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...

Intel moves into autonomous car market

|14 March 2017| USA Intel has made a significant move into the autonomous driving sector with the announcement of its planned $15 billion acquisition of Mobileye. Buying the car tech firm will put Inte...

The digitization of the energy sector

|14 March 2017| ENGIE and Schneider Electric have announced they will work together to maximise the potential of technology within the renewable energy industry. The pair have signed a Memorandum of Under...

Pioneering recycling tech attracts major investment

|7 March 2017| UK One of the UK's leading recycling and resource management organisations has announced it will invest £250,000 in one of the industry's most exciting technologies. SUEZ Recycling and R...

Mobile World Congress sets new record

|3 March 2017| Barcelona The world's most important mobile technology event set a new attendance record this year. More than 108,000 attended this week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, where...

Tune in to the talking city

|1 March 2017| USA Engineers at the University of Washington (UW) have pioneered a technique which allows common city features like billboards and street signs to send digital content to a smartphone or c...