Google to delete users’ location history, Rabbit AI gadget tested

Google will delete everything it knows about users’ previously visited locations, the company has said, a year after it committed to reducing the amount of personal data it stores about users. The company’s “timeline” feature – previously known as Location History – will still work for those who choose to use it, letting them scroll…

Used EV sales grow 71% in year, Apple faces iPad advert backlash

Increasing numbers of used electric cars from company fleets are hitting auctions and dealers, making fully-electric powertrains the fastest-growing sector of the used car market. Overall, the UK used car market rose 6.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2024. According to the official numbers, a total of 41,505 electric cars entered the used…

Robocalls banned by the FCC, Did The Simpsons predict Apple Vision Pro too?

The federal agency that regulates communication in the US has made robocalls that use AI-generated voices illegal. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the move on Thursday, saying it will take effect immediately. It gives the state power to prosecute any bad actors behind these calls, the FCC said. It comes amid a rise in…

VW to offer ChatGPT integration, LG announces transparent telly

  Cerence Chat Pro will be available in the new Golf At CES 2024, the world's leading electronics trade fair held in Las Vegas, Volkswagen will unveil its first vehicles with integrated ChatGPT. Soon customers will have seamless access to the constantly growing artificial intelligence database in all Volkswagen models equipped…

Microsoft cleared to buy Activision Blizzard, Kia plans £25,000 EV

Activision Blizzard is the maker of the hugely popular Call of Duty games Microsoft's revised offer to buy Call of Duty-maker Activision Blizzard has been approved by UK regulators. The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal addressed its concerns, after the watchdog blocked the original $69bn (£59bn) bid in April.…

Fitbit Charge 6 unveiled, Epic Games cuts workforce

Fitbit Charge 6 is the latest addition in the Google wearables division bringing improved health tracking and even deeper integration with Google apps like YouTube Music, Google Pay and Google Maps. Charge 6 features a 1.04-inch color AMOLED display with Always-On Display (AOD) functionality. The tracker features an aluminum, glass and resin build with a…

WhatsApp gets ready to support iMessage, Apple prepares to launch iPhone 15

The hugely popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp appears to be getting its ducks in a row, ready to open its apps up to support for third-party messaging services like Apple's iMessage. The move comes as the European Union's Digital Markets Act (DMA) gets ready to come into force in March 2024. The EU recently confirmed that it has…