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New VR Tracking Tech Could Solve Platform’s Biggest Woes

January 18, 2018 7:21 pm0 comments
New VR Tracking Tech Could Solve Platform’s Biggest Woes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtual reality has a problem. It’s not a security issue, a cost overrun, or something better lenses, higher resolutions, or lower power consumption can fix. When you put on a VR headset, the real world […]

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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: 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: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

January 6, 2018 1:47 am0 comments
CES 2018: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

Media playback is unsupported on your device All aboard the (self-driving) bus – next stop, CES: Las Vegas’ annual gigantic tech fest. About 4,000 companies – many of them start-ups – are arriving in town this weekend. Over the coming days, they will reveal new products, secure orders and hopefully […]

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Call for tech giants to face taxes over extremist content

December 31, 2017 4:46 am0 comments
Call for tech giants to face taxes over extremist content

Internet companies should face a tax punishment for failing to deal with the threat of terrorism in the UK, security minister Ben Wallace has said. Mr Wallace said firms such as Facebook, Google and YouTube were too slow to remove radical content online, forcing the government to act instead. While […]

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The glitch that stole Christmas: How to handle smart tech gifts

December 23, 2017 8:41 am0 comments
The glitch that stole Christmas: How to handle smart tech gifts

Although the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes, cars to sex toys, and any number of household appliances to the internet, seems inexorable, there is little regulation protecting your cyber-security. Not surprising then that there has been a raft of stories this year highlighting the vulnerabilities that are […]

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Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

October 20, 2017 5:35 pm0 comments
Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

Tech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to do more to remove extremist content within hours of it being posted. The accord was decided at a two-day meeting between the G7 nations and the tech firms, hosted on the Italian island of Ischia. The aim, according to officials, […]

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Pedestrian crossing reacts to danger with smart tech

October 9, 2017 10:56 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A mix of road-embedded LEDs and smart sensors warn traffic if a child runs into the street. BBC News – Technology

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Tech Tent: cars, drones and the voice-controlled fridge

September 2, 2017 5:36 pm0 comments
Tech Tent: cars, drones and the voice-controlled fridge

Stream or download the latest Tech Tent podcast Listen to previous episodes on the BBC website Listen live every Friday at 15:00 GMT on the BBC World Service This week’s Tech Tent turned into a gadget-fest as we explored the products turning heads at the Berlin IFA tech fair, the […]

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Deception tech helps to thwart hackers' attacks

July 29, 2017 11:14 am0 comments
Deception tech helps to thwart hackers' attacks

In World War II, the Allies employed all kinds of sneaky tricks to deceive their enemies into thinking they had more troops and weapons at their disposal than they actually had. The camouflage techniques of one unit active in North Africa, which on one occasion consulted a stage magician about […]

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