Stagecoach trial the UK’s first single deck autonomous bus
The system uses multiple sensors such as radar, optical cameras and ultrasound to detect and avoid objects.
Project xCloud streaming service will be coming to the UK in October
Xbox’s new video gaming streaming service will begin a public beta test in the UK next month.
Amazon’s Echo Frames and Buds see Alexa break free of the home
Amazon has made its Alexa virtual assistant wearable and wireless for the first time, taking the AI helper out of the home or car.
AI-powered sign language book app comes to iOS
The Huawei-made app uses AI and a smartphone’s camera to recognise words on a page.
Age of self-regulation in tech is over, Microsoft president says
Brad Smith said the sector should be more strictly regulated, but not at the expense of innovation.
Amazon Alexa users can now ask the AI assistant to speak more slowly
The update is part of plans to improve interactions with the virtual helper.
Facebook brings its video-calling Portal devices to UK
The video-calling devices will include WhatsApp support, but privacy concerns have been raised about Facebook’s move into smart home products.
AI is used to combat the live streaming of terrorist attacks
From October Facebook and Met Police team up to combat the live streaming of terrorist attacks.
Square launches modern replacement for ‘outdated’ payment terminals
The new Square Terminal accepts all debit and credit cards, as well as contactless and mobile payments, and can be used to manage the wider business.