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Magyar Telekom to award shares

BroadbandTVNews - May 03, 2016

Magyar Telekom has launched an employee share ownership programme. Read the story »

Flight passenger names their Wi-Fi hotspot 'mobile detonation device', grounds plane - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
A mystery passenger on an Australian flight grounded a Perth, Australia-bound Qantas plane after inciting a terrorism scare.

Watch 'The Force Awakens' retold in emojis - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
For a bit of May the Fourth fun, Disney re-released "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" told in adorable little stickers.

Uber partners with Chinese payment solution Alipay - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Uber has announced a partnership with Alipay that will allow Chinese customers to pay in yuan around the globe.

Crazy Mariana Trench jellyfish is a living lava lamp - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
A jellyfish found in the Mariana Trench by the NOAA's remote-controlled underwater vehicle looks like something out of science fiction.

Uber hit by America-wide class-action lawsuit - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Uber drivers across America are seeking to be reclassified as employees rather than contractors and recoup "unpaid overtime" among other monies.

A shooter hater's guide to Overwatch - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Hate twitchy, fast games that need elite aiming skills? Overwatch might be the answer. We suggest five heroes to try in Blizzard's new team shooter that skip the need for headshot perfection.

Revolutionary robotic CT scanner looks inside waking, moving horses - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
A giant CT scanner uses two robotic arms to examine inside horses as they stand and move.

Met Gala red carpet: Um, you call that tech, fashion designers? - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
The theme for this year's New York Met Gala was Manus x Machina -- Fashion in the Age of Technology. We grade the outfits as they sashay down the red carpet.

Sony patents contact lens that records what you see - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Sony has been awarded a patent for a smart contact lens that would be capable of recording video.

Driverless cars will lead to more sex behind the wheel, says expert - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Technically Incorrect: The co-founder of Canada's Automated Vehicles Center of Excellence fears more dangerously inflamed passions on the highway.

Karolina Kurkova wears Met Gala dress designed by IBM Watson - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
The CognitiveDress is a collaboration between IBM and fashion house Marchesa, and reacts to social media emotions.

Apple's Tim Cook: No reason to panic over recent earnings - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Apple CEO tells CNBC's Jim Cramer that the company had an "incredible quarter" compared with other companies.

Hot fashion designer IBM Watson to debut smart dress at Met Gala - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Marchesa designers team with IBM's Watson computer for a dress that will change colors in real time according to the social-media mood.

Alice in Wonderland footwear: Off with her head, on with her shoes - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Don't be late for a very important date. Irregular Choice, maker of Luke Skywalker-lightsaber high heels, offers an exotic "Alice" line.

Solar Impulse 2 departs for desert after soaring in Silicon Valley - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Aircraft is attempting the first around-the-world solar trek that includes a few US destinations.

Twitter suit over data requests partly dismissed, report says - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
The social network wants to be able to disclose more details about what the government asks of the company.

Drone 'fireworks' light up Mount Fuji (Tomorrow Daily 357) - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Japanese company creates synchronized drone LED show; also, you may see buttonless fingerprint scanners on phones sooner than you think.

Why tax funding slows down high-speed trains

Reuters Technology - May 02, 2016
American states gearing up to build high-speed train networks are making sure they avoid one stop along the way - federal funding. Instead Texas, Minnesota, and Nevada are looking to China and Japan.

ID15 concept car interior: The future of not-driving - Roadshow

CNET Media 2.0 - May 02, 2016
Autonomous driving will fundamentally change how we interact with the inside of our cars. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is behind the interior technology in many of today's cars, and with the Innovation Demonstrator 2015 concept car (ID15) we got a sneak peek and just what they think is going to be the next big thing.