Thursday, August 22, 2019

Three resists watchdog’s call for ‘fairer’ mobile phone fees

Ofcom had called on networks to automatically cut prices for out-of-contract mobile subscribers. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49070592

Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base

Construction materials, ceramics and food could all one day be printed on the lunar surface. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48845755

‘I kept my multimillion dollar business secret’

Young entrepreneur Marcin Kleczynski secretly ran his business Malwarebytes from his college dormitory. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49015609

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs

The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49064504

Bianca Devins: The teenager whose murder was exploited for clicks

Images of Bianca Devins' death were widely shared online. Experts say this exposed a bigger problem. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-49002486

Algae bio-curtains: Architects’ radical solution to capture carbon

Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49044832

Cari Watterton gives her tips on how to get into the games industry

Young developer Cari Watterton, who works for a games firm located in Dundee, offers her tips for getting into the business https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49046309

BritBox: ITV and BBC set out plans for new streaming service

Shows like Love Island, Gavin & Stacey and Victoria will be on ITV and the BBC's streaming service. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49037855

YouTube: ‘We don’t take you down the rabbit hole’

In his first interview, YouTube's UK managing director defends the platform's algorithms. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49038155

French sci-fi team called on to predict future threats

The "red team" will be employed to imagine future military threats – and how how to prevent them. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49044892