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Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service

Brussels, 27 June 2017 The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a …

The best safety technologies for your new car

Road accidents kill almost 1.2 million people globally every year, but thanks to rapid developments in technology, safety features that have the potential to …

With wireless charging, electric cars could drive forever

Scientists have found a way to wirelessly transmit electricity to a nearby moving object. The method may have applications in transportation, medical devices, …

How to Sync All of Your Apple Products

Your iPhone, Mac, and any other iOS or Apple device you own can be seamlessly used together. If you’re wondering how to sync all your devices, we’re here …

App could keep hackers from stealing your voice

Using only tools already on smartphones, including the compass, engineers have created an app to stop voice hacking. While convenient, Siri, WeChat, and other …

‘Deep learning’ goes faster with organized data

Researchers have found that a technique for speedy data lookup, called hashing, can dramatically reduce the amount of computation required for deep learning, a …

Software pools server memory for faster networks

A group of engineers has created open-source software that allows for memory sharing among servers in a computer network, allowing for more efficient use of …

Tourist pics and YouTube create 3D model of city

A new technology platform uses algorithms to create 3D city models from image and video data. The platform, known as “VarCity”, is so versatile that it …

Plug in this gadget to make any room ‘smart’

Researchers have developed a single device that, when plugged in to a power socket, can make any room a “smart” part of the Internet of Things. The plug-in …

How spray paint can turn guitar into touchpad

Walls, furniture, steering wheels, toys, and even Jell-O can become touch sensors with a new technology called Electrick. Touch sensing is most common on …