More than 14,000 data breach reports received by UK watchdog

The numbers come as GDPR data protection laws have been in force for a year.

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World’s top tech firms sharpen their focus on sustainability

Smartphones, we all use them, but how sustainable are they really. Tonnes of electronic waste is generated each year and we need to do our part in reducing it.

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Lightweight Canon a real heavy hitter

Noel Campion reviews the Canon EOS RP, which crams a wealth of excellent features into its mere 450g weight

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Female-voiced AI assistants reinforce gender bias – UN study

Most popular voice-powered speakers use a female voice by default.

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Driverless cars can work together to keep traffic moving, research finds

Cambridge University students used scale model robotic cars to carry out their study.

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Microsoft Surface: Beauty is in the ear of the beholder

Microsoft is a company well-known for Windows, but in the last few years, it’s also now known for producing excellent hardware.

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Panasonic’s new Lumix FZ1000 II for serious snaps

Noel Campion outlines why serious photographers enjoy the features on Panasonic's new Lumix FZ1000 II.

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Microsoft and Sony agree games streaming deal

The two gaming rivals have signed a memorandum of understanding.

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Facebook changes live streaming rules following New Zealand attack

The social network is introducing a stricter ‘one strike’ policy to prevent terrorist and violent Facebook Live broadcasts.

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Google opens Safety Engineering Centre amid ongoing tech security debate

The tech giant said its new centre would focus on new privacy and security tools.

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Crime agency boss calls for tech firms ‘revolution’ to tackle child abuse images

Lynne Owens called on the industry to work more closely with law enforcement.

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WhatsApp users urged to update app following spyware vulnerability

The Facebook-owned app believes a select number of users were targeted by an advanced cyber actor.

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WhatsApp rolls out security fix amid spyware fears

It released a software update on Monday.

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Social media boycott floated as way to prompt action over child sex abuse images

Simon Bailey, who heads up the UK’s child protection policing, believes tech companies will only act over fear of reputational damage.

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Students use augmented reality tool to help manufacture race car

The AR tool will help with the construction of the car’s monocoque – the shell of the vehicle.

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Microsoft unveils election security tools at annual developer conference

The technology giant has announced new software designed to make elections and voting more secure.

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P30 Pro’s top class camera keeps Huawei in the frame

Noel Campion says photographers will love the picture quality that they will achieve with the Huawei P30 Pro.

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Teenagers claim social media makes them feel less lonely – report

Research by TalkTalk found that young people are more positive about the impact of technology than their parents.

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Facebook and Twitter accused of failing to protect female public figures

MPs on the Human Rights Committee questioned the social networks’ response to abuse directed at women in the public eye.

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Mark Zuckerberg says ‘future is private’

The Facebook boss claims a ‘new chapter’ on data privacy has started at the social network.

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First augmented reality Angry Birds game launches

Angry Birds AR: Isle of Pigs has been released on iPhone and iPad.

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US claims Huawei poses ‘unacceptable risk’ anywhere in 5G network

State Department expert warns that Washington would have to reassess intelligence-sharing with any nation working with the Chinese tech giant.

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Apple denies removing parental control apps over competition fears

The technology giant said security concerns around some screen time monitoring apps led to their removal.

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Dead Facebook account holders ‘could outnumber living in fifty years’

New research predicts more than 1.4 billion Facebook users will die before the end of the century.

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