Archive for May, 2018

Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI

Andrew Robinson
Norman is an artificial intelligence which sees death and destruction in everything.

Visa says service returning to normal

Andrew Robinson
The company apologised for the problem which left customers across Europe unable to use their cards.

ZX Vega+ console faces Indiegogo’s debt collectors

Andrew Robinson
The controversial project must meet new conditions to avoid debt collectors being sent in.

Alibaba reveals new driverless delivery bot

Andrew Robinson
The G Plus could be used to courier deliveries or serve as an automated coffee vendor, the firm said.

Google explains ‘weird’ 1975 text message bug

Andrew Robinson
Typing specific search terms into the Google app displayed a list of recent text messages.

Facebook losing out to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat among US teens

Andrew Robinson
Some 95% own a smartphone and now prefer YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat, a study reveals.

Buskers accept contactless payments and other news

Andrew Robinson
BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Baba Ramdev: India guru’s ‘WhatsApp killer’ app mocked over flaws

Andrew Robinson
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Kimbho chat app has serious privacy flaws, say cyber security experts.

‘I bought my mum a flat’

Andrew Robinson
How peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms are overcoming trust issues to help us make cash from our stuff.

General Motors and Fiat Chrysler unveil self-driving deals

Andrew Robinson
The race to lead the autonomous car market in the US speeds up with deals from GM and Fiat Chrysler.