Voice interfaces are becoming increasingly popular.
'Intelligent' voice interfaces like Alexa and Siri are much hyped, but they have limitations, not all of which can be solved with better technology.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and some very fast cars for The Grand Tour.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
We're used to debating the region's environment. But far-western Brazil has lots of urban problems too.
Giant otters were prized for their dense fur.
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Land animals were able to find refuge in the depths of the forest. But aquatic species weren't so lucky.
Over the next few years, drones are going to take to the skies en masse – and cities will need to accommodate them.
Amazon's voice-controlled personal assistant device is coming to the UK and bringing smart homes with it.
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With the economy in its worst slump for decades, environmental protection may be on the chopping block.
Something’s not right.
Social media feedback has made businesses think twice about what makes a good customer.
Here's the technology Amazon needs to get right for drone deliveries – and what it will mean for everyone else.
All accounted for in Babylon. Belshazzar’s Feast by Rembrandt.
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The number crunchers who helped create our capitalist world have been measuring the world since ancient times.
The court ruling will keep all internet traffic treated equally.
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If you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating this week. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in.
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They kill thousands of animals and people every year by spreading rabies. New research findings could solve the problem.
Pay TV is growing globally, and programming data is now up for grabs.
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A move by the US to open up more competition in pay-TV has sparked a debate about TV viewing data.
The future’s bright… the future’s virtual?
As more companies move towards intelligent, natural voice controlled devices, is the writing on the wall for the keyboard and mouse?
Cofounder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a keynote address at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Because Netflix continually upends established business models, evaluating the company can difficult.
Local voices are more important than ever in a time of global oligopolies.
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In a global era dominated by Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google, we need to find persuasive, creative ways to answer those who claim the national and local are now irrelevant. If we don't, we will become invisible.
Far from safe.
Previous attempts to revitalise one of Britain's best-known retail brands have gone awry. Has the rot gone too far this time?
Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff drives his vehicle called “Arma de Instruccion Masiva” (weapon of mass instruction) through Buenos Aries. What is Australia doing to protect its publishing industry?
Books contain ideas. They enable minds to shine. Our publishing industry is under pressure on many fronts – yet cultural matters seem of little significance to the federal government.
Opening the artificial mind to public review and improvement.
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The world's largest technology companies are making public the programming and hardware designs at the center of their businesses.
A red-and-green macaw in the Amazon.
New data have revealed a disturbing trend in forest loss: the hearts of the world's forests are disappearing. To stop them bleeding out, we'll have to say 'no' to some developments.