Tech

Kik to create its own digital currency, CEO says

  • 25 May 2017 - 21:11
Kik to create its own digital currency, CEO says

Kik Interactive, which created the chat platform Kik, said on Thursday it was launching a crypto-currency or token called Kin that would enable customers to use a whole range of digital services, Reuters reported. Kik is a free chat and messaging application founded in 2009 and built for...

London airport to guide flights from 70 miles away

  • 20 May 2017 - 22:40
London airport to guide flights from 70 miles away

If you fly into London City in two years' time, air traffic controllers won't see your plane through a window but will guide it down from screens 70 miles away as the airport becomes one of the first in a major capital to use a digital control tower, Reuters reported. Staff will monitor planes...

Facebook features Snapchat-like camera filters on Instagram

  • 17 May 2017 - 09:46
Facebook features Snapchat-like camera filters on Instagram

Facebook Inc's (FB.O) Instagram has souped up its camera with quirky face-tracking filters, adding another feature similar to one offered by social media rival Snap Inc's (SNAP.N) Snapchat, Reuters reported Tuesday. According to Reuters, Instagram users will now be able to choose from eight...

Leaked secrets of iPhone 8, with lots of expectations

  • 14 May 2017 - 18:58
Leaked secrets of iPhone 8, with lots of expectations

The iPhone is changing. 2017 is the 10th anniversary of the iconic smartphone range and Apple will celebrate with a radical new design and significant feature upgrades. But the downside to all these changes is becoming ever clearer… Following independent reports for Nikkei, FastCompany and...

India makes electric cars priority in the country

  • 8 May 2017 - 10:13
India makes electric cars priority in the country

India's most influential government think-tank has recommended lowering taxes and interest rates for loans on electric vehicles, while capping sales of conventional cars, signaling a dramatic shift in policy in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets, Reuters said. A draft of the 90-page...

Flying car makes its first test successfully preparing the world for new breakthrough

  • 24 April 2017 - 22:28
Flying car makes its first test successfully preparing the world for new breakthrough

On April 20, Lilium announced that their full-scale prototype had its maiden flight and they released some impressive footage of the achievement. The prototype is a two-seater and it managed to execute “a range of complex maneuvers, including its signature mid-air transition from hover...

Yahoo increase in revenue at first 2017 quarter

  • 18 April 2017 - 22:51
Yahoo increase in revenue at first 2017 quarter

The giant Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) reported a 22.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, ahead of the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), Reuters reported. Yahoo said revenue from Mavens - the mobile, video, native and social advertising units that it...

Cutting-edge Nokia 5 to be released in May, tech leaks say

  • 18 April 2017 - 17:24
Cutting-edge Nokia 5 to be released in May, tech leaks say

The Nokia 5 has been a speculated device as of yet, however, a recent leak report suggests that that the Nokia 5 will be released next month, in May. The infamous leakster going by the alias of “NokiaPowerUser” has recently reported that the Nokia 5 will be released somewhere in the middle...

Italy approves using Uber cars after court lifts block

  • 16 April 2017 - 11:59
Italy approves using Uber cars after court lifts block

An Italian court in Rome suspended on Friday a lower court ruling that had blocked the use of smart phone apps for Uber cars in Italy, Reuters reported. The court accepted an appeal by Uber against the first ruling, made a week ago, which said Uber could not use its Black, Lux, Suv, X, XL,...

Google celebrates April Fool’s Day with “Gnome Speaker”

  • 1 April 2017 - 11:40
Google celebrates April Fool’s Day with “Gnome Speaker”

Google has revealed its April Fool’s Day prank -a Gnome speaker for outdoor – with the product listed on Google’s online store. Of course, users can’t buy the Gnome speaker given its a part of Google’s April Fool’s Day prank and the search giant clearly states the same at the bottom...