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Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

By RACHEL LERMAN and JOSEPH PISANI Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they’re securing your data and protecting your privacy when you use their heart rate monitor or cuddly […]

CES Gadgets - What’s hot in 2020!

The annual tech conference is the ideal environment for big names and startups to showcase their new creations and services for the year ahead. This year’s CES conference saw a surge in streaming services and surveillance technologies. SHARE THE AIR Uber and Hyundai are joining forces to build a fleet of flying taxis. Uber have […]

5 Tech prediction flops for 2020

No one said that predicting the future is easy and with the rate at which the digital world is advancing, it is perhaps easy to get ahead of ourselves. So what did consumers raise their tech hopes for in 2020, that can no longer be expected? Uber’s flying cars In 2017 Uber predicted we’d be […]

Smart Home Connectivity

Global tech giants Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance have created a working group that intends to develop and promote smart home products in an attempt to increase connectivity and compatibility among devices in the home. Other tech and home companies such as IKEA, Legrand and Samsung SmartThings, are also on board to contribute […]

UK opens inquiry into Google's takeover of data company

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s competition watchdog said Tuesday it launched a formal inquiry into Google’s takeover of cloud data analytics company Looker Data Sciences, as it intensifies scrutiny of technology deals. The Competition and Markets Authority said it had notified the two companies on Monday that it was opening an initial inquiry and would decide […]

Inside Telecoms Top 10 Tech Christmas Gifts

If you’re stuck for inspirational gift ideas this Christmas, take a look at our Top 10 Tech gifts. From self-lacing trainers to pygmy Polaroid’s, this collection of geek-friendly must-haves has something for every member of the family Polaroid Mint 2-In-1 Just when you think tech is too advanced for Polaroid, they pull this nifty device […]

Old Names and New A. I...deas

Google – Alphabet You may have heard that Alphabet is Googles parent company. Alphabet is responsible for the ‘google car’. Alphabet has its own autonomous car department which started life as a project by Google. This department is called Waymo. Currently, although not charging any fees, Waymo is moving riders around California. They want to […]

IOT, Manufacturing and Maintenance

IOT is recognized as a solution involving objects that are interconnected through computing devices, enabling the transfer of data over a network without human intervention. You may think of advanced forms of technology such as AI or machine learning, others may think of smart home devices such as Amazon’s Echo, wireless speaker systems, home security […]

Czechs to impose 7% tax on global internet giants

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has approved a plan to adopt a tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple. Joining France and some other countries, the measure would impose a 7% annual tax on companies’ digital business revenues in the Czech Republic. It would apply to companies with global sales worth […]