Category: Technology

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 ...
Drones used to disrupt FBI hostage situation

Drones used to disrupt FBI hostage situation

Criminals used drones to disrupt the monitoring of a hostage situation, says the FBI. A top FBI official told a drone conference in Denver that crimi ...
Fail by design: Banking’s legacy of dark code

Fail by design: Banking’s legacy of dark code

Is it modernize or die? Or modernize and die? For banks updating their computer systems with secure mobile features it can be both. Many run mainframe ...
Donors look to startups to fix Africa’s unemployment trap

Donors look to startups to fix Africa’s unemployment trap

Millions of young Africans will soon be looking for jobs. Donors increasingly want to support African startups, but do they really offer a way out of ...
Apple Loop: Apple Killing iPhone Features, Major iOS Battery Problems

Apple Loop: Apple Killing iPhone Features, Major iOS Battery Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes Apple killing a beloved feature, the weakness in the second ...