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14th November 2018

World's first 7nm GPUs

Chip giant AMD has unveiled the world's first 7 nanometre GPUs, offering a 58% improvement in transistor density.

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3rd November 2018

World's largest neuromorphic supercomputer is operational

The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer, the million-core 'SpiNNaker' machine, has been switched on by the University of Manchester, England.

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1st November 2018

World's first commercial foldable smartphone

Royole Corporation has introduced the world's first commercial foldable smartphone, a combined mobile phone and tablet with a flexible screen, called the Royole FlexPai.

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31st October 2018

Bitcoin alone could push global warming above 2°C within 15 years

A new study finds that if Bitcoin is adopted at similar rates that other technologies have been incorporated, then it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033.

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25th October 2018

New technology to allow 100 times faster Internet

Groundbreaking new technology could allow 100 times faster Internet by harnessing twisted light beams to carry more data and process it faster.

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21st October 2018

VR can enhance empathy

A study by Stanford University finds that the use of virtual reality can induce greater compassion in people than other forms of media.

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13th October 2018

World's fastest camera: 10 trillion frames per second

The world's fastest camera, able to film 10 trillion frames per second, has been announced by a team of researchers from the U.S. and Canada.

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9th October 2018

Intel reveals 9th generation CPUs

Chipmaker Intel has revealed a new desktop lineup, which includes the world's best ever gaming processor, a 28-core workstation powerhouse and up to 5.0 GHz single-core turbo frequency.

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2nd October 2018

Satellite company will partner with Amazon to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) network

Telecommunications company Iridium is collaborating with Amazon on the development of "CloudConnect" – the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that will offer truly global coverage for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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20th September 2018

Swiss tech company raises $80m for holographic AR displays in cars

WayRay has announced $80 million in Round C funding. This new investment will enable the development of futuristic, holographic AR solutions for cars.

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11th September 2018

Graphene enables clock rates in the terahertz range

Graphene – an ultrathin material consisting of a single layer of interlinked carbon atoms – is considered a promising candidate for the nanoelectronics of the future. In theory, it should allow clock rates up to a thousand times faster than today’s silicon-based electronics.

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24th July 2018

1000-fold increase in computer storage capacity

Scientists report a new technique, based on quickly removing or replacing single hydrogen atoms, which can provide a thousand-fold increase in solid-state memory density.

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20th July 2018

Rising sea levels threaten Internet infrastructure

A new study has concluded that thousands of miles of buried Internet infrastructure could be damaged or destroyed by rising sea levels within 15 years.

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10th July 2018

Supercomputer will simulate "entire regions" of the mouse brain

Researchers from the Blue Brain Project – which aims to create a digital reconstruction of the brain – have announced the deployment of a next-generation supercomputer.

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30th June 2018

New standard allows SD cards to reach a theoretical maximum of 128TB

A new technical specification will enable SD cards to achieve a theoretical maximum storage capacity of 128 terabytes with a transfer speed of 985 megabytes per second.

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