Samsung Galaxy S9: everything we think we know about the new smartphones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Samsung Samsung Galaxy S9: everything we think we know about the new smartphones Company’s new flagships expected to continue full-screen, curved glass design of S8, with a dual camera for the S9+ Samuel Gibbs Mon 19 Feb 2018 07.20 EST Läs mer…

Would you like a daily reminder that death is round the corner?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Death and dying The Observer Would you like a daily reminder that death is round the corner? A new app, We Croak, notifies you five times a day that you could die at any moment. It’s a memento mori Läs mer…

Does every cloud have a silver lining? Not if it is run by an internet giant | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cloud computing Opinion Every cloud has a silver lining? Not if it is run by an internet giant John Naughton Like the history of electricity generation, data processing has become centralised, so shouldn’t it be regulated in the same Läs mer…

Elon Musk’s dream ideas

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Elon Musk The five Elon Musk’s dream ideas From superfast trains to colonising Mars – a selection of Elon Musk’s extraordinary ideas Samuel Stolton Sun 18 Feb 2018 01.59 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View Läs mer…

Temple Cycles Adventure review: ‘Perfect for hill passes, pints and pasties’ | Martin Love

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Technology Bicycle of the week Whatever two-wheel adventures you are planning, this classy take on the all-round gravel bike will make the ideal companion Let the adventure begin: the latest frame from Temple Cycles Temple Cycles Adventure DiscPrice £1,595, Läs mer…

As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA, locals tout ‘conservative renaissance’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Peter Thiel As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA, locals tout ‘conservative renaissance’ The outspoken libertarian’s departure is a sign of the times, say LA conservatives, as Silicon Valley faces criticism for silencing alternative viewpoints The only living Läs mer…

Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court Social network instructed to delete illegally collected data or face €100m in fines after it loses case over consent and tracking Samuel Gibbs Fri 16 Feb 2018 11.14 EST Läs mer…

The next level of driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Self-driving cars The next level of driverless cars: how to solve the problem of humans falling asleep Next wave of development will see drivers only expected to intervene when the car requests it, say researchers Nicola Davis in Austin Läs mer…

Laser scanning reveals ‘lost’ ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Archaeology Laser scanning reveals ‘lost’ ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Purhépecha from about 900AD Nicola Davis in Austin @NicolaKSDavis Thu 15 Feb 2018 11.00 EST Läs mer…

Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Chrome Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads? Alex Hern With cries of undue influence over the industry body deciding which ads to ban, is new Chrome adblocking too self-serving? Contact author @alexhern Läs mer…

‘Don’t tell me to oil my wood’: users angry at marks left by Apple HomePod

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Apple ‘Don’t tell me to oil my wood’: users angry at marks left by Apple HomePod White rings formed due to oils and polish in the wood reacting negatively with the silicone foot on the bottom of £319 speaker Läs mer…

Is it worth buying a refurbished PC for under £150?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Computing Ask Jack Is it worth buying a refurbished PC for under £150? Mark needs to replace a 10-year-old desktop computer on a budget. Is a refurbished model a good option? Jack Schofield Thu 15 Feb 2018 05.41 EST Last Läs mer…

Google turns on default adblocker within Chrome

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Chrome Google turns on default adblocker within Chrome Users of latest Chrome browser on Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Android will have some of most intrusive types of ads blocked automatically Samuel Gibbs Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.39 EST Last Läs mer…

UK blames Russia for NotPetya cyber-attack last year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cybercrime UK blames Russia for NotPetya cyber-attack last year Defence secretary says Moscow ‘undermined democracy’ with attack that targeted Ukraine Sarah Marsh @sloumarsh Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.07 EST Last modified on Thu 15 Feb 2018 04.11 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Sonos One review: the best smart speaker for audiophiles

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Smart speaker The company’s first foray into smart tech adds Amazon’s Alexa to a great wireless speaker to create a formidable combo The Sonos One is a consummate performer whether commanded via voice-assistant Alexa or the excellent Sonos app. Läs mer…

Huge cryptojacking campaign earns just $24 for hackers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cryptocurrencies Huge cryptojacking campaign earns just $24 for hackers Though 5,000-site attack suggests forcing visitors to mine cryptocurrency offers scant reward, it hasn’t stopped news platform Salon Alex Hern @alexhern Wed 14 Feb 2018 07.46 EST Last modified on Wed Läs mer…

Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Google Spam filter Humans no longer required: Google tests robot to chat with friends for you With its new Reply system the firm is taking the art of conversion one step forwards – or should that be backwards? HAL Läs mer…

Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Abortion Google search results for abortion services promote anti-abortion centers When users seek facilities for the procedure, Google Maps often presents ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ that discourage abortions Sam Levin in San Francisco @SamTLevin Email Tue 13 Feb 2018 17.07 EST First Läs mer…

Boston Dynamics crosses new threshold with door-opening dog

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Robots Boston Dynamics crosses new threshold with door-opening dog Robotics company releases video of the SpotMini, its four-legged and well-mannered machine Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 13 Feb 2018 13.15 EST Last modified on Tue 13 Feb 2018 17.00 EST Share on Läs mer…

YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook YouTube CEO says Facebook should ‘get back to baby pictures’ Google’s Susan Wojcicki joins chorus attacking Facebook, while social network says it doesn’t know what people ‘find meaningful’ Alex Hern @alexhern Tue 13 Feb 2018 05.22 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Apple HomePod review: Siri lets down best sounding smart speaker

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech It’s the wifi speaker to beat in terms of audio but being locked in to Apple services is frustrating and its voice assistant is lacking Great sound, not so great Siri … Apple’s HomePod. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Läs mer…

Snapchat update: 600,000 angry users sign petition to change new redesign

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Snapchat Snapchat update: 600,000 angry users sign petition to change new redesign In backlash against latest update, users of the social app call on Snap Inc to change back to original design Chloe Watson @chloecawatson Mon 12 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian One of world’s biggest advertisers says it will avoid platforms that ‘create division’ Unilever has threatened to withdraw its advertising from online platforms such as Facebook and Google if they fail to eradicate content which “create division in society and Läs mer…

Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court Firm to appeal decision by Berlin regional court which upholds complaints that users not given informed consent Alex Hern @alexhern Mon 12 Feb 2018 10.28 EST Share Läs mer…

No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Society No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality A growing number of cafes are ditching wifi and outlawing computers in an attempt to bring back old-fashioned hospitality – and increase their revenue Mike Herd Läs mer…

Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Police Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs Market for data analysis called a ‘race to the bottom’, with trials failing because of evidence issues Hannah Devlin Science correspondent @hannahdev Mon 12 Feb 2018 01.00 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Facebook Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018 Mark Sweney @marksweney Email Mon 12 Feb 2018 00.00 EST Share Läs mer…

Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Cryptocurrencies Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware Thousands of sites, including NHS services and the ICO, hijacked by rogue code Patrick Greenfield @pgreenfielduk Email Sun 11 Feb 2018 15.37 EST Last modified on Sun 11 Feb 2018 16.01 EST Share Läs mer…

John Perry Barlow obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Technology John Perry Barlow obituary Cattle rancher, lyricist for the Grateful Dead and internet pioneer who became a digital rights activist Jack Schofield Sun 11 Feb 2018 12.46 EST Last modified on Sun 11 Feb 2018 12.48 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…