• The RegisterPolice camera inaction? Civil liberties group questions forces’ £23m body-cam spend

    Almost three-quarters of police forces have forked out more than £22m on body-worn cameras, but are failing to properly monitor how the videos are used in court, according to a report released today. Proponents of the technology argue it will improve transparency in frontline policing, stop police and the public from behaving badly and speed up court proceedings by encouraging Read more...

  • AnandTechMore Denverton Noise: GIGABYTE’s MA10-ST0 Features Unannounced 16-Core C3958

    Today GIGABYTE Server (the server arm of GIGABYTE, a different BU to the motherboard team) has lifted the lid on their new MA10-ST0 motherboard and SoC combination, aimed squarely at the cold storage or edge storage market. This includes base support for up to 16 SATA drives via SFF8087, a PCIe x8 slot, 10 gigabit Ethernet via two SFP+ ports, Read more...

  • AppleInsiderLatest iOS 11 beta contains new Maps icon featuring Apple Park, updated App Store icon

      Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta release, issued on Monday, contains a few graphical tweaks that bring a fresh feel to the operating system, including a new Maps icon that appears to feature Apple Park’s main “spaceship” structure. Seen above in an image of old and new iOS icons aggregated by iCulture, the new Maps asset appears to show a Read more...

  • ArsTechnicaBuilding America’s Trust Act would amp up privacy concerns at the border

    Further ReadingSix major US airports now scan Americans’ faces when they leave countryIf a new Senate Republican border security bill is passed as currently drafted, it would dramatically increase the amount of surveillance technologies used against immigrants and, in some cases, American citizens traveling to and from the United States. The bill, known as the “Building America’s Trust Act,” is Read more...

  • Associated PressGoogle, GoDaddy boot neo-Nazi site that mocked rally victim

    Google, GoDaddy boot neo-Nazi site that mocked rally victim Associated Press – 14 August 2017 22:10-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • Associated PressMore than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

    More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you Associated Press – 14 August 2017 13:50-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • BBC NewsA year in ozone over the South Pole

    This colourful video tracks the behaviour of the ozone layer over Antarctica across all of 2016. It shows clearly the annual “hole” that appears above the South Pole in the austral springtime, and which last year grew to about 23 million sq km (9 million sq miles) in extent. The visualisation comes from a model run by Europe’s Copernicus Atmosphere Read more...

  • BBC NewsIndian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak

    Indian police have arrested four people suspected of leaking an episode of the hugely popular TV show Game of Thrones before it was aired.Three of the accused are current employees of Prime Focus Technology, while one is a former employee.Prime Focus, a Mumbai-based company that stores and processes the series for Indian streaming website Hotstar, had lodged a complaint with Read more...

  • CBS News"CBSN: On Assignment" Episode 3

    Last Updated Aug 15, 2017 2:27 AM EDT Watch “CBSN: On Assignment” on Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and on our streaming network CBSN.The Nightmare Scenario Play Video CBSN: On Assignment Americans “ready to fight”: The U.S. forces facing down N. Korea … Read more on CBS News.

  • CNETIs Samsung sneakily snorting at Apple again? – CNET

     Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.The mere sniff of new phones in the air is stronger than any new car smell.Those on Apple’s side are mesmerized by what its new phone — or even phones — will be called.Those on Samsung’s side have pulsating loins at the idea of a non-explosive Read more...