Sunday, May 26, 2019

Warning over using augmented reality in precision tasks

Those using headsets to complete tricky tasks over-estimate how well they perform, a study suggests. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48334457

Lloyds to create 500 jobs at new tech hub in Edinburgh

The banking group says it is responding to a shift in customer behaviour towards digital services. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-48214339

Google ‘restricts Huawei’s use of Android’

New Huawei smartphones will lose access to some of Google's programmes, Reuters news agency reports. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48330310

Revenge porn laws ‘not working’, says victims group

Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, a victims group says. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48309752

The Google city that has angered Toronto

Canada is not Google's lab rat, say those protesting plans to build a smart city in Toronto. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47815344

Minecraft Earth: Minecraft’s answer to Pokemon Go

Newsbeat is one of the first to get a look at the newly announced Minecraft augmented reality game https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48309602

American man accused in $9m net address theft

US prosecutors claim a "deceptive" scheme was used to take control of valuable net addresses. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48309512

Tesla Model 3: Autopilot engaged during fatal crash

The driver had not had his hands on the wheel for 10 seconds, a report has found. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48308852

Grumpy Cat internet legend dies

Hers was the feline face that launched a thousand memes, but Grumpy Cat is no more. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48308638

Big Bang Theory finally bows out

Fans say a goodbye to the US sitcom as its final episode airs in the US after 12 years. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48307194