Facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology

In 2018 we realise that Facebook is now doing facial recognition even on photos you're untagged in. The myth of the surveillance society is nothing more than a myth. Just because there are security cameras in every street corner, it doesn't mean that it's infallible or that CCTV is delivering a saf...
Asian markets

Asian markets

Asia has a longstanding history of lucrative trade routes. In the 21st century, much of the cross-frontier commerce relies on organizations utilizing the power of the internet. But its worth considering how many of Asia's key trade associations were first established, many centuries ago. A lot of th...
Cyber health checks

Cyber health checks

Given that malware and other forms of internet sabotage have the potential to cost e-Commerce companies a vast amount of money, a timely announcement has come from IT Governance. This cyber security service is launching a specific ‘cyber health check' aimed at providing a sense of reassurance for a...
Deep sea exploration news

Deep sea exploration news

When it comes to boldly going where no man has gone before, to paraphrase the somewhat sexist statement from television's Star Trek series, one thing is for sure. The deepest points in the ocean of our planet are far more mysterious and impenetrable than some of the locations in outer space. This is...
Evolutions in phone design

Evolutions in phone design

The mobile phone in your pocket is already a museum piece. Well, seriously, it may well be perfectly snazzy-looking and contemporary for the time being. But as we speak there are design engineers all over the world who are actively involved in ensuring your model will be superseded within the next s...
Football World Cup 2022

Football World Cup 2022

With the recent diplomatic and corona crisis news, hopefully there will be no disruptions to the FIFA World Cup 2022 taking place in Qatar, 21 Nov - 18 Dec, with total of 64 games will be played to decide the winner. The use of so-called goal line technology has been sparking furious debate in foot...
Innovations in Asia

Innovations in Asia

As well as being at the forefront of expanding economies, Asia has long been respected as a hub for innovative business ideas. A lot of this is down to Asian customers being more receptive to ideas that are more innovative, and perhaps ‘quirkier' than those their conservative western counterparts wo...
Global gaming processors

Global gaming processors

As more and more of us switch from computers to laptops, one of the key questions asked by customers is ‘how can I improve my laptop for gaming?' One of the first points to note is that advances in technology mean you don't need to have a dedicated gaming laptop to enjoy playing computer games. Ser...
Robots CES 2020

Robots CES 2020

JAN 7-10, 2020, LAS VEGAS, NV. CES 2020 Is the Global Stage for Innovation. CES is a trade-only event for individuals 18 years of age or above and for the consumer technology industry. CES is the largest and most influential technology event on the planet. Every major and emerging industry is repr...
How to speed up your Mac

How to speed up your Mac

Yes most of this weeks press is around the new MacBook Pro built on groundbreaking ideas. It's faster and more powerful than before, yet remarkably thinner and lighter. It has the brightest, most colorful Mac notebook display ever. And it introduces the Touch Bar — a Multi-Touch enabled strip of gla...
Innovations in the retail sector

Innovations in the retail sector

The race to get men into space was once the principal driving factor behind the science and technology of the east and the west. Thankfully, the moon has been conquered, the USA and Russia collaborate on space station missions, and since the late 1980s the Cold War has been experiencing – for the mo...
Phone design innovations

Phone design innovations

Here are some of the ideas currently being mooted for future phone design. Whether or not they ever become reality, they are still well worth taking a look at. If they ever do become available on the shelf, remember where you first read about them! Earphones Mobile phones are getting more compact...
Robot technology – advances on the inside

Robot technology – advances on the inside

While robots continue to be developed in terms of their appearance, growing ever more compact, the real advances are being made ‘under the bonnet'. The major technological breakthroughs in recent years have been down to innovations in telecommunication, electronic devices, computing and, of course...
Technology and football

Technology and football

Football has been the most universally appreciated spectator sport on the planet for some time, with World Cup finals commanding audiences of billions. So naturally, when it comes to attempting to put together a winning team, coaches and managers will go to various lengths. Utilising technology is o...
Television for the future

Television for the future

The television at the corner of your living room, or attached to the wall of your bedroom, is a common feature in virtually everyone's home. Viewers in the Far East are just as enthusiastic about their ubiquitous TV sets as consumers anywhere else in the globe. But what sort of televisions will view...
The future of mobile phones

The future of mobile phones

Mobile phones have come a long way. You only have to look at archive footage from the 1980s to see business people catching up on news while holding massive, unwieldy, brick-sized objects. Phones have become steadily more compact, sleeker in design and easier to pop inside a pocket or in a handbag c...
The importance of industrial robots

The importance of industrial robots

The world is becoming increasingly focused on ecological matters. The global marketplace is all about the better utilization of existing resources. Foremost amongst this is lowering energy consumption. All of these considerations are having an impact on how industrial robots are employed. Eco-frien...
The most innovative countries

The most innovative countries

Several interesting facts were thrown up by the Global Innovation Index published during 2013 – issues that look likely to continue into this year. The nation that was right the world's most innovative was Switzerland (for the second year running), followed by Sweden. The United Kingdom claimed thir...