Category: technology

The low-cost mini satellites bringing mobile to the world
February 22, 2018 technology

Large chunks of the planet are still of out of reach of mobile phone signals – that’s about four billion people without access to digital communications. But this could change thanks to shrinking satellite sizes and costs.

How lasers and robo-feeders are transforming fish farming
February 19, 2018 technology

Fish farming is big business – the industry now produces about 100 million tonnes a year – and with salmon prices soaring, producers are turning to lasers, automation and artificial intelligence to boost production and cut costs.

Is boasting good or bad for business?
February 15, 2018 technology

Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, yet has a business culture that discourages bragging about its success.

Car industry: Who’s the biggest of them all?
February 13, 2018 technology

The biggest carmakers on the planet are posting their sales numbers for 2017 – so who is officially ranked number one?

Did couple vlogging on YouTube ruin my relationship?
Image February 12, 2018 technology

Two years ago, my boyfriend Jack and I started a YouTube channel uncovering what it’s like to be in a gay interracial relationship.

Love and dating after the Tinder revolution
February 12, 2018 technology

How many couples will have met online this Valentine’s Day? More than ever before is the safe answer, as online dating continues to sweep the world.

Could plant-based plastics help tackle waste pollution?
Image February 9, 2018 technology

We know that plastic waste is a big problem for the planet – our oceans are becoming clogged with the stuff and we’re rapidly running out of landfill sites. Only 9% is recycled. Burning it contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. So could plant-based alternatives and better recycling provide an answer?

‘I didn’t even meet my potential employers’
February 9, 2018 technology

As companies rely more on machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to find the right job candidates, is recruitment in danger of losing that personal touch?

How violent revolution gave birth to a global brand
February 9, 2018 technology

As bullets whistled down the streets and tear gas swirled through the air like a toxic fog, Florin and Mariuca Talpes knew that their lives would never be the same again.

Deepfakes porn has serious consequences
February 9, 2018 technology

In recent weeks there has been an explosion in what has become known as deepfakes: pornographic videos manipulated so that the original actress’s face is replaced with somebody else’s.