Technology

EU Copyright Reforms a Step Closer – but Google warns they could harm Creatives

February 8, 2019

The EU is a step closer to implementing a controversial copyright law reform that could affect what people share on websites like YouTube after politicians agreed on changes to the proposals. The reform, which pits tech giants like Google against publishers and content creators, will be put to MEPs next week before they make their […]

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Google and Facebook news need regulation to restore trust

February 5, 2019

Google and Facebook should be made to improve trust in the content they host, a review has found. The Cairncross review, commissioned by the government, recommended that tech giants should have a “news quality obligation” which would be overseen by a regulator. The wide-ranging report examined the future of the UK news industry. It made […]

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Remote Icy World is much Flatter than Scientists Thought

January 31, 2019

The furthest object in our solar system visited by a spacecraft – Ultima Thule – appears not to be “snowman shaped” as first thought, and is in fact much flatter. New pictures taken by the New Horizons spacecraft at a different angle as it raced away from Ultima Thule at 31,000mph (50,000 kmh) reveal it is not […]

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