The 4th Industrial Revolution, book review: A curate's egg

Half of this book is good and useful. What happened in producing the other half is a genuine mystery.

Why a Chinese Spy Ship Is Hanging Out Next to Hawaii

The international fleet gathered for U.S. Navy-led exercises is being watched by an uninvited visitor.

Dialpad raises $50 million Series D to expand AI transcription services

Dialpad is the company behind the conference calling system UberConference.

Walmart bets on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 in strategic cloud partnership

Well you didn't think Walmart was going to partner with Amazon Web Services did you?

Fitbit Ace: My kids go hands-on with the company's first wearable built for them

Fitbit's looking to expand its product reach to more demographics. That now includes kids, so I had mine put the Ace to the test.

Does Ant-Man and the Wasp have a post credit scene?

Does Ant-Man and the Wasp have scenes after the credits, and if so what are they? We break down what to expect when the credits roll on Ant-Man 2, and whether it's worth waiting for the end-credit scene.

Coinbase gains US regulatory approval to list coins deemed to be securities

A set of acquisitions have been approved which could transform Coinbase into a federally-regulated platform for cryptocurrency trading.

Looking to the next Prime Day and return on attention

What moves can Amazon make to improve how it converts consumer attention into revenue? And what role will Alexa play going forward? Brent Leary speculates on Prime Day's Attention "Echosystem."

How to watch The Open Championship on TV and online

Jordan Spieth will try and defend his title at the 2018 Open Championship in Scotland. Here’s how to watch on TV, online and abroad

Are Chromebooks more secure than laptops?

Chromebooks are simple devices that are easy to master. But could they also be the safest PC you can use? We take a look.

When is Fortnite Season 5 starting?

When does season 4 end, and when does Fortnite season 5 begin? We’ve got all the details right here, along with what to expect from the next season of Fortnite.

Nuraphone review

Technology can be gimmicky and personalised audio sounds too good to be true. However, the Nuraphone headphones are the real deal and now have noise cancelling via the G2 update.

Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

The US president defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election.

Essential Phone for just $250: High definition audio, Android P beta, superb built quality

While people will buy an assortment of items on Amazon Prime Day that may or may not be useful, there are also lots of great buys. The Essential Phone at $250 is the best phone offer I've seen this year. For $342.98 you can pick up the phone and 360 Camera too.

?TechnologyOne signs three New Zealand government agencies

Central Agency for Shared Services goes SaaS.

Kilauea volcano: Flying lava injures 23 in Hawaii

An explosion from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano strikes a tour boat, injuring 23 people.

China's most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

Despite costing $112m to produce, fantasy epic Asura was withdrawn from cinemas after just one weekend.

Brexit vote scrapes through in Commons

A minister quits as MPs back amendments tabled by Brexiteers by just three votes.

Kodak KashMiner 'scam' halted: Report

A report by the BBC has said the Kodak-branded KashMiner scheme has been halted by the US SEC.

?Bank of Queensland targets small business with Square partnership

The companies have partnered to offer small business banking customers a 'one-stop-shop' to get an idea off the ground.

Usain Bolt may play football trial in Australia

The champion sprinter is negotiating a trial with a top-tier club, his agent confirms.

NBN: There were more faults on fibre than satellite at launch

In the first three months after launching services, NBN saw 2.5 faults per 100 active services on fibre to the premises, compared to 0.7 per 100 across satellite.

The perilous search for 'Himalayan viagra'

More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.

The border ranch: Living on a 'smuggling route'

Jim Chilton describes his challenges living along the US-Mexico border.

Hong Kong's first bike-sharing startup to end services this week

Experts believe Hong Kong is not an ideal place for bike-sharing firms due to its packed streets and mountain roads.

Editing human embryos 'morally permissible'

An independent inquiry gives go-ahead to genetically altering human embryos, but advises caution.

Prehistoric bake-off: Recipe for oldest bread revealed

Charred crumbs found in a middle-eastern desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.

The cameras that know if you're happy - or a threat

How facial recognition is being used to identify suspects in crowds and spot suspicious behaviour.

'Billion dollar ransom': Did Qatar pay record sum?

The BBC has copies of texts and voicemails revealing Qatar’s tortuous negotiations to free kidnapped royals.

The artificial intelligence bot you make with a potato

Smartibot is an artificial intelligence robot you can control from your smartphone.

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