MWC 2017: Sony starts slow-mo Xperia XZ Premium phone

Sony’s new smartphone is able to work in rotating smooth slow-motion shots four times faster, on Apple and Samsung’s top-end models.The Xperia XZ Premium video up to 960 frames per second (fps).The success was made possible by a new type of image sensor, built-in memory of his own.Sony’s smartphone market share is small, but it […]

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NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

A “truly tobacco-free NHS” needs to be created to help smoker patients quit their habit, health officials say. Only one in 10 hospitals enforces a smoking ban outside health service buildings, and Public Health England (PHE) wants all hospitals to offer help to quit as part of patients’ treatment. More than a million smokers are […]

Oscars 2017: Who is predicted to win, and to look for other things

It is the biggest night of the year in Hollywood – the Oscar ceremony starts at 17:30 PST on Sunday (01:30 GMT on Monday). As the last preparations in place, here is what to look for, in the main battles.Oscars 2017: Full coverage, best Picture front-runner: La La land certainly, with a record-the equivalent of […]

Blackberry revives a classic keyboard phone

A new Android-Blackberry with physical keyboard, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer TCL Communication has been presented. The company now licenses the brand for its devices, decided to Blackberry to outsource the development and manufacturing of its smartphones.TCL Nicolas Zibell said the ‘s Chris Foxx, that he hoped to revive the brand with a “strong products”.Let […]

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Oculus facing legal ban on VR code used in its products

The video game publisher that won a case against Facebook-owned Oculus has asked a judge to block the firm from using its code in virtual reality products. Earlier this month a US court ruled that Oculus had used ZeniMax’s code without permission. If the ban is granted, it could limit the number of games available […]

Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox’s anti-protest Trump

Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox have led the anti-Donald Trump protest two days before the Oscars in Los Angeles.The United voices rally was staged by Hollywood’s United Talent Agency, instead of its usual pre-Oscars party.Foster, a double Oscar winner, said she rarely spoke in public, but that it is now showing “time”.Back to the […]

Cloudflare error data leak exposed

Private messages exchanged on dating sites, hotel reservations and pictures of adult videos were discovered among the data that is inadvertently exposed to, due to a bug in the Cloudflare network.The company protects websites by filtering your traffic data through its own network, hack-attacks.It has 4 million customers, including banks, governments, and shopping Websites.Customers would […]

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'Good vibration' hand pumps boost Africa's water security

The simple up-and-down motion of hand pumps could help scientists secure a key water source for 200 million people in Africa. Growing demand for groundwater is putting pressure on the resource while researchers struggle to accurately estimate the future supply. But a team from Oxford University says that low-cost mobile sensors attached to pumps could […]

Naomie Harris: “Daniel Craig could be back as James Bond’

Oscar-nominated actress Naomie Harris has said, there is a “very good chance” Daniel Craig as 007, after speculation that he may leave the role.To speak the 40-year-old moon-and-star, after she received an OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.”I really don’t think you’ve moved on, Daniel,” she said.”I think there’s a very good chance that […]

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Faulty tumble dryers: More than 40,000 sign recall petition

More than 40,000 people have signed a parliamentary petition to force Whirlpool to recall three million potentially dangerous tumble dryers. The manufacturer has advised millions of owners to unplug their machines, but has refused to issue a safety recall. The dryers, sold under the Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit brands, have been blamed for a number […]