Category: Tech

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staffAugust 11, 2018

Clothes That ‘Chat’ Optically With Other Devices

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has ...

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staffAugust 8, 2018

Twitter won’t ban InfoWars’ Alex Jones

The CEO of Twitter says it will not ban InfoWars or its founder Alex Jones because their accounts do not ...

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staffAugust 7, 2018

Facebook denies seeking users’ bank data

Facebook has denied reports that it is actively asking banks for details of users’ financial transactions. The statement follows a ...

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staffAugust 6, 2018

Apple removes most of U.S. conspiracy theorist’s podcasts from iTunes

Most of U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s podcasts from his right-wing media platform Infowars have been removed from Apple’s iTunes ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Google working on censorship-ready search for China

Google is reportedly working on a mobile version of its search engine that will comply with strict censorship controls in ...

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staffJuly 31, 2018

Facebook finds plot to mess with mid-terms

Facebook says it has removed 32 accounts and pages believed to have been set up to influence the mid-term US ...

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staffJuly 27, 2018

UK MPs call for Social Media regulation

The UK faces a “democratic crisis” due to the spread of “pernicious views” and the manipulation of personal data, a ...

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staffJuly 27, 2018

Google executive warns of face ID bias

Facial recognition technology does not yet have “the diversity it needs” and has “inherent biases”, a top Google executive has ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

Whatsapp admin spends five months in jail

A student has spent five months in an Indian jail over a WhatsApp message he says he did not send. ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

App lets Alexa read sign language

“If voice is the future of computing, what about those who cannot speak or hear?” That is the question posed ...