Risk of interference in MEP elections growing, EU governments told

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Commission says Facebook scandal ‘wake-up call’ as it calls for monitoring network Věra Jourová told the European parliament that Europe was not immune to a ‘digital arms race’ that threatened democratic elections. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA EU governments cannot treat the next year’s European Läs mer…

Amazon opens pop-up fashion shop in central London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Baker Street store will sell own-label items and other brands during week-long trial The products on sale at Amazon’s pop-up store will change every two days. Photograph: Amazon Amazon has opened its first British fashion store, in the form of a central London Läs mer…

Far from empowering young women, the internet silences their voices | Jane Dudman

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Online abuse Vicious abuse, hate speech and sexual harassment deter younger women from public debate, finds EU research Young women are more likely to censor themselves online to avoid being judged, according to studies. Photograph: Alamy If you walked past a craft beer store Läs mer…

'Tech tax' necessary to avoid dystopia, says leading economist

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Exclusive: Jeffrey Sachs warns AI could lead to wealth being concentrated in the hands of a few thousand people ‘I think there’s a general sense that somehow we’re not getting the most out of Facebook, Google, Amazon and so forth,’ said Sachs. Composite: Läs mer…

Tech firms make millions from Trump's anti-immigrant agenda, report finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US immigration Amazon, Palantir and Microsoft provide tools that aid surveillance, detention and deportation, according to report US Border Patrol agents take a family into custody near McAllen, Texas. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images Siliicon Valley technology corporations including Amazon, Palantir and Microsoft make millions Läs mer…

iPhone XR review roundup: cheaper and brighter with longer battery life

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone Early consensus from tech press is £749 iPhone XR is in many ways better than the £999 iPhone XS Apple’s new iPhone XR is £250 cheaper than the top-spec iPhone XS, but early reviewers seem smitten. Photograph: Noah Berger/AFP/Getty Images The first wave Läs mer…

Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Ride-hailing app to charge extra 15p per mile to help drivers pay for electric cars One of Uber’s ‘green cars’. The firm wants all drivers in the capital to have electric cars by 2025. Photograph: Casey Gutteridge/Uber/PA Uber will charge its customers in Läs mer…

Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dyson Ltd British firm chose site of plant because of proximity to ‘high-growth markets’ in Asia Dyson, founded by the billionaire inventor Sir James Dyson, is developing the electric car at its research facilities in Wiltshire. Photograph: Heathcliff O’Malley/PA Dyson will build its new Läs mer…

Surface Laptop 2 review: Microsoft's sleeker answer to the MacBook Air

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microsoft 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. This slim, powerful machine is the finest example of what a Windows laptop should be. If only it came with USB-C The Surface Laptop 2 adds quad-core Intel power, a sleek new black paint Läs mer…

Florida: driverless bus shut down for putting students at 'inappropriate' risk

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Florida Transdev was granted permission by US traffic safety agency in March to use shuttle for testing purposes, but not as a school bus Transdev said the 12-person shuttle bus would operate from a designated pick-up area with a safety attendant on board and Läs mer…

Barcelona Airbnb host 'manages rentals worth £33,000 a day'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Apartment platform accused of becoming marketing site for big hotels and holiday rental agents Airbnb’s biggest hosts in Barcelona manage hundreds of apartments. Photograph: Starcevic/Getty Images/iStockphoto One Airbnb “host” manages a portfolio of 204 apartments in Barcelona worth €37,721 (£33,369) a day in Läs mer…

Google Home Hub review: the smart display to buy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. This gadget is your Google Assistant, smart-home dashboard and digital photo frame in one – and it’s good for cooking, too The Google Home Hub combines smart speaker and display to create an attractive, Läs mer…

What Israelis and Palestinians think – uncut interviews from the streets

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Upside Middle East and North Africa Corey Gil-Shuster puts his followers’ questions to the public, no matter how controversial Gad and Itamar from Jerusalem, two of Gil-Shuster’s interviewees. Photograph: YouTube/Corey Gil-Shuster In 2012, the Israeli-Canadian graduate Corey Gil-Shuster was growing weary of seeing Läs mer…

Addison Lee aims to deploy self-driving cars in London by 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Self-driving cars Tech pioneer Oxbotica to start mapping public roads as it calls deal with hire firm ‘huge leap’ Addison Lee’s service centre in Euston, London. Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian Self-driving car services could be on the streets of London within three Läs mer…

What is the internet? 13 key questions answered

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The briefing What is the internet? 13 key questions answered Photograph: Jamie Jones/Getty Images/Ikon Images Thousands of miles of cables connected to data centres underpin our way of life. How many people are online, what are they doing there – and what comes next? Läs mer…