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Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site

Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site

Media caption The Daily Stormer has been a source of significant controversy in recent days A neo-Nazi site that disparaged a woman who died during protests in Charlottesville has faced another wave of rejection by web companies. The Daily Stormer’s account with Cloudflare – which protects websites from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks – […]

China cracks down on VPN vendors

China cracks down on VPN vendors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Much web content is denied to Chinese users China’s latest crackdown on those attempting to skirt state censorship controls has seen it warn e-commerce platforms over the sale of illegal virtual private networks (VPNs). Five websites, including shopping giant Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell VPNs. […]

Chatbot helps students choose courses

Chatbot helps students choose courses

Image copyright Leeds Beckett University Image caption Students can chat to the AI about the options available to them Leeds Beckett University has launched a chatbot to help prospective students find the right course. It follows the publication of A-level results in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Using Facebook Messenger’s chatbot technology, students would be […]

HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach

Image copyright HBO Image caption The hack is the latest to hit HBO and its titles, which include the popular fantasy drama Game of Thrones HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO […]

Nokia 8 smartphone takes ‘bothie’ videos

The latest Nokia smartphone aims to popularise the idea of filming “bothies”. The device can capture video from both its front and rear-facing cameras at the same time, and broadcast the images side-by-side to YouTube and other livestreaming services. The aluminium-shelled Nokia 8 costs about 600 euros ($703; £547). The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones […]

Apple boss Tim Cook joins Donald Trump condemnation

Apple boss Tim Cook joins Donald Trump condemnation

Image copyright Getty Images Apple chief executive Tim Cook has become the latest boss to criticise President Donald Trump over his response to the white nationalist rallies in Virginia. Mr Cook said he did not agree there was a “moral equivalence” between white supremacists and “those who oppose them”. Mr Trump has disbanded two business […]

Nokia 8 smartphone takes ‘bothie’ videos

The latest Nokia smartphone aims to popularise the idea of filming “bothies”. The device can capture video from both its front and rear-facing cameras at the same time, and broadcast the images side-by-side to YouTube and other livestreaming services. The aluminium-shelled Nokia 8 costs about 600 euros ($703; £547). The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones […]

Nokia 8 smartphone takes ‘bothie’ videos

The latest Nokia smartphone aims to popularise the idea of filming “bothies”. The device can capture video from both its front and rear-facing cameras at the same time, and broadcast the images side-by-side to YouTube and other livestreaming services. The aluminium-shelled Nokia 8 costs about 600 euros ($703; £547). The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones […]

Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak

Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak

Image copyright HBO Image caption HBO’s Spanish and Nordic offshoots streamed the episode early Game of Thrones’s next episode has been pirated and shared online in the latest leak to hit the fantasy TV series. However, this time, the source of the leak was not hackers or thieves, but rather the show being mistakenly released […]

App iTrump wins trademark fight against Trump Organization

App iTrump wins trademark fight against Trump Organization

Image copyright Apple Image caption iTrump was a follow-up app to iBone, a trombone simulator An app developer appears to have prevailed in a long-running trademark war against the US president’s business operation. The creator of iTrump first clashed with the Trump Organization in January 2011, when the billionaire’s lawyers alleged the trumpet simulator’s name […]

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