The Starling Jet is due to launch in six years time at a cost of £8m.
Danish utility company Frederiksberg Forsyning is part of a vehicle-to-grid scheme. Its all-electric vans charge up from the central grid, but at night the roles are reversed. The vehicles’ batteries become an energy store that the grid can draw on to smooth out fluctuations in supply and demand. This is part of the BBC’s Disruptors […]
The latest Nokia smartphones include a steel-framed flagship, which its maker says is near-impossible to bend by hand. In addition, the firm behind the devices – HMD Global – has brought back the 8110. The slider was once known as the banana phone because of its curved shape. Today’s consumer may better remember it for […]
Image copyright Google Image caption Google Home is marketed as a family device. The tech giants are racing to get digital assistants into our homes – the Amazon Echo Dot currently has a 40% discount during Amazon Prime Day – but debate rages over whether they are suitable for children. There have certainly been teething […]