Chinese tech companies are selling more than just phones and tablets to people using bitcoin


A lot of people are buying smartphones and tablets with bitcoin, with Chinese tech giants selling $6 billion worth of the digital currency in the first half of the year.That’s more than twice as much as Apple and Google combined, according to research firm IDC.The big takeaway: China’s digital currency is being used as a […]

When Recode’s new technology breaks the news for the first time: ‘We’re still on the ground’


The Recode technology team has a lot on our plate right now.First up, the company has announced the launch of a new news feed.We’re announcing this news feed to help you stay up to date on all the big tech news happening right now, right from the tech world at large.But there are a lot […]

Maxar announces ‘next generation’ autonomous truck with fully self-driving technology


The world’s largest truck maker, Maxar, has announced its next-generation autonomous truck, the Maxar EZ.Maxar said that the EZ is “the world’s most advanced self-driven vehicle” and will be used in the United States to replace conventional diesel trucks.It will have fully self driving capability and be available for commercial use by the end of […]

How to use the interactive mapping software called “Intermap” to get the latest news and insights from around the world


In this article we explain how to use Intermap to get a better sense of where you are in the world and how it can help you make sense of the news.The interactive map tool is built using information from around four million locations around the globe.When you zoom in on a city, you can […]

How to stop the ‘killer robots’


The future is shaping up to be much like the last one.Smart technology is going to play a bigger role in the world of business, education and healthcare than ever before.That’s the conclusion of a new report from the University of California, Berkeley.In the coming years, the research predicts that the number of new jobs […]

Which cable TV service will be the first to add online streaming to its services?


In addition to cable TV, consumers are getting their first taste of online streaming from Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services, but there’s also a chance that one or more of those services will eventually launch a live streaming service that’s entirely free.Hulu and Netflix, for instance, already offer live streaming video on […]

Israeli forces destroy 3,000 illegal settlement sites


Israel has demolished more than 3,200 illegal settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, marking a significant escalation of its campaign to stamp out settlement building.The army said on Thursday it had destroyed dozens of illegal structures built on private Palestinian land in the occupied territories, in addition to destroying dozens of homes and […]