Googlers Made Google Maps Wheelchair-Friendly In Their Spare Time

Googlers Made Google Maps Wheelchair-Friendly In Their Spare Time

Oscar Williams  20.12.2016
Google Maps, the world’s most popular map app, now indicates whether locations are wheelchair-friendly. The new feature is designed...
The 2016 Google Results Of What You've Been Searching For Sums Up The Year Perfectly

The 2016 Google Results Of What You've Been Searching For Sums Up The Year Perfectly

Sophie Gallagher  15.12.2016
We all know there is no argument that cannot be ended with a quick Google, and our increasing reliance on the global search engine means...
Google Reportedly Ditches Plan To Build Its Own Driverless Car

Google Reportedly Ditches Plan To Build Its Own Driverless Car

Oscar Williams  13.12.2016
Google is scaling back its driverless car ambitions, moving efforts away from manufacturing the car, to focus on the software instead,...
Is Romance On The Decline In The UK? Google Says No

Is Romance On The Decline In The UK? Google Says No

Robert Lane  12.12.2016
The all-time peak was at the end of 2015, as people rushed to buy engagement rings for new year proposals. I expect the peak will be beaten...
Google Will Be Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy From 2017

Google Will Be Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy From 2017

Oscar Williams  7.12.2016
Google has announced its data centres and offices will be powered entirely by renewable energy from 2017, setting the pace for...
Facebook, Google, Twitter And Microsoft Join Forces To Tackle Terrorist Content

Facebook, Google, Twitter And Microsoft Join Forces To Tackle Terrorist Content

Oscar Williams  6.12.2016
Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft have joined forces to curb the dissemination of terrorist content on their platforms.  The...
A Dangerous New Android Virus Has Already Breached Over A Million Accounts

A Dangerous New Android Virus Has Already Breached Over A Million Accounts

Thomas Tamblyn  1.12.2016
Android smartphones have become victim to a powerful new piece of malware called ‘Gooligan’ with over a million devices...
Why Robots In The Office Underline The Need For Greater Workplace Trust

Why Robots In The Office Underline The Need For Greater Workplace Trust

Tom McQueen  1.12.2016
Clearly the UK requires digital leadership at the highest level to address some of the issues around the introduction of AI. So, I was...
Give Your Computer The Beautiful Screensaver It Deserves

Give Your Computer The Beautiful Screensaver It Deserves

Thomas Tamblyn  30.11.2016
While Google+ might not be the world’s most popular social network, it does however have one incredibly useful feature:...
Is Wearable Technology Ushering In A Brave New Healthy World?

Is Wearable Technology Ushering In A Brave New Healthy World?

Philip Woods  24.11.2016
Wearable health technology is being explored for a whole range of illness such as depression, asthma and multiple sclerosis. In an increasingly...
Artificial Intelligence Set To Take Over The World

Artificial Intelligence Set To Take Over The World

Reuven Cohen  24.11.2016
In a world dominated by AI, getting multiple pages of results listed by some arbitrary algorithm is pointless. Services like Siri have...
The NHS Is Enlisting Google's Artificial Intelligence Team To Help Save Your Life

The NHS Is Enlisting Google's Artificial Intelligence Team To Help Save Your Life

Oscar Williams  22.11.2016
The Royal Free NHS Trust has signed a five year deal with Google to process 1.6 million patients’ data in a radical attempt to save...
When Our News Has Become An Algorithm, How Can We Know What Is True?

When Our News Has Become An Algorithm, How Can We Know What Is True?

Ryan Browne  18.11.2016
It sounds like a posthuman dystopian nightmare - that the technology which we use on a daily basis is spreading misinformation as fact,...