Suicidal robot security guard drowns itself by driving into pond

A robot has drowned itself by driving into a pool.The company markets the security robot as better than real guards in part because it never gets...

Ads invade peoples phone keyboards and promote products as they type

HTC has angered customers after adverts started appearing on their phones’ keyboards.When people start typing, banner ads are popping up above the top row of keys...

Apple updates emoji keyboard, including highly detailed vomiting face

Apple has revealed the new emoji that are coming in the next update. But if you're squeamish, look away now.The company has shown off the faces...

Elon Musk: AI is a fundamental existential risk for human civilisation and creators must...

Elon Musk has branded  “a fundamental existential risk for human civilisation”.He says we mustn’t wait for a disaster to happen before deciding to regulate it, and...

WhatsApp: YouTube videos will play directly inside chats after update

WhatsApp is working on a new feature that will let you watch YouTube videos within the messaging app.When you hit a link to a YouTube video...

WhatsApps new file-sharing feature could expose users to malware

has rolled out a new update that could prove both useful and potentially dangerous.If you’re an iPhone user, you can now use the messaging app...

Very peculiar signals are coming from a nearby star, scientists at Arecibo Observatory say

Scientists studying nearby stars have spotted "very peculiar signals" coming from one of them.Unexplained pulses are coming from Ross 128, a small star that is in...

Game of Thrones season 7 spoilers: How to avoid updates on Twitter and Facebook

Game of Thrones has returned to our screens, but there’ll be a lot of worried fans around today. The opening episode of season seven only aired at...

iPhone 8 could have lasers fitted to its back to help with pictures, report...

could come with lasers, according to a new report.The technology would be built into the back of the phone – alongside its camera – and...

Porn websites must prove users are 18 or risk being banned in UK

websites are to be ordered to install age-verification software to ensure users are not under 18.Sites face being banned in the UK if they fail...