Smart home purveyor Nest has unveiled its Weave platform that will allow devices to speak directly with one another without a connection to the internet.
The cost of producing energy in fusion reactors has now become cheap enough to be commercially viable according to researchers.
Makers of connected cars must radically rethink vehicle design and build if they are to counteract emerging automotive cyber-security threats, an industry expert has warned.
A hacker has stolen the personal details of 15 million T-Mobile customers in the US.
Between 2014 and 2025, investment in the UK’s transport infrastructure is predicted to grow by an average of five per cent a year according to PWC.
Microsoft and Google have settled 18 patent infringement litigation cases against each other after agreeing to bury the hatchet.
Most new diesel cars emit considerably more toxic emissions than is shown in official laboratory tests, a study by Europe’s largest motoring organisation has found.
A group of Berlin students have founded an online university to allow refugees to study and take courses.
An electronic implant designed to mimic the function of a brain area damaged by Alzheimer’s disease could help patients regain memory.
The IET has named the winners of its 2015 Achievement Awards, including a prolific inventor who was one of the original developers of the compact disc.
Tim Peake, the first Briton to go to the International Space Station on a trip funded by the UK government, has spoken to E&T amidst his busy training schedule.
The main cause of traffic accidents is human error, but sorting out the tech challenges of driverless cars solves only half the problem.
Can eye-tracking technology move beyond niche applications and into the mainstream - and would you want it to?
By 2021, a subsea cable built across the North Sea from Norway will provide enough power for 750,000 British homes, but with untouched hydro capacity in the UK, is this necessary?
Traditional bricks-and-mortar homes are set to become more intelligent and more energy-efficient in the next few years.
Professor Kevin Warwick is one of the UK's most immediately recognisable engineers, largely as a result of his groundbreaking work with robotics and artificial intelligence. These days he finds himself in more of a management role, in charge of research at Coventry University.
Despite its uninspiring Brutalist exterior, Radiant City in Marseille epitomises Le Corbusier's dream of a perfectly engineered and highly functional urban dwelling.
The growing use of silicon alternatives such as gallium nitride and silicon carbide is forcing changes in electronic modelling and design software
Smart automated factories are now crucial in how processes operate, and it is sensors that drive the change.
A low-fuel engine that accelerates a spacecraft slowly over many years could open up new possibilities for solar system exploration.
Ships are dumped in the street after an 8.3 magnitude earthquake and powerful waves hit areas of central Chile
Flames from the Valley Fire covering a hillside along Highway 29 in Lower Lake, California, USA
BMW CEO Harald Krueger collapses during his presentation at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany
The Les Paul memorabilia exhibit on display at The Hard Rock Cafe, New York City - part of the Les Paul 100th anniversary celebrations
A boy rides his bicycle past a collapsed house after Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal
An Andy-Warhol-inspired work by Emanuele Niri on display at the 3D Printing show in New York
The face of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial stared back at Billy Harley, owner of the Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye, from inside the tree trunk Harley was chopping to make firewood for the bar of his hotel
One view from the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory, in Sao Sebastiao do Uatuma, which monitors conditions in the middle of the Amazon forest
A 5mm-square nano-sized Bible on a semiconductor. The tiny Bible contains the original Greek version of the New Testament
Viktorija Pashuta, a photographer from Latvia, imagines what social networks would look like if humanised
The 40-seater Bio-Bus, the UK's first bus powered by gas generated from food waste and human sewage
Control your drinking this Christmas with the literal half pint glass, available from web retailers www.gettingpersonal.co.uk
3 October 2015
There are already talks of creating Smart Cities or cities that will morph into IT-enabled ones. But what about Smart Vehicles or rather clean vehicles which carry the promise of green technology?
1 October 2015
The one sign I wasn't expecting to see on a recent visit to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming was the one by the side of the nature reserve's mini-Grand Canyon showing a four-bladed 'copter with a red bar through it. But it didn't take long to work out why.
Should we use social media to cover political events?
Guy Clapperton is author of several books on social media and other digital comms issues, as well as a public speaker and media commentator on technology in newspapers such as the Guardian and the Times
Andrea Kates is CEO of LaunchPad Central, a San Fransisco-based technology company specialising in the commercialisation of innovation. She is also author of the best-selling business book ‘Find Your Next’
Social media platforms are flawed for reporting political events such as election campaigns
We consider the myriad security challenges facing IT professionals today.
On the issues facing chip designers today.
A comprehensive look at the issues surrounding data centres, pulling together articles, news and other content from the E&T archives.
The technology of music: writing, recording, producing and mastering.
The new technologies available for treatment of the world's ageing population.
The history and technology of that most famous of shipwrecks: RSS Titanic.
Enterprise ICT is becoming ever-more environmentally-aware. What are the key imperatives driving this change, and how is it affecting technological deployment? E&T reports.
Covering all aspects of space travel and exploration, from Yuri Gagarin's historic first orbit to the latest innovations.
About the production and use of biofuels and the advancement in technology, policy, and investment.
"The benefits of footing the bill to put a British astronaut in space amount to more than just a restorative for national pride"
- Most new diesel cars have high emissions, study finds
- Automotive cyber-security concerns 'could shape future car design'
- ‘Plug and play’ biomass technology could save power station
- Text message tweak to appointment alerts could save NHS millions
- EU mobile roaming charges to be scrapped
- Self-repairing flexible material created by Spanish researchers