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Huawei’s Android loss: How it affects you

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei's smartphone division's success has been tied to the popularity of Google's Android The restrictions being placed on Huawei's access to the Android operating system will cast a long shadow over Tuesday's launch of the Chinese company's latest handsets.The firm has invited press from across the globe to London to witness the unveiling of its Honor 20 Series smartphones.The BBC understands the devices will
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Warning over using augmented reality in precision tasks

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption HoloLens allows the user to see digital images over real-world backgrounds People who use augmented reality headsets to complete complex tasks fare worse than those with no high-tech help, a small study suggests.In addition, those fitted with headsets over-estimate how well they perform.The discovery might limit the usefulness of augmented reality, which has been finding a role in medical and engineering jobs.The problem
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Lloyds to create 500 jobs at new tech hub in Edinburgh

[ad_1] Image copyright Lloyds Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has announced plans to create 500 high-skilled jobs at a new digital tech hub in Edinburgh.The bank has started recruiting software engineers and data scientists for the hub, which will be based at its Scottish Widows' headquarters.The new roles will be phased in over the next 18 months.LBG said it was responding to a shift in customer behaviour towards digital services.The hub
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Google ‘restricts Huawei’s use of Android’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, Reuters reports.New smartphones made by the company will also lose access to Google's app store and software such as Gmail, the news agency's story says..Huawei declined to comment and Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the BBC.What services precisely will be severed is still being
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The Google city that has angered Toronto

[ad_1] Image copyright Sidewalk Labs Image caption Google-affiliate Sidewalk Labs had big plans for its internet-based smart city It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future - a smart city built from the internet up - offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology.That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities to come together
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Minecraft Earth: Minecraft’s answer to Pokemon Go

[ad_1] Minecraft Earth is the new augmented reality version of the famous building game coming later this year.Made famous by Pokemon Go, augmented reality games allow players to bring real and virtual worlds together. Newsbeat has been among the first to see the new title in action and has spoken to the team behind it. Is this really what fans of the franchise want? Is it just a gimmick? What
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American man accused in $9m net address theft

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Net addresses have become valuable because the pool of available numbers is drying up An American man has been accused of stealing net addresses worth more than $9m (£7m) by US prosecutors.Amir Golestan of South Carolina is alleged to have tricked an organisation that controls some net addresses into handing them over. In total, Mr Golestan won control of more than 750,000 addresses.The
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Tesla Model 3: Autopilot engaged during fatal crash

[ad_1] Image copyright NTSB Image caption The Tesla Model 3 after the crash A preliminary report into a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model 3 in the US has found Autopilot had been engaged 10 seconds before the crash.The Tesla was travelling above the speed limit when it crashed into a truck towing a trailer in March 2019.The roof of the car was sheared off in the accident and the
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Big Bang Theory finally bows out from TV

[ad_1] This story does not contain spoilers. Image copyright Reuters Image caption The show first premiered in 2007 and has made the cast among the highest paid TV stars in history Fans of the hugely popular sitcom have said their final farewell to the show after it aired in the US.Since first hitting screens in 2007, The Big Bang Theory has become one of the most successful comedies in TV
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Nasa plans first woman Moon mission and other news

[ad_1] BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the week's best technology stories including;President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries"WhatsApp has confirmed that a security flaw in the app let attackers install spy software on their targets' smartphonesNasa has announced plans to send the first woman to the Moon by 2024 with the Artemis programSee more at Click's website and