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Foxconn Launches First Communications Satellites

Foxconn launches two prototype communications satellites aboard SpaceX rocket as proof-of-concept for broadband and smart vehicle plans

5 months ago

US Government Issues First-Ever Space Debris Penalty

US FCC slaps Dish Network with first-ever space debris fine, after 20 year-old satellite fails to reach agreed 'disposal orbit'

6 months ago

BlackBerry To Separate Business Units, Seeks IPO

Strategic review sees BlackBerry confirm it will separate its Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity business units

6 months ago

Amazon’s $1.7bn iRobot Acquisition Cleared By UK’s CMA

UK antitrust regulator clears Amazon’s proposed smart home acquisition of Roomba maker iRobot after investigation

10 months ago

UK To Order Removal Of Chinese CCTV Kit From Sensitive Locations

Government to tighten procurement regime to protect national security, and pledges timeline for removal of Chinese surveillance equipment

10 months ago

Amazon To Pay $30m Over Alexa, Ring Privacy Violations

Amazon settles with US FTC, after alleged privacy violations with its Alexa voice assistant and Ring doorbell cameras

11 months ago

Amazon’s $1.7bn iRobot Acquisition Triggers UK Antitrust Inquiry

UK's antitrust regulator begins investigation of Amazon's proposed smart home acquisition of Roomba maker iRobot

1 year ago

Amazon Opens Sidewalk Mesh Network To Third-Party Devices

Amazon opens its long-range, low-bandwidth mesh network known as Sidewalk, to any IoT device in the United States

1 year ago

Apple Begins Selling Door Lock Unlocked By Tapping iPhone

Smart door lock. Apple stores begin selling a smart door lock that can unlock exterior doors with the touch of…

1 year ago

ARM Launches New Chip Design For Data Centre, Cloud

British chip designer ARM Holdings reveals its next generation data centre chip design, dubbed Neoverse V2

2 years ago

STMicro, GlobalFoundries Plan New French Chip Factory

New chip factory announced for France, to be located near Italian and Swiss border, will manufacturer 18-nanometer wafers

2 years 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

3 years ago

Google Nest Doorbells, Cameras Get Battery Power In Revamp

New Google Nest smart home devices include first battery-powered doorbell and camera, while some features now work without cloud subscription

3 years 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…

3 years ago

Amazon Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption For Ring Doorbells

After trialling end-to-end encryption for its smart doorbell device, Amazon confirms it is rolling it out globally

3 years ago

Mobile World Congress Returns To Barcelona With ‘Hybrid’ Event

Mobile World Congress returns to Barcelona for Europe's first major tech conference since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic, with talks from…

3 years ago

Major Websites Down After Global Outage

Major internet outage knocks oflline big name websites such as UK Government, Amazon, CNN, Bloomberg, Financial Times offline

3 years ago

Amazon’s Ring To Make Police Requests For Video Footage Public

Transparency move, as US police forces and fire departments increasingly use video footage captured from Ring doorbells and cameras

3 years ago

Amazon US Users Have One Week To Refuse Shared Wireless Network

Privacy nightmare or useful functionality? Every Echo speaker and Ring doorbell or camera in US to opt into shared wireless…

3 years ago

Daimler Ends Nokia Spat With Royalty Payment Agreement

End of hostilities between Nokia and Mercedes owner Daimler, after the car maker finally agrees to make royalty payments to…

3 years ago

Chip Shortage To Last A Few Years, Warns Michael Dell

Head of one of the world's largest PC makers has warned the ongoing silicon shortage is likely to persist for…

3 years ago

UK To Regulate Self-Driving Cars On Motorways

The future of driving? Self-driving cars are to be approved for slow speed use on British motorways, as soon as…

3 years ago

Mercedes Recalls Millions Of Cars Over Software Bug

Recall for more than a million Mercedes cars, concerning a call location glitch that is supposed to alert the emergency…

3 years ago

Volkswagen Blames Chip Makers For Silicon Shortage

German car maker VW blames poor planning by chip makers as the principle reason for most car brands having to…

3 years ago

Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Anthony Levandowski

Engineer who stole self-driving car secrets from Google's Waymo division, receives pardon from outgoing US President Donald Trump

3 years ago

US To Permit Drone Operations Over Homes, Plus Night Flights

Significant development in the US for the future of drone operations will allow flights over homes, and operations at night

3 years ago

Apple Sets 2024 Deadline For Passenger Vehicle – Report

Project Titan update. Apple hopes to produce passenger vehicle in 2024, with new battery design to 'radically' reduce cost and…

3 years ago

Tesla Autopilot Scored Lower Than Systems From Mercedes, BMW

Beaten by rivals? European safety assessment scores Tesla Autopilot system lower than similar systems from Mercedes, BMW, and Audi

4 years 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 years ago

Tesla Driver Charged For Sleeping As Car Drove At 90mph

Unbelievable! Driver in Canada charged with dangerous driving, after he slept in fully reclined seat as his Tesla car drove…

4 years ago