Category: Tech News

Facebook sorry for ‘white supremacist ad’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook has said it will add more human reviewers to its advertising system Facebook has apologised after it approved an ad...

US mid-terms: Twitter deletes anti-voting bots

Image copyright AFP Image caption The bots were taken down in September and October Twitter has deleted an estimated 10,000 automated accounts that were posting messages...

Web needs more love, says its creator

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hate-filled comments seemed to do better online, said Sir Tim Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee is “disappointed” with...

‘The real Super Mario’ dies aged 84

Image copyright Johnny R Russo / Nintendo Mario Segale, the man after whom video game hero Super Mario was named, has died aged 84. Mr Segale was a successful...

Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale

Image copyright Getty Images Hackers appear to have compromised and published private messages from at least 81,000 Facebook users’ accounts. The perpetrators told...

‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London

Image copyright Imperial College London University classes are set to be given a futuristic spin by letting lecturers appear as hologram-like apparitions beamed in from...

Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration

Royole’s bendy-screen FlexPai phone unveiled in China

Image copyright Royole Image caption Royole showed off its flexible phone at a trade event in China A little-known California-based company has laid claim to creating...

Fake Cambridge Analytica ad hits Facebook

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The ad cost less than £100 to promote on Facebook and has been viewed by more than 1,000 people A fake advert purporting to...

Can artificial intelligence help stop religious violence?

Image copyright Getty Images Software that mimics human society is being tested to see if it can help prevent religious violence. Researchers used artificial...