Scottish scientists have developed a liquid battery which could charge electric cars in seconds. The technology uses a metal oxide – described by researchers as an “exotic rust” – that can be charged with electricity when added to water.
Faster broadband has driven a £9bn surge in turnover for businesses, according to new government figures. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) says superfast broadband has now reached almost five million homes and businesses.
In the near future, students of Saint Louis University will be accompanying a new AI friend in their living spaces. This week the School announced a bold new plan to redesign student living spaces with a whopping 2,300 Amazon Echo Dot speakers.
The Vietnam government decided to embark on a number of projects to build large solar power facilities in the country and encouraged large companies to invest in the sector in order to prevent anticipated power shortages due to the recent cancellation of nuclear power plant construction projects.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy learned something about Twitter this week, and it had nothing to do with the supposed censorship of right-wing users. The California Republican sent a tweet on Friday complaining that conservatives were being censored on Twitter.
The Chinese Communist Party has shown its willingness to welcome Google back into China under the condition of complying with Chinese laws, which include Beijing’s alleged right to censor the internet.
New laws that could compel global technology companies to assist Australian spy agencies and police have been labelled “aggressive” by some security experts.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed a formal complaint against Facebook for allowing landlords to target specific racial groups or other demographic groups in violation of the Fair Housing Act.