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30 Nov

Ford and Walmart Want Self-Driving Cars to Deliver Your Groceries

Ford and Walmart are looking out for introverts who don’t want to go shopping in public or deal with delivery drivers.

 Past November, the two companies announced that they were teaming up with delivery service Postmates to develop a service in which self-driving cars transport Walmart goods right to customers’ homes — saving them from ever having to leave their houses or interact with another human being.


07 Jun

World Cup 2018: BBC to show tournament in Ultra HD & virtual reality

Users will be transported to a fully immersive stadium experience, through headsets, as if they are sitting in their own hospitality box. All 33 matches broadcast by the BBC will be available for free on BBC Sport's VR 2018 World Cup app.


03 Mayo

F8 2018: Sharing to Stories, AR Camera Effects, Oculus Go and More Highlights from Day 1

Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the day with a keynote on how we’re taking a broader view of our responsibility by not only giving people powerful tools, but also making sure those tools are used for good. He discussed our responsibility to keep building new services that bring people together in meaningful new ways across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus.


22 Marz

Google is adopting blockchain-like technology

Google is planning to adopt a blockchain-like ledger system, people familiar with the situation told Bloomberg. Google will use the tech, the report states, as a means of differentiating its cloud business from rivals. The company would also supposedly license the ledger system so that other companies could run it on their own servers.


21 Feb

Samsung Galaxy S9: Everything We Know So Far 

With Mobile World Congress just around the corner, we're getting ready for a stack of announcements from most of the big smartphone vendors. And at the top of the list of new phones is the Samsung Galaxy S9. Samsung's flagship smartphone sets the agenda for many of the others and is part of the Korean manufacturer's ongoing game of catch-up and leapfrog with their main rival Apple.

 What can we expect from the Galaxy S9? Let's take a look at the most credible leaks and rumours.