Showing posts with label BBC News - Technology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BBC News - Technology. Show all posts

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Ordnance Survey to launch mapping drone

The mapping organisation's craft will collect images and data for businesses and organisations to use.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2SFCsEa

Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit

Ethan Lindenberger took to the website to ask whether he could get vaccines without his parents .

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2tgykMf

Paris to sue Airbnb over 'illegal ads'

The fine could amount to €12.5m ($14m, £11m) for the 1,000 ads the city says break French law.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2RRrwi1

Russia considers 'unplugging' from internet

Russia may briefly disconnect from the internet as part of a test of its cyber-defences.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2GoqKYG

Facebook and Google news should be regulated, report says

Google and Facebook should be overseen to ensure their news content is trustworthy, a report recommends.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2SsAirS

Gavin Williamson: Drone 'swarm squadrons' to be deployed by military

The defence secretary says the network enabled aircraft could be used to overwhelm the enemy.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2SKksIs

Tinder-style app for cows tries to help the meat market

So you think the dating scene is just a meat market? Wait till you hear about this matchmaking app.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2Gq2aH5

Can video consultations combat global doctor shortages?

Seeing a doctor online instead of in person could save time and money, but what are the drawbacks?

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2I60xzW

Monday, 11 February 2019

Trump's wall: Mind the gaps

Camera-laden towers and underground sensors plug the gaps in the existing US-Mexico border fence.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2SC1TGG

Grindr and Tinder 'must not risk children's safety'

Minister vows to question Grindr and Tinder on safeguarding measures following "shocking" findings.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2MY0HIm

Reddit: Censorship fears spark criticism of Tencent funding reports

Redditors flooded the site with snarky posts after reports of funding from Chinese tech giant Tencent.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2BqTX0Y

Saturday, 9 February 2019

YouTube U-turn over child abuse singer

YouTube deletes singer Austin Jones's channel, after he exchanges sexual images with underage girls.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2BnYxNy

EE data breach ‘led to stalking’

A customer's ex-partner accessed her new address and bank details, before turning up at her home.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2GvAW0L

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

The flaw meant account holders saw some details of other users and their message history.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2GxCjMA

Apple to pay teenager who found FaceTime bug

The flaw let iPhone owners eavesdrop on people they called via the FaceTime video-chat system.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2WSddxl

Jeff Bezos: Amazon boss accuses National Enquirer of blackmail

Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer attempted extortion by threatening to publish "intimate photos".

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2BrERZ5

Climate change: UK carbon capture project begins

A controversial new scheme is capturing CO2 emissions from wood burning.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2I1m5gQ

Revolut admits making up stats in adverts

Digital banking service Revolut is referred to the City watchdog over its Valentine's Day "single takeaway" ad.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2GgItBq

Australia parliament hit by cyber-hack attempt

Politicians' passwords have all been reset, but officials say it appears no information was stolen.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2BrpWOv

Woody Allen sues Amazon for $68m for dropping A Rainy Day in New York

The film-maker takes legal action against the company for allegedly refusing to release his latest film.

from BBC News - Technology https://bbc.in/2HVpeP9