Technology (UK)

British drone pilots fighting ISIS from afar might get medals for the first time

British drone pilots who fight the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) daily even though they have never set foot on the battlefield could be awarded …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Mirai Malware Mastermind Extradited To The United Kingdom

A hacker, who used the Mirai botnet to conduct attacks on UK banks, was extradited from Germany to the United Kingdom.<p>Daniel Kaye, 29, of Surrey, …

Security

Kid Planet: 55+ Global Startups Focused On Babies & Children

China is a strong international force in the baby and kids tech space, boasting more $100M+ mega-deals than any other country.<p>While the US has taken …

Venture Capital

Are the Scottish Government's electric vehicle plans viable?

One of the leaders of the Scottish motoring industry is questioning First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's ambitious push towards electric vehicles. You …

Electric Vehicles

Scotland Will Phase Out Gas and Diesel Cars By 2032

This is eight years ahead of the U.K.'s goal of eliminating new fossil fuel powered vehicles by 2040.<p>via Getty Images<p>To Americans, Scotland is mostly …

Electric Vehicles

Oil-rich Scotland wants to go all-electric with phase out of new petrol and diesel cars by 2032

Don’t get high on your own supply. Norway showed that to be true with its rapid adoption of electric vehicles despite being an oil rich country.<p>Now Scotland follows with its own new target to phase out new petrol and diesel cars by 2032 – ahead of recent targets by other countries.<p>Both France and …

Tesla

Scotland plans to make petrol and diesel cars obsolete by 2032

It's become pretty clear that the petrol and diesel cars are enjoying their final days in the sun, what with both the English and French governments vowing to phase them out by 2040. Their future goal gives them more than two decades to support the major carmakers as they transition to greener fuel …

Electric Vehicles

European Warehouse Owners Loving Online Shopping Growth

While European retail landlords are concerned about the growth of online shopping, there’s another group of landlords and investors who are loving it: those that own warehouses and distribution centers.<p>Consider Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest commercial property owner. Earlier this year, …

eCommerce

More renewable power is entering our grids, making clean driving even cleaner

Clean Driving Records<p>The landscape of personal transportation is changing dramatically. We’re beginning to see the cars of the future taking to the …

Renewable Energy

Investigation into Twitter trolling of chief constable also found serving officers had posted racist comments online

Police in Northern Ireland hired a private security firm to investigate Twitter trolls after the Chief Constable was subjected to a series of attacks on social media.<p>The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) ordered the investigation last year after George Hamilton, the Chief Constable, …

Northern Ireland

Experts used to trace suspected Twitter trolls in PSNI

A private cyber security firm has been involved in a year-long probe into the anonymous Twitter accounts of officers and staff within the Police …

News (Ireland)

English rugby set for new concussion test

Aug 30, 2017<p>The Aviva Premiership and RFU Championship are set to trial a saliva test this season with the hope that it will diagnose concussion and …

Rugby Union

Virtual reality game helps dementia research

August 29 2017<p>Sea Hero Quest, a game which collects data on players' spacial navigation to help research dementia, launches a virtual reality version …

UK News

Europe’s VR landscape continues to grow rapidly despite market slowdown

Last November I covered how Europe’s VR meetup community has more than doubled in its member base of freelancers, startups and companies. The booming region has given rise to the likes of EUVR, a nonprofit organization dedicated to maturing the VR industry in Europe by offering platforms and …

Series B Round

How to correct language settings in Windows 10

Windows 10 has many regional versions which can produce keyboard oddities. Here's how to correct these problems.<p>Being a technologist makes you an …

Microsoft

The Complaint Box?

Twitter has proved to be a vastly versatile platform over the years – but has the facilitated interaction between brands and customers turned it into …

Brands

2040 - Are we going to be ready for the great electric revolution?

With only 23 and a half years to go until the traditional internal combustion engine is forced out of the showrooms, we ask Scottish industry expert …

Electric Vehicles

Oldham Evening Chronicle in Administration

Paul Flint and Jonathan Maston of KPMG LLP were appointed joint administrators of Hirst, Kidd & Rennie Ltd, the company which produces the Oldham …

Manchester

Can Blockchain really save the Brexit Bacon?

<i>[Editorial co-authored by Susie McAleer of 21c Consultancy & David Brunnen, Groupe Intellex]</i><p>Brexit=uncertainty. Business leaders have no idea how …

Bitcoin

Electric Car Chargers to Outnumber Gas Stations in Great Britain Within 3 Years, Nissan Says

The King is dead, long live the King.<p>motor1.com<p>The key to the successful launch of long-range electric cars isn't just perfecting the cars …

Electric Vehicles

Apple estimated to build only 500,000 HomePods for December launch

David Ho, president of Taiwanese contract manufacturer Inventec Appliances, suggested during an earnings conference today that a high-profile smart …

United Kingdom

Historic England lists London cabbies' hut and Yorkshire "hobbit's home"

A London cabbies' shelter, a turf-covered home in Yorkshire and a Royal Navy intelligence-gathering station in Durham are among five new building …

England

AUDI D2 S8 QUATTRO

• Engine layout: <b>Front Engined</b><br>• Aspiration: <b>Normally Aspirated</b><br>• Engine size (Litres): <b>4.2</b><br>• Engine configuration: <b>8 cylinder</b><br>• Cylinder layout: <b>Na</b><br>• Cylinders: <b>8</b><br>• Engine …

Trucks

No Northern Ireland Assembly means no change to 1955 e-bike law: Stormont officials

Stormont officials have said the lack of a working political system in Northern Ireland means out-dated laws around the use of e-bikes will not be …

UK News

Halfords suspends sale of e-bikes in Northern Ireland due to 'confusing' legislation

Cyclists using electric bikes have to undergo testing, have insurance and a motorcycle licence - but only in Northern Ireland, it's been revealed.<p>The …

UK News

Wayne Welsh: Louisiana Cop Resigns After Posting Racist Facebook Memes, His Boss Says He Meant No Offense

A Louisiana assistant police chief has resigned after posting racist memes on Facebook, <i>The Sacramento Bee</i> is reporting.<p>Wayne Welsh was, until this …

Social Media

A ban on diesel and petrol cars – not anytime soon in SA

The Automobile Association (AA) says it has received a number of queries following reports that the United Kingdom will ban all new petrol and diesel …

Electric Vehicles

Seat Ibiza Hatchback was Northern Ireland's fastest selling used car in July

The 2016 Seat Ibiza Hatchback was Northern Ireland's fastest selling used car in July 2017, according to new figures.<p>Data from Auto Trader shows the …

News (Ireland)

Did you know these 5 interesting UK IoT Startups and their innovations?

The United Kingdom (UK) has one of the most vibrant startup communities in the world. There are many initiatives, especially post-BREXIT, taken to …

Internet of Things

UK ban on diesel and petrol vehicles - what this means for SA

The Automobile Association (AA) has received a number of queries following reports that the United Kingdom will ban all new petrol and diesel …

Electric Vehicles