Mobile Apps

WhatsApp Rolls Out Eight-Person Group Video Calls

Blow to video conferencing systems? Latest version of WhatsApp allows for eight-person video calling, and it is encrypted

3 months ago

Google Challenges Zoom With Meet Video Conferencing App

Google makes its business-oriented video conferencing app Meet free to all consumers, in a direct challenge to Zoom and Microsoft…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Profits Rise, But Warns Of Pain Ahead

Alphabet delivers strong set of quarterly financial results, despite advertising decline in March as global Coronavirus pandemic starts to bite

3 months ago

Coronavirus: British Covid-19 Tracing App Ready In 3 Weeks

The NHS confirms its coronavirus tracing app will be ready in two to three weeks, but concerns remain over its…

3 months ago

YouTube Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary Of First Uploaded Video

First ever video on YouTube was uploaded fifteen years ago this week, featuring co-founder Jawed Karim standing around at a…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Zoom Reaches 300 Million Users, Adds 256-bit Encryption

Growth of video conferencing app Zoom continues with 300 million users, and firm announces Zoom 5.0 with AES 256-bit encryption

4 months ago

Apple Email Flaw Exposed iPhones To Hacking

A flaw in Apple's Mail app found on iPhones and iPad, has left devices susceptible to sophisticated attacks for years,…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: NHS Tests Covid-19 Contact Tracing App At RAF Base

The United Kingdom's Coronavirus tracing app that utilises Bluetooth is being tested at a Royal Air Force base in North…

4 months ago

Facebook Launches Gaming Streaming Service To Rival Twitch, YouTube

Facebook has rushed the launch of its gaming streaming app, in order to capitalise on the enforced lockdown of potential…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: France Asks For Easing Of Privacy For Covid-19 Tracing API

France asks Google and Apple for their ‘private’ Coronavirus tracing API to be a little less private, with the easing…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Ofcom Labels Eamonn Holmes 5G Comments ‘Ill-judged’

Ofcom warns London Live after David Icke conspiracy theory interview, and issues guidance to ITV after Eamonn Holmes' 5G comments

4 months ago

Coronavirus: EU Sets Out Guidance For Covid-19 Tracking App

European Commission publishes detailed guidance for EU member states developing their own Coronavirus tracking and warning apps

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Apple Begins Publishing Mobility Data

Not as detailed as Google's Covid-19 Community Mobility reports, but Apple has released a tool that shows changes in people's…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Attacks On Phone Masts Surge Over Easter

Thank you, foolish celebrities. Attacks on mobile phone towers surge over Easter, with one attack on a tower serving Birmingham's…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: UK Confirms Development Of Covid-19 Contact App

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms government is developing an app to warn users if they came into close contact with…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: US Senators Advised To Avoid Using Zoom – Report

US Senate reportedly becomes the latest organisation to advise members not to use Zoom, over privacy and security concerns

4 months ago

Zoom Sued For Security Lapses, Hires Ex-Facebook Security Boss Stamos

Video conferencing app hit with lawsuit for overstating its privacy standards, as it hires former Facebook security executive

4 months ago

Coronavirus: EU Seeks Unified Approach For Covid-19 Tracking App

European Union warns against fragmented approach for digital technologies and mobile apps, used to help track the Coronavirus pandemic

4 months ago

Coronavirus: WhatsApp To Limit Forwarding To Slow Spread Of Fake News

False Covid-19 claims that has seen mobile masts and towers attacked, has resulted in WhatsApp imposing a strict limit on…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Twitter Boss Jack Dorsey Pledges $1 Billion For Covid-19 Fight

Twitter's Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion, more than a quarter of his personal fortune, to help in the global fight…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Zoom Promises Fixes For Security Issues

Widely used video-conferencing app Zoom apologies for security flaws, and promises to improve both safety and privacy going forward

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Releases Location Data To Help Authorities Check Lock-downs

Location data is being released by Google in 131 countries so officials can see if people are obeying self-isolating rules

4 months ago

TSB Suffers Another Online Banking Outage

Hundreds of customers of British bank TSB were reportedly unable to access their online banking and mobile apps services on…

4 months ago

Houseparty Claims Sabotage By Rival Over Hacking Reports

The owner of video chat app Houseparty claims a commercial rival has engaged in a smear campaign, and is offering…

4 months ago

Coronavirus: UK Removes Data Caps For Home Broadband

Netflix bingeing...main ISPs and operators in the UK agree to remove data caps on fixed-line broadband during the Coronavirus pandemic

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Has The Government Requested Mobile Location Data?

Contradictory reports state the government has requested location data of citizens to see if they are obeying Coronavirus advice

5 months ago

Coronavirus: Vodafone Confirms Mobile Data Traffic Up 50 Percent

World's second largest mobile operator, Vodafone, admits surge in data traffic on its network due to Coronavirus pandemic

5 months ago

Coronavirus: American Singer Blames 5G For Pandemic

Seriously? American singer/songwriter Keri Hilson blames 5G networks for the start of Coronavirus pandemic around the world

5 months ago

NSO Asks US Court To Sanction Facebook Over Lawsuit

NSO alleges Facebook failed to follow 'international law', after the Israeli firm failed to show up in US court to…

5 months ago

One Billion Android Phones At Hack Risk – Which?

Which? report warns hundreds of millions of Android phones are now at risk because they are no longer receiving security…

5 months ago