This an exciting excerpt from the new book Thinking Machines by Like Dormehl. The book offers a detailed history of primitive machine learning and a dense and fascinating look at the future of true artificial intelligence. The book...
After launching its first car last year, Alibaba is digging deeper into the automobile industry. The Chinese Internet and e-commerce behemoth isthe lead investor in smart car tech developer WayRays $18 million Series B round, the startup announced....
Remember when kids could simply play with their toys? They still can. But parents are increasingly spending on toys that are chockablock with tech components, and that promise to turn their kids intosoftware developers or robotics engineers. TheToy...
Image: frazzled cafeFinding somewhere safe to talk about your mental health without judgement can be tough. But, comedian Ruby Wax is trying to do something about that. Wax has teamed up with Marks & Spencer to launch "talk-in"...
Image: Shutterstock / stocksolutionsLet's be honest, we've all picked up a piece of food from the floor after dropping it and eaten it. But, the jury has long been out about the safety of the "five second rule,"...
McDonalds began testing mobile ordering and payments on Wednesday in select U.S. markets the first to receive the technology as part of a pilot test aimed at working out the kinks ahead of a full rollout across the...
Identity theft cases reached record levels in 2016 with young people a growing target, the fraud prevention organisation Cifas says. Almost 25,000 victims of fraud were aged under 30, with the number of under-21s defrauded...
Certain types of driverless vehicles may not be safe, peers have warned.Over-reliance on technology could mean drivers react slowly to taking back control of a semi-autonomous vehicle in an emergency, they said.However, the Lords Science...
Five of the six families promised an investigation following the deaths of their babies have been excluded from the official review.In November, the health secretary ordered a review of the "unnecessary" deaths of six babies...
Image caption Home Office staff have been told to watch what they say on social media Home Office staff and contractors working for the department have been warned not to post...