Tech

16 August 2018

Future generations 'are more likely to be influenced by robots'

New research has discovered that future generations are more likely to be influenced by robots. The study - which has been conducted by academics at the University of Plymouth - has ...

16 August 2018

Twitter suspends Alex Jones

Twitter has suspended right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week. The social networking platform - which has faced increasing pressure to block Jones - has not revealed what prompted the ...
16 August 2018

Facebook birthday fundraisers make over $300m

Facebook's birthday feature has raised over $300 million for charity. The social networking site launched the campaign last year, whih lets users request that their friends donate to a cause for ...

15 August 2018

AI 'can diagnose eye disease as accurately as some experts'

New research has suggested that artificial intelligence is able to diagnose eye disease as accurately as some experts. The research - which has been conducted at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London ...

15 August 2018

Amazon ad banned by industry regulator

Amazon's one-day delivery ad has been banned in the UK after it was considered to be misleading. The tech giant's commercial had prompted as many as 280 complaints from consumers - ...

15 August 2018

Instagram accounts hacked and photos replaced with film stills

A significant number of Instagram users have had their accounts hacked and their old photos have been replaced with film stills. Some of the victims of the hack have taken to ...

14 August 2018

Sainsbury's trials till-free store

Sainsbury's is trialling its first "till-free" store. The British supermarket chain - which is one of the most popular in the UK - has decided to stage a trial in which ...

14 August 2018

Facebook signs deal to screen La Liga soccer games

Facebook has signed a deal to show every La Liga soccer game to viewers in the Indian subcontinent. The American technology giant has decided to branch out into the screening of ...

14 August 2018

Donald Trump bans use of Huawei and ZTE technology

US President Donald Trump has signed a Bill banning government use of Huawei and ZTE technology. The billionaire businessman - who made his money in the property market - took the ...
13 August 2018

iPhone design update leaked

A major design decision at Apple has been accidentally leaked by one of the company's key suppliers. Apple supplier Lumentum Holdings has announced sizeable growth in its AR and 3D-sensing business, ...
13 August 2018

Experts issues computer hacking warning

A computer expert has warned that the threat of hacking needs to be taken more seriously. Nico Sell, the founder of R00tz Asylum, a non-profit dedicated to teaching kids about so-called ...

13 August 2018

Facebook admits there's no 'silver bullet for connecting the world'

Facebook acknowledges there's no "silver bullet for connecting the world". Yael Maguire, vice president of engineering for Facebook Connectivity, has claimed that in spite of the company having a long-term ambition ...

10 August 2018

Ericsson to fund 5G research

Ericsson is set to do what it can to speed up 5G deployment across the US. The tech giant revealed on Friday (10.08.18) that it would be investing in research and ...

10 August 2018

Apple updates GiveBack programme

Apple has updated its GiveBack programme to allow customers to trade in old devices. The new feature will let people use their unwanted devices to offset the cost of buying a ...

10 August 2018

Facebook ditches Friend List Feeds

Facebook has announced it is ditching its Friend List Feeds. The social networking site has confirmed the feature - which allowed users to create a personalised page only showing posts from ...

9 August 2018

Samsung investing $20b into research

Samsung is set to invest around $20 billion in researching emerging technologies. The company is looking into areas like artificial intelligence over the next three years, with the investment being just ...

9 August 2018

Snapchat loses 3 million users

Snapchat lost three million daily active users (DAU) over the last quarter. The photo sharing social network app has seen its figures drop 1.5 per cent to 188 million DAU over ...

9 August 2018

Facebook launches AR games

Facebook has launched two augmented reality games for its Messenger app. The social media network's latest update allows users to compete with up to six friends on Don't Smile and Asteroids ...

8 August 2018

InfoWars and Alex Jones will not be banned by Twitter

InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones will not be banned by Twitter because their accounts do not violate the website's rules. That's according to Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey, who ...

8 August 2018

China blocks BBC websites

The Chinese government has blocked all of the BBC's web services. The decision to block the services was taken after the corporation decided to change the BBC website's format, having altered ...

8 August 2018

US Army plans to microwave drones out the sky

The US Army is planning to microwave drones out of the sky. The military has confirmed it plans to acquire a high-powered microwave system from Lockheed Martin that can be used ...

7 August 2018

China beating US in 5G race

China is beating the US in the race to build infrastructure to support 5G wireless, according to a report. The country is said to have outspent the US by $24 bilion ...

7 August 2018

Facebook wants users' banking integrated into Messenger

Facebook reportedly wants users to check their back account on its instant message platform. It's said that the social network has request several US banks to share its customers' financial data, ...

7 August 2018

Online streaming surges

The use of online streaming services has surged ahead in the UK. Almost half of all adults have said they have tuned into Netflix, Now TV, Amazon Prime Video or other ...