uber-taxi

The Digest: Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Computer Security, Google, Internet, iPhone, Microsoft, The Digest, Transport, Travel Gadgets, Windows Leave a Comment

Uber taxi firm promises 50,000 jobs under 'new' Europe deal | BBC News "The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber has said he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe. Travis Kalanick told a conference in Munich that Uber could create 50,000 jobs as part of a…

Read more | Comments (0)

google-glass

Google dumps Google Glass

James O'Malley Gadgets, Google Leave a Comment

Google has announced that it is to stop selling Google Glass "in its present form", effectively killing off the wearable headset for the time being. According to the BBC, Google will still be supporting existing users of the device, after it stops selling it next week. This apparently coincides with a structural shuffle inside Google…

Read more | Comments (0)

facebook-work

The Digest: Facebook restricts violent videos… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Facebook, Gadgets, Google, Internet, The Digest Leave a Comment

Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos | BBC News "Facebook has begun placing warnings over videos posted to its site, stating their contents might 'shock, offend and upset' if viewed. The alerts prevent the videos from automatically playing in feeds unless they are clicked, unlike other clips. The site is also preventing…

Read more | Comments (0)

microsoft-fitness-band

The Digest: Microsoft unveils fitness band… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Motoring, Uncategorized, Video games, Wearables 1 Comment

Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device | The BBC "Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones. The Microsoft Band will retail for $199 (£125) on the company's online store. The device can operate for two…

Read more | Comments (0)

apple-1-computer

The Digest: First Apple computer sells for £570,000… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Movies, Twitter, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

First Apple computer sells for £570,000 | ShortList Magazine "One of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's Apple I computers has sold at auction for an astonishing $905,000 (£570,000) to an unnamed buyer. Originally hand-made by Steve Wozniak in 1976, it's believed to be one of the first 50 models made in Wozniak's family…

Read more | Comments (0)

How Star Trek predicted the future

Stuart O'Connor Augmented reality, Biotechnology, Computers, Crazy Future Stuff, Features, Gadgets, Home Appliances, iPad, iPhone, Mobile phones, PDAs, Phablets, Round ups, Science, Smartphones, Space, Tablet, Tablet PC, TVs, Wearables Leave a Comment

Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was a visionary man. He foresaw a future in which humanity had learned to live together in peace and harmony. A future in which the people of Earth had joined forces with alien races to…

Read more | Comments (0)