Technology | USASpeaks.com
Home / Technology

Technology

The trouble knowing how much screen time is 'too much'

Concerns about the harm caused by “too much” screen time – particularly when it is spent on social media – are widespread. But working out what a “healthy” amount might be is far from easy. Headlines rarely soothe nerves. Apple’s ...

Read More »

Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Is smartphone hardware treading water while industrial designers wait for bendy screens and other flexible, futuristic components to make more radical models possible? And will sales continue to decline until they do? Samsung ...

Read More »

BT told to share poles for ultrafast fibre internet

BT must make it easier for rival internet providers to use its telegraph poles, telecoms regulator Ofcom says. Ofcom has published a list of new measures to make it cheaper for companies to install ultrafast full fibre broadband infrastructure. Connecting ...

Read More »

Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat – and Wall Street panics

Reality TV star Kylie Jenner wiped $ 1.3bn (£1bn) off Snap’s stock market value after tweeting that she no longer used its Snapchat messaging app. Celebrity Kim Kardashian’s half-sister posted: “sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is ...

Read More »

White nationalist Jared Taylor sues Twitter over ban

White nationalist Jared Taylor is suing Twitter after the social network banned his account as part of a crackdown on abusive content. Mr Taylor’s lawyer says the suspension of his account is a form of censorship, accusing Twitter of discrimination. ...

Read More »

Twitter bot purge prompts backlash

The hashtag #TwitterLockout has trended after an apparent purge of suspected malicious bots on the social network. Dozens of users report having had their accounts suspended until they provided a telephone number which they then had to verify, to prove ...

Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone images leaked by MWC app

Pictures of Samsung’s latest flagship phone have been disclosed by an app released by the firm itself. The images were discovered hidden via a hack of Unpacked 2018, a program that the company has asked invitees to Sunday’s launch of ...

Read More »

AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

Drones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating public opinion and automated hacking are just three of the threats from artificial intelligence in the wrong hands, experts have said. The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence report warns that AI is ripe ...

Read More »

Exposed Amazon cloud storage clients get tip-off alerts

Security researchers have posted “friendly warnings” to users of Amazon’s cloud data storage service whose private content has been made public, the BBC has learned. The BBC found almost 50 warnings posted to the firm’s servers. Many had more than ...

Read More »

Probe after 'drone made helicopter crash'

Investigations have been launched after a helicopter reportedly crashed after swerving to avoid a consumer drone. A trainee had been practising hovering about 15m (50ft) above trees on Daniel Island, South Carolina, reported the Charleston Post and Courier newspaper quoting ...

Read More »