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April 9, 2018 6:01 PM Chinese facial recognition firm, SenseTime, becomes the world's most valuable AI start-up at $4.5 BILLION after raising a record $600 million in a funding round led by Alibaba

Creepy plans for creepy state-wide surveillance in China have moved a step closer, thanks to one of the country's leading tech firms. SenseTime, which works in partnership with Honda on automated vehicle research, has developed facial recognition CCTV technology already in use across China. The firm has tripled its worth in less than a year after a funding 11

April 3, 2018 2:56 PM UK Airport CHAOS: Half of all flights face delays across Europe after EU computer crash

BRITISH AIRLINE passengers could face widespread delays just a day after the Easter holidays, after Eurocontrol - the agency that runs the EU's air traffic - experienced a massive computer crash. The warning, from the Brussels-based agency, means there could be widespread delays as up to half of all flights could be cancelled. Airports across Europe 30

April 3, 2018 2:25 PM Half of European flights face delay after computer failure

The continent's air safety system breaks down, causing problems to flight plans. The continent-wide system which determines when and where planes can safely fly, land and take-off failed at about lunchtime on Tuesday, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) said. Half of flights across Europe face being delayed by the failure 18

April 3, 2018 2:30 AM When drone imperiled New Zealand plane, nobody called police

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - When a drone flew within meters of a landing plane last week, endangering 278 passengers and crew, Air New Zealand responded by saying that such reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies also sounded the public alarm. Air traffic controllers said they were concerned about the increasing numbers 5

March 17, 2018 3:23 PM Britain's borders betrayal: Brexit could see borders flung WIDE OPEN if there's no deal

BREXIT could see Britain's borders flung wide open if the UK cannot strike a trade deal with the European Union after we leave the bloc. However, bosses are said to be preparing for default border checks for people at ports and airports. It comes as Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has vowed that there would be no hard border at Dover. He told the BBC’s 28

March 16, 2018 10:53 AM Bali Will Turn Off Its Internet For 24 Hours During New Year Celebrations

The switch off is in honour of Nyepi, the Hindu 'Day of Silence' Bali will turn off all its mobile internet for a full 24 hours on Saturday 17 March in honour of the Hindu ‘Day of Silence’ known as Nyepi. Nyepi is one of the most important days in the ancient Balinese calendar and marks the start of the Hindu New Year for the island. It is known as a ‘Day of Silence’ 10

March 8, 2018 2:38 AM BOMB SQUAD called to MAJOR airport as terminal is 'shut down by armed police'

A bomb squad has been called to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in the US after a bomb threat was reported as police with “machine guns” shut down Terminal C, it has emerged. Bill Begley, a spokesman with the Houston Airports System, stated that a TSA dog sat next to a bag that was unattended. The Houston Police Department told that the bomb squad 32

February 5, 2018 7:10 PM Living next to noisy roads, train tracks or an airport increases the risk of developing heart disease, major review reveals

People who live near noisy roads, train tracks and airports are at greater risk of developing heart disease, research suggests. Experts believe a constant background drone raises the level of stress hormones to dangerous levels. This increases the burden on the body's blood vessels and damages cells, which over time can lead to heart attacks and strokes 28

February 3, 2018 8:11 PM Startling footage shows a DRONE flying disturbingly close to a plane as it comes into land in Vegas as FAA launches investigation

A drone flew within feet of a plane landing at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport and then the video it took was posted online. In the video the drone flies above Whitney Park and then a passenger airplane is seen flying towards it. The drone turns around and then the plane is right below it. The FAA says flying a drone unsafely can result in hefty 9

February 1, 2018 11:49 AM Office worker scoops her dream car

A CABINET office worker has won a top-of-the-range Audi RS4 worth £62,000. Donia Pankhurst, 53, from St Leonards was handed the keys to the luxury car plus £20,000 cash in supercar giveaway Best of the Best’s trademark Tuesday surprise. She was lost for words when she was surprised by Christian Williams from BOTB on her commute to work with the good news. “I love playing 10