Your smartphone could soon be making your commute much less stressful

15th October 2018

  Apps that can detect what mode of transport phone users are traveling on and automatically offer relevant advice are set to become a reality after extensive data-gathering research led by the University of Sussex. Researchers at the University of Sussex’s Wearable Technologies Lab believe that the machine learning techniques developed in a global research […]

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Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim?

12th October 2018

2018 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters Comparison websites have made buying car insurance easy. Simply type in your details and there’s a list of providers that are happy to take on your business in an instant. Figures from the Association of British Insurers show that premiums reached record highs at the end of […]

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Things you didn’t know about TripAdvisor

12th October 2018

  TripAdvisor, the world’s most visited travel website, We’ve also listed 15 lesser-known facts about it, and reproduced 10 of the funniest reviews ever written. 1. A slice of history: The company was founded in February 2000 in a small office above a pizza shop called Kosta’s in Needham, Massachusetts. 2. It wasn’t always about […]

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AirAsia to become a travel technology company for Google

12th October 2018

  LONDON: AirAsia is integrating Google Cloud’s machine learning and AI (artificial intelligence) technologies into every aspect of its business, as part of its transformation into a travel technology company. Speaking at the Google Cloud Next London ‘18 event, AirAsia group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said, “It’s a huge mission, but we’ve […]

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All the germs, bacteria, and diseases living on your phone

11th October 2018

  Many of us take our phones with us wherever we go, including the bathroom. We were curious how this affected the phones, and if there could be any bacteria, pathogens, or anything else on them. We sampled 19 phones for bacteria and brought them to Dr. Susan Whittier – Director of Microbiology at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical […]

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