Category: Innovation

Profits and credit point to an economy in transition

Profits and credit point to an economy in transition

In a positive sign for an economy making its transition from mining, profits and business borrowing are rising, according to the latest...

Volvo looks at virtual car shopping

Volvo looks at virtual car shopping

Volvo is planning radical changes to the marketing of car dealerships using virtual reality. It is looking to use Microsoft’s HoloLens...

Drug driving suit to cut road deaths

Drug driving suit to cut road deaths

Ford is testing a “drug-driving” suit in Britain to cut road deaths. The suit is designed to simulate symptoms of being drunk or high...

Pepsi enters the smart phone market

Pepsi enters the smart phone market

It’s official: Pepsi is entering the mobile market and no, it’s not for a drinks campaign. Pepsi Co and its hardware partners, are...

IBM Watson Trend App points shoppers in the right direction

IBM Watson Trend App points shoppers in the right direction

IBM has introduced a new app called Watson Trend designed to identify all the latest trends and products hitting the market. Released just...

Google + is reborn

Google + is reborn

The reports of the death of Google + have been exaggerated. Well, kind of. Back in July, Google seeing that Google + was not as successful...

Robot bricklayers are coming

With a shortage of bricklayers and a booming property market sending brickies’ salaries up to $100,000 a year, a company is now offering...

Facebook activated safety feature for Paris attack

Facebook activated safety feature for Paris attack

Facebook’s ethos about getting people to share details about their lives really kicked in this weekend during the terrorist attacks in...

Robots to take lawyers and finance jobs

Robots to take lawyers and finance jobs

An alarming Bank of America Merrill Lynch report warns that robots will be taking more jobs. And according to the report, it won’t just...

Star Wars characters will teach kids to code

Star Wars characters will teach kids to code

How cool is this? Lucasfilm has entered a partnership with Code.org to teach kids how to code. Code.org is launching a free online tutorial...