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Apple confirms release of HomePod – the ‘smartest speaker on offer’

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Apple has confirmed it will release a smart speaker called HomePod, so you can chat to Siri all the time and not just on your phone.  It will be launched in December to compete with Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have ...

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Why Eating According To Your DNA Is The Future

The Vita Mojo concept hit us like a lightening bolt. My oldest friend Stefan Cantoiu and I were eating out at one of the top hotel’s in London, as a serial entrepreneur he’d returned to London from the USA and I was a Portfolio Manager in the City. We were both at a low ebb, we were burning the candle ...

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Apple WWDC 2017 UK Start Time And What To Expect

Apple’s WWDC 2017 will be kicking off on Monday night with the keynote livestream starting at 6PM UK time. Available to watch online or through Apple devices, the keynote is expected to contain details on iOS 11, a new version of OS X for Macs and MacBooks and even potentially the unveiling of a new ‘Siri speaker’ that will go ...

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Why We Should Let The Robots Win

The growth in interest in AI has been phenomenal, however with this seems to have come a flurry of debate conjuring images that Stephen Hawking’s darkest fears may soon become a reality – the robots are coming! This rather dystopian trend would lead us to believe that the human race is suffering because of ever-growing machine intelligence. And everyone seems ...

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This Plucky Little Robot Will Weed Your Garden For You

No matter how green fingered you are, no gardener enjoys the tedious (and never-ending) battle against weeds. Not to mention the back pain following a weekend spent crouched next to an overgrown flowerbed. But now a robot, Tertill, is here to “make gardening fun” again, according to creator Joe Jones, who was inspired to create the technology with Franklin Robotics, ...

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Time For A Digital Overhaul Of The Planning System?

Urban planning decides the layout and fabric of our cities. It influences the protection and use of the environment. It shapes how we live our lives. In many ways the planning system has done a good job: trying to balance competing demands for scarce resources and mediating between economic forces and the views of local communities. And, over the years, ...

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The Value Of Data In A Digital World

One of the most sought commodities today is data. The digitalization has given rise to a technical revolution that could be of the same magnitude as that by electricity. Data and the information it carries has great value for both commercial and non-commercial use cases and the chase for our personal data has just started. Companies realize that their customers ...

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Why The Future Of IoT Needs Blockchain And Distributed Ledgers

The Internet of Things is growing in potential and size at an accelerating pace. Connected devices already outnumber humans and will soon number in the tens of billions. In a few years, everything in your home, office, car and city will have connectivity baked into it and have “smart” capabilities. But for the IoT industry to manifest its full potential, ...

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Why Getting Girls To Code Starts At Home

A few weeks ago, I sat on a panel at the Wonder Women in Tech conference, discussing the challenges facing women in STEM industries. When discussing why so few girls study computing at university, the panel discussed a phenomenon that has played a huge role in creating this gender gap: marketing. My generation of women happened to grow up just as ...

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Bentley Bentayga Diesel Review

A Bentley is not the first object you would immediately think of as a haven for the latest technology. To be clear that is not an insult. The Crewe-based company has always taken pride in creating beautifully crafted luxury vehicles that while advanced in their own way, prefer to give you the feeling that you’re experiencing something timeless. Yet hidden ...

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