Category: Technology

Google takes Android search blow in Russia

Google has promised to allow rivals’ search engines and apps to be pre-installed on phones running its versions of Android in Russia. The concession follows an out-of-court deal with the country’s competition watchdog. In addition, …

Google’s AI seeks further Go glory

Google has challenged China’s top Go player to a series of games against its artificial intelligence technology. It said the software would play a best-of-three match against Ke Jie, among other games against humans in …

iPhone users fooled by fake ransomware

Apple has issued an iPhone software update after reports of fake ransomware attacks where money was demanded in order to unlock the handset’s browser. A pop-up screen accused the phone owner of accessing illegal pornography …

Nokia relaunches 3310 mobile phone

The Nokia 3310, once the world’s most beloved phone, will be resurrected as a low-cost alternative in the smartphone-era. It will be sold by Finnish start-up HMD Global, which acquired the Nokia brand name in …

BlackBerry launches KEYone android smartphone

BlackBerry has officially launched the KEYone – its latest Android-powered device bearing the iconic Canadian smartphone manufacturer’s name. The device, which is produced by Chinese-manufacturer TCL and was formerly known as the Mercury, is distinctly …

Twitter u-turn on new abuse tool

Twitter has reversed one of the changes it made to tackle bullying on the platform, just two hours after rolling it out. The social network said it would no longer notify members who had been …