Hackers targeting UK research labs amid vaccine race – GCHQ chief

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GCHQ China among hostile states believed to be trying to steal secrets during pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A scientist handling vaccine vials at Läs mer…

Facebook deactivates accounts of Tunisian political bloggers and activists

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Several accounts reactivated after protests but social media giant gives no explanation for its actions Up to 60 Facebook accounts are understood to have been deactivated, although Läs mer…

Zoom to exclude free calls from end-to-end encryption to allow FBI cooperation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zoom Privacy advocates are concerned, saying basic security shouldn’t be a paid feature left open for the possibility of working with law enforcement Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom, announced Läs mer…

Embarrassing teenage posts on Facebook? Now you can delete them

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Firm that said privacy no longer a ‘social norm’ rolls out tool to delete or archive Facebook users no longer need to worry about their teenage posts coming back Läs mer…

Facebook and Microsoft muscle in on Zoom video-call boom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zoom Google also aims to be part of rise in teleconferencing during coronavirus crisis Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Zoom’s revenue surged by 169% to Läs mer…

Zoom booms as teleconferencing company profits from coronavirus crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The teleconferencing company made $27m in the first quarter and expects sales to double despite security and privacy fears Coronavirus latest updates The teleconferencing company Zoom has seen a massive Läs mer…

Mark Zuckerberg defends decision to allow Trump to threaten violence on Facebook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg is standing by his decision to allow Donald Trump to threaten violence against George Floyd protesters on the platform despite harsh criticism from civil rights leaders and Läs mer…

US senator: Huawei 5G is like Soviets building west’s submarines

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tom Cotton tells MPs the US will review intelligence sharing if firm’s kit is used A Republican senator told MPs that using Huawei kit in 5G phone networks would Läs mer…

Grindr dating app removes ethnicity filter to support Black Lives Matter

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Grindr is removing an “ethnicity filter” from its dating app as part of its support for the Black Lives Matter movement, the company announced on Monday. The controversial feature, Läs mer…

Electric cars gain market share in Europe despite Covid-19 crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry Data suggests that carmakers are making progress towards meeting emissions reductions targets Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Tesla Model 3 was the Läs mer…

Mark Zuckerberg criticised by civil rights leaders over Donald Trump Facebook post

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg Activists say Facebook boss’s decision to leave ‘shooting threat’ up sets dangerous precedent Mark Zuckerberg Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images Civil rights leaders have criticised Mark Läs mer…

AI firm that worked with Vote Leave wins new coronavirus contract

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Data protection Deal may allow Faculty, linked to senior Tory figures, to analyse social media data, utility bills and credit ratings UK coronavirus updates – live See all our Läs mer…

Cutting edge: Japanese paper art inspires a non-slip shoe

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Scientists use kirigami techniques to create a sole with pop-up, high-friction spikes Kirigami needle patches could be added to existing shoes or incorporated in the design. Photograph: Diemut Läs mer…

Maps show UK pavements not wide enough for social distancing – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spatial analysis by Esri UK has found that most pavements around the country are less than 3 metres wide, making it difficult for pedestrians to remain 2 metres apart Läs mer…

Facebook workers rebel over Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to act against Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Employees make rare display of dissent after site left up post that was hidden by Twitter Facebook employees are staging a rebellion over Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to act against Läs mer…

Apple 13in MacBook Pro review 2020: going out on a high?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple perfects its current laptop design, with great power, battery life and now an excellent keyboard The 2020 13in MacBook Pro is the last of Apple’s laptops to get Läs mer…

YouTube star Jake Paul denies looting Arizona mall during George Floyd protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Footage emerges of 23-year-old in looted Scottsdale mall George Floyd protests: live coverage Dispatch from Minneapolis: the night the city cracked down The YouTube star Jake Paul has denied Läs mer…

When there’s an app that can save lives, there will be no need to download it out of a sense of duty

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Coronavirus outbreak When there’s an app that can save lives, there will be no need to download it out of a sense of duty Stephanie Hare The NHS Läs mer…

The five: robots helping to tackle coronavirus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The five Robots Automatons have been chipping in with the effort to beat Covid, from disinfecting hospitals to delivering groceries A Boston Dynamics robot is being used to enforce Läs mer…

