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Facebook wants you to type with your mind

Facebook wants you to type with your mind

The social media giant is working on a headset that will allow users to type 100 words per minute with their thoughts

The Great Hack brings clarity to Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Great Hack brings clarity to Cambridge Analytica scandal

A Netflix documentary on the exploitation of Facebook data by the now defunct political consultancy is a timely warning to the unwary

A Peex at the potential future of live music

A Peex at the potential future of live music

With its wearable audio receiver, Peex is attempting to transform the live music experience by democratising the best seat in the house, writes Jack O’Kennedy

GadgetWatch: OnePlus takes on Huawei with its powerful 7 Pro

GadgetWatch: OnePlus takes on Huawei with its powerful 7 Pro

VR can be good for the mind

VR can be good for the mind

Workplaces will increasingly use virtual reality to help with employee wellbeing and training

Consumer brands giant pushing the envelope with recyclable products

Consumer brands giant pushing the envelope with recyclable products

Henkel's Rajat Agarwal, the company’s head of lifestyle and sportswear, said that it was making the shift because “sustainability is one of the most discussed topics globally”

Stop-start for new Amazon Go

Stop-start for new Amazon Go

Jeff Bezos and his company have spent seven years and hundreds of millions of dollars getting rid of cashiers, but will it pay off?

Facebook will see $5 billion fine as a small price to pay

Facebook will see $5 billion fine as a small price to pay

Shareholders at Facebook will have heaved a sigh of relief as the social media giant escaped with a fine but no further punishment or restrictions, for its breach of privacy

A tweak in the challenge for tech giants

A tweak in the challenge for tech giants

The announcement of a probe into some of the largest tech companies by the US Department of Justice will be unwelcome, though inevitable news for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter

Banks must adapt to rise of digital currency

Banks must adapt to rise of digital currency

The central banks in particular need to keep pace with technological shifts, because worrying about change won’t stop it happening

Gadget Watch: No frills as new Nokia model keeps it simple

Gadget Watch: No frills as new Nokia model keeps it simple

A far cry from the Olympian smartphones of today, the Nokia 1 Plus is efficient simplicity at its finest

Soaring the skies like Marty McFly

Soaring the skies like Marty McFly

A gaggle of intrepid firms are racing to produce flying cars, driverless delivery vehicles, solar-powered motors and more

Stranger things happen as fall in US Netflix users puts investors on alert

Stranger things happen as fall in US Netflix users puts investors on alert

The streaming service is spending huge sums on new content, but its second-quarter financial results recently were its worst since 2011

OpenSky’s deal with bot firm to give vital access to developers

OpenSky’s deal with bot firm to give vital access to developers

The deal follows the announcement earlier this year by OpenSky, which provides digital transformation and back-office automation services for government organisations, of an investment of €2.5 million

From Moon walk to space wars

From Moon walk to space wars

A new treaty is needed to outlaw all use of force in space, with clearly delineated – and reliably enforced – consequences for violations