How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Board games How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google Tabletop gaming, based on a mix of science fiction and fantasy worlds, has seen sales surge during Läs mer…

The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Viewpoint columnInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong Larry Elliott Better-off countries should be concerned by the north-south divide caused Läs mer…

Virtual contact worse than no contact for over-60s in lockdown, says study

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus Virtual contact worse than no contact for over-60s in lockdown, says study Staying in touch with friends and family via technology made many older people feel more lonely, Läs mer…

Cryptocurrencies could lead to ‘limitless’ losses for UK government

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies could lead to ‘limitless’ losses for UK government Experts warn of danger of untraceable funds if companies accepting payments in cryptos go bust Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent Läs mer…

Smart security: how to keep your home safe while you’re away

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer affairs Smart security: how to keep your home safe while you’re away Tech options to deter would-be intruders, and let you monitor your house from anywhere Samuel Gibbs Läs mer…

Demonstrations and inquiries: the global impact of the Pegasus project

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Pegasus projectSurveillance Demonstrations and inquiries: the global impact of the Pegasus project Worldwide concern over the use of invasive spyware sold to autocratic regimes Reporting team Fri 23 Läs mer…

AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; DeepMind AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online AlphaFold program’s prediction of nearly 20,000 human protein structures now free for researchers Natalie Grover Science Läs mer…

Briton arrested over high-profile Twitter account hacks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hacking Briton arrested over high-profile Twitter account hacks 22-year-old faces multiple charges in connection with attacks on accounts of politicians and celebrities Reuters in Washington Wed 21 Jul 2021 Läs mer…

Isolate if ‘pinged’ by NHS Covid app, says No 10, despite minister’s claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Coronavirus Isolate if ‘pinged’ by NHS Covid app, says No 10, despite minister’s claims Firms and staff told to follow app’s instructions even though they are not legally enforceable Läs mer…

Uber charged me £332 for a 1.75-mile trip home

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer championsMoney Uber charged me £332 for a 1.75-mile trip home I can’t persuade the ride-hailing company something is wrong even though its bill is absurd Miles Brignall Tue Läs mer…

China’s Tencent agrees to buy UK video games firm Sumo for more than £900m

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology sector China’s Tencent agrees to buy UK video games firm Sumo for more than £900m Move expands Chinese tech company’s presence in the global video games market Jasper Läs mer…

Classified details of army’s Challenger tank leaked via video game

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The ObserverMinistry of Defence Classified details of army’s Challenger tank leaked via video game User uploads secret files to prove how tank was ‘incorrectly’ modelled in game played worldwide Läs mer…

Google Maps suggests ‘potentially fatal’ routes up Ben Nevis, say mountain charities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Google Maps Google Maps suggests ‘potentially fatal’ routes up Ben Nevis, say mountain charities Organisations in Scotland say they have tried to contact Google about the dangers but received Läs mer…

Tech chiefs called in to No 10 over racist posts to England players

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Social media Tech chiefs called in to No 10 over racist posts to England players Boris Johnson to demand that tech firms do more to tackle online abuse Jessica Läs mer…

Met police seize nearly £180m of bitcoin in money laundering investigation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Bitcoin Met police seize nearly £180m of bitcoin in money laundering investigation Seizure follows confiscation of £114m of the cryptocurrency in June Staff and agency Tue 13 Jul 2021 Läs mer…

A third of Britons fear TikTok would share data with Chinese state

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok A third of Britons fear TikTok would share data with Chinese state Video-sharing app’s reputation problem isn’t holding back its phenomenal growth, says author Alex Hern @alexhern Mon Läs mer…

FinTok: how TikTok is helping young people use cash wisely

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer affairs FinTok: how TikTok is helping young people use cash wisely It’s not just jokes and emojis – the video-sharing platform can help users learn how to manage Läs mer…

Cryptocurrency firm Circle to float in US in $4.5bn merger deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firm Circle to float in US in $4.5bn merger deal Operator behind USD Coin will merge with company chaired by former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond Mark Läs mer…

UK supercomputer Cambridge-1 to hunt for medical breakthroughs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) UK supercomputer Cambridge-1 to hunt for medical breakthroughs Computer – the most powerful in Britain – will use AI to find new cures and deepen understanding Läs mer…

Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology sector Chinese-owned firm acquires UK’s largest semiconductor manufacturer Tory MP Tom Tugendhat raises concerns about deal in light of global computer chip shortage Mark Sweney @marksweney Mon 5 Läs mer…

Deep sea robots will let us find millions of shipwrecks, says man who discovered Titanic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The ObserverExploration Deep sea robots will let us find millions of shipwrecks, says man who discovered Titanic A revolutionary new class of amphibious vehicle will transform the search for Läs mer…