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Watchdog cracks down on tech firms that fail to protect children

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Sites must assess content for sexual abuse and suicide risk or face fines of up to £17m Technology companies will be required to assess their sites for sexual abuse risks...
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A third of Brits don't use mobile banking

A third of Brits don't use mobile banking

1 day ago   |   You Gov

Fewer than one in ten Brits have gone “digital-only” - and a quarter say they're uncomfortable with online banking In the past few years, mobile-only challenger banks have...
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Curmudgeon watch: My 2020 tech resolutions

Curmudgeon watch: My 2020 tech resolutions

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Taming tech in 2020. (credit: Nora Carol Photography / Getty Images ) Now that I'm in my 40s, I am officially Old™, which gives me license to be curmudgeonly. I take...
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Banking is finally on the verge of going completely borderless

2 days ago   |   Wired

Because banks have had a captive audience, many services they offer are woefully out of step with a globalised society - none more so than international payments
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What happens when we unmask the hackers?

What happens when we unmask the hackers?

2 days ago   |   TechRadar

Cyber-threat activity has become an increasingly common topic of discussion in the media, and society in general. Why is this? Because of public disclosures, which have helped...
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My biggest takeaway from CES 2020: It's time for America's tech showcase to leave Las Vegas

My biggest takeaway from CES 2020: It's time for America's tech showcase to leave Las Vegas

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Consumer Electronics Show , America's biggest annual trade show dedicated to technology and innovation, has been held in Las Vegas every January for 22 straight...
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An expert who called the dotcom crash says Wall Street is recycling tech-bubble tactics to justify the record-shattering stock rally - and warns it's an 'accident waiting to happen'

An expert who called the dotcom crash says Wall Street is recycling tech-bubble tactics to justify the record-shattering stock rally - and warns it's an 'accident waiting to happen'

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Society Generale global strategist Albert Edwards says today's combination of surging stock prices and sluggish growth has created shaky valuations reminiscent of the tech...
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The dangers of IoT and AI

The dangers of IoT and AI

11 days ago   |   TechRadar

The risks of cybersecurity are more complex than ever. Due to the rise of the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence , by 2020 every person will generate 1.7 megabytes...
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Introducing ASTC's Community Science Initiative

12 days ago   |   ASTC

As communities grapple with daunting global and local challenges, and as the role of science and technology in our society continues to evolve, access for all people to engage...
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Elon Musk links smartphones to the total ‘collapse' of society

Elon Musk links smartphones to the total ‘collapse' of society

13 days ago   |   Metro

Elon Musk has published a chilling meme which connects smartphones to the collapse of human society. The billionaire memelord published an image which recalled the optimism of...
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra tipped to come with stainless steel frame

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra tipped to come with stainless steel frame

It's been speculated that Samsung will use stainless steel as the material in its Galaxy S20 Ultra, the most premium model in the upcoming S20 series of phones. If true, it... Read more ...

Foldable Motorola Razr pre-orders begin next week, release date now February 6

Foldable Motorola Razr pre-orders begin next week, release date now February 6

Despite being announced a while back, you still can't actually buy the foldable Motorola Razr , but you will be able to soon, as it's hitting stores across North America on... Read more ...

Eyes-on with VIZIO's 2020 TV lineup at CES

Eyes-on with VIZIO's 2020 TV lineup at CES

We got up close and personal with VIZIO at CES 2020 where it announced its first ever OLED TV alongside a range of enhancements to the rest of the TV lineup and some crazy cool... Read more ...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 now has an official release date and a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 now has an official release date and a trailer

The final season of Star Wars animated series The Clone Wars comes to Disney Plus starting on February 21, it was revealed today. These final 12 episodes will complete the... Read more ...

Xbox Series X ports exposed in new photo leak - but could the design change...

Xbox Series X ports exposed in new photo leak - but could the design change before launch?

We may have just seen a whole new side to the next-gen Xbox Series X console, with leaked photos that are said to show the next-gen console's ports appearing online. Shared on... Read more ...

Apple reportedly developing cheaper, smaller iPhone for March launch

Apple reportedly developing cheaper, smaller iPhone for March launch

The first lower-cost iPhone since the 2016-launched iPhone SE will look similar to the iPhone 8 and perhaps arrive as soon as March, according to Bloomberg sources. Read more ...

New all-electric Renault Twingo Z.E. confirmed for 2020 launch

New all-electric Renault Twingo Z.E. confirmed for 2020 launch

Luke Wilkinson 2020-01-22 09:40 The all-electric Renault Twingo Z.E. city car is set to be launched in Europe later this year, but it's unlikely to come to the UK Renault has... Read more ...

Google launched 3 new apps to help you put your phone down

Google launched 3 new apps to help you put your phone down

Google released three new apps to cut down on screen time. The apps vary in how they function, from simply making a user aware of how many times they unlock their phone, to... Read more ...

Philips announces new OLED805 and OLED855 TVs

Philips announces new OLED805 and OLED855 TVs

Featuring Ambilight, Android 9.0 and a new, AI-tastic processor, these 55-inch and 65-inch OLEDs will be available in May Read more ...

How to update every AMD RX 5600 XT BIOS for maximum performance

How to update every AMD RX 5600 XT BIOS for maximum performance

AMD's Radeon RX 5600 XT is a fierce 1440p contender rivaling even Nvidia's RTX 2060... so long as it's been flashed with the latest vBIOS from the card's manufacturer. In this... Read more ...