Apple could be forced to change its iPhone charger yet again.Phone makers are being targeted by the European Parliament as it tries to ensure that all phones have the same ports and charging wires.
The European Parliament is calling for common chargers to be introduced that would fit all mobile phones and tablets. Although technology companies have previously been encouraged to work together on developing a universal charger, officials say "voluntary agreements between different industry
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The case for ... cities where you're the sensor, not the thing being sensed. Imagine your smartphone knew everything about the city – but the city didn’t know anything about you. Wouldn’t that be ‘smarter’ than our current surveillance dystopia? Guardian Cities is concluding with ‘The case for .
A breakthrough in genetic research has solved the mystery of why children in the close-knit Amish community in the northeast US kept dying suddenly, and with no apparent explanation.The deaths occurred when the children were playing and running around, and one family lost four childrenover an eight year
OTTAWA — The Canadian military is looking for help taking out the trash in space.Over the last two years, the military's Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security program has awarded 16 contracts totalling $4.8 million to Canadian companies and university researchers to find ways to identify
Google's parent company Alphabet has reached a valuation of one trillion dollars for the first time, making it only the fourth US-listed company to hit the milestone.
An artificial intelligence learning technique has been used to make a breakthrough in understanding several previously unexplained features of the human brainResearchers at Google-owned DeepMind discovered that a recent development in computer science regarding reinforcement learning could be applied
If the accumulation of energy in our oceans from greenhouse gas emissions continues to escalate at the rate observed in 2019, Earth’s climate will become more extreme than what we have already experienced this century.
The mystery of how birds fly, morphing their wings into a variety of shapes that allow unparalleled feats of soaring and diving, has finally been solved by scientists.
Microsoft has said it will remove more carbon from the environment than it emits within 10 years and challenged other rich companies to do the same.
Just as the camera’s focus navigates viewers’ eyes, sound tells them where to target their attention within the frame. Sound design, editing and mixing often go under the radar in the slew of Hollywood awards ceremonies occurring throughout January and February, but they are just as important to how
An innate ability to “go fetch” without any training may be the reason dogs became man’s best friend, scientists have discovered.
Ancient fossil 'may prove scorpion was first land-dwelling animal'Fossil is earliest evidence of breathing structure compatible with life on land, scientists say
Twitter has apologised for allowing ads on its service that micro-target neo-Nazis and homophobes as it grapples with the spread of hate groups online.
Nearly one million seabirds died in one year during an “unprecedented” mass die-off caused by a huge area of unusually warm water known as “the blob”, according to scientists.More than 60,000 dead common murres, a fish-eating species, were found severely emaciated on beaches from central California north
We’re officially in the age of streaming. Netflix, Amazon, Apple, BBC – all the big players have platforms to allow you to watch their content on demand, thanks to the wonders of the internet.
A startup focused on "invisible computing" has unveiled a smart contact lens which delivers an augmented reality display in a user's field of vision.
Cows tell each other how they feel through their moos, according to a new study.The animals have individual vocal characteristics and change their pitch depending on their emotions, according to research by the University of Sydney.
One million birds are feared dead due to an unprecedented heatwave over an enormous stretch of the Pacific known as "the blob". The so-called blob refers to a record-breaking patch of warm water that formed between late 2013 and 2016 due to a powerful weather phenomenon called El Nino . Millions
WhatsApp is working on the final tweaks to its long-awaited dark mode feature, according to beta testers of the popular messaging app.The Dark Theme mode is designed to make it easier to view messages in low light conditions, as well as help conserve battery, and has been teased by the Facebook-owned