Category: CS In The News

The growing e-waste problem

BBC Online:  A short article looking at the issues surrounding e-waste. Visit Website

US pipeline shut due to Ransomware

BBC Online: A ransomware attack on a US natural gas facility meant a pipeline had to be shut down for two days. Visit Website

Google creates AI ethics panel

BBC Online: Google has created an advisory panel to offer guidance on ethical issues relating to artificial intelligence, automation and related technologies Visit Website

Marriott hack reveals details of 500 million guests

BBC Online: The records of 500 million customers of Marriott International have been involved in a data breach. Visit Website

Easy hacking of US weapons systems

BBC Online:  A government report has concluded that some of the most cutting edge USA military weapons can be easily hacked using basic tools. Visit Website

Amazon provides police with facial recognition technology

BBC Online:  Amazon has defended providing US police forces with facial recognition technology, amid growing concern from civil rights groups. Visit Website

Burger-flipping robot is too slow

BBC Online: A robot designed to replace a human role in a burger restaurant has been forced to take a break whilst improvements are made. Visit Website

Robot solves rubik’s cube in 0.38 seconds

BBC Online: A robot that can solve a Rubik’s cube puzzle in 0.38 seconds has been developed in the USA. Visit Website