Category: CS In The News

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

Amazon to create 1200 jobs with new warehouse

The Guardian Online: Amazon is to create a further 1,200 new jobs with a warehouse in Bolton.  The warehouse, which will be the third to open in the north-west, will be one of a new generation…

Monkey selfie legal fight settled

BBC Online:  A photographer has won a two-year legal fight against an animal rights group over a “monkey selfie” photograph. Visit Website

McLaren to 3D-print parts at F1 tracksides

BBC Online:  McLaren plans to start 3D-printing parts for its Formula 1 cars trackside at Grand Prix competitions. Visit Website