Selling Pokemon Go Accounts

People who have reached high levels or caught rare Pokemon are selling their login details on sites such as eBay. The highest so far is at £500, getting you a level 23 account. Niantic Labs, the developer of Pokemon, warns that sharing accounts is against the rules and puts users at risk of having their details hacked. 

Japan's Softbank to buy ARM Holdings

ARM holdings, considered the most precious jewel in the crown of British technology, is to be bought by Japan's tech giant Softbank for £24bn. The Cambridge-based firm designs microchips used in most smartphones. Although Co-founder of ARM Hermann Hauser believes it is a sad loss for the UK tech sector, Prime Minister Theresa May suggests the deal could be successful after Brexit.

Augmented Reality Photo Editor

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon and the University of California at Berkeley have developed the first application that lets users scale, rotate, and move onscreen objects in the 3-D space. The scientists have evolved a task that usually takes hours, into a software that takes minutes.

Google Pays Tribute to British MP Jo Cox

A week after Jo Cox's murder and on the date of her 42nd birthday, Google invited users to donate to a GoFundMe page set up in Cox's honour. The page is raising money for three charities chosen by her family and raised £1.28 million on it's publication date.

Planetary Resources - Asteroid Mining

Luxembourg is funding the mining company Planetary Resources to advance technologies for the exploration of the most commercially viable near-Earth asteroids. The companies latest aircraft, Arkyd-6, will launch later this year and obtain key data related to the presence of water on asteroids.

MIT - Solar Cells

A working solar thermophotovoltaic device (STPV) has been developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which could double the amount of energy generated by traditional solar cells. A new layer is added to a solar cell’s structure, absorbing heat and converting it to light, which reflects off onto another solar cell.

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

The acquisition aims to boost the growth of LinkedIn, as well as Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics. The combination of Microsoft's cloud and LinkedIn’s network will allow for increased connectivity between professionals.

Tesla to buy Solar City

In an all-stock deal valued at $3 billion, Tesla is offering to buy SolarCity, which would merge entrepreneur Elon Musk's visions for solar energy and electric cars in one company. Customers would power their homes and cars with sustainable solar energy, lowering costs and reducing a dependence on fossil fuels.

Slow Down GPS App

The advertising agency Forsman and Bodenfors have created an app that integrates a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation. To warn drivers to slow down, the app switches to a child's voice in areas where children are likely to be present, including schools and day-care centres.

3D Printed Offices

Dubai has ambitiously opened a 3D one-storey prototype building, with floorspace of about 250 square meters, using a 20-foot by 120-foot by 40-foot printer. The arc-shaped office was built in 17 days using a special mixture of cement and cost around $140,000.