An attendee looks at book-reading robots called Luka at CES International. Other tech unveiled at the event included wifi-connected showers, skin-analysing smart mirrors and a clothes-folding robot. Photograph: Jae  Hong/AP

Belfast-based tech company Neurovalens has found itself in the spotlight at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, competing in the final o(...)

Ankur Jain, vice president of product at Tinder, speaks during the Rise conference in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Invented 200 years ago by René Laennec at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris, the stethoscope has undergone few changes over the decades, wh(...)