Facebook adds more ad tracking controls in the UK
Facebook will let people see which companies are sharing their information with the social network.
bbc | Technology | 46 secs ago
A Warehouse Robot Learns to Sort Out the Tricky Stuff - At a facility near Berlin, a new kind of robot is automating tasks that until recently had been out of the reach of machines.
At a facility near Berlin, a new kind of robot is automating tasks that until recently had been out of the reach of machines.
reddit | Technology | 9 mins ago
SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites, catches a fairing [Updated]
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reddit | Technology | 11 mins ago
Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail
Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail, popu...
reddit | Technology | 39 mins ago
Broadcast, Cable Square Off Over 6 GHz - Cable urges swift action; NAB says no proposal protects incumbent ENG
Cable urges swift action; NAB says no proposal protects incumbent ENG
reddit | Technology | 47 mins ago
Coronavirus: 'Little Peanut' robot delivers food to people in quarantine in China
'Enjoy your meal. If you need anything else, please message the staff'
independent | Technology | 1 hrs ago
Boeing reports first annual loss in over two decades as 737 MAX crisis drags on
Rising costs from the grounding of its once-bestselling 737 MAX jets have left US aerospace giant Boeing with its first annual loss in net revenue since 1997.
reddit | Technology | 1 hrs ago
Ring app for Android found to be ‘packed’ with third-party data trackers
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that the Ring app for Android sends out users’ personally identifiable information to analytics and marketing companies.
reddit | Technology | 2 hrs ago
The Rise of Smart Camera Networks, and Why We Should Ban Them
Police are using cameras at private businesses and homes, along with AI, to expand their video surveillance — raising privacy concerns.
reddit | Technology | 2 hrs ago
Samsung's new folding flip phone revealed in huge leak
Galaxy Z Flip phone release date expected within weeks
independent | Technology | 2 hrs ago
How to Get the Most Out of Your Smartphone's Encryption
Both iPhones and Androids are encrypted by default. But there are steps you can take to safeguard your data on backups and messaging apps.
reddit | Technology | 3 hrs ago
U.S. files lawsuits over robocall scams, cites 'massive financial losses'
The U.S. government on Tuesday sued five U.S. companies and three individuals, a...
reddit | Technology | 3 hrs ago
Performance-focused LibreOffice 6.4 is available for download
Berlin, January 29, 2020 – The Document Foundation announces the availability of LibreOffice 6.4, a new major release providing better performance, especially when opening and saving spreadsheets and presentations, and excellent compatibility with ...
reddit | Technology | 3 hrs ago
BT to charge people £50 for keeping old wi-fi routers
People will be asked to send their wi-fi router and TV box back at their end of the contract.
bbc | Technology | 4 hrs ago
Opera Accused of Operating Predatory Loan Apps on Android
According to a new report, Opera has launched several shady loan apps in the Play Store that violate Google's policies by charging exorbitant interest rates for very short-term loans. 
reddit | Technology | 4 hrs ago
Transport: Translink buys its first hydrogen-fuelled buses
Water is the only exhaust emission from the vehicles built by Ballymena-based firm Wrightbus.
bbc | Technology | 4 hrs ago
Ring (Amazon) doorbell 'gives Facebook and Google user data'
The Ring app sends a range of personal information to marketing companies, a study suggests.
reddit | Technology | 4 hrs ago
Why Google’s new search results design is a dark pattern
Humans are self-training machines, and in the context of the internet, we’ve trained ourselves to ignore the intrusive adverts which…
reddit | Technology | 4 hrs ago
5G: EU issues guidance on 'high-risk' suppliers
Member states have been given until the end of April to draw up security measures for 5G networks.
bbc | Technology | 5 hrs ago
Microsoft issues second 'final' Windows 7 update
The end of support for the ageing operating system turns out to be not quite the end.
bbc | Technology | 5 hrs ago
Is ethical Ad-Tech possible?
Open Rights Group organised a panel discussion on whether Ethical Ad-Tech is possible at the CPDP 2020 conference in Brussels.
reddit | Technology | 5 hrs ago
Facebook 'Supreme Court' names human rights expert to lead oversight board
Content moderation initiative criticised for limitations of its reach
independent | Technology | 5 hrs ago
World First: Genetically Engineered Moth Is Released Into an Open Field
For the first time scientists have released a genetically engineered, self-limiting agricultural pest into an open field. They have evaluated its potential for future crop protection, with promising results.
reddit | Technology | 6 hrs ago
James Webb Space Telescope: Technical Challenges Have Caused Schedule Strain and May Increase Costs
The James Webb Space Telescope is the planned successor to the Hubble Telescope. Costs for the project have already increased by 95% and the launch date has been delayed by more than 6.5 years.Technical issues with certain spacecraft components in 20 ...
reddit | Technology | 6 hrs ago
Gig economy 'like quick sand' for vulnerable workers who face insecurity and indignity,  report says 
Workers in Britain’s gig economy are struggling to escape from a toxic combination of pervasive financial insecurity and indignity as temporary jobs leave them with little certainty over their future, a new report has claimed.
telegraph | Technology | 8 hrs ago