Eating food in the 21st century

(USA) It is very much a case of 'the times they are a changin' when it comes to 21st century eating habits. Technology and social media are completely transforming the restaurant experience, according to a s...

Smart coffee shops open in Singapore

Two coffee shops in Singapore had a robotics and digital makeover at the weekend. In response to Singapore's Food Services Industry Transformation Map - which includes a call for 'productive coffee shops' th...

Calling all startups

(EUROPE) Startups keen to join the 2017 edition of the multi-million euro IMPACT Growth accelerator have seven days left to apply. This year's programme was kickstarted at the Mobile World Congress in Bar...

Point and click for robot support

(USA) You no longer need to be a roboticist to remotely operate robots designed to support humans in critical situations thanks to a new interface designed by Georgia Institute of Technology researchers. ...

New economic system on the rise

(USA) A major tech provider to the waste industry has announced it is backing efforts in America to advance the circular economy. Headquartered in Ireland, AMCS operates internationally in servicing the n...

Startups ready for takeoff

A major airline group has announced it is investing in two exciting tech startups. On the back of its Hangar 51 accelerator programme, International Airlines Group (IAG) has picked Esplorio and Vchain to inv...

Thinking smarter ‘because we care’

By Peter Davies, the CEO of GreenRunning – the developers of Verv Question one: did you know the smart home means that your fridge will be able to order milk? Question two: do you care? Many connected ho...

Tech peace pioneers wanted

Technological advances are reshaping the way the world works and a new accelerator is supporting the development of platforms focussed on ending conflict and promoting sustainable peace. Launched by the Peac...

‘Pulling drinkable water’ from the sky

|15 April 2017| USA Scientists in America have pioneered a potentially revolutionary technology which would enable people anywhere in the world to literally suck water from the sky to provide their daily ...

Hug it out wherever you are

|12 April 2017| USA Missing a loved one can be tough and despite the prevalence of smartphone options to stay in touch it can sometimes feel like the emotional connection is lost. It's an issue that in...