» Starbucks and Walmart join growing list of advertisers boycotting YouTube
24/03/17 22:01 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Major companies pulling adverts a sign that many doubt Google’s ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos PepsiCo, Walmart and Starbucks on Friday confirmed that they have suspended their advertisin...
» Grindr’s ‘gaymoji’ play to stereotypes of promiscuity | Letters
24/03/17 18:21 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Grindr’s “gaymoji” ( Pass notes , G2, 22 March) serve as an unfortunate reminder of the widespread conflation of being gay and being promiscuous – one that causes thousands of gay people, particularly men, across the world to believe tha...
» Robotic barman pours Rory a pint
24/03/17 16:57 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones gets a beer poured for him by a robotic barman - but how long does it take?
» Ofcom plans instant payback for broadband woes
24/03/17 16:06 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Landline and broadband customers who suffer poor service could get automatic payouts under Ofcom plans.
» Everything review: a joyfully expansive acid trip of a game
24/03/17 13:29 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
You are a sea of caterpillars in an alien river. You are a cluster of stars. What do you do in a game about everything? Anything at all, it turns out A daisy creeps across a rocky landscape. It becomes a blade of grass, which, in turn, b...
» Google and Symantec clash on website security checks
24/03/17 12:44 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Web browsers could be blocked from accessing sites caught up in a row over basic security tools.
» The tech turning skyscrapers into adverts
24/03/17 10:24 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A new projection technique for persistence of vision displays will allow images to be up to 200m tall on buildings.
» Row over US ISP customer data sales
24/03/17 10:22 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
US politicians have voted to let ISPs gather and sell data about what Americans do online.
» Instagram introduces two-factor authentication
24/03/17 10:01 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Security feature enabled for all users to help protect accounts from being compromised by password reuse and phishing Instagram has become the latest social network to enable two-factor authentication, a valuable security feature that pr...
» Uber manager told female engineer that 'sexism is systemic in tech'
24/03/17 09:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Ride-hailing startup faces yet another discrimination scandal after a manager who was recruiting Kamilah Taylor made the comment in a LinkedIn message Uber is facing yet another discrimination scandal after a manager who was recruiting a...
» What's behind the Russian hacking allegations? – tech podcast
24/03/17 08:57 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Are we facing a new cyber cold war, or is there more behind allegations of Russian hacking in the US? The troubling allegation that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election raises important questions. Are we facing some kin...
» Robots to affect up to 30% of UK jobs, says PwC
24/03/17 08:56 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Manufacturing and retail jobs are most at risk from automation by the 2030s, a report says.
» Sonic Boom
24/03/17 08:07 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
» The 10 most influential smartphone apps
24/03/17 08:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
From Maps to Instagram, Uber to Snapchat – the top 10 app developments which have been copied, adopted or simply absorbed into everything else Once upon a time, there was no “Google Maps” and “Apple Maps”. There was just Maps, the mappin...
» Millions of UK workers at risk of being replaced by robots, study says
24/03/17 07:30 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Workers in wholesale and retail sectors at highest risk from breakthroughs in robotics and artificial intelligence, PwC report finds More than 10 million UK workers are at high risk of being replaced by robots within 15 years as the auto...
» Is it wrong to unfriend or unfollow people I disagree with?
24/03/17 07:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
After Donald Trump was elected, I removed people on Facebook and Twitter to avoid upsetting myself. Am I part of the problem? Q: On Facebook and Twitter I unfriend or unfollow people I don’t agree with to avoid upsetting myself. Is this ...
» Why Apple's red iPhones are not 'Red' in China
24/03/17 06:45 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Apple's Red iPhone is going on sale, but in China it is doing things a bit differently. Why?
» YouTube to help gamers build their audiences
24/03/17 06:33 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The company signs a new deal with FaceIt, one of the leading eSports platforms.
» Ads in your eye
24/03/17 00:13 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
How new technologies are transforming outdoor advertising.
» Fruit-shaped sensor 'can improve freshness'
23/03/17 16:00 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The sensor comes in orange, apple, banana and mango varieties and alerts to cooling problems.