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Nokia Here Maps Android launch puts Google Maps on alert

4 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Nokia Here Maps Android launch puts Google Maps on alert
Here Maps is now present on both Samsung Tizen and Android with all the features that have been a part of the mapping app from the start.

Ford’s new car seat detects heart attacks and automatically calls an ambulance

6 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Ford’s new car seat detects heart attacks and automatically calls an ambulance
The new technology is specifically targeting the “baby boomer” generation by implementing a solution that uses various sensors and a camera to bring the car to a safe stop.

Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015

7 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015
The McFly dream has finally come true, with a caveat or two – namely the surfaces the board works on, and of course its cost.

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki benefit from SAP on-court analytics

9 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki benefit from SAP on-court analytics
A new app is being rolled out to WTA coaches ahead of the 2015 season that allows real-time analytics to be used to improve the performance of female tennis players.

Work with Huawei and it’s goodbye from us, US firms tell UK partners

9 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Work with Huawei and it’s goodbye from us, US firms tell UK partners
US government hostility towards Chinese firms is translating into a choice for UK firms between staying with US partners or working with Huawei or ZTE.

Audi breaks world speed record for a self-driving car

10 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Audi breaks world speed record for a self-driving car
The German car manufacturer claims that its RS7 vehicle reached speeds of 149mph, taking just over two minutes to complete a lap of the German Grand Prix racetrack.

UK Cloud Awards 2015 opens up for entries with more categories than ever

10 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
UK Cloud Awards 2015 opens up for entries with more categories than ever
There are various new award categories for next year’s ceremony that takes place in March and this year’s judging panel will be assessing companies in their areas of expertise.

Xiaomi price drop suggests new flagship devices are coming soon

12 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Xiaomi price drop suggests new flagship devices are coming soon
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has implemented a price reduction drive across a number of its products, increasingly speculation that new smartphone and tablet models are on the way.

HTC produces limited edition tattooed HTC One M8 smartphone for MOBO Awards

12 hours ago  by Darren Allan
HTC produces limited edition tattooed HTC One M8 smartphone for MOBO Awards
Two big name tattoo artists, Lal Hardy and Cally-Jo, inked the design on the gunmetal grey handset, which looks very smart indeed.

Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach

13 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach
The retailer did not disclose details of the breach, but has notified the authorities after banks identified a pattern of payment card fraud across several of its stores.

EMC study shows UK businesses in grave danger of wasting the valuable resource of customer data

13 hours ago  by Darren Allan
EMC study shows UK businesses in grave danger of wasting the valuable resource of customer data
EMC has published its Big Data League study, and while there are some positive aspects, there’s more of a worrying nature in the stats revealed.