Technology

Apple’s iPhone 11 pro and ‘always on’ watch unveiled

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 11 range of handsets, which feature more cameras than before and a processor that has been updated to be faster while consuming less power. The company said the two Pro models would last between four to five hours longer than their XS predecessors. But it did not launch a 5G […]

Marie Claire to stop producing UK print magazine after November

Marie Claire is to stop producing its UK print edition after November to become a digital-only offering. TI Media, which publishes the fashion and beauty magazine, says it is making the change “to best serve the changing needs of its audience’s mobile-first, fast-paced, style-rich lifestyles”. While print sales have fallen, the website has two million […]

Facebook faces fresh anti-trust regulation

Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has “stifled competition and put users at risk”. The new action was announced by New York state Attorney General Letitia James on behalf of a coalition of representatives from several states. “Even the largest social media platform in the world must follow the law […]

Viagogo sidesteps legal action with website fixes

The secondary ticketing website Viagogo has improved how it communicates with customers, prompting the Competition and Markets Authority to suspend plans for legal action. The competition watchdog said its concerns over how Viagogo presented information had been addressed. The website was now “worlds apart” from the one that prompted the legal action, the CMA’s chief […]

Huawei accuses US of cyber attacks

Huawei has accused the US government of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business. In a press release on Tuesday, the Chinese tech giant said the US had launched cyber-attacks to infiltrate its networks and was threatening its employees. The firm, which was put on a US trade blacklist this year, did […]

Digital transformation projects continue to be at risk

Despite rising optimism in digital transformation, the vast majority of organisations are still suffering failure, delays or scaled back expectations from digital transformation projects, research from Couchbase has found. In the survey of 450 heads of digital transformation in enterprises across the U.S., U.K., France and Germany, 73% of organisations have made “significant” or better […]

Google finds ‘indiscriminate iPhone attack lasting years’

Security researchers at Google have found evidence of a “sustained effort” to hack iPhones over a period of at least two years. The attack was said to be carried out using websites which would discreetly implant malicious software to gather contacts, images and other data. Google’s analysis suggested the booby-trapped websites were said to have […]

Ex Google and Uber Engineer charged with theft

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed criminal charges against a former senior engineer at Google’s owner Alphabet alleging he stole car technology secrets. Anthony Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of trade theft involving Alphabet’s self-driving car technology. He had left Alphabet’s Waymo unit in 2016 and eventually ran Uber’s self-driving car project, […]

Huawei’s next phone won’t have Google apps

Huawei’s next flagship smartphone will not come with Google’s popular apps including Maps and YouTube. Google confirmed that due to a US government ban on sales to Huawei, it could not license its apps to the Chinese smartphone giant. It also means the next Huawei phone will not have access to the Google Play app […]

Brands face unintended consequences of GDPR says new research

Almost six in 10 (58%) marketers say GDPR has impacted the way they approach domain management and security, with almost one-third (31%) saying the same about Brexit. This is according to the latest global research report released by MarkMonitor, a Clarivate Analytics company and world leader in enterprise brand protection. In addition, 38% say the […]