Remarkable robot puts up with bullying Boston Dynamics - the robotics firm owned by Google - has created a humanoid that is able to withstand all manner of bullying and still achieve its task. Researchers push, kick and tease the remarkable new Atlas robot, which is an upgrade of models we've seen from the firm previously. Despite the distractions, Atlas continues with its task of picking up and moving boxes. In one instance, a member of the Boston Dynamics team gives Atlas s
MWC 2016: Mastercard rolls out selfie ID checks Credit card firm Mastercard has confirmed it will accept selfie photos and fingerprints as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online payments. It follows a trial of the software carried out in the US and Netherlands last year. The company told the BBC that 92% of its test subjects preferred the new system to passwords. One expert said that such biometric checks had the potential to cut fraud. However, some securi
New figures published reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy. Creativity is Great UK’s Creative Industries grew by 8.9 per cent in 2014 - almost double UK economy as a whole UK’s Creative Industries generate nearly £9.6million per hour 2016 set to be another blockbuster year for UK’s music, film, video games, TV and publishing sectors The UK’s creative industries are now worth a record £84.1 billion to the UK economy, f
New job adverts have been spotted for biomedical engineers and more...
Apple is busy on a recruitment drive for more medical tech personnel, adding further fuel to the rumour fire that Cupertino is looking to produce some manner of standalone medical device. This speculation kicked off last November, when chief executive Tim Cook was interviewed by the Telegraph, and talked about how he wouldn't put the Apple Watch through the FDA's process (the body which regulates medical