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AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

4 days ago

First All-Civilian Crew Launch To Orbit On SpaceX Rocket

The door to outer space continues to be nudged wider, as first all-civilian crew circle the Earth aboard SpaceX Crew…

4 days ago

UK Government Holds Stakes In 158 Start-ups

British Business Bank which runs the Government's 'Future Fund' has provided funding of $1.1 billion and holds stakes in 158…

6 days ago

Microsoft, Amazon Win Project Maven Contracts – Report

Analysis shows Amazon and Microsoft win Pentagon drone contracts, after Google exited Project Maven in 2018 amid staff protests

2 weeks ago

Apple Car Chief Departs And Joins Ford

More trouble for Apple's Project Titan? Executive in charge of secret car project at Apple jumps ship, and is hired…

2 weeks ago

Government Orders National Security Review Of Perpetuus Purchase

British Business Secretary orders national security review of potential acquisition of Welsh graphene maker Perpetuus Group

2 weeks ago

Waymo Stops Selling Lidar To Outside Companies

Alphabet-owned autonomous driving company Waymo ends two-year effort at selling in-house lidar to outside firms, following executive departures

3 weeks ago

Blue Origin Successfully Completes First Test Flight, After Jeff Bezos Mission

Blue Origin test flight successfully reuses the New Shepard rocket that carried Jeff Bezos and others to space last month

4 weeks ago

Waymo Opens Self-Driving Taxi Testing In San Francisco

Alphabet's self-driving car division Waymo expands its testing program for its self-driving taxis to some San Francisco residents

4 weeks ago

Blue Origin Loses Key Staff, Amid NASA Contract Battle – Report

In the weeks after Jeff Bezos went to space and a battle with NASA, Blue Origin lost more than a…

4 weeks ago

Virgin Hyperloop Touts Individual Pod Concept

New concept video from Virgin Hyperloop shows how 'zero emission' pods can travel in convoy, but can split off to…

4 weeks ago

Tesla’s Elon Musk Says Latest Self-Driving Beta Is ‘Not Great’

Elon Musk issues blunt assessment of Telsa's experimental driver assistance software, despite his previous claim of autonomous driving

4 weeks ago

Google Health Disbanded; Staff Sent To Other Divisions

The dedicated health unit at Google has been disbanded, with its 570 staff sent to different divisions within the Alphabet…

4 weeks ago

Elon Musk Touts Humanoid Robot For Boring, Dangerous Jobs

Tesla will build a humanoid robot called Tesla Bot, to tackle “dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks”, Elon Musk announces

1 month ago

Blue Origin Sues NASA Over SpaceX Lunar Contract

After Jeff Bezos $2 billion discount is ignored, Blue Origin opts to sue NASA for awarding SpaceX the lunar lander…

1 month ago

SpaceX Assembles Biggest Rocket Ever Constructed

SpaceX Super Heavy booster and Starship vehicle combine to make tallest rocket ever constructed, as company plans manned voyages to…

1 month ago

Virgin Galactic Prices Spaceflight Tickets at $450,000 Per Seat

Does that include an inflight meal? Single seat on Sir Richard's Virgin Galactic spacefight priced at an eyewatering $450,000

2 months ago

Facebook Seeks To Analyse Encrypted Messages – Report

Social network reportedly studying 'homomorphic encryption' in order to analyse encrypted WhatsApp messages without decrypting them

2 months ago

Boeing Postpones Starliner Launch Over Glitch

Test launch on Tuesday of Boeing's uncrewed Starliner astronaut capsule to the ISS has been postponed, after a glitch was…

2 months ago

Neuralink Rival Synchron Wins FDA Approval For Brain Interface Trial

Elon Musk's Neuralink business faces competition, after Synchron gains approval for a second trial with humans for its implantable brain…

2 months ago

Jeff Bezos Offers NASA $2 Billion For Lunar Contract

Tempting offer? Jeff Bezos offers to cover costs of up to $2 billion, if NASA awards Blue Origin a contract…

2 months ago

DeepMind Uses AI To Predict Human Protein Shapes

Google sister company DeepMind releases massive database of AI-predicted protein shapes in human body and other organisms in 'transformative' breakthrough

2 months ago

Japan Sets Data Transfer Speed Record Of 319Tbps

Researchers in Japan have set a stunning data transmission speed record of 319Tbps, over a long distance of 3,001km or…

2 months ago

Biden Backtracks Over Facebook ‘Killing People’ Comment

President Biden backs down after he made a surprise comment last week that Facebook was “killing people” over misleading online…

2 months ago

Jeff Bezos Completes Blue Origin Spaceflight

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly lost his title as the richest man on earth, after he blasted off into outer…

2 months ago

Government £375m Fund For UK Tech Firm Growth

Government opens £375 million scheme to deliver funding for British startups including tech players, to bolster UK’s post-pandemic economy

2 months ago

TSMC Founder Warns Semiconductor Plans Could Fail

Plans by US, EU and others to bring semiconductor production into their own countries could result in a costly, unworkable…

2 months ago

Sir Richard Branson Wins Battle Of Billionaire Space Race

Sir Richard beats Bezos into outer space. But Blue Origin mocks Virgin Galactic and points out that Sir Richard didn't…

2 months ago

UK’s Most Powerful Supercomputer, Cambridge-1, Targets Healthcare

Nvidia's Cambridge-1 is now the UK's most powerful supercomputer, and will offer research capabilities for healthcare and AI

3 months ago

Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic To Beat Jeff Bezos To Space

Beating Bezos. Surprise from Virgin Galactic that its first spaceflight will carry Richard Branson to space before Jeff Bezos

3 months ago