Technology

2 weeks ago | February 8, 2019

Packaging firms profit from plastic distaste

From pink plastic dinosaurs to clothing, carpets, toothbrushes, computers and components for planes and automobiles, ...

Do money apps make us better or worse?

Finance apps are proving increasingly popular, but are they making us better at managing our money or encouraging us to ...

Why Big Brother doesn’t bother most Chinese

Who says government can’t innovate? In one Chinese city, the local court system recently launched a smartphone-based map ...

3 weeks ago | February 1, 2019

Facebook’s plans face blockage in EU

Facebook’s plans to integrate the messaging functions of Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger could be blocked in the EU by ...

Major privacy flaw in Apple’s FaceTime

A Malaysian start-up is betting that there’s plenty of pent-up demand for a new browser that’s compliant with Islamic ...

Islamic browser promises better web experience

A major privacy flaw in Apple’s FaceTime video chat product has been discovered that allows people to secretly eavesdrop ...

Vaya Ride service gets thumbs up

Own Correspondent Cassava-on-Demand’s Vaya Ride service has received a boost from customers that have hailed the popular ...

1 month ago | January 18, 2019

Phone apps help heart patients remember meds

Tamara Mathias Smartphone apps that remind heart patients to take their pills could help them stick to prescribed ...

Will electric vehicles create cleaner planet?

In order to understand the full implications of the EV movement, it helps to look closely at what’s driving it.

Seed firms scramble to stop ‘cancer’ in Canada’s cash crop

Rod Nickel Winnipeg, Manitoba. —A Monsanto Co research technician uses tweezers to transfer pollen from one canola plant ...

1 month ago | January 11, 2019

Tech can accelerate universal healthcare in Africa: WHO

Inna Lazareva A growing number of nurse practitioners are providing primary care in rural and low-income US communities ...

VW, China spearhead $300bn drive to electrify cars

Global carmakers are planning a $300 billion surge in spending on electric vehicle technology over the next five to 10 ...

Vehicle screens go super-sized

Take a glance at the vehicle displays shown at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and you could be forgiven for thinking ...

2 months ago | December 21, 2018

An online battle for 900 million hearts, minds

When India votes in a general election next year, it will be the world’s largest democratic exercise and the biggest ...

TelOne in trouble, internet blackout looms

Africa Moyo Zimbabwe is staring the prospect of an internet blackout in the near future as foreign services providers ...

Tech reshaping agric in China

Changchun, (Xinhua). — In Nong’an, a major grain-producing county in northeast China’s Jilin Province, a drone flies ...

2 months ago | December 14, 2018

‘Cybersecurity, trade tensions top threats to markets in 2019’

The No. 1 risk to markets in 2019? It will surprise you. The company tasked with clearing and settlement for the ...

BAT launches high-tech vape . . . New product goes on sale in ...

British American Tobacco Plc is introducing a vaping device in the UK that delivers nicotine more efficiently, the ...

2 months ago | December 7, 2018

Cassava SmarTech launches exciting new products

To offer hassle-free small loans Bank unveils instant account opening service Cassava SmarTech’s fintech businesses ...

Tech trends in 2018

Let us take a look back to December 2017, when Ericsson ConsumerLab released our 10 Hot Consumer Trends report for 2018. ...