Monday, June 24, 2019

Gambling: Four ads banned from Looney Tunes app

The game - considered appealing to under 18s - gave players the chance to earn "gems" by viewing ads. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48687743

Should we dislike the ‘Like’ button?

Social media companies know approval can be addictive, so how should we manage the compulsion to be liked? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48364817

Girl, 12, flooded with beauty ads on Instagram

The ads were displayed to the young user despite Instagram's policies saying some should not be shown to her. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48677333

US and Russia clash over power grid ‘hack attacks’

Russia has countered attempts to hack into its infrastructure, says Kremlin spokesman. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48675203

Instagram boss Adam Mosseri: ‘We can’t solve bullying on our own’

The company's boss Adam Mosseri tells Radio 1 Newsbeat he wants Instagram to be "less pressurised". https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48673043

Watch Dogs at E3: We want players to find value in other people

The maker of Watch Dogs: Legion wants it to help players “think differently about the person next to you”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48660433

Inside Heathrow’s high-tech baggage system

Heathrow's luggage system handles 180,000 items per day. Tom Burridge takes a look inside. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48667833

How a struggling airline went soaring through the cloud

In a "David and Goliath" battle of the skies, the small airline used tech to punch above its weight. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48661144

Data surveillance powers unlawfully wide, court told

Security services are invading people's privacy by "Hoovering up" communication data, a court hears. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48663613

Samsung TVs should be regularly virus-checked, the company says

The technology company tweeted its QLED-branded sets should be scanned once every few weeks. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48664251