Archive for February, 2019

Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks

Andrew Robinson
Internet Watch Foundation says regulation of social networks could have “unintended consequences”.

The snow patrol drones saving skiers from an icy death

Andrew Robinson
For people buried in an avalanche, it’s a race against time. Could a drone find you sooner?

AT&T and Hasbro pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

Andrew Robinson
Hasbro and Nestle also cut ties over fears paedophiles are leaving comments next to videos of children.

Twitch: How Ninja was unseated as most-subscribed streamer

Andrew Robinson
How Ninja has gone from a high of 200,000 Twitch subscribers to around 30,000 in just ten months.

Metro Exodus reviewed

Andrew Robinson
Marc Cieslak looks at Metro Exodus, the first-person shooter video game developed by 4A Games.

Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

Andrew Robinson
Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children’s videos.

Galaxy Fold: The internet reacts to Samsung’s flexible phone

Andrew Robinson
The handset-maker wows with its phone-tablet hybrid, but many struggle to get over its price.

Galaxy Fold: Samsung unveils ‘luxury’ smartphone

Andrew Robinson
Samsung unveils its smartphone with a folding screen, but the price will likely put most people off.

Samsung reveals Galaxy Fold and S10 5G

Andrew Robinson
The “luxury” foldable-screened phone can run up to three apps at once when opened up into tablet mode.

First look at Samsung S10 and Fold phones

Andrew Robinson
The BBC’s Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with the new phones in Samsung’s Galaxy range.