Huawei’s Android loss: How it affects you

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei’s smartphone division’s success has been tied to the popularity of Google’s Android The restrictions being placed on Huawei’s access to the Android operating system will cast a long shadow over Tuesday’s launch of the Chinese company’s latest handsets. The firm has invited press from across the globe to London […]

Huawei’s Android loss: How it affects you

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei’s smartphone division’s success has been tied to the popularity of Google’s Android The restrictions being placed on Huawei’s access to the Android operating system will cast a long shadow over Tuesday’s launch of the Chinese company’s latest handsets. The firm has invited press from across the globe to London […]

Warning over using augmented reality in precision tasks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption HoloLens allows the user to see digital images over real-world backgrounds People who use augmented reality headsets to complete complex tasks fare worse than those with no high-tech help, a small study suggests. In addition, those fitted with headsets over-estimate how well they perform. The discovery might limit the […]

Revenge porn laws ‘not working’, says victims group

Image copyright Getty Images Laws covering so-called revenge porn are not fit for purpose and police still need more training, experts say. Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, according to Sophie Mortimer from the Revenge Porn helpline. Figures from 19 forces in England and Wales revealed police investigations […]

Minecraft Earth: Minecraft’s answer to Pokemon Go

Minecraft Earth is the new augmented reality version of the famous building game coming later this year. Made famous by Pokemon Go, augmented reality games allow players to bring real and virtual worlds together. Newsbeat has been among the first to see the new title in action and has spoken to the team behind it. […]

The Google city that has angered Toronto

Image copyright Sidewalk Labs Image caption Google-affiliate Sidewalk Labs had big plans for its internet-based smart city It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include […]

American man accused in $9m net address theft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Net addresses have become valuable because the pool of available numbers is drying up An American man has been accused of stealing net addresses worth more than $9m (£7m) by US prosecutors. Amir Golestan of South Carolina is alleged to have tricked an organisation that controls some net addresses […]

Minecraft Earth: Minecraft’s answer to Pokemon Go

Minecraft Earth is the new augmented reality version of the famous building game coming later this year. Made famous by Pokemon Go, augmented reality games allow players to bring real and virtual worlds together. Newsbeat has been among the first to see the new title in action and has spoken to the team behind it. […]

Tesla Model 3: Autopilot engaged during fatal crash

Image copyright NTSB Image caption The Tesla Model 3 after the crash A preliminary report into a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model 3 in the US has found Autopilot had been engaged 10 seconds before the crash. The Tesla was travelling above the speed limit when it crashed into a truck towing a trailer […]

Grumpy Cat internet legend dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The owners of Tardar Sauce confirmed she died on Tuesday Grumpy Cat, the feline famous on the internet for her permanent scowl, has died aged seven, her owners say. A statement says she died on Tuesday following complications from a recent urinary tract infection. The cat from Arizona had […]

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