Thursday, February 21, 2019

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...

‘First 5G mobile net connection’ claimed by Qualcomm

Image copyright Qualcomm Image caption Qualcomm has showcased 1Gbps mobile internet speeds using a 5G chipQualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a...

US voices frustration with ‘warrant-proof’ encryption

Image copyright ReutersThe US deputy attorney general says the use of "warrant-proof encryption" in popular apps and operating systems, is hampering law enforcement. Several apps...

Social media data shared by spy agencies

Image copyright PA Image caption GCHQ is due to offer its view to the court later this weekUK spy agencies are collecting citizens' social media...

YouTube lifts Swazi bare-breasted dancer restrictions

Image copyright AFP Image caption The famous reed dance is an annual cultural event held in Swaziland featuring bare-breasted womenYouTube has lifted restrictions from videos...

Amazon: More than 100 cities bid for new headquarters

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmazon wants US cities to bid for its second major HQUS cities seeking to bid for...

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,...

Adobe patches Flash bug used for planting spying tools

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kaspersky discovered a new Flash security vulnerability being used to distribute spying softwareAdobe has patched a new Flash security...

Amazon receives 200-plus headquarters proposals

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmazon wants US cities to bid for its second major HQAmazon says it has now received...

Brexit: MPs quiz Facebook over Russian-linked ‘fake news’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Vladimir Putin has denied that Russia interfered in the US elections last year - but questions continue to be raised...