Category: Technology

Alibaba says its technology won’t target Uighurs

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has said it will not allow its technology to be used for targeting or identifying specific ethnic groups. The statement follows reports...

Google ad practices under fire in new lawsuit

Ten US states, led by Texas, are suing Google, accusing it of taking illegal steps to preserve its monopoly over the online advertising market. The alleged moves include...

Last of Us 2 wins big at The Game Awards

The Last Of Us Part 2 has won game of the year at the 2020 Game Awards. Christopher Nolan presented the big award which capped off a night of domination with a total of...

Brain imaging technology designed for babies

Scientists in the UK have demonstrated technology that could allow us to better understand a baby’s brain during moments of natural activity. The brain imaging...

Home-testing kit for breast cancer wins Dyson prize

A home-testing kit for breast cancer has won this year’s international James Dyson Award. The Blue Box was designed by 23-year-old Judit Giró Benet, from Spain,...

MIT has created a material that keeps items cold without power

MIT researchers have developed a two-layer passive cooling system, made of hydrogel and aerogel, that can keep foods and pharmaceuticals cool for days without the need...

New 3D printing technique fuses titanium particles at supersonic speeds

Engineers at Cornell University have developed a new technique for 3D printing metallic objects – and it involves blasting titanium particles at supersonic speeds. The...

Virgin Hyperloop pod transport tests first passenger journey

Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes...

New Technology May Save Venice From Future Devastating Floods

Venetians saw a glimmer of hope during a recent high tide flood. For the first time in 1,200 years, they did not have to stow their belongings and prepare for water to...