Tech

17 October 2021

Self-driving cars cause havoc in San Francisco cul-de-sac

Self-driving cars are causing a nightmare in San Francisco because they keep driving down a “dead-end” street. Residents in a cul-de-sac in the Californian city have been left furious by the ...

17 October 2021

Microsoft announces Xbox Series X mini fridge coming in December

The Xbox Series X mini fridge will be released in December. Microsoft unveiled new information on its highly anticipated Xbox Series X mini fridge this week, including an official release date ...

16 October 2021

Apple Music coming to PlayStation 5?

Apple Music could be coming to PlayStation 5 consoles. Users of Sony’s latest games console have been able to use Spotify to listen to music through the device since it launched ...

16 October 2021

Facebook to roll out 'less political' newsfeed in 75 countries

Facebook is rolling out its “less political” newsfeed in 75 more countries. The social media giant has already introduced a revamped version of its News Feed in the United States, as ...
15 October 2021

LinkedIn is closing down in China

Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn in China. The tech giants have announced they will no longer be operating the professional social network in China, after facing questions for blocking the profiles ...

15 October 2021

Sherwood Forest set to get robot dogs and 5G update

Robot dogs and 5G are set to come to Sherwood Forest. The Nottinghamshire woodland is set to undergo a technological overhaul to improve the visitor experience at the forest, including internet-controlled ...
15 October 2021

Instagram to create outage alerts update after global blackouts

Instagram will make outage alerts part of its user experience after it was hit by two global blackouts last week. One week after server shutdowns hit Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, the ...

14 October 2021

Reddit launches Predictions tournaments

Reddit has launched its Predictions feature. The update - which has been piloted for almost a year and follows on from the existing Polls feature - lets users compete in a ...

14 October 2021

Snapchat fixes issues after outage

Snapchat has fixed issues after the app went down on Wednesday (13.10.21). Many users couldn't use the photo sharing app for some time this week, with the company "looking into" the ...

14 October 2021

Facebook removing 'severe sexualising content' about celebrities

Facebook will remove "severe sexualising content" targeting public figures. The social networking site has updated its bullying and harassment policies and and vowed to remove profiles, pages, groups and events which ...

13 October 2021

Twitter testing easier way to switch between feeds

Twitter is testing an easier way to switch to the reverse-chronological feed. As it stands, tapping the three-star icon at the top of your feed lets you switch between the Home ...

13 October 2021

Google wants to make 2FA easier for users

Google is introducing a new way for users to sign into their accounts using backup codes. The tech giant is looking to make it easier for people who have lost their ...

13 October 2021

Nokia encourages Brits to step out of comfort zone with new tablet

The average adult in Britain relies on their smart device to get around within 10km of their own home, according to a new study. Research commissioned by HMD Global - the ...

12 October 2021

AI estimates climate change affects 85 percent of world's population

AI has estimated 85% of the world's population is being affected by climate change. Researchers in Germany have used machine learning technology to take a look at over 60,000 climate change-related ...

12 October 2021

Apple releases new security update for active exploit

Apple has revealed a fix for a new security bug which "may have been actively exploited". The tech giant has released a new 15.0.2 patch for iOS and iPadOS which tackles ...

12 October 2021

Twitter launches 'soft block' feature

Twitter is now letting users "soft block" their own followers. The feature - which has been launched for all web users, with no update yet on a roll-out for the app ...

11 October 2021

Mesut Ozil launches cryptocurrency

Mesut Ozil will launch his own cryptocurrency. The 32-year-old footballer, who moved to Turkish side Fenerbahce from Arsenal earlier this year, will expand his M10 brand by creating his own digital ...
11 October 2021

PlayDough Technologies secures $2 million funding

PlayDough Technologies has secured a $2 million funding round from the venture capital firm Westridge Markets. The blockchain gaming platform has received the investment off the back of an exceptional period ...

11 October 2021

Facebook plans to scale down on political content on feeds

Facebook is planning to reduce the amount of political content on users' feeds. Nick Clegg, the former British Deputy Prime Minister who now serves as the social media firm's vice president ...
10 October 2021

Elon Musk to move Tesla HQ to Texas

Elon Musk will reportedly move his Tesla headquarters from California to Texas. The billionaire technology entrepreneur announced the move at the electric carmaker's annual shareholders' meeting in Austin, Texas, this week. Elon ...

10 October 2021

YouTube bans adverts on climate change misinformation

YouTube has banned adverts on content that spread climate change misinformation. The Google-owned video platform will no longer allow advertisements on any videos that the existence of climate change, after concerns ...

9 October 2021

Apple to make changes to CarPlay to improve functionality

Apple is set to make changes to CarPlay that will make the tool more useful. iPhone users can currently use CarPlay to control things like music and navigation tools through their ...

9 October 2021

Facebook goes down for the second time this week

Facebook users were left unable to use services again on Friday (08.10.21) The social media giant suffered the second error this week on Friday when users were left unable to access ...

8 October 2021

Drones begin delivering post to remote Orkney island

Drones are being used to deliver post to remote Orkney islands. A large, twin-engine drone has begun carrying mail between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay as part of a two-week trial by ...