The Churchill Club and The Future of the Connected Car

I attended an interesting panel at The Churchill Club this week on the coming connected/self-driving Car with executives from NVIDIA, Mercedes Benz, Nissan and a subject matter expert talking about the future.

Game playing fish racks up 1.5 million Twitch views

A fish playing Pokémon Red has racked up more than one and a half million views on Twitch.

Robots wander Tate Britain museum after hours

Nocturnal robots are being given the run of the Tate Britain museum letting art lovers explore the gallery after hours.

IBM lets firms choose location of their cloud data

IBM's new cloud technology could help businesses comply with the data regulations in different countries by allowing them to choose where their data is stored.

Tech weirdness over the years (Part 2)

Technology has allowed us to create some odd things over the years. Here are a few more examples of tech weirdness.

Las Vegas app let's local transportation companies beat Uber

Regulated limo and cab services in the gambling capital of the world can now be e-hailed with Ride Genie, an app that sticks in the craw of Uber, apparently.

Apple bans harmful chemicals from use in iPhone manufacturing

Benzene and n-hexane are as nasty as they sound and are believed to cause cancer and even nerve damage.

Sony to enter streaming market with Playstation TV

Playstation TV will allow access to TV streaming services such as Netflix alongside Sony's back catalogue of video games via Remote Play.

Facebook measuring conversions across all devices

The company has launched cross-device reporting so that advertisers can see how people are moving between devices, across apps and the web, and see where they convert.

NSA's MonsterMind: Is it too late to curb the NSA?

Edward Snowden has revealed the NSA was (and may still be) working on a project codenamed MonsterMind that could launch automated cyber-attacks against suspected enemies.

To be truly useful AIs need to learn who we are

AIs need to learn more about us and modify themselves to match our needs.

Streaming versus Broadcasting: Verizon makes it no contest

Verizon is planning to deliver pay TV services over its high speed 4G LTE mobile network. The line is disappearing between what is streaming and broadcasting.

Yo gets more wordy

Yo update includes new features which allows users to send links from their clipboard.

Siri’s younger sister – an AI for everyone

Three of the men behind Siri have announced a next-gen AI that will have "almost limitless capacities."

"Don't be sexist!" OnePlus competition invites guys to rate women's attractiveness, in exchange for free t-shirts

Mobile startup OnePlus has been causing quite a stir in tech circles over the past few months, but the company's latest activities are anything but positive.

Murderer asked Siri where to hide the body

Pedro Bravo killed his roommate, Chritian Aguilar, and then asked Siri "I need to hide my roommate."

Samsung's Galaxy Alpha unveiled

The Galaxy Alpha takes something of a step down in specs from the Galaxy S5, but comes with a metal frame and much improved build quality.

70 per cent of Apple is men says diversity report

Apple has promised to do more about diversity but if you dig deep into the company, it gets more manly.