Thursday, January 18, 2018

Technology

Technology

App compares selfies to classical art portraits

Which famous portrait from classical art history does your selfie look like? Web users are posting...

Pregnant migrants 'too scared to see a doctor'

A deal between the NHS and the Home Office to trace immigration offenders is putting pregnant women and modern slavery victims at risk, MPs have been warned. ...

Taxi app Uber places limit on driver hours

Uber is to introduce a cap on the number of hours its drivers are allowed to work. Under...

Android malware can steal WhatsApp messages

Security researchers have discovered powerful new malicious software which is capable of stealing WhatsApp messages from Android devices. ...

Game developer Quantic Dream accused of 'toxic' and 'sexist' working environment

The two French studio heads behind supernatural adventure Beyond: Two Souls face accusations of inappropriate behaviour towards staff Beyond: Two Souls is one of Quantic Dream’s mature-themed cinematic games. Photograph: PR French video game studio Quantic...

Phone embeds fingerprint sensor within screen

Smartphones may soon have fingerprint sensors embedded within screens, thanks to new technological advancements. A prototype of the...

Infected apps show porn adverts to children

Google has pulled 60 apps from its Play Store which attempted to show pornographic advertisements to children. The...

SpaceX to fire most powerful rocket's engines

The long-awaited test fire of what may be the world's most powerful rocket - SpaceX's Falcon Heavy - will take place on Tuesday. ...

Will a post-Brexit economy swap workers for robots?

There are not many economic fields in which Britain truly leads the world. Financial innovation, perhaps. Deep sea...

How to quit your tech: a beginner's guide to divorcing your phone

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Read the news? Check your emails? Scroll through social media? Now, imagine your phone’s not in the room. If that makes you feel...

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Inside the new Battersea Power Station

Pop veteran Sting, celebrity survival expert Bear Grylls and 1,400 Apple office workers will soon be neighbours – living and working alongside each...