Tech

24 May 2019

Uber brings electric bike service Jump to London

Uber has launched new electric bike rental app Jump in London. As of Friday (24.05.19), the taxi service has launched a pilot in the British capital with 350 bikes available to ...

24 May 2019

Facebook 'launching cryptocurrency in 2020'

Facebook are reportedly launching cryptocurrency in 2020. Mark Zuckerberg's firm are said to developing a payment system in 12 countries, the BBC reports. The social network's CEO is believed to have held ...

24 May 2019

Facebook removes 3.4 billion fake accounts

Facebook has removed 3.4 billion fake accounts from the social media network in the past six months. The accounts were wiped out between October 2018 and March 2019 and Mark Zuckerberg's ...

23 May 2019

Amazon 'offers $25 for body scan'

Amazon is offering people a $25 gift card in exchange for a digital 3D body scan. The online retailer has launched an online form to let interested parties sign up for ...

23 May 2019

FAA refuses to set timeline on Boeing 737 Max return

The Federal Aviation Administration won't give a timeline on the Boeing 737 Max returning to the air. The FAA's acting chief Daniel Elwell confirmed the organisation's technical experts will conduct a ...

23 May 2019

Instagram website 'leaked contact details due to source code'

Instagram's website has reportedly leaked users' contact details over at least four months. According to a researcher, the social media platform has leaked information including email addresses phone numbers, which was ...

22 May 2019

EE wins the 5G roll-out race

EE have overtaken Vodafone with the announcement of their 5G service being rolled out in six cities in the UK next week. The mobile network - which is a division of ...

22 May 2019

EE and Vodafone drop Huawei from 5G network

Huawei's devices have been dropped from Vodafone and EE's 5G network in the UK. Following the US enforcing a ban on trading with the Chinese firm unless they obtain a licence ...

22 May 2019

Transport for London to track tube users for overcrowding via WiFi data

Transport for London (TfL) have announced plans to track passengers data via their WiFi network to help improve congestion. Lauren Sager Weinstein, Chief Data Officer at TfL, has said it could ...

21 May 2019

Huawei given 90-day extension to US ban

Huawei have had restrictions on US trade eased to allow telecommunications operators that rely on their equipment to switch their supplier. The US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said that ...

21 May 2019

Facebook investigate after Instagram Influence data breach

Facebook are carrying out an investigation after the private data of almost 50 million Instagram influencers was leaked online. The photo-sharing app's parent company has issued a statement to reassure users ...

21 May 2019

Amazon's delivery drones still a possibility

Amazon are reportedly working with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to make delivery drones a reality. The CCA has announced that their innovation team are creating a virtual space - ...

20 May 2019

Facebook researchers are experimenting with robots

Facebook has revealed it has been experimenting with robots. The social networking company's researchers have been looking into how the future of robotics can further its work in artificial intelligence. Antoine Bordes ...

20 May 2019

Amazon shareholders urged to vote for facial recognition ban

The American Civil Liberties Union is heaping pressure on Amazon against its practice of selling facial recongition software to law enforcement. The civil rights group has written to the company's shareholders ...

20 May 2019

Google bars Huawei from Android updates

Google has barred Huawei from some updates on Android. Some of the newer smartphones by the Chinese firm will likely be unable to use certain Google Play apps, they have confirmed. The ...

17 May 2019

Ayrton Senna honoured with 360 app

Ayrton Senna is being honoured with a virtual museum 25 years after his death. The Formula One legend - who tragically died in an accident at Imola in 1994 aged 34 ...

17 May 2019

Facebook working to restore groups removed due to 'sabotage'

Facebook is "working to restore" groups that was mistakenly removed due to "sabotage". Earlier this week, a number of groups on the social network were targeted by an organisation known as ...

17 May 2019

Tesla 'set for hard-core cost cutting'

Tesla is reportedly set for "hard-core" cost cutting. The car manufacturer has raised $2.7 billion to help improve fortunes after its recent earnings report, and it's said CEO Elon Musk will ...

17 May 2019

Boeing says 737 Max software fix is ready for evaluation

Boeing says its 737 Max software update is complete and ready for evaluation. It's been almost a month since the company carried out test flights for the fix to its grounded ...

16 May 2019

Spotify introduces Stories feature for artists

Spotify has launched its own 'Stories' feature for artists. Now fans are able to see the behind-the-scenes of how their favourite songs were made with a similar function to apps such ...

16 May 2019

Galaxy S10 5G to be released in June

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S10 5G smartphone will be released on June 7. The Sim-free phone, one of the first to offer 5G, will be available on EE and Vodafone ...

16 May 2019

Instagram ditches Direct messaging app

Instagram has ditched the Direct messaging app. The standalone app only launched in December 2017 but the app no longer appears in the App Store. Regular users of Direct needn't worry about ...

15 May 2019

Google maps out where to snap UK's top photographic hotspots

Google has mapped out where to get the best photo at the UK's top photographic hotspots to celebrate the release of the new Pixel 3a smartphone. To celebrate the launch of ...

15 May 2019

Uber gets Quiet Mode to silence chatty drivers

Uber has added a 'Quiet Mode' to the app to silence chatty drivers. Users of the taxi service in the US are now able to decided if they want their driver ...