TED 2019: Prize to online classes project causes controversy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Upstart offers online lessons, and says it is something children should do with their parents The TED talk organisers have announced the Audacious Project, a $280m (£215m) prize fund to be shared across eight projects it feels tackle the world’s toughest challenges. But already one of the recipients of […]

Samsung’s folding phone breaks for reviewers

Image copyright Samsung Image caption Samsung’s folding phone was shown off for the first time earlier this year Earlier this week, Samsung sent out its remarkable new folding smartphone to a number of media outlets, including the BBC. Perhaps now it wishes it hadn’t. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman: The Verge’s Dieter Bohn: CNBC’s Steve Kovach: Oh […]

TED 2019: The online campaign that ended a beard ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Workers wanted the right to have “a neatly trimmed beard” Three years ago workers at US grocery chain Publix began an online campaign to reverse a ban on facial hair. Seventeen-year-old Brandon Wesley started his Let Us Have Beards campaign on coworker.org, a platform aimed at giving workers who […]

Notre-Dame fire: Assassin’s Creed’s maker pledges aid

Image copyright Ubisoft Image caption Notre-Dame cathedral as it appears in the Assassin’s Creed game The maker of the Assassin’s Creed games will donate €500,000 ($565,000; £433,000) to the reconstruction of the fire-damaged Cathedral of Notre-Dame. A digital version of the building, which featured in its 2014 release Assassin’s Creed Unity, was modelled over a […]

‘Why I write fake online reviews’

Image copyright Iain Taylor Image caption “Payment can be as little as £4 plus the cost to cover the product they are selling,” Iain says “I’ve learned never to rely on reviews for anything,” says Iain Taylor, from East Sussex. In his spare time and to supplement his income, the 44-year-old says he writes fake […]

TED 2019: Twitter boss offers to demote likes and follows

Image copyright TED Image caption Jack Dorsey answered questions at TED on problems with his platform Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has again admitted there is much work to do to improve Twitter and cut down on the amount of abuse and misinformation on the platform. He said the firm might demote likes and follows, adding […]

Game of Thrones: Now TV glitch hits Apple TV owners

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The final series of Game of Thrones comes nearly two years after the seventh season was broadcast Sky has apologised to Game of Thrones fans after it had problems streaming the show via its Now TV app on Apple TV set-top boxes. The issue coincided with the highly anticipated […]

Amazon ‘flooded by fake five-star reviews’ – Which? report

Image copyright Getty Images Online retail giant Amazon’s website is flooded with fake five-star reviews for products from unfamiliar brands, consumer group Which? has claimed. Top-rated reviews on popular items such as headphones, smart watches and fitness trackers were dominated by unknown brands, its probe concluded. Thousands of these were unverified, meaning there was no […]

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung has announced that its folding smartphone will go sale in April, beating a rival device by Huawei to the market. The BBC’s Chris Fox went hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold to find out what the unusual device can do – and whether it can live up to its enormous price tag. Source link

How can you stop your kids viewing harmful web content?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Is education and negotiation more effective than technology at policing your kids’ digital usage? As concerns grow about the effect of harmful social media content on our children, we look at what tools are available for parents to regulate what kids see and how long they spend online. The […]

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