Sunday, November 19, 2017

Technology

Technology

iPhone X review: Apple finally knocks it out of the park

The iPhone X is Apple’s most important – and most expensive – new smartphone in four years, bringing with it a significant change to the design, dumping the home button to usher in...

YouTube to clamp down on disturbing kids' videos such as dark Peppa Pig

YouTube has announced a clampdown on disturbing and inappropriate children’s videos, following accusations that the site enabled “infrastructural violence” through the long-run effects of its content recommendation system. The new policy, announced on Thursday...

How to become Snapchat famous: get creative and learn to relax

Do you live for Snapchat? Or did you download the app months ago, send a wonky selfie captioned “How does this work??!!” to a clueless friend and promptly forget all about it? If...

Jaron Lanier: ‘The solution is to double down on being human’

Jaron Lanier has written a book about virtual reality, a phrase he coined and a concept he did much to invent. It has the heady title Dawn of the New Everything. But...

Amazon makes Cambridge heart of Alexa and drone innovation with new offices

Amazon has reiterated its commitment to the UK by opening a new so-called Development Centre in the heart of Cambridge – three storeys of premium office space housing 400 employees dedicated to research...

Dementia sufferers trial new technology

A project exploring how the "Internet of Things" style technology can increase support for people with dementia is under way. ...

Stray plane forces last-minute space launch delay

A space launch has been aborted just moments before lift-off after a small aircraft strayed into the rocket's hazard area. ...

Will Facebook make a hash of storing nude photos?

Sending Facebook staff our private sexual material in order to prevent that material being seen by strangers seems counter-intuitive. ...

Facebook 'looking to rent King's Cross offices'

Facebook is planning on opening a new office in central London, according to reports. The social media giant...

'Twitter serial killer' sparks online crackdown

Japan is considering a crackdown on social media following the arrest of a man suspected of killing people he met on Twitter. ...

Editor's Choice

Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective

French feminists have interrupted a retrospective of filmmaker Roman Polanski in Paris, with a topless protest against the Franco-Polish director who has been...