Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe taoiseach said Brexit was ‘the challenge of this generation’ Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has called for “unique solutions” to preserve the relationship between the UK and the European Union after Brexit. On his first official visit to Northern Ireland, he…

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The Utah Jazz announced today the team’s five-game 2017 preseason schedule which will feature three home games at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Utah will host NBL’s Sydney Kings from Australia in the preseason opener, marking the first game inside the newly renovated Vivint Smart Home Arena on Oct. 2. It will also…

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Facebook has acquired Ozlo, an AI startup based in Palo Alto, California, for an undisclosed amount. The team will be folded into Facebook’s Messenger AI operation. Ozlo built an AI agent capable of understanding text-based conversations, pulling from a knowledge graph of two billion entities to help answer user queries….

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Fitbit needs to improve its software offerings if it wants to survive, according to a research note released on Monday by Morgan Stanley analysts Yuuji Anderson and Katy Huberty. The note suggests regular software upgrades, alongside support for third-party applications, would improve the longevity of Fitbit devices and keeps users…

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Image caption Rani has co-presented Countryfile since 2015 Anita Rani has said the pay gap at the BBC is as much about race and class as it is about gender. The Countryfile presenter said it was “disappointing” to see the pay disparity when the corporation revealed its highest paid stars…

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This morning, Twitter covered Ken “Popehat” White’s profile page in balloons to celebrate his birthday. This afternoon, it suspended his account for posting screenshots of threats he’d received from another user. The ranting missive, from a far-right lawyer in Texas whose threatening Twitter postings White had earlier mocked, promises…

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Image caption Universities want to encourage key EU staff to stay UK universities could lose talented EU staff unless they receive “greater clarity” from the government on the post-Brexit rights of EU nationals, according to the Russell Group. The group of top research universities says Brexit is causing EU staff…

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With the amount of data available today, cities are constantly innovating, finding new ways to apply insights in ways that benefit citizens. This is no small task, as new technologies are constantly reshaping what’s possible when it comes to using and making sense of data. Data creates opportunities. Cities are rife…

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HP has announced another virtual reality backpack, this time aimed at professionals and the military. The Z VR Backpack shares design similarities with the Omen X Compact Desktop, announced two months ago, but HP has swapped the gamer look for a rugged exterior and improved the performance. See Also: HTC…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The WannaCry ransomware infected computers around the world More than $140,000 (£105,000) worth of bitcoins paid by victims of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak have been removed from their online wallets. It has been nearly three months since infections struck organisations worldwide, including the NHS, which…

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