Google and Facebook join rights groups to fight Australia’s encryption bill

Unusual alliance calls on government to ‘slow down’ and listen to ‘legitimate concerns’ Tech heavyweights Google and Facebook have joined civil and digital rights groups in an unusual alliance aimed at defeating Australia’s planned encryption laws. The Alliance for a Safe and Secure Internet brings together the disparate groups in a plea for the government […]

Google Maps Helps Commuters to Work

With its latest update to Google Maps, Google is trying to make the lives of commuters a little easier. Commutes to work are never likely to be fun, but they can at least be a little less frustrating. And Google Maps might be the key… Google Maps Features for Commuters Google Maps now boasts a dedicated […]

Meet Adam Mosseri, Instagram’s new boss

Instagram has a new boss: Adam Mosseri, Instagram’s current VP of product and a former high-ranking product exec at Facebook, is taking over as “Head of Instagram” as expected. The news, announced today, comes a week to the day after Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger unexpectedly revealed they were resigning from Facebook six […]

Pliable micro-batteries for wearables

There is a new technology gripping the markets of the future – technology to wear. Wearables, as they are known, are portable systems that contain sensors to collect measurement data from our bodies. Powering these sensors without wires calls for pliable batteries that can adapt to the specific material and deliver the power the system […]

Tesla’s new mobile app update lets you get more control over your car from your phone

TESLA MOBILE APP UPDATE There are three main changes in this new update: Third-party map apps navigation sharing Remotely initiating vehicle firmware updates Media control for passengers It requires Tesla 3.6.0 on iOS or Android and the vehicle firmware 18.39 (version 9). Third-party map apps navigation sharing The first new feature enables Tesla owners to find […]