Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Uber lodges appeal over London ban

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some 3.5 million passengers and 40,000 drivers use the Uber app in LondonUber has filed an appeal against the decision...

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...

Remove ads that appeal to children, gambling sites told

Image copyright Getty ImagesOnline gambling companies have been urged to remove adverts featuring images likely to appeal to children. Regulators said the "unacceptable" ads and...

Why Pinterest boss Tim Kendall takes a daily ice bath

Image caption Pinterest president Tim KendallWhen you think of the giants of Silicon Valley, Pinterest may not immediately spring to mind. But with 200 million...

Next-generation internet

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Scientists are now developing an ultra-fast quantum internet that will be partly based on lightImagine super-fast computers that can...

Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The problem of online VAT fraud is growing fast, MPs saidAmazon and eBay are profiting from sellers who defraud...

Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says

Image copyright NCCSome smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, a watchdog has warned. The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC)...

Drone collides with commercial aeroplane in Canada

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As drones become more popular, countries will need to consider regulations to restrict usageA drone has collided with a...

Australia’s Crown casino denies slot-machine ‘tampering’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The allegations was made by casino staff membersAustralia's largest casino has denied allegations it deliberately tampered with slot machines and...

‘Future city’ to be built in Canada by Alphabet company

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Quayside area of Toronto has development potentialSidewalk Labs, owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, is to build a...

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