wanting to sell Sears’ assets to his investment vehicle ESL, chief executive Eddie Lampert is tacitly admitting his tenure has been a failure.
Twitter’s recommendation that all of its 330 million users around the world change their passwords highlights how jumpy and anxious companies have become around data.
Facebook has delivered strong quarterly results, but the first day of its F8 developer conference showed a company attempting damage limitation.
The race for 5G networks has started but it will be mobile gaming that pushes carriers into 5G upgrades. Fortnite demands low latency and constant connectivity so that, on mobile, most gamers will be gated in wifi.
Is the Sainsbury’s-Asda deal just a vehicle for a managed exit from the UK market?
Given the UK’s rising average age and proportionally shrinking workforce, immigration is an economic necessity for the country today.