US tech company Motiv has revealed its smart ring will soon use its wearer's unique heartbeat to verify their identity and make payments. More
Awarding then banning a robotic sex toy at this year's Consumer Electronics Show proves the technology industry's oblivious attitude towards women's wants and needs, says tech writer Holly Brockwell. More
Female-led sex toy startup Lora DiCarlo is accusing the Consumer Electronics Show of sexism, after organisers revoked an innovation award from its hands-free robotic massager, then banned the product for being "immoral". More
A smart ring developed by New York-based designer Hussain Almossawi allows people with sickle cell disease to monitor and detect low oxygen levels in their blood. More
Chinese tech giant Huawei has developed an app that uses artificial intelligence to allow the visually impaired to "see" the emotion on the face of someone they are talking to by translating it into sound. More
Design studio Swift Creatives has come up with a smart cooking system called Sous Swift, that uses a sous-vide water bath to prepare restaurant-quality food with minimal effort. More
Renewable energy could reliably power the grid at peak times using an eco-friendly and cost-effective storage solution designed by Swiss start-up Energy Vault. More
These 3D-printed hearing aids could help people who are partially deaf to tune out unwanted background noise, but they also function as regular earphones.