Alexa gets smarter about calendar appointments

As digital assistants improve, we’re learning new things to expect from them, but the tasks that a real-life assistant may have handled before can...

Zuckerberg avoided tough questions thanks to short EU testimony format

Mark Zuckerberg got to cherry-pick the questions he wanted to answer from EU Parliament after it spent an hour taking turns rattling off...

Trump-Kim summit: Commemorative coin sparks ridicule

The coin hails "peace talks" between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un but critics say it may not even happen.

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

The Chancellor pledges full-fibre connections for most homes and businesses by 2025.

Hawaii volcano lava flows into power plant site

Emergency crews remove highly flammable substances amid fears "a very deadly gas" could be released.

Baidu spins out its global ad business to sharpen its focus...

Baidu, the Chinese search giant, is spinning out its business unit responsible for utility apps and its mobile ad business to sharpen its...

Italian populists’ PM candidate Conte facing CV scrutiny

Giuseppe Conte, 54, is accused of embellishing his academic record on his official CV.

Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

Today’s the day for SpaceX’s launch of Iridium’s NEXT communications satellites and a pair of twin birds from NASA that will monitor the...

The Kata Containers project launches version 1.0 of its lightweight VMs...

The Kata Containers project, the first non-OpenStack project hosted by the OpenStack Foundation, today launched version 1.0 of its system for running isolated container...

Drink-a-day startup Hooch raises $5M as it plans blockchain initiative

Right on the heels of launching its concierge service Hooch Black, Hooch announced today that it has raised $5 million in seed funding. The company’s...