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Trump ally Stone suspended from Twitter

Image copyrightEPAImage caption Mr Stone has claimed credit for getting Mr Trump to run for president Roger Stone, a high-profile supporter of Donald Trump, has been suspended from Twitter after using the network to attack journalists. Mr Stone, who advised Mr Trump during his election campaign, said he had been …

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Are we finally approaching peak phone?

Image caption June King is in almost constant contact with her phone Are we seeing the start of peak phone? For the first time, young people in the UK aged between 16 to 24 are spending slightly less time on their smart devices, according to a report. Market researcher Kantar …

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Geordie Shore star broke Snapchat ad rules

Image copyrightPAImage caption Two images uploaded in June should have been identified as ads Two Snapchat posts by the reality TV star Marnie Simpson have fallen foul of the UK’s advertising rules. The Geordie Shore and Celebrity Big Brother cast member uploaded images of products from two firms that she …

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YouTube star criticises site’s leaders

Image copyrightYouTubeImage caption Mr Neistat suggests YouTube’s community of creators acts as a defence against online competitors One of YouTube’s most influential vloggers has chastised the service’s leaders, claiming they are failing many of their most popular video creators. Specifically, Casey Neistat criticised the way the platform had made it …

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YouTube tweaks advertising algorithm

Image copyrightYouTubeImage caption Film-maker Casey Neistat called on YouTube to do more to support video creators YouTube is tweaking the way it chooses which videos will have adverts shown with them. The update comes after YouTube made changes to the way videos were monetised, to stop ads appearing alongside extremist …

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Is your smartphone listening to you?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch: Expert creates app that spies on its mobile owners’ conversations It all began with a car crash. I was doing some ironing when my mum came in to tell me that a family friend had been killed in a road accident …

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Facebook: We’re not listening in to chat

Or use the form below Your contact details Name (optional) Your E-mail address (required) Town & Country (optional) Your telephone number (optional) Comments (required) If you are happy to be contacted by a BBC journalist please leave a telephone number that we can contact you on. In some cases a …

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Is your phone listening in? Your stories

Image copyrightGetty Images Facebook has always denied using smartphone microphones to gather audio from people’s real-life conversations and then use that data to serve advertising. Last week Facebook’s vice-president of ads, Rob Goldman, said on Twitter that the technology giant did not and had never carried out the practice. “Just …

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Smartphone camera knows cats from dogs

Image caption The phone takes account of the fact cats’ eyes are more reflective than dogs’ Huawei says it has given its latest smartphones advanced object-recognition capabilities to help them take better photos than the competition. The Chinese company says the artificial intelligence-based technology can even distinguish between cats and …

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IPhone X uses ‘black box’ anti-spoof tech

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Apple explained it had trained Face ID with 3D masks to ensure it can spot spoof attempts Even Apple will not be able to explain how its forthcoming iPhone X can spot some efforts to fool its facial recognition system. The firm has released a guide …

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