But Japan won't let private car owners in on the action.
A look at the most popular phones that let you unlock the screen (and sometimes even pay for stuff) with your face.
The new midrange phone from Huawei gets 4 AI-powered cameras and a beautiful gradient finish.
Networks the wind beneath Börje Ekholm's wings
Ericsson has dodged a loss for the first time in two years, after 18 months under the strict regime imposed by CEO Börje Ekholm, who took the reins at the vendor at the start of 2017.…
Hey Siri, your dad's gone.
Auto-failover for Azure SQL Database when things wobble
Microsoft continued its drive to encourage SQL Server customers to move their precious data to its cloudy towers with the announcement that long-term retention and automatic failover had finally hit the big time.…
Kenya's remote areas will get Wi-Fi from the sky.
Earlybird tickets take off in August
If you like simplifying your infrastructure, saving money, and beating deadlines, you’ll want to know that you’ve got just one month to save hundreds of pounds on tickets for Serverless Computing London.…
Has loss-making UK arm plumbed its final network?
Dimension Data Advanced Infrastructure (DDAI) will not be providing network plumbing to the construction industry again – at least in its current guise – because the business is in administration.…
Buick's stylish, tall wagon emphasizes comfort over performance.
Says firm's airliners designed with security foremost in mind
Airbus's UK infosec chief, Ian Goslin, has said that cyber-attack attribution is a matter for "nation states" – and has questioned whether some critical national infrastructure companies are taking the infosec threat seriously.…
CEO Richard Yu wants to sell 200 million phones by end of this year. Apple last year sold 215.8 million.
Venerable Linux distro still keeping it clean, after all these years
Slackware, the oldest Linux distribution still being maintained, has turned 25 this week, making many an enthusiast wonder where all those years went.…
Leap seconds issue solved, but without segmented smearing
Microsoft Windows Server 2019, coming later this year, will include UTC-compliant leap second support, both for added and subtracted time. But there will be no smearing.…
The short-term home rental service is now required to submit your data to the city.
Thousands of researchers sign pledge to not develop lethal AI
Hundreds of organisations and thousands of techies, including Elon Musk, Demis Hassabis from Google's DeepMind, and the head of the Chocolate Factory's AI lab Jeff Dean have promised never to support the development of autonomous weapons.…
Brass hats seek more control over technology and research
Australia’s research and university communities have united against what they see as Department of Defence overreach: the brass-hats want greater powers to control international collaboration.…