Twitter taking on Trump's lies? About time too | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Twitter Twitter taking on Trump’s lies? About time too John Naughton The platform’s moves to counter the president’s disinformation may be too little, too late, but it’s something Läs mer…

Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Warning on ‘when looting starts, shooting starts’ post risks further escalation of row between firm and president Donald Trump’s censored tweet. Photograph: Twitter Twitter has hidden one of Läs mer…

Zuckerberg says Facebook won't be 'arbiters of truth' after Trump threat

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Mark Zuckerberg President announced plan to strip social media companies of liability protections after Twitter factchecked his tweets Mark Zuckerberg: ‘I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the Läs mer…

Donald Trump’s move against Twitter factchecking could backfire

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; President’s planned weakening of social media law may not have effect he thinks it will Donald Trump’s apparent plans to punish Twitter for appending a factcheck to his claims Läs mer…

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: a runner’s best friend

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wearable technology 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. Practically every running stat, great battery life, offline Spotify and comprehensive health-tracking in a small and light sports Läs mer…

First iPhone jailbreak in four years released

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone Newly discovered vulnerability allows users to bypass limitations built in by Apple An iPhone SE on display in an Apple store. Photograph: Walid Berrazeg/Sopa Images/Rex/Shutterstock A newly discovered Läs mer…

Cyber security review may spell end for Huawei 5G deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The National Cyber Security Centre in the UK is expected to conclude that US sanctions against Huawei will make it impossible to use the Chinese company’s technology as planned Läs mer…

Huge rise in hacking attacks on home workers during lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hacking Cybercriminals are exploiting fears and chaos caused by coronavirus, says security firm Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A phishing email from someone posing as Läs mer…

How did the Covidsafe app go from being vital to almost irrelevant?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The PM told Australians in April the contact tracing app was key to getting back to normal but just one person has been identified using its data It was Läs mer…

How the 'Plandemic' conspiracy theory took hold

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Coronavirus outbreak How the ’Plandemic’ conspiracy theory took hold John Naughton In just a few days, the bogus Covid-19 claims of a discredited research scientist spread to millions Läs mer…

Lockdown laptops: affordable options for those stuck at home

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Laptops Lockdown laptops: affordable options for those stuck at home With a full return to work and social life still some way off, you may need a new computer Läs mer…

How a robotic dog is herding sheep in New Zealand – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 2:10 A herd of New Zealand sheep are being watched over by a robotic dog called Spot. The New Zealand software company Rocos is training the Boston Läs mer…

Dyson's UK staff revolt against order to return to work

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dyson Ltd Engineering firm cancels order for staff to return to the office after employee mutiny Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dyson told staff who Läs mer…

Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Windows 10's MacBook Pro rival

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Laptops 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Slim and powerful laptop with excellent keyboard and trackpad is hindered by a few small flaws The MateBook X Läs mer…

The Zoom boom: how video-calling became a blessing – and a curse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown living Zoom The Zoom boom: how video-calling became a blessing – and a curse Video calls have become part of daily life since the pandemic hit, helping the Läs mer…

'It started as joke': the animal Zoom calls delighting a locked-down public

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; W hile the rest of the world has been in lockdown, the goats of Cronkshaw Fold farm in Lancashire have never been busier. In the past few weeks they’ve Läs mer…

Can virtual reality help get you through lockdown?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Lockdown culture Games From global exploration or robot warfare to virtual family get-togethers, a VR headset could offer an alternative to going out Net gain … strap on a Läs mer…

Surface Go 2 review: Microsoft’s smaller, cheaper Windows 10 tablet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Surface Go 2 is Microsoft’s second iteration of its low-cost, smaller tablet computer and continues to prove that cheap Windows PCs don’t have to be terrible. The Surface Läs mer…

UK Covid-19 briefing hit by Zoom technical issues

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Zoom Journalists forced to submit written questions after outages of video conferencing platform Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Questions from journalists had to be read Läs mer…

Facebook's ‘oversight board’ is proof that it wants to be regulated – by itself | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Facebook Facebook’s ‘oversight board’ is proof that it wants to be regulated – by itself John Naughton The latest attempt by the social media giant to act as Läs mer…

Millions risk being locked out of Covid-19 contact tracing app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Many people in Britain lack internet access and sufficient tech skills, charities warn MPs Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A sign in the Isle Läs mer…