Wearable Tech

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…

7 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

7 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…

8 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…

8 months ago

Google Can Avoid EC Antitrust Fitbit Probe With Data Pledge – Report

Alphabet may be able to offset looming EC antitrust probe of its Fitbit acquisition, if it pledges not to use…

8 months ago

Advocacy Groups Warn Against Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

Twenty advocacy groups from around the world warn that Google's acquisition of Fitbit risks damaging privacy and competition

8 months ago

Google Buys North Smart Glasses, Closes Down Product

Canadian smart glasses maker North acquired by Google, which then immediately kills the next version of its wearable device

8 months ago

Microsoft Retail Stores To Close Permanently

No surprise? Microsoft is calling time on its 83 retail Stores globally, and will transform four flagship outlets into “experience…

8 months ago

Does More Data Equal Better Health?

Healthcare, like many other sectors, is moving through technological change. All of the technologies in development need patient data. The…

8 months ago

Amazon Sued After Warehouse Worker Brings Home Covid-19

Fresh lawsuit filed against Amazon over alleged lack of protection against Coronavirus at its troubled Staten Island facility

9 months ago

The Tap Economy Part 1: Screen Commerce

How lucrative could the mobile economy become? In part 1 of this series, we consider the development of M-commerce and…

1 year ago

Ring Doorbell App Reveals Personal Data, EFF Warns

Privacy threat? Ring app for Android is packed with third-party tracking software, Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned

1 year ago

Sonos Boss Apologises For Update Controversy

Sonos CEO says sorry for anger caused by its update policy, and says it will support legacy products “for as…

1 year ago

Sonos Angers Owners Again With Update Cancellation

Speaker maker Sonos angers its customer base yet again, by confirming it will halt software updates for older equipment from…

1 year ago

Apple Accused Of Stealing Health Tech For Apple Watch

Lawsuit alleges Apple stole technology for use in its Apple Watch and poached key members of staff from Masimo and…

1 year ago

CES 2020: Samsung Shows Off Virtual Keyboard

Look Mum, no keyboard. Samsung shows off invisible keyboard that uses AI and finger tracking via a device's 'selfie' camera

1 year ago

Sonos Criticised For Bricking Old Speakers

Recycle mode for a discount actually bricks expensive Sonos speakers, earning ire from owners over added ewaste being thrown away

1 year ago

Amazon, Apple, Google Partner For Smart Home Device Compatibility

Smart home connectivity standard sees Amazon, Apple and Google partner up with Zigbee Alliance to develop new open source protocol

1 year ago

Tesla To Be Investigated After Police Car Crash

US government agency confirms it will investigate crash last week that saw a Tesla on autopilot rear end a stationary…

1 year ago

DoJ To Investigate Google’s Fitbit Acquisition – Report

What you going to do with that data? US Justice Depart will include acquisition probe into its existing Google investigation

1 year ago

UK Drone Users Register Today Or Risk £1,000 Fine

British drone pilots have until today to register or risk a £1,000 fine. But will criminals and rogue drone operators…

1 year ago

Wearable Healthcare: Vital Signs for CTO Innovation

As the wearable technology sector continues to expand, CTOs considering their company's next innovation in this space should pay close…

1 year ago

Sir Jony Ive Has Left The Building

Apple removes British chief designer Sir Jony Ive from its leadership web page, suggesting he has now officially left the…

1 year ago

Tesla To Replace Wiper Blades With Lasers?

Star Wars solution. Patent shows Tesla wants to replace conventional windscreen wipers with laser beams

1 year ago

Near Miss With Drone At Gatwick Airport

Rogue drone came within 20m (65ft) of a passenger plane as it flew in to Gatwick Airport in July

1 year ago

Smartphone App Can Quickly Locate Drone Pilots

Smartphone app can “remotely identify airborne drones” as well as pinpointing the location of its pilot

1 year ago

Apple AR Glasses Set For 2023 Debut – Report

Rumour mill. Apple's augmented reality venture will reportedly deliver its long-rumoured AR glasses released sometime in 2023

1 year ago

Uber Still Using Waymo Technology

Uber found to still be using self-driving tech from Waymo, meaning a licensing deal between the two, or expensive redevelopment

1 year ago

Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant Unlocked Via Laser

“Alexa, unlock the front door!” Researchers warn they can remotely control digital assistants and smart speakers

1 year ago

Uber Fatal Accident SUV Had Safety Flaws – NSTB

Uber self-driving car that hit and killed a pedestrian crossing the road had 'safety flaws', said the NSTB

1 year ago