Tech: social media giants hit mute on the spoiler

Tech: How Twitter & Facebook hit mute on spoilers


Social media feeds that give away plot details of hit films and TV series have angered fans and forced Facebook and Twitter to act.

Pay-as-you-drive car insurance now offered in UK


A new pay-as-you-drive car insurance initiative has been launched in the UK, with the service being designed with low mileage drivers in mind.
Aston Martin aims high with Volante Vision autonomous plane concept

Aston Martin unveils Volante Vision plane concept


Aston Martin's product portfolio could reach new heights, if its Volante Vision Concept autonomous private plane design study ever takes off.

Test Bench: Sleep aids


Struggling to nod off at night? It might be worth looking at sleep aids like these.
Apps: Google's music apps

Apps: Google's music apps


The lowdown on Google's three premium music player apps

OK Google, er, cancel the driverless taxi


AI can imitate speech — and pauses — but in unpredictable arenas such as conversation and driving it is still liable to come a cropper.
Norfolk Council announces trials for roadside mobile phone detection tech

Trials for tech that detects drivers using mobiles


The first trials for technology that can detect if someone is using a mobile phone when driving are now being conducted in Norfolk.
Classic Ford Mustang will attempt first ever autonomous Goodwood hill climb run

Classic Mustang in autonomous Goodwood attempt


The technology firm Siemens will conduct the first ever autonomous hill climb run at Goodwood, in perhaps the most unlikely of cars.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
Full car autonomy

Driverless cars 'won't be allowed' on most roads


Fully autonomous cars may never become a reality on most UK roads, one of BMW's board members has predicted.
Apps: make your own emojis

Apps: make your own emojis


Do these emoji maker apps get a smiley face from us?

Tech: Spoke in the rental revolution's wheel


“Dockless” bicycles are changing our cities, but hire schemes have yet to solve the issues of oversupply and poor parking etiquette