Top Tech stories of the Week: Apple, Amazon, Tesla announce profits

Chris Price looks at some of this week's top tech stories as most of the big tech brands announce their quarterly results with Amazon, Apple and Tesla all declaring profits despite Coronavirus slowdown.... Amazon sales up, but Bezos plans record investment Predictably, Amazon sales surged in the first three months of the year, as the…

Parents reveal lengths they go to for uninterrupted night’s sleep

Surrendering their phones for a day and cancelling social plans are just some of the sacrifices new parents are prepared to make in order to get a full night’s sleep, a survey by Amazon has revealed. According to the study of 2,000 British parents, young families wake up three times per night on average, leading…

CES 2019: 7 technologies to watch out for at this year’s Las Vegas show

  Analysts at CCS Insight share some of the highlights we expect to see at this year's CES Show in Las Vegas, starting tomorrow (January 8th, 2019). Included are artificial intelligence, 5G and flexible screens.... 1. Artificial Intelligence One trend that will certainly be a common theme with many exhibitors will be the use of…

Two in five tech workers are depressed, claims survey. Amazon workers top list

Just under two in five (39%) workers in tech firms are depressed, according to a new survey by Blind, an anonymous social network for professionals. It found that Amazon had the highest number of depressed workers closely followed by Microsoft and Intel. Least depressed, according to the survey, were Apple workers and those working for…

Two fifths of Brits worry that digital assistants are listening to their secrets

Two-fifths (40%) of Brits have considered their new digital assistants could be listening in on their conversations with over a third (37%) tailoring the way they speak in front of the devices, according to new research from security firm McAfee. The research also demonstrated that some Brits are already developing quite personal relationships with their…

What are the best accessories for your Amazon Echo?

Chris Price looks at some of the best accessories you can buy for the latest voice controlled speaker and multimedia device, the Amazon Echo.  A hands-free speaker you can control with your voice, the Amazon Echo is fast becoming 2017's must have gadget. The idea is that rather than having to press buttons to control…