Robots are rolling around San Francisco, but as robots get smarter what does their future in the technology hub hold?
Image copyright CandyFamily/YouTube Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children. If you’re not paying much attention, it might look like an ordinary video featuring Peppa Pig, the cheeky porcine star of her own animated series. But soon after pressing play on […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many young people interviewed didn’t realise area codes have geographical significance As landline usage continues to fall, a new Ofcom study suggests remembering phone numbers could soon be consigned to history. Between 2012 and 2017, time spent on landline calls plummeted from 103 billion minutes to 54 billion minutes. […]
Image copyright Mazda Image caption Mazda’s new petrol engine, “the sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030”, the world’s first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition Japanese carmaker Mazda has developed a more efficient petrol engine at a time when the industry steers toward electric vehicles. It said the compression ignition engine was up to 30% more fuel-efficient […]