Probe shines light on epic Ts&Cs and clever tactics to make users cough up
Apps use sneaky tactics to get UK users to hand over more info than they need to – and privacy policies remain long and confusing.…
Use shortlists and sharing to figure out what to do without a long string of messages.
That sound ... yes, that lack of sound ... it's here
Amazon Alexa devices stopped working in the UK and reportedly in parts of continental Europe this morning, with some users still complaining of intermittent outages at the time of writing.…
They know how to test kit for backdoors, apparently
Canadian Center for Cyber Security chief Scott Jones has told a parliamentary committee there's no need for the country to cut Chinese comms giant Huawei out of its 5G rollout.…
Though it's no longer the new kid, the Kia Optima is still plenty worth your consideration.
Adland self-manager taunts world's largest web retailer
The Advertising Standards Authority has alleged in an extraordinary statement that Amazon broke EU law by putting food supplements in a section of Amazon.com dedicated to weight loss and slimming items.…
You got to give credit – but critically, only where it is due...
Comment Gather round, those who think you could make a go of it in tech retail or are currently working in the sector. Let's hear the tale of all that went wrong – and right – for Maplin Electronics Ltd, a once engaging and highly profitable business that smacked headfirst into a brick wall in 2018.…
The setting allows women to start the conversation, and it's currently being trialled.
Here's the recipe for cooking up your own AMD-Nvidia beast
So, you’ve hunkered down and finally completed that online course on machine learning. It took weeks. Now, you have all sorts of ideas running through your mind on developing your own intelligent code and neural networks.…
But there's still no version for smartphones.
Commentary: Ancestry.com wants you to match your DNA to a Spotify playlist. But if you're worried about Silicon Valley storing all your biometric data, what's the music for you?
Our programming language is still number one, insists database goliath
Oracle on Tuesday delivered Java 11, in keeping with the six-month release cadence adopted a year ago with Java 9. It is the first "Long Term Support" (LTS) release, intended for Java users who prioritize stability over Zuckerbergian fast movement and breakage.…
The AI Now Institute's report ain't pretty
New York University's AI Now Institute, a research hub investigating the wider social impacts of machine learning algorithms, has published a report critiquing how the US government uses the technology.…
The search giant comes under fire for hoarding cookies and logging its website users into Chrome.
And we have liftoff!
It's been a rough September for the digital fun-bucks
Monero's developers have emitted their second software bug postmortem examination in a month – this time for a flaw miscreants could have exploited to burn through exchanges' digital cash.…
Airline strands travelers after issuing a ground stop order.
Oh, and the last shreds of Metallica's credibility disappearing on stage
It’s that time of year again: CRM loyalists flood San Francisco for the annual Dreamforce conference hosted by Salesforce – but day one hasn’t exactly gone to plan.…
Gotta catch them all. "Them" being dollars. A lot of dollars.
RainCube, a satellite small enough to fit into a backpack, is sending radar signals into storms in hopes of giving you a better weather reading.