transport
Noise Pollution is the Latest Spanner Troubling London’s Night Tube Plan

A couple of London Assembly members are asking the mayor and TfL to put the screeching metallic brakes on the overnight tube service, claiming that a recent rise in complaints of transport noise are ruining the lives of people who live in the vicinity of the city's tube lines. Read More >>

apps
Next-Gen Smartphones Want to Listen to All Your Conversations

The boffins at smartphone speech recognition specialist Nuance are working on low-power tools to continually monitor all spoken communications within their audio range, so even when your phone's in standby mode it'll be ready to perform your train timetable searches and check the time in faraway places. Read More >>