tech


Amazon Prime Day 2017: Predictions on TV deals 

Bargain-hunters, the time has come. Online retail giant Amazon has announced details of its 2017 Prime Day sales event, once again only open to consumers who have signed up to its £79-a-year subscription service. Beginning on Monday July…



Instagram cracks down on trolls by hiding sexist comments from users

Instagram is cracking down on trolls who post sexist and racist abuse by automatically blocking vile comments before they are seen by other users.  The photo sharing app has spent months training a machine learning algorithm to spot the most offensive comments and…





Can modern technology save rhinos from poachers?

Satellites, lie detectors, sniffer dogs, helicopters and seismic sensors: the new hi-tech weapons in Kruger National Park’s war on rhino poaching We spot the two rhino carcases from our helicopter. They are lying 50 yards…