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April 8, 2018 7:44 AM Facebook data harveting is no worse than the Guardian’s

Anyone who has ever written an email to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should check their inbox. A report on  Techcrunch claims Zuckenburg’s messages have vanished. Their own replies and missives were intact – but all of his words had gone. Erased down the memory hole? Anyone who has ever written an email to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should check their 27

March 28, 2018 9:51 AM WHAT IS SOUTH KOREA'S £28 BILLION SMART CITY SONGDO AND WHY IS IT SO EMPTY?

The 'high-tech utopia' of Songdo on South Korea's northeast coast was built from scratch and designed around technology (artist's impression) The 'high-tech utopia' of Songdo on South Korea's northeast coast was built from scratch and designed around technology, with computers built into its streets and condos to control traffic and let neighbours hold video 35

March 23, 2018 10:01 PM Is Apple working on its first FOLDABLE smartphone? Report claims a radical iPhone that 'opens like a book' could be revealed as soon as 2020

Apple is working on a radical new iPhone with a foldable screen that doubles as a tablet. That's according to a report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which says that several Apple suppliers in Asia have confirmed they're working on a such a product. A foldable iPhone could even be coming as soon as 2020, the analysts said. 'We expect the iPhones 100

March 23, 2018 3:10 PM Why I’m deleting Facebook, by someone who has no idea it also owns WhatsApp and Instagram

WHEN I first joined Facebook in 2007, it seemed such a marvellous innovation. An effortless way to keep in touching distance with the lives of friends, relative and former colleagues. But now, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, I realise that Facebook is not a force for good. And that is why I am deleting my profile while continuing to freely 66

March 22, 2018 4:51 PM Laser weapon that produces haunting screams and voices from thin air to startle the enemy could be used by the US military by 2021

The US military is developing a laser that can create startling sounds out of thin air. The Pentagon's non-lethal weapons lab hopes to create a laser weapon that uses screaming balls of plasma to alter atoms in the air. This 'Laser-Induced Plasma Effect' (LIPE) will produce startling sounds - and perhaps even intelligible words - within three years which 97

March 20, 2018 9:34 PM Apple's secretive fleet of 'Project Titan' self-driving cars has almost DOUBLED in the last two months

The iPhone maker has nearly doubled its fleet of autonomous test vehicles in California over the last few months, according to the Financial Times. In January, Apple was operating 27 self-driving cars on the roads, but that number has since grown to 45 vehicles, data from California's Department of Motor Vehicles shows. The new report comes as some firms 105

March 19, 2018 8:57 AM Apple is secretly producing high definition MicroLED displays which are brighter, slimmer and more energy efficient than today's screens (but you'll have to wait at least three years to get one)

iPhones of the future will be equipped with brighter, slimmer and more power efficient screens, a secret research project at Apple suggests. Experts at the firm are working on MicroLED displays to replace today's top spec OLED screens, according to industry sources. If successful, the technology would address the burn in issue common to OLED displays 29

March 14, 2018 3:19 PM France plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive business practices' that could see both firms charged millions of euros in penalties

The French finance minister has announced plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive trade practices'. Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday that he plans to take both tech giants to court for unfair contracts imposed upon French start-up firms. Mr Le Maire said the action could result in fines of millions of euros for both firms. 'I believe in an economy 37

February 22, 2018 12:57 AM Sydney Airport becomes the world's first to use face scans rather than passports for international passengers

Passengers at Sydney Airport are a step closer to boarding flights without fumbling for identification following the introduction of a world-first trial. High-tech facial recognition software will roll-out at the airport's international terminal in May, aiming to revolutionise the way we travel. Trial participants will go from check-in to their plane 35

February 18, 2018 11:00 AM Microsoft may have solved one big issue with the iPhone X

Microsoft may have developed the technology to fix one of the iPhone X's most complained-about features. This next generation device turned heads when it was announced because it managed to feature a nearly bezel-free design, but this came at the expense of a 'notch' that breaks up the top of the screen. It's not a huge problem, but some say that the 'notch' 148