Google is irresponsible claims Fortnite’s chief in bug row

Android devices have to use Epic’s own installer rather than the Google Play store to get the game The leader of the firm behind the hit game Fortnite has accused Google of being “irresponsible” in the way it revealed a flaw affecting the Android version of the title. On Friday, Google made public that hackers […]

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Nikon mirrorless Z7 and Z6 full-frame cameras launch

Nikon has unveiled its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, which are targeted at photography enthusiasts and professionals. The much-anticipated launch poses a challenge to Sony, which has had this segment of the market to itself. The move allows Nikon to make high-end cameras less bulky than before and provides an opportunity to develop new types of […]

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Huawei and ZTE handed 5G network ban in Australia

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei says the Australian government has banned it from providing 5G technology for the country’s wireless networks. It said fellow communications firm ZTE had also been banned, both reportedly because of national security concerns. “This is a extremely disappointing result for consumers,” the company said on Twitter. Faster data download and upload […]

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Facebook gives users trustworthiness score

Facebook has confirmed that it has started scoring some of its members on a trustworthiness scale. The Washington Post revealed that the social network had developed the system over the past year. The tech firm says it has been developed to help handle reports of false news on its platform, but it has declined to […]

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Streaming Firm Hotstar Sees Blended Revenues as Winning Strategy

Hotstar relies on both subscription fees and ad sales HIGHLIGHTS Hotstar relies on both subscription fees and ad sales Advertising currently drives the bulk of Hotstar’s revenue We’re not solving for just the top-end of the country: CEO Indian video streaming service Hotstar sees its blended revenue model that relies on both subscription fees and […]

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Tent Tech: Is AI more than just a buzzword?

Are we any closer to generalised intelligence than two decades ago? Artificial Intelligence – a rapidly advancing technology promising to transform whole industries in the next five years with profound implications for how we live and work. Or, as we hear on this week’s Tech Tent, a massively overhyped buzzword for quite a mundane field […]

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