Category: Tech

staffAugust 10, 2017

Facebook introduces new video service

Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Users will ...

staffAugust 8, 2017

Lonely Planet attempts Instagram competitor

Algorithms don’t have good taste. At least not yet. That’s the message Lonely Planet’s chief executive, Daniel Houghton, wants you ...

staffAugust 7, 2017

Google employee anti-diversity memo causes row

A Google employee’s opinion criticizing the firm’s diversity initiatives is causing a furore at the firm. In an internal memo, ...

staffAugust 4, 2017

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins charged in US

The British cyber-security researcher who stalled WannaCry cyber-attack that hit the NHS has been arrested and charged in a US ...

staffAugust 2, 2017

Dark web markets boom after AlphaBay and Hansa busts

Trade on several of the dark web’s illegal markets has boomed since two major players were shut by the authorities ...

staffJuly 31, 2017

Will you need a driving licence in the age of self-driving cars?

Driverless vehicles may seem unfamiliar now, but over the coming years you’ll start to encounter – or even use them ...

staffJuly 30, 2017

Apple axing VPN services from China App Store

Apple Inc has announced that it is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, drawing ...

staffJuly 28, 2017

Hackers ‘could make car wash attack’

Researchers say they have found a way to hack an internet-enabled carwash and make it “attack” users. They warned criminals ...

staffJuly 25, 2017

Google SOS Alerts added to search results and maps

Google has begun rounding up information about unfolding natural disasters, terrorism and other crises within its Search and Maps tools. ...

staffJuly 25, 2017

Microsoft Paint avoids brush with death

Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to offer its graphics program Paint. In a recent update, it had listed ...