Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley

Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Enigma machine scrambled messages to make them much harder to decipher Computer historians have staged a re-enactment of World War Two code-cracking at Bletchley Park. A replica code-breaking computer called a Bombe was used to decipher a message scrambled by an Enigma machine. Held at the National Museum of […]

Amazon makes Alexa-controlled microwave

Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy […]

Why did Amazon make an Alexa-controlled microwave?

Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy […]

Internet regulator considered for UK

Internet regulator considered for UK

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is considering “all options”, including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet. It has previously said it will publish a White Paper in the coming months, laying out its proposals. According to Buzzfeed News, the White Paper will propose a regulatory body similar to Ofcom, […]

GoPro Hero 7 camera films smooth videos without gimbal

GoPro Hero 7 camera films smooth videos without gimbal

Media captionWATCH: GoPro’s new stabilisation put to the test GoPro’s latest action camera promises to produce smooth videos without the need for stabilisation equipment such as a gimbal. The Hero 7 Black uses the feature to record steadied clips in both real-time and a sped-up footage mode. The company is also making it easier to […]

Vote Leave data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice

Vote Leave data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice

Image copyright PA Image caption Data was gathered to help campaigning during the UK referendum A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK’s first formal notice under a key data law, the UK’s data protection watchdog has confirmed. AggregateIQ (AIQ) was accused of processing people’s data “for purposes which they […]

John Hancock makes fitness tracking ‘mandatory’ for insurance

John Hancock makes fitness tracking ‘mandatory’ for insurance

Image copyright Getty Images One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will no longer offer policies that do not include digital fitness tracking. John Hancock will now sell only “interactive” policies that collect health data through wearable devices such as a smartwatch. Policyholders can earn discounts and rewards such as gift cards […]

3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

Media captionCody Wilson: The man behind America’s 3D-printed guns A Texas man who has played a central role in making 3D-printed weapons available has been charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl. A warrant was issued for Cody Wilson but he flew to Taiwan before he could be detained, police in Austin said. A 16-year-old […]

Facebook told to speed up changes or face ‘sanctions’

Facebook told to speed up changes or face ‘sanctions’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook had made “limited progress” said European Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova Facebook has been given a deadline to provide more information about what is done with users’ data, or it will face sanctions from the European Commission. Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said the firm had not acted quickly enough after […]

Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The data breach affected 15 million UK customers Credit rating agency Equifax is to be fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after it failed to protect the personal data of 15 million Britons. A 2017 cyber-attack exposed information belonging to 146 million people around the world, mostly in […]

1 2 3 192