The Independent - Tech

Huawei Google ban explained: What’s happening and what does it mean for your Android phone

May 20, 2019 at 10:37AM Decision could have huge implications for Chinese company – but also for its users Huawei Google ban explained: What's happening and what does it mean for your Android phone ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Huawei Google ban explained: What's happening and what does it mean for your Android phone

The Independent - Tech

Google issues message to Huawei phone owners after Trump decision leads to blocked updates

May 20, 2019 at 07:49AM Key apps and updates are likely to disappear from Huawei phones in the future Google issues message to Huawei phone owners after Trump decision leads to blocked updates ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google issues message to Huawei phone owners after Trump decision leads to blocked updates

Technology | The Guardian

Revealed: 5G rollout is being stalled by rows over lampposts

May 19, 2019 at 04:37PM Exclusive: plans to put network transmitters on tall structures has caused dozens of disputesThe rollout of the 5G telecommunications network is being stalled by at least two years over legal wrangling about the control of millions of lampposts, the Guardian can reveal.Lampposts have suddenly become hot property because 5G requires… Continue reading Revealed: 5G rollout is being stalled by rows over lampposts

Technology | The Guardian

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions

May 20, 2019 at 06:01AM GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a meeting at the TUC’s head office this month the GMB union made presentations, including one from an Amazon employee,… Continue reading Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions

The Independent - Tech

Google blocks Huawei phones from Android updates after Trump blacklisting

May 20, 2019 at 07:29AM Key security and software updates will be unavailable after the Trump administration blacklisted the Chinese smartphone maker Google blocks Huawei phones from Android updates after Trump blacklisting ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Google blocks Huawei phones from Android updates after Trump blacklisting

Technology | The Guardian

Technology is messing with our emotions: Chips with Everything podcast

May 20, 2019 at 06:00AM Jordan Erica Webber chats to the authors of a new book which looks into why human emotions have changed so drastically in the last couple of centuriesSusan Matt is a professor of history at Weber State University in Utah. She recently collaborated with Luke Fernandez, an assistant professor in the… Continue reading Technology is messing with our emotions: Chips with Everything podcast

The Independent - Tech

Snapchat down: App not working as users told ‘app could not refresh’ and are asked to keep trying

May 19, 2019 at 03:07PM Snapchat has stopped working for at least some of its users. Snapchat down: App not working as users told 'app could not refresh' and are asked to keep trying ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Snapchat down: App not working as users told 'app could not refresh' and are asked… Continue reading Snapchat down: App not working as users told ‘app could not refresh’ and are asked to keep trying

Technology | The Guardian

Citroën C5 Aircross: ‘An SUV that’s determined to smooth out your drive’ | Martin Love

May 19, 2019 at 06:00AM A uniquely effective suspension means this easy-going family car will cope with all of life’s little bumpsCitroën C5 AircrossPrice £23,8300-62mph 10.5 secondsTop speed 117mphMPG 44.2CO2 118g/kmIn these bruisingly divisive times, there is one thing, at least, that we can agree on: potholes. “Craters”, as the tabloids call them, are a… Continue reading Citroën C5 Aircross: ‘An SUV that’s determined to smooth out your drive’ | Martin Love

Technology | The Guardian

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives

May 19, 2019 at 11:45AM As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never throw away. On its… Continue reading Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives

Technology | The Guardian

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that ‘deceive women’

May 17, 2019 at 05:28PM ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are designed to “mislead” women who are seeking an abortion. Related: Google has given $150,000 in free… Continue reading Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that ‘deceive women’

The Independent - Tech

Robots take over farms faster than expected through autonomous equipment start-ups

May 18, 2019 at 03:10PM Farmers hope machines can be more precise and efficient than humans Robots take over farms faster than expected through autonomous equipment start-ups ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Robots take over farms faster than expected through autonomous equipment start-ups

The Independent - Tech

Bitcoin price rollercoaster continues as value plunges by $1,000 in less than an hour

May 17, 2019 at 07:56PM Latest crypto crash follows record highs for 2019 Bitcoin price rollercoaster continues as value plunges by $1,000 in less than an hour ... Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price rollercoaster continues as value plunges by $1,000 in less than an hour

Enterprise – TechCrunch

Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan

May 17, 2019 at 07:00PM Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kate Clark sat down with Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of video communications startup Zoom, to go behind the curtain on the company’s recent… Continue reading Under the hood on Zoom’s IPO, with founder and CEO Eric Yuan

Technology | The Guardian

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: ‘Some days are grumpier than others’

May 17, 2019 at 12:14PM Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has died.The seven-year-old cat, real name Tardar Sauce or Tard, became… Continue reading Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: ‘Some days are grumpier than others’

Enterprise – TechCrunch

HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

May 17, 2019 at 02:50PM HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum computing in the future. The purchase price was $35 a share, a $5.19 premium over yesterday’s close of $29.81 a share. Cray was founded in… Continue reading HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

Technology | The Guardian

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary

May 17, 2019 at 02:26PM Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gifs of her being circulated online to communicate apathy or cynicism.… Continue reading Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary

Technology | The Guardian

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world

May 17, 2019 at 02:01PM Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different platforms, from PC to consoles to mobile phones, selling 176m copies. Now… Continue reading Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world