Report: New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

Report: New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

A new app, which will be used to collect data to develop machine learning algorithms that could automatically detect whether a person is suffering from COVID-19 based on the sound of their voice, their...

Technology: First NHS-funded internet addiction centre

A hospital in the UK is to be the first to set up an NHS-funded internet addiction centre. ...

Technology: Scientists discover what causes the ‘plink, plink, plink’ of a dripping tap

It is a puzzle that has taken more than 100 years of research to solve and its source has kept thousands of people awake at night… what causes the "plink plink plink" noise...

Technology: Arizona Uber driver was ‘streaming The Voice’ moments before fatal crash

An Uber driver in a self-driving car was streaming television until moments before the vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian, according to police. ...

Technology: Instagram hits one billion user mark and promises long video feature

Instagram has said it now has more than one billion active users, less than a year after it reported reaching the 800 million mark. ...

Technology: Army to ‘push limits of innovative warfare’ with new drone and vehicle technology

The UK must "push the limits of innovative warfare" or risk being left behind amidst a "darkening geopolitical picture", the new head of the Army will warn during his first public speech in...

Technology: Hope for spinal injury patients as paralysed rats ‘cured’ with gene therapy

Scientists have "cured" paralysed rats with gene therapy - in a breakthrough that offers hope to people who have suffered spinal injuries. ...

Technology: Massive dust storm on Mars knocks out NASA’s Opportunity rover

A huge dust storm is raging on Mars and has knocked out NASA's Opportunity rover as harsh conditions overwhelm the planet and blocks out the sun. ...

Technology: ‘Login with Snapchat’ to rival Facebook

Snapchat users will soon be able to use their account on the messaging service to log in to their other favourite apps. ...

Technology: Scientists spot 121 giant planets with habitable moons

The search for alien life continues as scientists have identified 121 giant planets which could potentially have habitable moons. ...

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