800 million workers could be replaced by robots in hotels, airports and supermarkets

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics said Thursday it will showcase three new “concept robots” at next week’s consumer electronics show in Las Vegas A McKinsey report released in November said that up to 800 million workers could be affected globally by automation and the rise of artificial intelligence Tech companies are testing robots to […]

Unbelievably, Apple Admits It Slows Down Older iPhones

By AATIF SULLEYMAN Apple has admitted to intentionally slowing down iPhones as they get older, without notifying customers. In doing so, the company has confirmed the biggest conspiracy theory about the mobile phone is actually true. However, it claims the move is not designed to encourage customers to upgrade to newer iPhone models. Rather, Apple […]

What is Boeing’s secret plane?

Boeing’s defence arm is set to unveil a mysterious new plane – and says it will ‘change future air power’ The aerospace giant’s defence arm teased the new craft, covered in a black cloth. It is believed to be a radical new craft using electric ‘hairdryer’ to allow it to land and take off vertically. […]

On brink of bankruptcy, Venezuela faces day of reckoning

Locked in a deep economic crisis, Venezuela’s beleaguered government has summoned creditors for crisis talks on Monday as it lurches dangerously close to defaulting on its debt. The country with the world’s largest known oil reserves is on the brink of bankruptcy, and its embattled President Nicolas Maduro is fast running out of options. With […]

Richard Branson says he’s 6 months from going to space

After thirteen years of development and setbacks — including a fatal crash, technical difficulties and frequent delays — Richard Branson’s private space program, Virgin Galactic, is soon ready for live action, at least according to Branson himself. “We are hopefully about three months before we are in space, maybe six months before I’m in space,” […]

Tour n’ Cure: Egypt launches medical tourism campaign to eradicate hepatitis C

With the highest rate of hepatitis C globally, Egypt has developed an expertise in treating it. Now it is looking to share its know-how, as well as locally produced low-cost drugs, with foreigners having trouble getting treatment at home. After launching an aggressive campaign to fight the debilitating hepatitis C virus domestically, Egypt launched a […]