The best TV streaming boxes to buy

The best TV streaming boxes to buy

Amazon’s Fire TV with voice control Credit: Amazon Streaming TV is now easier than ever, with a range of streaming boxes and plug-ins that you can use to get your favourite online shows and catch up programmes. But with some pretty big price jumps between devices, which streamer do […]

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December 4, 2017
Uber float planned for 2019, says chief executive

Uber float planned for 2019, says chief executive

Dara Khosrowshahi said Uber has ‘all the disadvantages of being a public company with the spotlight being on us with none of the advantages’ Uber’s chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has said the ride hailing company is planning to float in 2019, adding that ousted boss Travis Kalanick was now […]

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December 4, 2017
Tesla's next goal: electric semi-trucks

Tesla’s next goal: electric semi-trucks

November 17, 2017 Detroit—After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs – and, more recently, solar panels – Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, Calif. CEO […]

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December 4, 2017
As fears cloud net neutrality debate, is common ground being overlooked?

As fears cloud net neutrality debate, is common ground being overlooked?

November 30, 2017 NEW YORK—When Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was discussing the impact of social media on American values at a luncheon in the nation’s capital on Wednesday afternoon, he only briefly alluded to his own negative experiences online over the past week. Last Tuesday, Chairman Pai […]

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December 4, 2017
Best smart lock

Best smart lock

The first locks date back more than a thousand years, and while traditional lock-and-key systems have improved over time, the basic mechanism hasn’t really changed: A piece of metal that is just the right shape pushes pins inside a lock into the proper position, allowing the lock mechanism to […]

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December 4, 2017
Best soundbars

Best soundbars

Technology has enabled TVs to become ever flatter, thinner, and lighter, but it can’t overcome the laws of physics when it comes to audio. Filling a room with sound requires substantial speakers that can move a lot of air, and those types of speakers just won’t fit inside a […]

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December 4, 2017
Theresa May doubles visa numbers for tech workers

Theresa May doubles visa numbers for tech workers

Mrs May said the technology sector had the ‘full backing of Government’ Credit: Reuters Theresa May has doubled the number of specialist technology visas available to high-skilled workers entering the UK from outside the EU, in a significant boost to British start-ups that have feared a post-Brexit skills shortage. […]

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December 4, 2017
The best TV soundbars to buy

The best TV soundbars to buy

A Sonos soundbar Credit: Sonos Television lovers can easily be overawed by their set’s specs and forget one of the most important aspects of time in front of the telly – sound. Having a powerful sound system is vital to getting the most from your TV time, and television […]

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December 4, 2017
OnePlus 5T: New flagship has bigger screen and facial recognition

OnePlus 5T: New flagship has bigger screen and facial recognition

The new OnePlus 5T Credit: OnePlus OnePlus has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5T , its first phone to feature facial recognition, a rear fingerprint scanner and a larger screen. The 5T is the Chinese company’s seventh smartphone, an upgrade on its previous OnePlus 5 handset which […]

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December 4, 2017
Airbnb acquires UK travel site for disabled users Accomable

Airbnb acquires UK travel site for disabled users Accomable

Airbnb’s most sought-after properties View Gallery Airbnb has bought a British travel website designed for tourists with disabilities. Accomable, which was founded two years ago by two entrepreneurs with spinal muscular atrophy, has been bought by the US company for an undisclosed sum. It works in a similar way […]

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December 4, 2017