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Audi claims self-drive car speed record after German test

The German car giant says its RS7 vehicle topped 149mph (240km/h) while driving uncrewed round the Hockenheim racing circuit, south of Frankfurt. The car took just over two minutes to complete a lap of the Grand Prix track. Sunday’s stunt was organised to highlight the firm’s efforts to bring “piloted driving” to road vehicles. But one expert cautioned that several ...

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Windows 10: Microsoft unveils the next version of Windows OS

The next version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasise advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioural changes. Microsoft is restoring some of the more traditional ways of doing ...

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Intel launches first 14-nanometre processor for thin fanless PCs

Intel has launched a generation of processors with the smallest transistors ever featured in a commercial product. The Core M chip is the first in the family of Intel’s next-generation Broadwell processors. Intel had initially aimed to start delivering them to computer makers last year. However, problems manufacturing the 14-nanometre transistors meant that the first chips were not sent until ...

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Sony Z3 phones and tablet stream PlayStation 4 games

Sony’s latest smartphones and tablets can stream PlayStation 4 video games. Owners will be able to attach the new devices to an existing PS4 controller via a special mount to play titles powered by the console’s processors. Until now this “remote play” facility had only been offered to the firm’s PlayStation Vita handheld console. Experts said the feature should help ...

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Samsung reveals Gear VR headset and Galaxy Edge smartphone

Samsung has unveiled a virtual reality headset and a smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides. The new kit was revealed at the Ifa tech show in Berlin. In addition to the Gear VR and Note Edge, the company also showed off the fourth standard version of its large-screened Note smartphone, which introduces an ultraviolet light sensor. The ...

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Google Map Tracks Your Every Move. Check Your ‘Location History’ to Verify It

Google has been involved in several controversies including among the companies that was claimed to cooperate with US surveillance agencies on their global data-mining programmes, and just yesterday the popular Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch labeled Google worse than the NSA, saying “NSA privacy invasion bad, but nothing compared to Google.” Now another, but already known controversy over the Internet giant has ...

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Typing made fun on Nokia Lumia 630

Typing on a mobile device just got smoother, faster and more fun with the introduction of the swipeable Word Flow that comes with the all new Nokia Lumia 630. One of the world’s leading mobile giants, Nokia has come out with the most affordable Windows 8.1 phone called the Lumia 630. The sleek Lumia which comes in a variety of ...

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Tigo completes Mobile Broadband coverage in 160 district capitals

elecommunications company, Tigo, has announced that it has completed deploying Mobile Broadband coverage to over 160 districts across the country. This forms part of several investments to improve on network quality and boost customer experience among Tigo subscribers. The multi-million dollar project, which begun towards the end of 2013, includes several district capitals in all 10 political regions of Ghana, ...

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Google helps build ‘Faster’ cable under Pacific Ocean

Google and five other large companies are teaming up to build a cable under the Pacific Ocean that will deliver incredibly fast internet speeds. The cable, dubbed Faster, will connect the US with Japan and cost about $300m (£179m; 225m euros), the consortium said. The trans-Pacific fibre cable would deliver speeds of 60 terabytes per second – enough to send more ...

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Launched First In SA: Meet Bolt The New App

If you are a lover or an addict of Snapchat, Vine or Instagram, Chill! There is a cooler app. The photo sharing app, Instagram which is own by Facebook has unveiled on Tuesday yet another kick ass app called “Bolt” which could kick Snapchat out of the social network game. Bolt a new messaging app that allows users to send ...

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