Tech

22 March 2019

Facebook in password blunder

Facebook has admitted to a password security lapse. The social media network has revealed that 600 million passwords were wrongly stored in plain text, instead of being encrypted. Anyone whose password has ...

22 March 2019

O2 outage leaves customers unable to make calls

O2 customers were left unable to make voice calls during an outage on Friday morning (22.03.19). The mobile network confirmed that they had a issue and apologised after they were able ...

22 March 2019

Robots to conduct job interviews?

Robots could soon start conducting job interviews. A 16-inch tall automation named Tengai has been built to carry out recruitment The bot, with a female voice, is programmed to ask s ...

21 March 2019

Apple plans for streaming service

Apple has put together an extensive programme of original content for it upcoming streaming service. The tech giant is expected to officially announce its collection at an event on March 25 ...

21 March 2019

Facebook adds quoted replies to Messenger

Facebook is adding quoted replies to its Messenger app. The company has introduced the new feature to its instant messaging platform, which will give users the ability to quote and reply ...

21 March 2019

Volvo unveil in-car camera plans to stop drunk or distracted driving

Volvo has unveiled plans to use cameras inside its vehicles to combat drunk or distracted driving. The automaker's in-car cameras will monitor driver behaviour and intervene if it deems it necessary, ...

20 March 2019

Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative reveals smart home tips to declutter the mind

Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative has revealed its smart home tips to declutter the home and mind. The initiative has teamed up with psychologist and spatial expert Helen Sanderson to give the ...

20 March 2019

Facebook changes to stop ad discrimination

Facebook has announced it is making changes to adverts in a bid to protect users from discrimination. The social network will be making a range of alterations to help people who ...

20 March 2019

Instagram announces checkout feature

Instagram has announced it is introducing a checkout feature for its mobile apps. The social media platform has take another step towards becoming a commerce business with the new development this ...

19 March 2019

Netflix 'won't be part of Apple's new streaming service'

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has claimed they won't be on Apple's new streaming service. The 58-year-old co-founder spoke at a press conference in Los Angeles recently, where he said the streaming ...

19 March 2019

Bill Gates hopes AI improves medical education

Bill Gates hopes that AI will help advance medical education. The Microsoft CEO and philanthropist admitted that there hasn't been anything as "promising and powerful" since the likes of nuclear weaponry, ...

19 March 2019

Instagram adds in-app checkout

Instagram has added an in-app checkout feature. The Facebook-owned app now lets users pay for items after clicking on the price tags of items shared in people's posts. It's just one of ...

18 March 2019

MySpace loses 12 years' worth of music

MySpace has lost 12 years' worth of music. The original social networking site has been forced to issue an apology on its website after a "server migration" caused the loss of ...

18 March 2019

Apple Store goes down and new iPad/iMac rumours surface

The Apple Store went down on Monday morning (18.03.19), suggesting that a new product is set to be announced. When this happens, it typically means that a new iPad or iMac ...

18 March 2019

WhatsApp co-founder continues to urge users to delete Facebook

WhatsApp's co-founder is still urging Facebook users to delete their accounts. Brian Acton joined thousands of people in taking to Twitter with the hashtag "#DeleteFacebook" trending on the micro-blogging site, amid ...

15 March 2019

Facebook outage caused by 'server configuration change'

Facebook has claimed the 14-hour outage on Wednesday (13.03.19) was due to a server configuration change. The social network's company of apps, Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram all went down ...

15 March 2019

Google files patent for foldable phone

Google is reportedly developing a foldable smartphone. According The Verge, the firm filed a patent for an Oled powered device that will be able to bend in two places and ...

14 March 2019

Facebook suffers worst outage in 15 years

Facebook experienced its worst outage in 15 years on Wednesday night (14.03.19). The social media network's main app, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp stopped working at around 4pm and the outage ...

14 March 2019

Samsung to improve S10's fingerprint sensor

Samsung has promised to improve the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus. The South Korean firm released their latest smartphone in the series last month, and noted that ...

14 March 2019

Tumblr's views 'decline after porn ban'

Tumblr reportedly lost around 100 million views in a month, after implementing a porn ban. The blogging site removed graphic sexual content after Apple removed the platform from their App Store ...

13 March 2019

Toyota unveils self-driving minibus for the Moon

Toyota has unveiled a self-driving minibus to transport astronauts across the Moon. The Japanese carmakers teamed up with the country's space agency Jaxa for the vehicle, which doesn't require passengers to ...

13 March 2019

Apple AR headset or glass could arrive in 2020

Apple could release their first AR headset in 2020. Top analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested that Tim Cook's firm may start making the product in the fourth quarter of 2019. He told ...

12 March 2019

Dr predicts 2050 will see rise of robot children

A Futurologist has claimed people will adopt robot kids by 2050. Dr Ian Pearson has predicted that parents of the future won't have human children and will instead communicate through. AR ...

12 March 2019

Google celebrates 30th anniversary of World Wide Web

Google celebrated the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. The search engine's Doodle marked three decades to the day (11.03.19) Sir Tim Berners-Lee put forward his proposal for the creation ...