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Ted 2017: Elon Musk’s vision for underground road system

Ted 2017: Elon Musk’s vision for underground road system

Media captionMusk released this video to explain his vision US entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for a tunnel network under Los Angeles and shown how it might work. Mr Musk also told the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference he planned fully autonomous journeys across the US by the end of the year. […]

Amazon ‘style assistant’ divides opinion

Amazon ‘style assistant’ divides opinion

Image copyright Amazon Amazon’s new smart speaker, the Echo Look, received a mixed reaction following its unveiling this week. Some say it could inspire confidence while others voiced privacy concerns. The $200 (£154) gadget, not yet on sale, features a camera to capture full-length selfies and video which can be stored to create a personal […]

TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit

TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit

Image copyright Bret Hartman/Ted Image caption Richard Browning took off beside the spectacular Vancouver harbour A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. Richard Browning’s short flight took place outside the Vancouver Convention Centre in front of a large crowd. […]

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two tech giants succumbed to a well known type of scam, in which an attacker tricks the victim via innocent-looking emails Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged […]

Finland’s oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Finland’s oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Image copyright Mobimar Image caption The Fori has been in service since 1904 The oldest operating ferry in Finland is being relaunched as the country’s first all-electric vessel. The Fori first entered service in 1904 as a steam-powered boat. It was fitted with diesel engines in 1955. When it returns to the Aura River in […]

Ted 2017: Elon Musk’s vision for underground road system

Ted 2017: Elon Musk’s vision for underground road system

Media captionMusk released this video to explain his vision US entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for a tunnel network under Los Angeles and shown how it might work. Mr Musk also told the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference he planned fully autonomous journeys across the US by the end of the year. […]

Amazon ‘style assistant’ divides opinion

Amazon ‘style assistant’ divides opinion

Image copyright Amazon Amazon’s new smart speaker, the Echo Look, received a mixed reaction following its unveiling this week. Some say it could inspire confidence while others voiced privacy concerns. The $200 (£154) gadget, not yet on sale, features a camera to capture full-length selfies and video which can be stored to create a personal […]

TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit

TED 2017: UK ‘Iron Man’ demonstrates flying suit

Image copyright Bret Hartman/Ted Image caption Richard Browning took off beside the spectacular Vancouver harbour A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. Richard Browning’s short flight took place outside the Vancouver Convention Centre in front of a large crowd. […]

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Google and Facebook duped in huge ‘scam’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two tech giants succumbed to a well known type of scam, in which an attacker tricks the victim via innocent-looking emails Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged […]

Finland’s oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Finland’s oldest operating ferry given electric motor

Image copyright Mobimar Image caption The Fori has been in service since 1904 The oldest operating ferry in Finland is being relaunched as the country’s first all-electric vessel. The Fori first entered service in 1904 as a steam-powered boat. It was fitted with diesel engines in 1955. When it returns to the Aura River in […]

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