Tech

10 June 2020

Tinder has seen 'a lot of engagement' amid lockdown

Tinder has seen "a lot of engagement" amid the coronavirus lockdown. That is according to Tinder CEO Elie Seidman, whose revealed that user engagement with the app has tended to depend ...

10 June 2020

UK Vodafone customers experience disruption to service

Vodafone subscribers in the UK have complained of having difficulties making and receiving calls. The problem stopped voice calls connecting, although customers were still able to send text messages and use ...

10 June 2020

Twitter makes Juneteenth a company holiday

Twitter is set to make Juneteenth a company holiday. Jack Dorsey, the boss of the micro-blogging platform and Square, has confirmed that both firms will honour Juneteenth as a company holiday ...

9 June 2020

Tesla battery supplier hails new design

A Tesla battery supplier has claimed its new design boasts a one million-mile lifespan. Contemporary Amperex Technology, a Chinese car battery-maker, has revealed it is now able to manufacture a battery ...

9 June 2020

Huawei launches campaign in the UK

Huawei has launched a marketing campaign to mark 20 years of business in the UK. The Chinese telecommunications company launched a newspaper and internet campaign in recognition of the landmark, as ...

9 June 2020

Twitter 'is working on a new verification system'

Twitter is reportedly working on a new system for verifying users. Reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong has revealed via the micro-blogging platform that she discovered a "request verification" in Twitter's app ...
8 June 2020

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 20 and Fold 2 on August 5?

Samsung is reportedly planning to release the Galaxy Note 20 series and Fold 2 on August 5. According to SamMobile, sources have indicated that there won't be long to wait for ...

8 June 2020

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos 'happy to lose customers' over firm's solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Jeff Bezos is "happy to lose" customers who are against Amazon supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The Seattle-based firm's CEO took to Instagram to share a screenshot of a ...

8 June 2020

Apple filed patent for socially-distnace group selfie tool

Apple filed a patent for a tool for taking socially-distant group selfies. As per The Verge, the new feature would make it possible to make a "synthetic group selfie". It would work ...

5 June 2020

Tesla to build UK factory?

Tesla could be set to build a factory in the UK. The electric vehicle and clean energy company previously discussed building a Tesla Gigafactory in the UK last year, but CEO ...

5 June 2020

Facebook to label state-controlled media

Facebook will now label "state-controlled" media outlets. The social networking site has announced it has begun labelling content produced by media outlets it says are under state control, in its continued ...

5 June 2020

Instagram testing new recommendations feature

Instagram is testing a new feature for showing recommended content. The photo sharing social media platform has been slowly rolling out a new feature to a small number of users, which ...

4 June 2020

Snapchat stops promoting Donald Trump's account

Snapchat has ceased promoting President Donald Trump's account. The social networking platform has confirmed it will no longer feature the US President's account in the app's Discover section, with Snapchat explaining ...
4 June 2020

Report claims social media companies are 'failing to fight fake news'

A new report says hundreds of posts spreading misinformation about coronavirus are being posted online. The Center for Countering Digital Hate has revealed that 649 posts were reported to Facebook and ...

4 June 2020

Zoom won't enable end-to-end encryption for free calls

Zoom has confirmed it won't enable end-to-end encryption for free calls. The software company has seen its profile rise hugely amid the coronavirus lockdown, and Zoom has now revealed that end-to-end ...

3 June 2020

Google faces lawsuit over user privacy

Google is facing a lawsuit in the US amid allegations it illegally invades the privacy of users by tracking people. The American tech company has been accused of tracking internet users, ...

3 June 2020

Civil rights leaders slam Facebook over Trump post

Civil rights leaders have accused Mark Zuckerberg of creating a "dangerous precedent" by allowing a post by Donald Trump to remain on Facebook. The US President's post - in which he ...
3 June 2020

Ex-Reddit boss accuses company of profiting off hate

Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has accused the company of making money off hate. Pao made the accusation on Twitter after the company published an open letter condemning racism. Current Reddit CEO ...

2 June 2020

Sony postpones PlayStation event due to protests

Sony has postponed its PlayStation 5 event on June 4 due to ongoing protests. The tech giant had originally planned to host an event later this week, when the company was ...

2 June 2020

Mark Zuckerberg admits to agonising about Donald Trump post

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has admitted to agonising about a recent post by US President Donald Trump. The social networking platform has been criticised in some quarters for failing to censor ...
2 June 2020

UK set to reconsider Huawei deal

The UK is reconsidering its decision to give Huawei equipment a limited role within the country's 5G network. The intention to re-evaluate the decision was revealed shortly after the USA imposed ...

1 June 2020

KSI disappointed parents when he shunned university

YouTube star KSI disappointed his parents when he spurned the chance to go to university. The internet star was sent to a private school by his parents in the hope he ...

1 June 2020

Google postpones launch of Android operating system

Google has postponed the launch of the latest version of its Android operating system. The tech giant had initially planned to unveil the operating system on June 3, but amid violent ...

1 June 2020

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook policy

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has defended the company's decision not to remove or flag a controversial post by US President Donald Trump. The post saw Trump say he would "send in ...