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CES 2020: Restaurant Cat Robot Meows at Dining Customers

January 06 2020 | TW News Correspondent

A robot cat designed to ferry plates of food to restaurant customers has been unveiled at the CES tech expo in Las Vegas.

BellaBot, built by the Chinese firm PuduTech, is one of a number of wacky robotic inventions being shown off at the event this year.

There is also UBTech's Walker, which can pull yoga p...

Tech Tent - Tech Trends for 2020

January 04 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Will we start the journey to a better, kinder internet? Which countries are best placed to win the AI race? And should Ivanka Trump be speaking at a tech show? Just some of t...

Apple Accused Of Crackdown On Jailbreaking

January 02 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Apple is pushing ahead with a lawsuit against Corellium, in what is being labelled as a move to end jailbreaking.

The tech giant began its legal battle in August, claiming the firm profits from "perfect...

Sonos in bricked speaker 'recycling' row

January 01 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Sonos is facing a backlash for encouraging customers to get rid of their old speakers when there may be nothing wrong with them.

The US speaker giant offers customer...

Apple 'hacker' spared jail over iCloud blackmail

December 28 2019 | TW News Correspondent

A 22-year-old man has admitted trying to blackmail Apple by claiming he had access to millions of iCloud accounts.

Kerem Albayrak from north London threatened to wipe 319 million accounts unless Apple gave him iTunes gift cards worth $100,000 (£76,000). But an investigation found th...

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick steps down from board

December 26 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Uber's co-founder Travis Kalanick is to step down from its board at the end of the year.

The 43-year-old ousted the ride-hailing firm's original chief executive within a year of its creation, but was himself force...

Apple Developing Satellite-Based Internet For Future Devices

December 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Apple is developing satellites that could one day offer high-speed data directly to its smartphones, tablets, watches, and computers. Bloomberg&...

Facebook Is Developing an Operating System

December 23 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Facebook has a heavy reliance on other company's operating systems to allow its social network to function and its hardware to operate, but that may not be the case for much longer. Facebook is developing its own operating system from scratch.

As The Verge reports, a report compiled by The Information has revealed that Mark Zuckerberg's company is currently working on...

Facebook To Stop Using Phone Numbers To Recommend 'Friends'

December 21 2019 | TW News Correspondent

Facebook is to stop using members' phone numbers in its friend’s recommendation system in 2020 following concern about privacy implications.

Users can cho...