Technology giant Apple is granted a US patent showing how cameras on the augmented reality wearable Apple Glass could record the real world around the wearer and then use that information to create holograms.

Snap Inc, the NYSE-listed software company behind photo messaging app Snapchat, acquired UK-based WaveOptics in a deal reportedly worth more than $500 million.

The KURZ Group acquired the scribos brand protection division of the adhesive tape giant, tesa, to work against the growing threat of product and brand piracy.

NASA flight surgeon Dr Josef Schmid, and other team members, became the first humans ‘holoported’ from Earth to the International Space Station.