Archive for June, 2018

Hi-tech dreamcatcher defeats sleep amnesia

Andrew Robinson
The device designed to capture your dreams and offer more creative waking lives.

Fortnite: A fortnight in my 40s in Battle Royale

Andrew Robinson
A lapsed gamer is challenged to spend a fortnight playing Fortnite to understand its appeal.

AI to help tackle fake news in Mexican election

Andrew Robinson
The smart software will help media groups debunk fake news and respond to reports of violence.

Electric car buyers claim they were misled by Nissan

Andrew Robinson
Nissan is accused of exaggerating the benefits of its latest Leaf electric car model.

Tesco trials shopping without tills

Andrew Robinson
The retailer is testing whether shoppers can buy products using an app, rather than visiting a till.

Legal bid to throw out US sex trafficking law

Andrew Robinson
The US law is hitting the people it was supposed to protect, argue digital rights campaigners.

Floating robot Cimon sent to International Space Station

Andrew Robinson
The ball-shaped robot that can move around in zero gravity blasts off to the International Space Station.

Fake bookings hit Singapore’s Ryde Technologies

Andrew Robinson
Ryde Technologies says 2,000 “phantom bookings” have cost its drivers thousands of dollars.

Queer Eye host backs viewers on Netflix subtitle change

Andrew Robinson
Hearing-impaired users complain the streaming service is editing and censoring speech in captions.

Get me out of here!

Andrew Robinson
How instant feedback software and AI bots could make meetings more interesting and productive.