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New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

By 9 October 2014

Transport for London has announced its driverless Tube service, and released mocked-up images. The trains, that run automatically, are due to begin coming into service around mid-2020. Tfl has announced that there will be 250 new Tube trains for the Bakerloo,... >>

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

By 19 March 2013

Google has expanded its Flight Search functionality to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, after previously being available for US users only. The Google Flight Search, using data from ITA Software and launched in 2011, provides a curated... >>

Potatoes used as human stand-ins in Boeing Wi-Fi test

Potatoes used as human stand-ins in Boeing Wi-Fi test

By 20 December 2012

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been testing Wi-Fi signals on its planes using potatoes as human beings. Sacks of spuds apparently replicate the way people reflect and absorb wireless signals. Around 20,000lbs of potatoes were used in the experiments... >>


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