Tech

Facebook internal email accidentally reveals strategy to deal with data breach

13 April 2021

New Heads Up feature to alert ‘walking texters’ to look up

A feature called Heads Up, in the Android app Digital Wellbeing, will soon be alerting ‘walking texters’ immersed in their mobile phone texting to look up.


9 April 2021

NCSC advises random passwords instead of pet names on National Pet Day

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has advised people to use random words for passwords instead of pet names, ahead of National Pet Day – 11 April.


8 April 2021

UK Secretary of State for Education backs mobile phones ban in schools

The UK Secretary of State for Education and MP for South Staffordshire Gavin Alexander Williamson has called for banning mobile phones in schools.


8 April 2021

New UK regulator DMU to control Google, Facebook and Amazon

A new regulator in the UK called the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) has begun operations with the intention of controlling the dominance of tech giants Google, Facebook and Amazon.


7 April 2021

Dstl to expand AI and data science through upcoming unit at NICD

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) will be expanding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science repertoire through an upcoming unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD),...


7 April 2021

NHS contact tracing app to ask coronavirus positive users about venue check-ins

England and Wales’ National Health Service (NHS) coronavirus contact tracing app will soon be prompting users to share the details of their venue check-ins if they test positive for Covid-19.


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