Battery life’s great leap forward

Never mind the iPhone X – the real life-changing innovation in mobile technology could be in battery life. As Alexander Brownlee and Jerry Swan suggest, the life in our phones could be about to be extended by changing the processing that uses up their juice so fast right now. (more…)

Can machines stop suicide?

In a week when attention has turned to the often-overlooked issue of suicide, we’re reminded that it remains the biggest single killer of UK men under 45. Experts have been testing ways to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and help the men who need help most. So could tech intervene to save lives? Julian Blake reports. (more…)