The Falcon Heavy is finally on the launchpad at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX's biggest rocket yet has some final engine tests to do before it can blast off, sending Musk's car on a billion year long orbit.
SecondHands is an EU-funded robot that is being developed to assist with menial and laborious jobs. The online supermarket Ocado will be seeing how best it can help its technicians in its warehouses.
GM has said it can already roll out its electric and driverless Cruise AV in 7 states in the USA. The company believes it can overcome any other final and federal legal hurdles by 2019.
31 products won Best of Innovation Awards for CES 2018. Four of the products included: a robot for your home, a HUD for motorcyclists, language translating earbuds, and a wireless charging system.
Sgnl is a piece of wearable tech that uses a BCU (Body Conduction Unit) and makes it possible for users to receive and listen to phone calls by placing their fingertip on the skin around their ears.
The Venezuelan government has announced that its new cryptocurrency, the Petro, will be launching in the next few days. The government has dedicated the Ayacucho oil reserve to back the Petro.
According to one of Google's scientists, 43 percent of the content in the top 100 AI journals came from Chinese authors in 2015. This has lead to Google announcing its AI China Center.
Licensing authorities in York have joined Sheffield and London in not awarding a renewed operating license to ride-hailing service, Uber. The recent data breach revelation informed York's decision.
There will be 11 different types of robots that will be helping with logistics, tourist information, cleaning, making art, and even fishing during the Winter Olympics events in South Korea in 2018.
Bitcoin has broken another threshold on its seemingly unstoppable climb this year. There are bold claims about bitcoin's future, but many still think its all a bubble waiting to burst.
Elon Musk's car will be launched into space next year using the Falcon Heavy, the car will be playing David Bowie. Also, every 5000th Boring Company hat buyer will get to drive the tunneling machine.
An image of a cryptocurrency mining rig in the boot of a Model S was posted online. Tesla offers free unlimited electricity at its Supercharger units, so would it be feasible to mine from the car?
A legal campaign has been launched on behalf of 5.4 million potentially affected Britons who may have had some of their data unlawfully collected by Google using the "Safari Workaround".
Furlexa has the body of a Furby, a Raspberry Pi Zero "brain", and can control the lights in your house as well as answer your questions; as it harnesses the power of the smart assistant Alexa.
The concept is called Vision E3 Way; it is a network of elevated tunnels designed for electric bicycles and scooters. Its purpose is to offer a fast, safe, green, and all-weather option for commuters.
A woman in Milwaukee was scammed by a "Black Friday sale" van, who she thought she had bought an iPhone 6 from for $100 but when she got home all she had was a box of potatoes and an Android charger.
A meat vending machine is being trialed in South Korea; the machine can regulate its own temperature, can provide meat at a much lower cost, and has been designed to help single-person homes.
Foxconn and Apple have both said that the interns who were found to be working illegal overtime have subsequently been compensated, provided with benefits and that the practice has now been stopped.
Before the end of the year, there will be a tool in Facebook's Help Center which will allow users to see if they engaged with content made by the Internet Research Agency before the 2016 US election.
The 100-megawatt battery built by Tesla has been completed and is now ready for final testing. The battery is designed to support the power grid of South Australia over the coming Summer.
The alleged hacker is an Iranian called Behmad Mezri who the FBI claim hacked into HBO and stole proprietary data from, such as unaired GoT episodes, which he then held for ransom and later leaked.
Tencent has managed to gain exclusive publishing rights for PUBG in China. The company will provide local hosting, enforce local regulations, and also crack down on widespread cheating.
The Chinese gaming and instant messenger giant has had a massive market value rally this year and has managed to overtake Facebook as the world's fifth largest company by overall market value.
Which? has released a report which shows that 60% of the deals offered on 35 popular goods on Black Friday in 2016 could actually have been bought for the same or even a lower price over the year.
Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's Semi electric truck, based on his presentation, this vehicle beats diesel trucks in everyway. But Musk had to go further and reveal his plans for the worlds fastest car too.
In response to criticisms following Charlottesville, Twitter has updated its guidelines which have resulted in a number of right-wing accounts losing their blue check mark verified status.
The popular language learning program Duolingo has finally added Mandarin. Users of Duolingo will apparently be able to get their Mandarin as high as level 3 on an official Chinese proficiency test.
The EksoVest from Ekso Bionics is an unpowered exoskeleton that can provide some lift assistance for workers when they perform overhead tasks with power tools over extended periods of time.
The GoPro was left to film the slow crawl of lava from a volcano in Hawaii, its owner got distracted and by the time he got back the camera was covered in lava, astonishingly the camera survived.
Australian non-profit Netsafe has set up an AI chatbot whose purpose is to completely waste the time of email scammers. Anyone can forward any type of scam email to the chatbot right now.
There have been robots that can vacuum, clean windows, and even help with the gardening, but SpinX is a robot that lives in a toilet lid which can brush and clean a toilet in about 90 seconds.
An analyst from KGI has released a report outlining some details regarding what Apple's iPhones might look like next year. He makes a number of predictions; one of these being two OLED iPhones.
Even though Tencent has huge shares in semi-autonomous car maker Tesla the company is still working on its own prototypes. Its vehicle bid will make it the biggest contender amongst Chinese companies.
A chatbot "boy" was granted official residency by one of the wards in Tokyo, Japan. Shiruya Mirai apparently loves its job, which is to talk to residents of the Shiruya ward, its newly granted home.
The residents of Templeton, England, had been promised a fiber connection three years ago. However, Openreach has failed to give them a faster connection so they burned a van effigy on Bonfire Night.
Many users of iPhones and iPads which recently updated to iOS 11.1 are unable to type the letter "i". Attempting to do so automatically replaces "i" with either "A" or a question mark.
The bezel-less concept phone can be used either way you pick it up and its selfies give depth thanks to its dual front-facing cameras. Overall, the phone tries to be utilitarian but still beautiful.
SpaceX's largest rocket, the Falcon Heavy, is scheduled for a launch at the end of the year. The rocket has three boosters, which means SpaceX might have to pull off three of its signature landings.
According to recent files released by the CIA, the former leader of terrorist organization Al-Qaeda had various Disney movies, nature documentaries and some video games with him in Abbottabad.
The journalists were invited to the secret test facility "Castle," where they were driven around, with no driver, in Waymo's Chrysler Pacificas; dodging squirrels, boxes, and a convertible.