Category: Technology

South Korea’s LG Group Chairman Dies at 73

South Korea’s LG Group Chairman Dies at 73

South Korea’s fourth-largest conglomerate, LG Group, said its Chairman Koo Bon-moo died Sunday. Koo, 73, had been struggling with an illness for a ...
Silicon Valley Startup Peddles 3-D-printed Bike

Silicon Valley Startup Peddles 3-D-printed Bike

After a career that included helping Alphabet's Google build out data centers and speeding packages for Amazon.com to customers, Jim Miller is doing w ...
China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder

China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder

China's leading car-hailing firm is overhauling its service following the murder of one of its users. It is suspending its carpooling service at nigh ...
Blockchain tech premieres at Cannes

Blockchain tech premieres at Cannes

Blockchain may not be the most glamorous new star at the Cannes festival but experts touting the technology say it will rock the world of film eve ...
Microchips get under the skin of technophile Swedes

Microchips get under the skin of technophile Swedes

It's the size of a grain of rice but could hold the key to many aspects of your life. A tiny microchip inserted under the skin can replace the ...
Workers banned from using USB sticks at IBM

Workers banned from using USB sticks at IBM

Staff at IBM have been banned from using removable memory devices such as USB sticks, SD cards and flash drives. The possibility of "financial and re ...
China’s Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

China’s Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Wednesday it had purchased leading Pakistani online retailer Daraz, continuing its overseas expansion by gai ...
Google to Showcase AI Advances at Its Big Conference

Google to Showcase AI Advances at Its Big Conference

Google is likely to again put artificial intelligence in the spotlight at its annual developers conference Thursday. The company's digital concierg ...
Can The Technology Revolution Help or Harm Societies

Can The Technology Revolution Help or Harm Societies

As artificial intelligence is used in an increasingly connected world, experts say inherent risks need to be addressed now as societies become more an ...
‘Game-Changer’ Mobile App Aims to End Child Marriage

‘Game-Changer’ Mobile App Aims to End Child Marriage

A new phone app could be a "game-changer" in the fight against child marriage in Bangladesh, where more than half of all girls are married before they ...