Google Rebrands Bard AI Chatbot As Gemini

Bard becomes Gemini, as Google rebrands chatbot and launches monthly subscription for access to more powerful AI system

4 months ago

Government Tells Delivery Apps To Tighten Account Controls

Government calls delivery apps Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Just Eat to round table discussion over issue of illegal account sharing

7 months ago

Meta To Shutter Facebook Gaming App

That didn't last long. Meta is to close its Facebook Gaming app later this year – two years after it…

2 years ago

Apple Releases ‘Tracker Detect’ For Android AirTag Detection

Preventing AirTag stalking? 'Tracker Detect' app lets Android users search for nearby active trackers such as Apple's AirTag

3 years ago

Google, Apple Pull Alexei Navalny App After Russian Demand

Voting app belonging to poisoned and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny pulled from both Apple and Google app stores in…

3 years ago

British Airways To Add Covid-19 ‘Passport’ To Travel App

British Airways trials in-house system for verifying passenger vaccine certificates and Covid-19 tests, with plans to add the features to…

3 years ago

Dating App Bumble Sees Shares Soar On Debut

Dating app company Bumble sees market cap rise to more than $8bn after Nasdaq listing, as investors rush to scoop…

3 years ago

Apple Criticised For App User Tracking Alert

Plan for iOS 14 to give app users the option to decline ad tracking has been criticised (surprise, surprise) by…

4 years ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

4 years ago

Latvia Set To Release Covid-19 App Based On Tech Companies’ Framework

Latvia is aiming to be one of the first countries to release a Covid-19 contact-tracing app based on Apple and…

4 years ago

Apple And Google Set To Release Coronavirus API Amidst Privacy Furore

Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on…

4 years 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 years ago

Smartphone App Can Quickly Locate Drone Pilots

Smartphone app can “remotely identify airborne drones” as well as pinpointing the location of its pilot

5 years ago

Facebook iOS App Bug Turns On Camera

Privacy alert. Facebook users complain that the social network's iOS app turns on the cameras found on Apple iPads and…

5 years ago

Official Chinese App Allows Backdoor Access To Phones, Warns Cure 53

Security vendor finds heavily promoted Chinese app contains code to allow state monitoring of phones

5 years ago

Mac Malware Pretends To Be Share-Trading App

Newly discovered Mac malware includes copy of real share-trading app, but also steals data and carries out other malicious functions…

5 years ago

Apple Faces Russian Probe After Kaspersky Complaint

Russian watchdog investigates Apple, after it declined to approve Kaspersky Lab’s Safe Kid app

5 years ago

‘Study From Facebook’ App To Pay Users For Their Data

Dollars for data. Facebook app will allow users to sell the company data on how they use competitors’ apps

5 years ago

Google Announces Closure Of Popular Trips App

Another Google app to bite the dust, after confirmation that travel app Trip will cease working in August

5 years ago

Study Finds Airline Apps Riddled With Security Bugs

Airlines' mobile apps typically contain an average of 21 vulnerabilities each and transmit data over multiple unsecured connections, researchers find

5 years ago

Fraud Experts Warn Over Compromise Of Passport Data In Air Canada Breach

Hackers may have accessed detailed passport information on thousands of Air Canada customers after its app was compromised late last…

6 years ago

Microsoft Rolls Out Authenticator iOS & Android App To Secure Account Logins

The Redmond company wants to make it easier and more secure to login to Microsoft accounts

7 years ago

Android Ransomware App Highlights Google Porn Ban Problem

Now that's not nice. Virus seduces Android users into downloading fake Pornhub app and then demands ransom

7 years ago

Microsoft Trial Helps Dyslexic Kids With OneNote App

Feel good Friday. Trial conducted in a UK school by Dyslexia charity reveals benefits from using Microsoft's OneNote

7 years ago

Slack Deepens Google Cloud Integrations With New Partnership

Workplace communications app Slack will integrate more deeply with Google Cloud platform, coming in the first half of 2017.

8 years ago

Square Cements European Expansion With UK Job Postings

Mobile payments company is looking for employees in London and Dublin as services prepped for European rollout

8 years ago

AdBlock Plus Arrives on iTunes, Promises Whitelist Scrutiny

AdBlock Plus finally arrives on Apple App Store, amid promise its "whitelist" will open up to outside scrutiny

9 years ago

SAP To Develop Smartphone App For Migrant Registration

As Germany closes its borders, SAP is reportedly developing an app to register migrants

9 years ago

10 Apps To Book Flights

Be prepared for take-off with this veritable selection of flight apps

9 years ago

10 Of The Best Tech Gadgets For Father’s Day

Our top tips for the tech gadgets that'll make perfect gifts for Father's Day

9 years ago