Apple sued over fatal ‘FaceTime crash’

Apple sued over fatal ‘FaceTime crash’

Image copyright Apple Image caption The driver was allegedly using FaceTime at the time of the crash An American couple, whose daughter was killed by a driver allegedly using FaceTime on his iPhone, have launched a lawsuit against Apple. The lawsuit alleges that the firm should have introduced a feature that disabled use of the […]

Taxi-sharing could end traffic jams, suggests MIT study

Taxi-sharing could end traffic jams, suggests MIT study

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Taxi-sharing could have a drastic effect on vehicle numbers Taxi-sharing services could reduce the number of cars on the road by 75%, a study has suggested. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study found that a fleet of 3,000 four-passenger taxis could do the same job as the current fleet […]

‘UK should be embarrassed about CES’

‘UK should be embarrassed about CES’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gary Shapiro says he does not understand why UK ministers are not doing more to help start-ups at CES The UK government’s lack of support for start-ups attending the CES tech show is a “source of embarrassment”, according to the event’s organiser. Gary Shapiro compared the country unfavourably with […]

‘UK should be embarrassed about CES’

‘UK should be embarrassed about CES’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gary Shapiro says he does not understand why UK ministers are not doing more to help start-ups at CES The UK government’s lack of support for start-ups attending the CES tech show is a “source of embarrassment”, according to the event’s organiser. Gary Shapiro compared the country unfavourably with […]

CES 2017: 50 years of gadgets at the giant tech show

The giant CES tech show marks its 50th anniversary this week. As it gets under way in Las Vegas, we look back at some of the hundreds of thousands of gadgets to be have been put on show in past years. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 CES 2017: 50 years of gadgets at […]

CES 2017: Tech preview of Las Vegas’s biggest launches

Media captionWATCH: A device that lets children create their own bedtime stories is just one of thousands of new products that will go on show at CES CES provides a first glimpse at the future. Pretty much all of the tech giants attend the vast Vegas expo – either to unveil new products or to […]

Leap second briefly catches out computer firm

Leap second briefly catches out computer firm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The leap second caused Cloudflare software to ‘panic’ Web firm Cloudflare was briefly caught out by the leap second added to the end of 2016. A small number of the firm’s servers failed to handle the added second properly making them return errors. The problem meant that the sites […]

CES 2017: Tech preview of Las Vegas’s biggest launches

Media captionWATCH: A device that lets children create their own bedtime stories is just one of thousands of new products that will go on show at CES CES provides a first glimpse at the future. Pretty much all of the tech giants attend the vast Vegas expo – either to unveil new products or to […]

CES 2017: Tech preview of Las Vegas’s biggest launches

Media captionWATCH: A device that lets children create their own bedtime stories is just one of thousands of new products that will go on show at CES CES provides a first glimpse at the future. Pretty much all of the tech giants attend the vast Vegas expo – either to unveil new products or to […]

CES 2017: Tech preview of Las Vegas’s biggest launches

Media captionWATCH: A device that lets children create their own bedtime stories is just one of thousands of new products that will go on show at CES CES provides a first glimpse at the future. Pretty much all of the tech giants attend the vast Vegas expo – either to unveil new products or to […]