Christopher Nolan rebuilt Los Alamos ‘in secret’ for ‘Oppenheimer’

An entire town filled with nuclear laboratories, built from scratch in the remote mountains of New Mexico, with every single person involved sworn to secrecy? It is not just the…

Smartphone makers charge ahead to make better batteries

A smartphone that can be charged in fewer than 40 minutes. Even better: a tiny nuclear battery that could keep it running for 50 years. Facing consumers who are fed…

Renault wins Car of the Year, unveils new EV at Geneva auto show

Renault unveiled a new electric vehicle on Monday and its Scenic model won the Car of the Year award at the first Geneva auto show since 2019, giving a boost…

Fit at 40: The revolutionary Apple Mac in numbers

Forty years ago Steve Jobs revolutionised personal computing by launching the Apple Macintosh, the first PC with a user-friendly mouse and graphical interface that helped the machines enter the everyday…

Neptune and Uranus seen in true colours for first time

Our ideas of the colours of the planets Neptune and Uranus have been wrong, research led by UK astronomers reveals. Images from a space mission in the 1980s showed Neptune…

Chinese mourners use AI to digitally resurrect the dead

At a quiet cemetery in eastern China, bereaved father Seakoo Wu pulls out his phone, places it on a gravestone and plays a recording of his son. They are words…

Meta rolls out Twitter rival Threads in EU

Facebook owner Meta’s text-based app Threads arrived in the European Union on Thursday, months after its global launch in July, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. Threads is a spin-off of…

TikTok announces $1.5 bn deal to restart Indonesia online shop

TikTok on Monday announced a $1.5 billion investment in GoTo in a deal that would allow the Chinese-owned short video app to restart its online shop in Indonesia. Indonesia in…

Tech giant Amazon releases AI chatbot called ‘Q’

Amazon on Tuesday released its own AI chatbot intended for businesses, about one year after ChatGPT took the world by storm. “Q” will be available only to Amazon’s AWS cloud…

Google’s New Pixel Smartphones: Advancing Technological Innovation and Connectivity Across Africa

The release of Google's new Pixel smartphones offers enormous promise, as smartphone use continues to increase internationally, with Africa enjoying exceptional growth in the number of users.