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CES 2017: Car-makers choose virtual assistants

Image copyright Hyundai Image caption Hyundai has teamed up with Google to allow users of Google Home to lock their cars remotely, among other features Four leading car brands have announced deals with three tech giants to add virtual assistants

One man's mission to walk Great Wall of China with a drone

Image copyright Wild Wall William Lindesay has been obsessed with the Great Wall of China since seeing it in a school atlas as a child, and last year embarked on an epic journey to fulfil a lifelong ambition – to

CES 2017: The hi-tech exercise bike for three-year-olds

Fisher-Price has created an exercise bicycle for three-year-olds, which it has put on show at the CES tech expo in Las Vegas. The Smart Cycle plugs into a TV, so that the youngsters can be shown educational games as they

CES 2017: Razer gaming laptop has not one but three screens

Image copyright Razer Image caption Razer claims its three-screened concept laptop is a world first Gaming PC maker Razer has unveiled a concept laptop with three fold-out 4K screens at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. The firm claims

CES 2017: AmpMe app offers free alternative to wireless speakers

A free app synchs smartphones so they play music in unison, creating a free alternative to expensive wireless sound systems. Source link

'A major bank will fail'

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Could a bank go under following a major hacking theft in 2017? If 2016 seemed politically tumultuous, 2017 promises to be equally tumultuous on the technology front. The pace of change is accelerating at a

CES 2017: Solos smart glasses help cyclists get fitter

A specialised type of smartglasses designed to help cyclists get fitter is on show at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Smartglasses as a category have failed to make much impact to date, but Solos believes there is untapped

CES 2017: Vacuum sucks bugs out of bed pillows

A vacuum designed to suck tiny bugs and other hidden causes of allergies out of bed pillows is on show at the CES tech expo in Las Vegas. Its Japanese maker says the product has already proven hugely popular in

CES 2017: Intel reveals credit card-sized modular computer

Intel has revealed a computer that is roughly the size of a credit card. The Compute Card can operate as a PC or act as the brains of other electronics. The US tech firm gave BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly an

Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 staff with AI

Image copyright AFP Image caption The World Economic Forum has said robots and AI could replace 5.1 million jobs by 2020 Science fiction has long imagined a future in which humans are ousted from their jobs by machines. For 34