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Kitty Hawk’s Cora  autonomous personal aircraft, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page

Drones and driverless cars look set to have a profound impact on buildings, our cities and the way we get around. Amazon, for example, floated the id(...)

Robots also play a role, from machines which challenge your decision-making to devices that observe your behaviour and bring you a mid-morning cup of tea and biscuits. Photograph: iStock

Co-working and flexible office space – where companies and workers rent on a short-term basis in trendy environments – is just starting to take root i(...)

Children and parked cars are colour-coded on a monitor inside a Mercedes S-Class car. Photograph: Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

It’s no wonder that every tech firm and carmaker with a research-and-development budget to spare is getting on the autonomous, self-driving car bandwa(...)

Is WhatsApp for ‘real friends’? Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

How does WhatsApp make money? The answer, right now, is that it doesn’t. But Facebook, which has owned the messaging service since 2014, wants to chan(...)

Rachel Talbott, who makes style and beauty videos for 1.1 million subscribers on YouTube, films a video with the help of her husband Byron Talbott, a chef with 1.4 million subscribers to his YouTube channel

Recently at a California convention centre, about 50 people entered a room decorated as a stylish lounge for a speed-dating event. They moved from tab(...)

Westminster magistrates’ court in London has ruled Uber is to receive a 15-month licence for operating in London. The regulator, Transport for London, had refused the renewal of Uber’s licence in September. Photograph: Will Oliver / EPA

Uber avoided a ban in London on Tuesday after the taxi-hailing app’s new management made changes to ease strained relations with the city’s transport (...)

After its application for a five-year licence was rejected last year, the company is now seeking an 18-month one to prove to the authorities that it has reformed. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Uber went to court on Monday to overturn a decision stripping it of its licence in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most im(...)

Lime wants to roll out its electric scooter and bike rentals to 125 markets.

The electric scooter rental craze that is sweeping the US is coming to Europe. Silicon Valley-based Lime is launching its scooters in Paris this week,(...)

Aerial view of Silicon Valley at dusk. Photograph: Getty Images

Panic stations, everyone! Dublin is now more expensive a place to live in than Silicon Valley!  A report out this week from employment consultan(...)

Travis VanderZanden, the founder of Bird, with one of the startup’s electric scooters in Santa Monica, California Photograph: The New York Times

A fresh fund-raising storm is whipping up on the US west coast as investors scramble to take part in a war for scooter domination. Bird, an electric (...)

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