The Latest from Natasha Lomas
A project to probe the viability of using low power Bluetooth Beacon technology as an aid for indoor navigation -- with a special focus on helping blind and visually impaired people get around indepen
Facebook's least favorite Austrian, lawyer and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, has updated his data protection complaints against the social network giant in the light of the recent EJC strikedown of
Meet the $99 Pi-TopCEED: a desktop computer powered by the Raspberry Pi -- just add your own keyboard and mouse...
More details about U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ's use of hacking -- aka: 'computer network interference' in euphemistic official parlance -- and the oversight regime governing its hacking activities
Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp appears to have started deliberately blocking links to rival messaging app Telegram so users can't share clickable Telegram-associated URLs in their chats. The
Assuming the human eye could see them, what would the wireless signals that we are surrounded by in our homes, businesses and cities look like? Nothing like the streams of ascii characters depicted in
The crowning glory of Amazon's just dropped post-Thanksgiving press missive -- trumpeting apparently accelerating holiday sales -- is the lack of any actual metrics...
Former mobile phone maker Nokia has professional filmmakers in its sights with a new piece of camera hardware it's been cooking up since early 2013. After teasing its plans this summer, the Finnish fi
Another U.K.-based team is gunning to build a business out of simplifying using the Raspberry Pi single board computer. Tingbot is designed to embody Pi apps in a neat form factor, with a built-in tou
The U.K. government is being accused of once again trying to fast track complex and controversial surveillance legislation. Y'know, remember DRIPA?
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upped the ante when it comes to low cost single board computers, announcing a new additional to its family of microprocessors today, called Pi Zero. And it costs... ju
U.K. carrier O2 is the latest tech firm to throw its hat into the ad-blocking ring, telling Business Insider it's actively testing a technology that can block mobile ads at the network level.
As the market for virtual reality technology continues to grow, Apple has made an interesting acquisition that could further its role in the space. TechCrunch has confirmed that Apple has snapped up
Another dev kit targeting developers and startups that want to build devices for the Internet of Things has launched on Kickstarter -- although its maker, Imagination Technologies, is no startup, but
Learn-to-code startup Kano is now shipping a 10.1-inch HD display to go with its keyboard plus Raspberry Pi DIY computer kit for kids.
The momentum against increasingly intrusive ad tech is continuing to gain strength, with major U.K. carrier EE stepping into the debate with an announcement that it's launching a strategic review on w
A privacy lawsuit filed against Facebook last year by Viennese lawyer and data privacy activist Max Schrems has moved up to Austria's Supreme Court which will rule on whether the suit can be treated a
Readbug's pitch to its target indie magazine publishers is the chance to increase their digital reach without having to do any extra work or spend any extra money themselves. And its pitch to hipsters
Less than a year after being acquired by Intel, PasswordBox is closing its password manager service and pushing users to migrate to -- yes, you guessed it -- Intel's alternative, True Key, which launc
Finnish alternative mobile OS startup Jolla is facing the situation startups dread the most: running out of financing to keep the business going in the way they'd like. Today the Sailfish OS maker sai