Image copyright Getty Images Japanese shipping companies are working with shipbuilders to develop self-piloting cargo ships. The “smart ships” will use artificial intelligence to plot the safest, shortest, most fuel-efficient routes, and could be in service by 2025. The AI will also be used to predict malfunctions and other problems,…

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410 Shares Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Leonardo DiCaprio hope to protect the vulnerable vaquita porpoise.Image: Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation By Sasha Lekach2017-06-08 21:55:39 -0400 A nearly extinct porpoise might have more of a chance thanks to actor and environmental advocate Leonardo DiCaprio, who took to Instagram and Twitter to…

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It’s safe to say by this point that the launch of the Pay platforms, like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and so on, haven’t exactly set the world alight. Usage numbers remain difficult to come by, always a telling sign, and while growth may be slow and steady, it’s not the…

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Image copyright Universal Image caption Annabelle Wallis co-stars in The Mummy with Tom Cruise The reboot of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise has received some scathing reviews from critics. The film, which is released in the UK on 9 June, also stars Annabelle Wallis and Russell Crowe. Writing in The…

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Image copyright Instagram Image caption Comments on the photo-sharing site were crafted to help control the malware The comments section of Britney Spears’ Instagram account has been used by cyber-thieves to co-ordinate attacks. Security firm Eset found the gang controlled its malware, called Turla, by posting comments about images in…

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The independent, Congressionally mandated Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force released its report last week, setting out their findings about the state of security in America’s health technology (very, very, very bad) and their recommendations (basic commonsense cybersecurity 101). report this ad Critically, the report says that…

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