miscellaneous

miscellaneous

What does a future-proofed home look like?

What does a future-proofed home look like?

Africa-Press - Tanzania. Colin Heal's house is prepared for an uncertain future. The three-storey house in the Hertfordshire village of Wheathampstead has 35 solar panels...
The little tech firm gunning for an airspeed record

The little tech firm gunning for an airspeed record

Africa-Press - Tanzania. Gloucestershire Airport is a pretty quiet place, mainly serving flight training schools and private aircraft. But among the hangars and industrial units...
How your personal data is being scraped from social media

How your personal data is being scraped from social media

Africa-Press - Tanzania. How much personal information do you share on your social media profile pages? Name, location, age, job role, marital status, headshot? The...
Pollution-eating car shown off at Goodwood Festival

Pollution-eating car shown off at Goodwood Festival

Africa-Press - Tanzania. A car that has been designed to strip the air of pollution as it drives along has been shown off at...
Right to repair movement gains power in US and Europe

Right to repair movement gains power in US and Europe

Africa-Press - Tanzania. There is growing pressure on manufacturers around the world to allow consumers the right to repair their own devices. The UK has...
Is the use of jetpacks finally about to take off?

Is the use of jetpacks finally about to take off?

Africa-Press - Tanzania. Leigh Coates says that when you speed through the air wearing a jetpack it feels as if you are able to...
How airlines will stop you losing your bags in the future

How airlines will stop you losing your bags in the future

Africa-Press - Tanzania. "Airlines are not usually very good at information technology," says Pascal Buchner, the chief information officer of the International Air Transport...
'Farms are going to need different kinds of robots'

‘Farms are going to need different kinds of robots’

Africa-Press - Tanzania. On a lush, green patch of rolling farmland in Australia's Queensland, cows are quietly grazing in a scene that is replicated...
China releases videos of its Zhurong Mars rover

China releases videos of its Zhurong Mars rover

Africa-Press - Tanzania. China's space agency has released video of its Zhurong rover trundling across the surface of Mars. The pictures were acquired by a...
Africrypt brothers deny involvement in Bitcoin 'heist'

Africrypt brothers deny involvement in Bitcoin ‘heist’

Africa-Press - Tanzania. By Chris VallanceTechnology Reporter A lawyer for two brothers who founded a South African Bitcoin investment firm has told the BBC they...