Wearable Tech

CES 2021: Ring Trials End-To-End Encryption In Smart Doorbells

Privacy move. Smart doorbell maker adds encryption to protect video streams after security scares

1 week ago

CES 2021: Tech Expo Virtual Highlights So Far

See-through television, rollable smartphone, and gaming company making a highly advanced facemask among new developments during CES 2021

1 week ago

Self-Healing Mobile Phone Screens Invented By Scientists

No more cracked mobile phone screens? Scientists claim they have invented a smartphone screen that can self repair and heal…

3 weeks ago

Google Wins EU Approval For Fitbit Deal

Over a year since Google announced it was acquiring fitness device maker in a $2.1bn deal, EU gives its official…

1 month ago

Ring Warns 350,000 Smart Doorbell Customers Over Fire Risk

Amazon's smart home device maker Ring has issued new installation instructions for 350,000 doorbells in the United States, after some…

2 months ago

How Voice Control is Coming to Your Enterprise

As smart speakers continue to expand in the home, using voice to control a range of devices is now familiar.…

3 months ago

Amazon One Scanner To Use Veins In Palm For Payments

Amazon One device will scan the veins in a human hand to authorise supermarket checkout payments for example, or entry…

4 months ago

Google Concessions Likely To Win EU Approval For Fitbit Deal – Report

Alphabet division Google likely to win EU antitrust approval over its contrversial acquisition of wearable fitness provider Fitbit

4 months ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

4 months ago

The Tech Of Health: How Wearable Technology Is the Key To Long-Term Fitness

News that Amazon has moved into the wearable health and fitness area with its Halo Band, Silicon UK considers the…

4 months ago

Apple One Subscription Bundle, Fitness+ Service Launched

Apple continues its move into the services segment with a bundled subscription package called Apple One, plus the Fitness+ virtual…

4 months ago

Apple Unveils Watch 6 And New iPads

Apple launches new Watch Series 6 that measures blood oxygen levels to help in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic,…

4 months ago

Apple Teases Event On 15 September

Arrival of the delayed iPhone 12 portfolio? Smartphone maker Apple schedules Tuesday 15 September for unspecified media event

5 months ago

Amazon Gains FAA Drone Delivery Approval

Critical certificate issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), nudges actual Amazon drone deliveries one step closer

5 months ago

Apple Orders 75 Million 5G iPhones From Suppliers – Report

Big demand expected for next generation iPhone handsets, as Apple reportedly asks suppliers to build 75 million 5G iPhones

5 months ago

Amazon Enters Wearables With Halo Band

Health market entry for e-commerce giant after it unveils the Amazon Halo Band, which can track a user's sleep and…

5 months ago

Elon Musk Promises Working Neuralink Demo This Week

Bold next step? Working demonstration of Neuralink's human brain to machine interface is promised by Elon Musk late on Friday…

5 months ago

The Tech Of Crime Part 2: Policing And Data

Much of the work being done today to fight crime is analyzing the vast quantities of data every police force…

5 months ago

Apple Becomes First US Company Valued At $2 Trillion

Wall Street has gained its first ever American company valued at a whopping $2 trillion, in the form of iPhone…

5 months ago

Tim Cook Now A Billionaire After Apple Share Surge

Welcome to the club. CEO Tim Cook now said to be a billionaire after almost a decade in charge of…

5 months ago

EU Launches Antitrust Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

European competition regulators launch formal antitrust investigation of Alphabet's Google and its decision to acquire Fitbit

6 months ago

Co-Creator Of Computer Mouse, Bill English, Dies

Another departure of a true computing pioneer, after Bill English, co creator of the computer mouse, passes away in California

6 months ago

Google Fitbit Data Pledge Not Sufficient To Offset Antitrust Probe

Offer by Google not to use Fitbit data for adverts is unlikely to offset an official antitrust investigation by EC…

6 months ago

Google Closes Down North Smart Glasses

Weeks after Google purchased Canadian smart glass provider North, customers are warned their devices will stop working this week

6 months ago

Garmin Obtained Ransomware Decrypt Key – Report

Did they pay and how much? Garmin regains control of its systems after obtaining ransomware decrypt key from Russian hackers

6 months ago

Garmin Reportedly Victim Of Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attack has reportedly crippled internal systems at Garmin, although company only confirms 'outage' of services

6 months ago

Apple Faces Italian Antitrust Probe Over Beats Headphones, Other Kit

Offices in Italy belonging to Apple and Amazon have this week been raided as authorities open investigation into sale of…

6 months ago

Huawei To Invest £10m In High Street ‘Experience Stores’

What rejection? Chinese tech giant Huawei to open three stores in London and Manchester, creating 100 jobs in the process

6 months ago

Amazon Warns Of Echo Buds Overheating Risk

Ears burning? Amazon warns its Alexa-powered Echo Buds earphones pose a safety risk due to an overheating issue, and issues…

6 months ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

6 months ago