Science fiction technology may not be as far off as we believe. The Internet of Things (IoT) uses the powerful combination of Wi-Fi and cloud technology to send information and perform actions through devices with Internet capabilities. This advance stems from the use of telemetry, decades-old machine-to-machine communication via wired…

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Image copyright Jaguar Land Rover Image caption One of Jaguar Land Rover’s driverless cars The UK’s biggest car manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover has been testing driverless cars on public roads. The trials have been underway for several weeks on a half-mile route in Coventry city centre. The vehicles rely on…

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Image copyright HS2 Image caption Carillion is a member of consortium that is building parts of the HS2 rail link Shares in Carillion, the UK’s second-biggest construction firm, have fallen 34% after it issued its third profit warning since July and said it expected to breach its loan conditions. The…

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Rise in demand for low power consuming applications has compelled the leading market players operating in the narrowband internet of things (NB-IoT) market to come up with different strategies to mark their presence. Recently, Vodafone announced launch of its narrowband internet of thing network in Sydney and Melbourne. New Investment…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eugene Kaspersky has denied his company has worked with the Kremlin to hack others The Russian-headquartered anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab has hit back at reports it deliberately extracted sensitive files from a US National Security Agency worker’s computer. The allegations stem from a Wall Street…

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Image copyright Getty Images/PA Image caption Richard Spencer and Tommy Robinson have lost their blue badges Twitter has stripped several far-right accounts of their “verified” badge, after changing its policy. Among them are Jason Kessler who helped organise a far-right march in Charlottesville, and white supremacist Richard Spencer. English Defence…

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Image copyright Artfinder It’s a fantasy akin to winning the lottery. That painting you spotted in an antique shop for a tenner turns out to be worth thousands, or the ugly painting gifted to you by your grandmother and hidden in a cupboard ever since is actually worth a pile…

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