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Taxi drivers extinct within a decade according to survey

A survey of more than 1,200 British members of the public has found that more than a third (36%) believe taxi drivers will be extinct within the next decade. Educators, journalists and tube drivers also made the top five jobs that the public believe risk being obsolete over the next ten years. An online local services marketplace has found that ... Read More »

Beware! These Are the 5 Most Dangerous Gadgets in Your Kitchen (One Just Caused a Death)

Everyone knows the kitchen isn’t exactly a safe space. Boiling liquids, hot pans, and sharp knives are everywhere you turn. There’s the food processor and the blender, with their ultra-sharp whirring blades (make sure you unplug the appliance before reaching in with bare hands). The meat grinder can pulverize chunks of meat into a fine pulp; just imagine what it ... Read More »

Nativ Vita Music Player Is a $1,599 Tablet for Audiophiles

HIGHLIGHTS The prices for Nativ Vita go as high as $3,099 Streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora are supported It comes with a 11.6-inch full-HD display Nativ, a tech startup which was came into prominence via a crowd-funded campaign early last year, has launched its Vita music player with a large touchscreen display and starting price of whopping $1,599 ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: animal mugs – it’s not right to pour boiling water over a cat’s head

As I sip, the cat’s ears rise to meet me. It should be cute, but isn’t. And who can drink that much tea? Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? Cat and dog mugs (£12, utilitydesign.co.uk). Porcelain bowl with handle and integrated interior statuette. Why? Miaow do you like your tea? One sugar, one hellish surprise? Well? OK, so these ... Read More »

Fitbit May Buy Pebble, but Can It Really Make a Killer Smartwatch?

HIGHLIGHTS There are reports of Fitbit acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble Third-party smartwatches have missing features or rely on hacks You’re probably better off buying Android Wear or an Apple Watch Recently, reports have been circulating that Fitbit, the foremost player in the fitness-wearable space, is looking to buy Pebble, one of the early smartwatch makers with considerable clout in that ... Read More »

Build 2017: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says Tech Sector Needs to Prevent a ‘1984’ Future

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Nadella announced that 500 million devices run Windows 10 He made the announcement at ongoing Build 2017 developers conference Microsoft also revealed new AI tools Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian “1984” future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the ... Read More »

How to Choose a Reliable iPhone Repair Centre

Because of the widespread usage of Apple products, almost everyone has an iPad or an iPhone, and people of all ages have at least one Apple product. However, these gadgets, like any other electronic item, can get damaged, and require repair and maintenance. Most Apple products come with a warranty – and if your device is still under warranty, then ... Read More »

Technology had a part in Sonia’s death… and in delivering justice

Sonia Blount’s murder is a modern type of murder, one that probably would not have happened 30 years ago, certainly not in the way it did. It’s also a murder that probably would not have been solved 30 years ago. The social media tools Eric Locke (35) used to first woo and then lure Sonia to her death were also ... Read More »

SGX still a viable tech market

Mr Chew Sutat, SGX head of equities and fixed income, told an exchange event yesterday: “The US, we do acknowledge, is a great market for tech today. There are companies like Snap that have no profits that can actually raise quite good money. “But in Asia today, there isn’t a single market that is a pre-eminent market for technology.” He ... Read More »

How An Asian Tech Crash Could Spark A Chinese Housing Downturn

Will China tightening spook the markets? That’s the question UBS’s global macro strategists Bhanu Baweja and Manik Narain ask and try to answer in a recent global macro research report. The report considers the current state of the markets. Specifically, while US investors appear to be relatively unconcerned about the world’s economic problems with market volatility near a 25 year ... Read More »