AI Can Tell Your Sexuality From A Photograph
An AI algorithm developed by researchers at Stanford University has been able to identify men and women as gay or straight just by studying photographs, with up to 91% accuracy.
44 Million UK People Possibly Affected by Equifax Hack
US Credit Rating Company Equifax was hacked last Friday with 143 million customer details stolen, 44 million of which may have come from UK customers.
Tech Tip : Use The Action Centre To Customise Settings
Windows 10 offers you the chance to customise settings without having to go to the settings panel by using a one-stop shop called the action centre. The action centre allows you to see notifications for what’s happening with apps and other programs across your device. To reach the action centre:
Google Drive To Be Replaced With Drive File Stream
Google has announced on its blog that it will be replacing Google Drive with a new (and less bandwidth and hard-disk space-hungry) desktop app called Drive File Stream.
Phone App Detects Cancer
A new app called BiliScreen, developed by Researchers at the University of Washington, uses eye-scanning technology to detect early stage pancreatic cancer, thus increasing the chances of successful treatment.
WhatsApp For Business Announced
It has been announced that a standalone ‘for business’ version of Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging platform will soon be made available.
Smartphone Danger For Teenagers
A new book by an American Psychologist highlights her research findings that young people who spend more than an hour a day on smartphones are more likely to be unhappy, lonely, depressed, and have more risk factors for suicide.
China To Stop Selling Fossil Fuel Cars
The world’s largest auto market, China, is reportedly planning to ban the sale of diesel and petrol vehicles to help tackle pollution and to develop the market for electric and hybrid vehicles.
Six UK Regions Get Full Fibre Broadband Trials
The UK government has announced the six regions of the UK that will host trials of full fibre broadband for businesses, schools and hospitals as part of a £200m scheme by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS).