'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

An advert for one of Dyson’s £400 fans has been labelled misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).The video, for the company’s Pure Hot and Cool Fan, suggests the fan is cordless when it actually needs to be plugged in, it said.Dyson...
How your Instagram account could have been hijacked

How your Instagram account could have been hijacked

A researcher found that it was possible to subvert the platform’s password recovery mechanism and take control of user accounts An independent researcher has found a security loophole in Instagram’s mobile password recovery flow that could have...
Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

It started as a bit of a joke, but now the US Air Force has told people not to go near Area 51.More than a million people have RSVP’d to an event on Facebook, threatening to storm the top-secret base in Nevada, which some believe is home to aliens.Thousands have...
Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

President Trump has said his administration will look into alleged links between Google and China.It follows a speech given by Peter Thiel in which the billionaire tech investor asked whether Google’s senior management considered itself to have been infiltrated...
AI solves Rubik's Cube in under one second

AI solves Rubik's Cube in under one second

An artificial intelligence system created by researchers at the University of California has solved the Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second.DeepCubeA, as the algorithm was called, completed the 3D logic puzzle which has been taxing humans since it was...

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