Martin Shkreli suspended from Twitter after alleged harassment

Martin Shkreli suspended from Twitter after alleged harassment

Image copyright Getty Images Former pharmaceutical chief executive Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter after allegations that he harassed journalist Lauren Duca. Mr Shkreli drew criticism in 2015 when his firm, Turing Pharmaceuticals, hiked drug prices. Twitter confirmed to the BBC that his suspension was related to Ms Duca’s case. A spokesman said Mr […]

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

Image copyright Nokia Image caption The Nokia 6 is the first Android smartphone to bear the brand The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China. The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com. The team behind the Nokia 6 phone said it believed the handset’s “premium […]

CES 2017: Searching for the sounds of tech

CES 2017: Searching for the sounds of tech

Image copyright AFP Image caption Can CES delight the ear as well as the eye? CES is a visual feast of lights, colour, people, costumes – and of course endless gadgets. There are plenty of striking pictures from the show floor. But are any of the exhibitors interested in delighting your ears? Rather like the […]

CES 2017: The ‘go anywhere’ electric bike and other transport tech

An electric bike that promises to be able to cope with almost any terrain is on show at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Dave Lee put it to the test and checked out some of the expo’s other personal transport innovations. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 CES 2017: The ‘go anywhere’ […]

CES 2017: Clothes-folding Laundroid robot readies for launch

A clothes-folding robot that has been in development for more than a decade is about to go on sale. Chris Foxx caught up with the project’s founder at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 CES 2017: Clothes-folding Laundroid robot readies for launch

CES 2017: Roam-E drone takes flying selfies

A new type of fold-up drone that follows its owner about taking selfies is being previewed at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Roam-E uses facial recognition software to keep on course and stays airborne with just two rotors. But could it pose a safety risk? Chris Foxx reports. Follow all our CES coverage […]

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A fridge with personality was launched at CES this year Virtual assistants are everywhere at CES this year – but one speaks louder than the rest. Amazon’s Alexa has popped up in a bewildering list of devices including fridges, cars and robots. Manufacturers are clearly interested in making their […]

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A fridge with personality was launched at CES this year Virtual assistants are everywhere at CES this year – but one speaks louder than the rest. Amazon’s Alexa has popped up in a bewildering list of devices including fridges, cars and robots. Manufacturers are clearly interested in making their […]

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

CES 2017: Amazon’s virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A fridge with personality was launched at CES this year Virtual assistants are everywhere at CES this year – but one speaks louder than the rest. Amazon’s Alexa has popped up in a bewildering list of devices including fridges, cars and robots. Manufacturers are clearly interested in making their […]

CES 2017: VR flight kit turns slobs into Superman

Video gaming has traditionally been a sedentary activity. But a start-up has created a virtual reality contraption that simulates flight while giving players a tough workout. Chris Foxx met the firm’s co-founder at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Follow all our CES coverage at bbc.co.uk/ces2017 CES 2017: VR flight kit turns slobs into […]