Zoom to start first phase of E2E encryption rollout next week
Zoom will begin rolling out end-to-end encryption to users of its videoconferencing platform from next week, it said today. The platform, whose fortunes have been supercharged by the pandemic-driven boom in remote working and socializing this year, h ...
reddit | Technology | 10 hrs ago
The forgotten settlement of Plowonida and how it became London
Just like the buildings and roads in our city, even London's name has evolved over time
mylondon | UK | 22nd Oct '20
NHS hospital admissions for eating disorders rise among ethnic minorities
Faster increase among BAME people in England raises fears of cultural or racial factors
theguardian | Top Stories | 19th Oct '20
Deaths at home: More than 26,000 extra this year, ONS finds
Far more people are dying at home in England and Wales than normal from heart disease and dementia.
bbc | Health | 19th Oct '20
Roadkill reviews: Critics heap praise on Hugh Laurie's performance
TV critics largely enjoy David Hare's latest political drama but have a few misgivings.
bbc | Entertainment | 19th Oct '20
The Countdown: A prophecy, crowds and a TikTok takedown
With 15 days to go, Donald Trump is dashing across America and Republican celebrities come out fighting.
bbc | World | 19th Oct '20
Coronavirus: Germany improves ventilation to chase away Covid
Public buildings receive €500m of German state cash to improve ventilation systems.
bbc | World | 19th Oct '20
Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals: best offers on technology, electric toothbrushes, and Fire TV in the second day of the sale
The Amazon Prime Day event continues today, with the online retailer dropping its prices on TVs, laptops, phones, tablets and more
telegraph | Technology | 14th Oct '20
'Terrible day': anger as pictures show Varosha beach in Cyprus opening after 46 years
Greek Cypriots who fled area when troops invaded in 1976 among those embittered by Turkish move
theguardian | World | 9th Oct '20
London lockdown rules: The latest Covid-19 restrictions, and what Sadiq Khan has said
Mayor of London says he is 'extremely concerned' by latest evidence and is of 'firm view' that action should be taken
telegraph | Top Stories | 2nd Oct '20
New virtual reality boots let gamers walk around video games
A demonstration of the boots showed a player walking through Half-Life: Alyx
independent | Technology | 1st Oct '20
Soup-and-shake diet offered on NHS to fight diabetes
Thousands more people in England will be encouraged to try the weight loss plan.
bbc | Health | 1st Sep '20
Polar bear kills man in Norway's Arctic Svalbard islands
The bear is shot dead after a foreign national is attacked in a campsite near Longyearbye.
bbc | World | 28th Aug '20
Zoom down: Video app outage leaves users unable to create or join group calls
independent | Technology | 25th Aug '20
KFC drops Finger Lickin' Good slogan amid coronavirus
Fast food giant says the slogan does not feel "quite right" amid the global pandemic.
bbc | Top Stories | 25th Aug '20
Apple Goes In Even Harder Against Prepear Over Non-Apple Logo
A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about Apple opposing the trademark for Prepear, a recipe sharing phone app, over its pear logo. The whole thing was completely absurd. The logos don't look anything alike, the color schemes and artistic styles are...
reddit | Technology | 24th Aug '20
Forget Apple’s Macbook, Or Microsoft’s Surface, This Is A Serious Laptop
Looking for a new laptop? This should be on your list.
reddit | Technology | 24th Aug '20
Siri vs Alexa vs Google Assistant: Tests reveal which is smartest, Google scored 88%, Siri 75%, Alexa 72.5%,
Voice assistants from Amazon, Apple, and Google all improve on smartphones but Google Assistant is still top dog.
reddit | Technology | 24th Aug '20
Researchers achieve fastest-ever internet speed that could download all of Netflix in one second
Increased speeds required to match growing amounts of data, researchers note
independent | Technology | 21st Aug '20
Robots can now store energy like humans in 'fat reserves' after battery breakthrough
independent | Technology | 20th Aug '20
BlackBerry phones are back, baby
The startup OnwardMobility plans to release a 5G BlackBerry smartphone in the first half of 2021.
reddit | Technology | 20th Aug '20
Sonos Arc review: this soundbar sounds simply fantastic
Dolby Atmos-enabled wifi smart speaker is brilliant one-box audio upgrade for TV and music, but think twice if using Sky, Virgin or similar
theguardian | Technology | 20th Aug '20
People who are certain that one of their opinions is right, tend to be certain about all their opinions, according to five studies across 106,000 people.
UB research suggests how attitude certainty might predict behavior on matters other than preexisting options.
reddit | Science | 20th Aug '20
Donald Trump joins TikTok rival Triller
The president has published four videos but has only 11,000 followers.
bbc | Technology | 18th Aug '20
Apple terminating Epic’s developer account over Fortnite App Store protest
Things are moving fast in the Epic Games vs Apple battle. After Fortnite was pulled from the App Store for breaking Apple’s rules — sneaking in a direct payment method to get around the in-app purchase system — Epic almost immediately filed a l ...
reddit | Technology | 18th Aug '20