Hackers could access millions of Android-powered phones via a multimedia message due to a newly discovered vulnerability in the heart of Google’s operating system.
Two UK hospitals will receive a unique machine capable of scanning and killing cancer at the same time.
The launch of Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 10 tomorrow will be a decisive moment for the once dominating software maker that has seen its influence slump in the last decade.
The UN has been urged to ban the use of artificial intelligence technology in weapons in an open letter signed by a host of the world's leading academics and businessmen.
A novel ultrasonic sensor suitable for producing 3D images of breast tissue more cheaply and safely than conventional technologies has been developed by British researchers.
The Japanese government has approved an increase in compensation payments for the Fukushima nuclear disaster to 7.07 trillion yen.
The makers of Germany's Leopard and France's Leclerc tanks will complete their long-planned merger on Wednesday.
American researchers have devised a method to effectively ‘reshape’ the solar spectrum by boosting low-energy infrared photons to make them capable of generating power inside photovoltaic cells.
The discovery of a previously unknown type of metal deformation and a method to suppress it could lead to more efficient machining, say researchers.
A joint task force set up by Britain and France to improve the use of data by businesses could unlock £42bn of economic growth across the EU, says Chancellor George Osborne.
Some of the busiest UK commuter lines will be able to decrease intervals between trains with a new traffic management system to be delivered by Hitachi Rail Europe.
This summer you no longer need to live on the coast if you want to experience the waves and get surfing: commercial wave pools have got bigger and better and are markedly safer than the unpredictable sea swell. But is there any comparison to the real thing?
Bigger is better, at least when it comes to peering into the infinity of space. Now three teams of astronomers are in a race to build the three largest telescopes in the world.
Exactly 200 years after the biggest recorded volcanic eruption in history, scientists are using robots and UAVs to unlock the secrets of today’s volcanoes.
As Norway prepares to shut down FM radio in 2017, will the UK follow suit?
China is pursuing an ambitious programme of hydroelectric expansion, with a series of ‘mega-dams’ on the way even bigger than the controversial Three Gorges project. But are there signs that this kind of hydropower might actually make climate change even worse?
More and more drones are skittering through rural skies, taking snapshots of the fields and providing farmers with various data about the soil and crops. Are they really necessary or just the latest gadget craze?
There is no shortage of concepts for new firefighting technology, but the need for practicality and affordability means that many of the most intriguing never get beyond the drawing board
Land Rover BAR is all set to mount the British challenge for the America’s Cup in 2017. However, for the Portsmouth-based company, engineering development and preliminary racing are already well under way.
It's 70 years since two devastating atomic bombs forced Japan's surrender and ended the Second World War. The energy in atoms has since been harnessed for peaceful ends, but an isolated Manhattan Project site shows both the promise of nuclear power and the limits of our ability to cope with it.
Superyachts are the ultimate status symbol that only the world’s richest people could ever dream of owning. Heesen’s boatyard in Oss in the Netherlands shows us how they are built and what you get for €75 million.
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
Bionic Boots, developed by Keahi Seymour from Solihull, UK. Inspired by the stride of an ostrich, high-tensile springs imitate the achilles of those animals to allow any human to run at approximately 25mph
Sculptor Olaf Holzapfel's installation 'Drei Bruecken' ('Three bridges') in the forest near Dresden, Germany.
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A model of a suspended monorail system on display at the 2014 China International Industry Fair in Shanghai, China
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28 July 2015
There must be a misprint in the Intel and Micron announcement of a new type of memory - their 3D Xpoint technology - "in more than 25 years". They must mean days, right? Because it's been a little over a month since the VLSI Technology Symposium in Kyoto, Japan held an entire session on crosspoint or 'X-point' memories in mid-June. They can't have missed that, can they? Or that numerous companies, including Micron, have announced their adoption of crosspoint memory technologies over the past two decades.
24 July 2015
So the Greeks folded their cards. The prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, sacked his game theorist finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, and abandoned the school of thought that believed the Germans could be outblackmailed in return for debt relief.
Was the Humans TV series any good?
Profile: Kevin Warwick
Kevin Warwick is well known for his research in cybernetics. He is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Coventry University and author of ‘Artificial Intelligence: the Basics’
Profile: David Wood
David Wood is chair at London Futurists and former CTO at Accenture Mobility. He has featured in T3’s list of ‘100 most influential people in technology.’
The TV series Humans accurately portrayed AI robots
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