Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times

Millions of passengers pass through UK airports every year, and those numbers are projected to double by 2050. New technology has been developed that uses a combination of facial... Read more »

Bionic seagull takes flight in Beijing

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Apple Card can be damaged by wallets and jeans

Image copyright APple Apple has advised owners of its new credit card to keep it away from leather and denim. Keeping the card in a leather wallet or in... Read more »

Contactless cards could get fingerprint upgrade

New technology that could give a further layer of security when using a bank card has been trialled. A fingerprint reader is built into the card itself. It stores... Read more »

Robot battles wrongly banned for ‘animal cruelty’

YouTube has restored some videos of robots fighting after wrongly removing hundreds for displaying a “deliberate infliction of animal suffering or the forcing of animals to fight”. Sarah Pohorecky,... Read more »

Google and Mozilla move to stop Kazakhstan ‘snooping’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government of Kazakhstan has been accused of using security certificates to spy on net users Google and Mozilla have moved to block... Read more »

Millions of old gadgets ‘stockpiled in drawers’

Image copyright BBC News Image caption Louise and her family’s hoard of old technology is typical of a UK household “Ten phones, two laptops, digital cameras… all just sitting... Read more »

#BulletJournal: Seven million beautiful ways to save money

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I bought a house thanks to my bullet journal” Many of us might not have heard of bullet journals but they... Read more »

‘World’s oldest webcam’ to be switched off

Image copyright Fogcam Image caption The cam started in 1994 and still reflects early webpage style The world’s oldest continuously working webcam is being switched off after 25 years.... Read more »

The International 2019: What does it take to become a gaming millionaire?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The final of the International 2018 in Vancouver, where teams competed in the game Dota 2 The numbers are dizzying: more than $33m... Read more »