Tech

28 September 2020

Judge halts TikTok app store ban

A ban on TikTok being downloaded in the US has been blocked after a judge issued a temporary injunction. The video-sharing app looked set to be removed from Apple's App Store ...

28 September 2020

Uber's 'fit and proper' and can keep operating in London

A judge has ruled that Uber is "fit and proper" and can continue to operate in London, despite "historical failings". Last November, the ride-hailing app was stripped of its licence in ...

28 September 2020

Google Maps to roll out feature to show COVID-19 infection rates

Google Maps is set to roll out a feature which tells you the COVID-19 infection rates in local areas. The new update will make users aware of how the virus ...

25 September 2020

Spotify launches Listen Alike feature

Spotify has launched the new Listen Alike feature. Music lovers who have ever thought about what their favourite celebrities and musicians are listening to and how it compares to their own ...
25 September 2020

Amazon unveils new Echo devices and Fire TV stick

Amazon has unveiled their new Echo devices and Fire TV Stick. The new products have been designed to "make everyday life better" and "enjoy the moment, have peace of mind, and ...

25 September 2020

World's first hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft takes flight

The world's first hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft has taken flight. ZeroAvia's six-seater plane, which is named the Piper M-class, only emits water vapour into the atmosphere. And the firm is hoping that by ...

22 September 2020

Tesla's new battery tech won't be produced until 2022

Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla's new battery tech won't be mass produced until 2022. Ahead of the firm's Battery Day announcement on Tuesday (22.09.20), the CEO took to Twitter to ...

22 September 2020

Facebook willing to restrict content if Election gets out of control

Facebook is willing to take stern action if the upcoming Election on November 3 descends into chaos. The social media platform's head of global affairs, Sir Nick Clegg, has hinted that ...
22 September 2020

New emojis set for 2021

A series of 217 new emojis are coming out in 2021. The Unicode Consortium, who oversee emoji standards, have unveiled the "Emoji 13.1" release, which comes with several new emojis to ...

21 September 2020

WeChat avoids US ban

A judge has blocked the US government's attempt to ban the Chinese-owned app, WeChat. US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler raised concerns about the ban infringing on people's right to free speech. The ...
21 September 2020

WhatsApp's multi-device feature in final testing stage

WhatsApp is reportedly in the final testing stage for the new multi-device feature. Linked Devices will enable multiple devices to log into the app using the same account. The multi-device Beta will ...

21 September 2020

New Amazon Alexa news coming this week

Amazon Alexa news is coming on Thursday (24.09.20). The online retailer has announced a virtual Alexa hardware event this week, which is set to take place from 6pm BST (1pm ET). Amazon's ...

19 September 2020

Apple to add Shazam to IPhone's control panel

Apple is adding Shazam to iPhone's control panel. The tech giant acquired the app, which listens to songs to identify the artist and track's title back in 2017. And MacRumors reports that ...

19 September 2020

Tesla wins case against ex-employee

Tesla has won a case against a former employee, who was fired for hacking and transferring data to third parties. In court documents filed on Thursday (18.09.20), Tesla scored a ...

19 September 2020

Twitter ups security for high-profile users for Election Day

Twitter has added extra security measures to keep "high-profile accounts "safe and secure" during the upcoming Election Day (03.11.20). The micro-blogging site has announced they are turning on password reset protection ...

17 September 2020

Donald Trump doesn't like the sound of TikTok's Oracle deal

President Donald Trump will not be "happy" if ByteDance retains a majority share in TikTok. The world leader is set to be briefed on the proposed deal the Beijing firm has ...
17 September 2020

Mark Zuckerberg's not a fan of AR glasses so far

Mark Zuckerberg doesn't think AR glasses are "going to be good until you get normal-looking glasses". The Facebook CEO says Augmented Reality glasses are challenging and he hasn't found any sets ...

17 September 2020

Twitter removes Kanye West post containing Forbes editor's phone number

Twitter has removed a post by Kanye West in which he shared personal details about Forbes editor Randall Lane. The rapper had shared private information about the journalist with his 30.9 ...
16 September 2020

Apple releases new Apple Watches and iPad Air 4

Apple has unveiled three new Apple Watches and the iPad Air 4. The tech giant hosted its virtual event on Tuesday (15.09.20), but there was no sign of the new iPhone ...

16 September 2020

Galaxy Z Fold 2 has 'world's smallest curvature'

Samsung has claimed the Galaxy Z Fold 2 OLED display has the "world's smallest curvature". The 1.4mm radius enabled the South Korean company to create a smaller folded gap compared to ...

16 September 2020

Apple insists its Apple One bundles service isn't unfair to Spotify

Apple has insisted it's new Apple One bundles service doesn't stop people from enjoying "alternatives" to "every one of their services". The tech giant issued the statement as Spotify accused their ...

15 September 2020

Facebook launches Climate Science Information Centre

Facebook has launched the Climate Science Information Centre. The social media giant has created a website full of facts from climate experts in a bid to educate people about the fight ...

15 September 2020

YouTube begins roll out of TikTok rival YouTube Shorts

YouTube has started rolling out its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts. The new short-form video creator has arrived in India, with an early beta launched, and comes on the day Donald Trump's ...

15 September 2020

Google to unveil new products later this month

Google will launch its new Pixel phones, Chromecast streaming device and smart speaker on September 30. The tech giant has announced a virtual event to showcase the Pixel 4A 5G and ...