Thursday, April 18, 2019

Low success rate for government online ID service

Image copyright gov.ukA government system used to confirm the identities of citizens online is failing to work for most of those trying to register. Gov.uk...

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...

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...

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...

Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool

Image copyright iStockAustralia has set up the first national reporting tool to help victims of revenge porn. Revenge porn, or image-based abuse, is the sharing...

Daimler recalls 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK

Image copyright Getty ImagesAbout 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars are being recalled by Daimler in the UK over a potential airbag safety issue. The firm's safety recall...

UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Jong-un's officials described Opposite Number as being "slanderous"North Korean hackers targeted a British television company making a drama...

Huawei Mate 10 uses AI to distinguish cats from dogs

Image caption The phone takes account of the fact cats' eyes are more reflective than dogs'Huawei says it has given its latest smartphones advanced...

Microsoft Windows 10 breaches Dutch privacy law

Image copyright Getty ImagesMicrosoft breaches data protection law in the Netherlands because of the way its Windows 10 operating system processes personal information, according...

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...