Technology

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Google tool will stop those annoying ads following you around the internet
New settings will allow users to hide reminder ads on a case-by-case basis, giving more control over muted adverts across devices

Samuel Gibbs

26, Jan, 2018 @10:05 AM

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AI used to face-swap Hollywood stars into pornography films
Images of Emma Watson, Daisy Ridley, Scarlett Johansson and others used without consent to create fake adult films shared on Reddit

Alex Hern

25, Jan, 2018 @5:07 PM

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May calls again for tech firms to act on encrypted messaging
Focus shifts to smaller platforms that can ‘quickly become home to criminals and terrorists’

Alex Hern

25, Jan, 2018 @3:56 PM

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YouTube to fund videos that 'counter hate' as pressure over extremism grows
Fund allocated to Google’s Creators for Change programme with aim to push positive messages in face of popular hate videos

Alex Hern

25, Jan, 2018 @12:40 PM

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What can I do to protect my PC from the Meltdown and Spectre flaws?
John has an old Sony Vaio PC that seems unlikely to receive a firmware update. Should he replace it?

Jack Schofield

25, Jan, 2018 @12:09 PM

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Google CEO: we're happy to pay more tax
Sundar Pichai tells Davos flawed tax system is to blame for EU countries missing out on revenue

Graeme Wearden and Larry Elliott in Davos

24, Jan, 2018 @7:02 PM

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Arsenal seals cryptocurrency sponsorship deal
First such deal by a major sporting team will see club promoting CashBet at the Emirates

Rupert Neate

24, Jan, 2018 @6:13 PM

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'Floating 3D printing' brings sci-fi-style projections closer
‘Optical trap display’ projects graphics into the air, where they are visible from all angles

Alex Hern

24, Jan, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Facebook should be 'regulated like cigarette industry', says tech CEO
Salesforce chief Marc Benioff is latest tech insider to raise alarm over social media’s effect on society with comments at Davos

Alex Hern

24, Jan, 2018 @12:32 PM

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GM sued by motorcyclist in first lawsuit to involve autonomous vehicle
Oscar Nilsson ‘knocked to ground’ in San Francisco as company tested self-driving cars

Samuel Gibbs

24, Jan, 2018 @11:55 AM

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Who's driving? Autonomous cars may be entering the most dangerous phase
Autopilot controls are not yet fully capable of functioning without human intervention – but they’re good enough to lull us into a false sense of security

Olivia Solon

24, Jan, 2018 @8:01 AM

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Mary Lee Berners-Lee obituary
Computer scientist who became one of the world’s first freelance programmers in the 1950s

Georgina Ferry

23, Jan, 2018 @5:47 PM

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