Category: Tech News

Internet regulator considered for UK

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is considering “all options”, including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet. It has...

Vote Leave data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice

Image copyright PA Image caption Data was gathered to help campaigning during the UK referendum A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the...

John Hancock adds fitness tracking to all policies

Image copyright Getty Images One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will no longer offer policies that do not include digital fitness tracking....

Facebook told to speed up changes or face ‘sanctions’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook had made “limited progress” said European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova Facebook has been given a deadline to...

3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCody Wilson: The man behind America’s 3D-printed guns A Texas man who has played a central role in making...

Hologram phone calls – sci-fi or serious possibility?

Image copyright Youtube Image caption Could holograms – think Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV – be projected from our phones? High-speed 5G networks...

Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The data breach affected 15 million UK customers Credit rating agency Equifax is to be fined £500,000 by the Information...

Jellyfish robots to watch over endangered coral reefs

Image copyright Florida Atlantic University Image caption The robotic jellyfish propel themselves with rubber tentacles A fleet of robotic jellyfish has been designed to...

3D printing shop closes after accusations of idolatry

Image copyright Al-Qabas News A 3D printing shop in Kuwait has reportedly been shut down by authorities following pressure from an Islamist cleric. The shop, which...

Breck Bednar murder: Film warning of online grooming launched

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo raises awareness of online grooming A film telling the “absolutely horrific” story of how a...