Post Tagged with: "2018"

Sound Of 2018 stars to play exclusive gig

January 15, 2018 8:56 pm0 comments
Sound Of 2018 stars to play exclusive gig

Fans who discovered Norwegian pop star Sigrid when she won the BBC Music Sound of 2018 last week are getting their first chance to see her play in the UK. The 21-year-old will play an intimate, ticketed set for Radio 1 at the BBC’s Maida Vale studios on 30 January. […]

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CES 2018: Food store AI sees what you put in basket

January 13, 2018 9:57 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A prototype system spots what shoppers pick up so that they can avoid queuing to pay at the till. BBC News – Technology

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CES 2018: CarWink emojis seek to replace driver hand gestures

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] A small display that shows images offers motorists a new way to communicate to each other. BBC News – Technology

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CES 2018: Merge Blaster mixes real world with game

January 12, 2018 10:22 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A hi-tech toy gun lets gamers play virtual reality-style games without having to wear a headset. BBC News – Technology

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CES 2018: Were robots more than a gimmick at the tech show?

January 11, 2018 10:53 pm0 comments
CES 2018: Were robots more than a gimmick at the tech show?

Media playback is unsupported on your device If you’ve ever wanted a robot to do the vacuuming, then the CES tech show has something for you. The Aeolus robot is designed to perform a range of household tasks – including mopping floors, rearranging furniture and putting away dishes. However, like […]

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CES 2018: Longer-lasting gadgets showcased

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CES 2018: Longer-lasting gadgets showcased

Spare a thought for the attendees of the CES tech show who decided to briefly leave their phones in charging towers. The devices got locked inside when a power cut plunged the exhibition hall into darkness. Having to constantly keep personal devices charged is a nuisance we are all, by […]

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CES 2018: Willow and Freemie breast pumps offer mums freedom

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CES 2018: Willow and Freemie breast pumps offer mums freedom

Two firms have launched portable pumps to help breastfeeding mums collect their milk on the move. Women who use breast pumps often apply them several times a day and for periods of about 20 minutes or more. However, generally they have to be plugged into a power socket and the […]

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CES 2018: Power cut at Vegas tech show blamed on rain

January 10, 2018 11:22 pm0 comments
CES 2018: Power cut at Vegas tech show blamed on rain

Media playback is unsupported on your device The giant consumer electronics show CES has suffered a power cut, plunging part of the event into darkness. The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC)’s central hall went dark at around 11:20 local time (19:20 GMT). Two hours passed before the organisers said that […]

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CES 2018: Kodak soars on KodakCoin and Bitcoin mining plans

January 9, 2018 11:53 pm0 comments
CES 2018: Kodak soars on KodakCoin and Bitcoin mining plans

Shares in photo firm Eastman Kodak soared nearly 120% after it revealed plans to mint its own crypto-currency, the KodakCoin. The US firm said it was teaming up with London-based Wenn Media Group to carry out the initial coin offering (ICO). It is part of a blockchain-based initiative to help […]

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Football Association adopts 'Rooney Rule' as Martin Glenn outlines 2018 plans

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Football Association adopts 'Rooney Rule' as Martin Glenn outlines 2018 plans

Media playback is not supported on this device The Football Association will interview at least one applicant from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background for future roles in the England set-up. English football’s governing body will adopt its own version of the ‘Rooney Rule’ implemented in the NFL in […]

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