Despite their opposing views, both US presidential candidates want to change how social media platforms operate. One system adopted by Germany is increasingly being discussed around the world as an option. The so-called NetzDG law has been emulated in countries including Turkey, Russia and Brazil with more than 20 other governments, including the UK, citing
The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of All Time – TechSpade.com The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of All Time Table of Contents How many times do you log in to your smartphone app or a website daily? Every day, there is an increase in the number of accounts and passwords – criminals and hackers try to
By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read Slideshow ( 3 images ) BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc TSLA.O is poised to start selling some Model 3 vehicles made in China equipped with cobalt-free lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries, two people familiar with the matter said. Currently the Model 3 electric sedans made
A digital version of London’s St Pancras International station has been created to help monitor passengers’ movements around the station in real time. Using a system of cameras, data and computer vision software, station staff can help steer people to areas which are quieter, redirect lifts and escalators and provide staff at busy points to
A hydrogen-powered train has travelled on Britain’s rail network for the first time. The prototype, called the Hydroflex, made a 25-mile round trip in Warwickshire, reaching speeds of up to 50 mph. Its next phase is to move the hydrogen tanks, fuel cell and battery out of a carriage and stash them underneath the train.
By Stephen Nellis, Akanksha Rana 3 Min Read (Reuters) – Micron Technology Inc has not yet obtained new licenses needed to sell its memory chips to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which will cut its sales over the next two quarters, company executives said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Micron Technology’s solid-state drive for data center
A jet suit for paramedics has been tested by the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) in the Lake District. It comes after a year of talks between GNAAS and Gravity Industries. Andy Mawson, GNAAS director of operations, said users do not need to be travelling that fast to cover large areas of terrain, compared
Screenwriter and director Aaron Sorkin spoke to the BBC’s Arts and Entertainment correspondent Will Gompertz about his new film and why he chose to be involved in the project.. Trial of the Chicago 7 is based on the 1968 trial of seven defendants charged by the federal government because of the protests and riots Chicago.
By David Shepardson 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration faces ongoing court battles after two legal setbacks in its efforts to bar U.S. app stores from offering Chinese-owned TikTok or WeChat for download. FILE PHOTO: TikTok’s logo is displayed on the smartphone while standing on the U.S. flag in this illustration picture
Scientists at Cornell University have created a tiny micro-robot that “walks” using four legs. Invisible to the naked eye, 10 of the computer chip bots could fit within the full stop at the end of this sentence. Their legs can be independently triggered to bend using laser light. By toggling the laser back and forth
Sir David Attenborough may have just addressed a virtual United Nations event made up of world leaders, but he’s also found time to face up to a remote audience of smaller VIPs: kids. After telling BBC Breakfast his hope for the future of this planet lies in the hands of children, some were given the
Two beluga whales have had their first swim in their open water sanctuary after being held captive in a park in China. The whales were moved to a sanctuary off the Westman Islands in Iceland back in August and have been acclimatising since then. They are thought to be the first two captive balugas to
The UK government says it is “absolutely committed” to tackling the global problem of biodiversity loss. Speaking after he signed a UN pledge, Boris Johnson said action “must be immediate” as if left the consequences would be “catastrophic” for all. Biodiversity refers to the variety of species found in an ecosystem – its loss means
By John Davison 6 Min Read BAGHDAD, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Baghdad it could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said, a step Iraqis fear could turn their country into a battle zone. Any move by the United States to
Smart devices have been helping make homes more accessible for people with disabilities, care needs and older people for awhile. But now the National Robotarium at Heriot-Watt University is collaborating with care providers and users of assisted living services to create technology and solutions together. BBC Click’s Paul Carter visits the Ambient Assisted Living Lab
BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin spoke to Sir David Attenborough ahead of his new documentary A Life on Our Planet which looks back at his 94 years exploring Planet Earth’s wildest places. Attenborough spoke on climate change, hit out at the Trump administration and weighed in on Extinction Rebellion. He also revealed what prompted him to