Tech

19 October 2018

Samsung working on behind-the-display selfie camera

Samsung is reportedly developing a selfie camera fitted behind the screen. The South Korean firm are said to be working on finding a resolution for making the bezel on the front ...

19 October 2018

iPhone XR available to pre-order

Apple's iPhone XR is available to pre-order. The latest in the tech giant's smartphone series is very similar to the recently released iPhone XS, but it has an all new 6.1 ...

19 October 2018

Facebook to launch TV set-top box for video calling?

Facebook is reportedly developing a TV set-top box with a camera for video calling to rival Apple and Amazon's similar products. The social media giant have internally named the device Ripley ...

18 October 2018

Heathrow Airport to introduce new facial recognition technology

Heathrow Airport's new facial recognition technology could reduce journey times dramatically. The cutting-edge technology will be introduced across all areas of air travel at the airport, including check-in, bag drop and ...

18 October 2018

Google changes Android app policy

Google has confirmed that smartphone manufacturers will soon no longer have free access to apps on Android. The licensing fee charge comes hot on the heels of Google being handed a ...

18 October 2018

Twitter reveals changes to its reporting process

Twitter is making changes to make its reporting process more transparent. The micro-blogging platform has come under fire in recent years, but has now pledged to clearly highlight when a tweet ...

17 October 2018

Netflix adds seven million new customers

Netflix has added as many as seven million new customers in the three months to September. The impressive growth of the streaming service has seen the company's subscriber base swell to ...

17 October 2018

Amazon reiterates support for US military

Amazon plans to continue to support the American military. The iconic brand's founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos has revealed Amazon will work with the military, even though other firms - ...

17 October 2018

Spotify ad banned by regulator

A Spotify advert has been banned after a regulator said it was "unjustifiably" distressing children. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has decided to outlaw the ad, which mimicked a horror film ...

16 October 2018

Google developing censored China app?

A censored search app from Google could serve over "99 percent of queries in China", according to the company's chief executive. Sundar Pichai has told a conference in San Francisco that ...

16 October 2018

NCSC reveals extent of cyber-attack threat

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has blocked Britain falling victim to almost 1,200 attacks over a two-year spell. The organisation has revealed it is currently beating around 10 attacks every ...

16 October 2018

Facebook changes approach towards 'dark ads'

Facebook is to block political groups in Britain from posting "dark ads" on its network. The social networking platform is hoping to restore faith in its brand following the controversy of ...

15 October 2018

Social networks 'could be moving towards a mental health crisis'

Social networks could be unintentionally edging towards a mental health crisis, according to an expert. Sarah Roberts, a University of California assistant professor who has studied content moderation, has warned that ...

15 October 2018

Facebook won't provide identity fraud protection

Facebook will not provide identity fraud protection for the victims of its most-recent data breach. The social networking platform confirmed earlier this month that as many as 14 million users had ...

15 October 2018

Apple: Data must be protected through encryption

Apple believes encryption is the "single best tool we have to protect data and ultimately lives". Th technology giant made the statement in a submission to the Australian government in response ...
12 October 2018

Security expert issues WhatsApp warning

A security expert has warned WhatsApp users about a booby-trap video call. According to researcher Tavis Ormandy, who is part of the team that discovered the issue, the bug is a ...

12 October 2018

Facebook removes pages and accounts ahead of mid-term elections

Facebook has removed more than 800 pages and accounts that posted sensationalist political content that broke its rules. The social networking platform - which faced intense criticism in the aftermath of ...

12 October 2018

US senators ask questions of Google+

US senators have asked Google why it delayed disclosing vulnerabilities with its Google+ social network. The search-engine firm announced earlier this week that it will be ending the consumer version of ...

11 October 2018

Apple strikes deal with Dialog

Apple has agreed a deal to buy part of chip-maker Dialog for $300 million. The acquisition includes some of the British company's patents and facilities, and will also see as many ...

11 October 2018

Uber drivers stage protests

Uber drivers in the UK have staged protests over pay and working conditions. The ride-hailing firm has faced protests in several cities across the UK, with riders choosing to switch off ...

11 October 2018

Google appeals $4.9 billion fine

Google is appealing its $4.9 billion fine for allegedly using the Android operating system to "cement its dominance" in the search-engine market. The firm was handed the eye-watering fine back in ...

10 October 2018

Walmart patents design for smart shopping cart

Walmart has patented a design for a shopping cart that could measure your speed and heart rate. The retailer wants to be able to track every element of customers' experience in ...

10 October 2018

Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within months'

Sir Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic will be in space "within weeks". The project's founder and CEO has insisted it won't take much longer for the company - which was founded ...

10 October 2018

Instagram supports third party authentication apps for Android

Instagram now supports third party authentication apps on Android. The photo sharing app has officially rolled out the product which uses apps like Google's Authenticator or Duo Mobile instead of an ...