TECHNOLOGY

How do we safeguard children online? Put your questions to our expert panel

Who is my child talking to online? That’s the question that has likely plagued many parents over the last few weeks after news of the tragic death of schoolgirl Molly Russell, which was linked to her viewing images of self-harm of social media. An appeal from Molly’s father drew attention...

Nokia 9 PureView uses five cameras  to take ultra-high definition photos

HMD Global has announced a string of new Nokia smartphones, including one with a five camera lens system which the firm says is the first for a phone. The new Nokia 9 PureView combines two colour cameras with three monochrome sensors, all of which come with optics technology from camera firm Zeiss. The array...

Sony launches £850 smartphone with 4K screen for film lovers 

Sonyis targeting film lovers with the launch of the "world’s first" smartphone with a 4K OLED screen. The flagship Xperia 1 phone features a high-definition 4K screen that uses organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology to provide high-quality images on screen. OLED is used in modern televisions to make images look better-defined...

Mark Zuckerberg ordered to answer claims that Facebook exposed private health data

A US committee has demanded Mark Zuckerberg answer claims that Facebook failed to protect users’ health data, leaving vulnerable people open to harassment and discrimination.  The House of Congress Energy and Commerce Committee, which has been tasked with scrutinising social media companies, suggested that Facebook misled users into joining...

Google failed to tell users about hidden microphone in its Nest security system

Google has been criticisedfor failing to tell users about a hidden microphone in ones of its home security systems. The technology giant said an "error" meant the microphone was not included in the online specifications for the Nest Guard, which have been available since 2017.   The hardware feature came...

Tesla loses general counsel after just two months in the job

He had written a post on Twitter stating the company would make around half a million cars in 2019, later clarifying he meant production would reach an annualised rate of half a million cars by the end of the year. Under the SEC settlement agreement last year, Tesla had said it would...

Samsung Galaxy Fold, S10 and 5G phones unveiled at Unpacked event

Samsung also unveiled the latest version of its flagship smartphone line, the Galaxy S10, releasing three models that cost between £669 and £1,099. The phones - the cheaper S10E, the S10 and the S10+, echo the features in other recent models. Each device in the S10 lineup boast fancy cameras, sleek screens...

A first look at the iPhone XS challengers

Samsung has revealed the Galaxy S10 smartphone, the latest model that the Korean company hopes will challenge the iPhone Xs for a spot in consumers hearts. The new device brings with it some new leaps of innovation in screen technology that sets the Samsung apart from its rivals. It is...

Samsung Galaxy S10: Price, specs, UK release date and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S10: Price, specs, UK release date and everything you need to know

Price, UK release date and everything we know about Samsung’s first folding smartphone

Samsung has revealed the Samsung Galaxy Fold, its tenth anniversary smartphone, that comes with a new kind of smartphone design - a foldable screen that can turn the phone from a smartphone into a tablet. The fold is one of the most powerful phones ever built, if it can be...