Friday, July 19, 2019

Google’s AR animals entertain Android users

Augmented Reality animals are appearing as an option on some Android devices as Google rolls out a new feature.

Twitter removes Iranian-backed accounts

The deleted accounts sent millions of messages trying to influence opinions about Iran, says Twitter.

Keanu Reeves and Cyberpunk 2077: Gaming doesn’t need legitimising

The actor talks to Radio 1 Newsbeat at E3 about his starring role in the game Cyberpunk 2077.

The super-tough drones and robots going where we can’t

How do you build unmanned vehicles that can withstand extreme temperatures, pressures and terrains?

Children use AI to try to survive Mars

New ways to harness artificial intelligence to solve humanity's greatest challenges.

The robot that understands irony and other news

BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

Public services web project cost soared to £110m

A project to move public services online is now estimated to cost £110m.

Vodafone suffers faults across Europe

Users have been unable to use mobile and fixed-line broadband services.

Deepfake videos could ‘spark’ violent social unrest

Software that can make convincing fake videos could spark social unrest and violence, experts warn.

Selena Gomez: Instagram ‘would make me depressed’

The singer says she had to delete social media from her phone as it made her feel bad about herself.