Category: Tech News

IS propaganda ‘hidden on Internet Archive’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Online services have been under pressure to remove IS videos and other posts more quickly Supporters of the Islamic State...

Is this a pigeon? A 2011 meme reincarnated in 2018

Image copyright Sunrise Image caption Is this a meme? 2018 is becoming the year old memes come back to life. When a 2011 meme called American Chopper re-emerged on...

O2 apologises for racist hate mail sent with Sim cards

Image caption The leaflets were address to “Mr Isis Terroriste” and “Mr Getout Ofengland” O2 has apologised after two items of...

Face recognition police tools ‘staggeringly inaccurate’

Image copyright Getty Images Police must address concerns over the use of facial recognition systems or may face legal action, the UK’s privacy watchdog says....

Apple-Samsung patent battle revived in California court

Image copyright Apple Image caption The jury will have to consider if Apple’s design patents were valued as much as first calculated Apple and Samsung are facing...

John Lewis apologises after wedding gift list site disappears

Image copyright John Lewis Image caption The John Lewis gift list service became inaccessible because of a glitch in renewing the website domain John Lewis has...

PGP: ‘Serious’ flaw found in secure email tech

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption PGP is used for encrypting various kinds of data – including emails A widely used method of encrypting emails has been...

Twitter fails to take down Xanax adverts

Image copyright Tictoc Image caption The use of fake Xanax is on the rise, according to Pfizer Twitter and Instagram have been criticised by an MP for failing to remove...

Trump seeks to save Chinese jobs at ZTE ahead of trade talks

Image copyright Getty Images China has welcomed a pledge from Donald Trump to help save ZTE, one of China’s biggest telecoms companies. The firm has suspended...

Xerox aborts $6.1bn sale to Japan’s Fujifilm

Image copyright Getty Images Technology firm Xerox has ended its controversial sale to Japan’s Fujifilm after reaching a deal with activist investors Carl Icahn...