Articles by Ubaldo

I joined the cult of the Instant Pot a couple months ago when the plastic housing around the steam valve on my 10-year-old Fagor pressure cooker cracked. Based on recommendations from a lot of people, I bought an Instant Pot to replace it. I’ve been very happy with it. It’s…

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Image copyright PA Persimmon shareholders have given the housebuilder a bloody nose in a vote on the company’s executive pay and bonus scheme. At its annual meeting, 48.52% of investors’ votes were cast against Persimmon’s remuneration report. Its chief executive, Jeff Fairburn, was initially due to receive £110m, now reduced…

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Image copyright F-Secure Image caption The hack could be used to access restricted floors as well as locked rooms Millions of electronic door locks fitted to hotel rooms worldwide have been found to be vulnerable to a hack. Researchers say flaws they found in the equipment’s software meant they could…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It will be up to youngsters and their parents to ensure the new age limit is respected Popular messaging service WhatsApp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union. Users must currently be at least 13, but the firm is changing…

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Artificial intelligence (AI) gathers data to interpret and predict human behavior, and user experience (UX) does the same thing — it reads human behavior to anticipate what people will do next. With the same end goal in mind, AI has the power to shape the future of UX, offering new…

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With the release of iOS 11 this fall, Apple unleashed AR on anyone running an iPhone 6 and above. And e-commerce brands are racing to offer those iPhone owners new ways to interact, discover, and buy their products with AR technology. Here are five examples of how ARKit is already…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAndy Barratt of Ford UK says lack of clarity has caused job losses Uncertainty about the future of diesel is threatening the UK car industry and leaving drivers in limbo, according to Ford’s UK boss. Andy Barratt said consumers were buying fewer…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Drax power station in North Yorkshire has been switching to biomass from coal Britain has not generated electricity from coal for more than three days – the longest streak since the 1880s. The new record comes just days after the last record of…

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