Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Virgin Media probes why it blocked giant Gif site Imgur

The broadband provider had warned viewing some of Imgur's content could be a criminal offence. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48990721

Computer password inventor dies aged 93

Fernando Corbato also pioneered work on ways for lots of people to use the same computer simultaneously. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48988091

AI pioneer Turing is the face of the new £50 note

The note - once called the currency of corrupt elites - gets a makeover with the image of a computer pioneer. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48962557

Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots

Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48991461

Monsters and power-ups in new go-kart experience

Drivers can score points by shooting virtual monsters while racing each other. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48845754

University of Suffolk hosts all-female games jam

Organisers hope the "amazing" opportunity will help encourage more women into the gaming industry. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-48353000

‘My son spent £3,160 in one game’

As politicians call for more regulation, you share your stories about children spending money within games. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48925623

Does 5G pose health risks?

Exposure from mobile networks including 5G fall well below limits set by international regulators. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48616174

Galileo sat-nav system experiences service outage

"Europe's GPS" goes offline as it grapples with a technical glitch in its ground infrastructure. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48985399

Reef rescue: Could this robot help save corals?

The submersible robot delivers baby corals to damaged areas allowing reefs to regenerate. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48949397