Logitech expands its gaming lineup with new LED-equipped speakers

Logitech expands its gaming lineup with new LED-equipped speakers

[ad_1] Logitech is no stranger to the PC speaker market, but now the company is making something new: the Logitech G560, a PC speaker set specifically designed for gaming as part of the Logitech G line. The G560 consists of two primary speakers and a subwoofer, but the main feature comes in the form of […]

Amazon recalls fire-risk power packs in UK, Europe and US

Amazon recalls fire-risk power packs in UK, Europe and US

Image copyright Amazon Image caption The power packs feature the AmazonBasics brand Owners of Amazon’s own-brand power bank chargers have been contacted by the firm telling them to stop using them. A recall covering six models of the AmazonBasics-branded product was announced in the US and Canada on Tuesday. A notice posted by the US […]

Facebook-WhatsApp data-sharing plan blocked by UK watchdog

Facebook-WhatsApp data-sharing plan blocked by UK watchdog

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19bn in 2014 Facebook has been prevented from making use of UK citizens’ WhatsApp data for purposes beyond the chat app itself. The firm had announced in 2016 that it intended to tap into its subsidiary’s records to give better friend suggestions and show more […]

Time limit ‘protects YouTube moderators’ from disturbing content

Time limit ‘protects YouTube moderators’ from disturbing content

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption YouTube plans to employ 10,000 more moderators to address violent and unsuitable content Workers employed to sift through and remove disturbing content on YouTube will be limited to doing so for four hours per day. YouTube had made the change to protect their mental health, chief executive Susan Wojcicki […]

Google bans crypto-currency adverts

Google bans crypto-currency adverts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Exchanges offering trade in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and other crypto-currencies will be affected Google has moved to ban crypto-currency advertising from its platforms. The move will affect promotional campaigns for initial coin offerings, Bitcoin exchanges, digital wallets to store the assets and trading advice. A notice said the policy […]

Uber changes app following TfL concerns over licensing

Uber changes app following TfL concerns over licensing

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Transport for London said it welcomed the move ahead of an appeal hearing in June Uber London has made changes to its app to “make it clearer” to passengers its drivers are licensed by Transport for London (TfL) and it accepts requests for rides before allocating drivers. It is currently […]

LG monitor ‘does not work near wi-fi’

LG monitor ‘does not work near wi-fi’

Image copyright LG Electronics giant LG has admitted its new premium-priced computer displays experience “performance issues” when placed near a wi-fi router. The LG Ultrafine 5K monitor costs almost £900 and is promoted as an external display for Mac devices. But customers noticed the display flickered or switched off when near a wi-fi router and […]

Snapchat owner worth up to $25bn despite making losses

Media captionPutting Snapchat to the test Snap, owner of the Snapchat messaging app popular with teenagers, is to sell its shares on the US stock market. The California-based tech firm, which allows users to send images and messages that vanish within seconds, is set to be one of the major US share listings of recent […]

MPs question UK’s cyber attack defences

MPs question UK’s cyber attack defences

Image copyright Thinkstock A skills shortage and “chaotic” handling of personal data breaches are undermining confidence in the government’s ability to protect the UK from cyber attacks, MPs have warned. The Commons Public Accounts Committee said ministers had taken too long to consolidate the “alphabet soup” of agencies tasked with stopping attacks. Cyber attacks are […]

Security firms ‘overstate hackers’ abilities to boost sales’

Security firms ‘overstate hackers’ abilities to boost sales’

Image copyright PA Image caption Senior GCHQ staff have moved to the National Cyber Security Centre Computer security companies have been accused of “massively” exaggerating the abilities of malicious hackers. Dr Ian Levy, technical director of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, made the accusation in a speech. He said the firms played up hackers’ […]

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