Technology

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Russian cyber-attack spree shows what unrestrained internet warfare looks like
US indictment of operatives, accused of launching several attacks, gives a detailed account of how they went about their business

Julian Borger in Washington

19, Oct, 2020 @11:24 PM

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Uber pledges £5m toward electric vehicle charging points in London
Firm will install public chargers in poorer boroughs to persuade its drivers to switch to electric cars

Gwyn Topham

19, Oct, 2020 @5:28 PM

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Instagram censored one of these photos but not the other. We must ask why
Celeste Barber’s latest parody photo was flagged by the platform, but its algorithm’s prejudices aren’t a new problem

Lacey-Jade Christie

19, Oct, 2020 @4:30 PM

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Alexa, Siri... Elsa? Children drive boom in smart speakers
Coronavirus has accelerated the use of voice assistants, but there are concerns about unregulated online ‘playgrounds’

James Tapper

18, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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NHS using drones to deliver coronavirus kit between hospitals
Trials in Essex using GPS-enabled remote-controlled aircraft to carry blood tests and PPE

Aaron Walawalkar

17, Oct, 2020 @2:36 PM

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UK to ban any use of hand-held mobile phones while driving
Government set to update law to ban drivers from using hand-held phones in any way, not just calling and texting

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

17, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Twitter softens policy on hacking after row over blocked New York Post story
Move follows criticism from Republicans and others over story about Joe Biden’s son

Alex Hern

16, Oct, 2020 @10:35 AM

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Instagram to crack down on UK influencers' 'hidden advertising'
CMA investigation found Facebook-owned platform was not doing enough to tackle problem

Mark Sweney

16, Oct, 2020 @9:21 AM

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Pixel 5 review: Google gets back to basics
The 4a’s big brother is simple to use and has a great camera, but can’t compete with rivals in terms of processing power

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

16, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Behind Cambridge Analytica lay a bigger threat to our democracy: Facebook | Jennifer Cobbe
More needs to be done to clamp down on big tech’s nefarious methods of influencing our politics and culture, says technology lecturer Jennifer Cobbe

Jennifer Cobbe

15, Oct, 2020 @12:28 PM

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OnePlus 8T review: slick phone fully charges in just 37 minutes
Top phone with great screen, good battery life and software undercuts competition

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

15, Oct, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Facebook and Twitter restrict controversial New York Post story on Joe Biden
Social media platforms move to limit spread of article amid questions over its veracity

Kari Paul

15, Oct, 2020 @2:36 AM

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