Friday, August 17, 2018

Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some users did not want to be told how many cakes they had walkedGoogle has decided to remove an...

Patent battle pits iPod father v Android creator

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tony Fadell - seen on the left - and Andy Rubin's fortunes could be affected by the caseA legal...

AI used to detect breast cancer risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AI could help prevent unnecessary surgeries, researchers sayUS scientists are using artificial intelligence to predict whether breast lesions identified...

Pest control

Image copyright Peat Image caption Voruganti Surendra says farmers are finding pest and disease recognition apps "very useful"India's farmers have never had it easy; drought,...

Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

Image copyright AFP Image caption IS militants have used social media to spread propagandaTech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to do more...

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Image copyright Vichai Image caption Generating crypto-currencies involves lots of computer hardwareThe booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush...

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term

Image caption Brian Thompson had previously said he wanted to know whether he was doing anything illegalA trader who sold TV boxes which allowed...