Thursday, July 16, 2020

Dumbo: How we made the visual effects

Richard Stammers, the Overall VFX Supervisor for the Walt Disney film Dumbo tells BBC Click about how the digital effects for the movie...

Google unveils new Pixel phone, adds tablet in Apple challenge

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday unveiled the third edition of its Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker with...

Exclusive: Alibaba in talks on stake in China operations of Germany's Metro – sources

HONG KONG/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is in talks with Germany’s Metro about taking a stake in the...

Google reveals the Pixel 4 launch date with October event in New York

Google has already released this teaser image of the Pixel 4 (Google)Google has finally revealed the launch date of the next Pixel smartphone...

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File PhotoLIMA (Reuters)...

VirnetX patent win against Apple vacated by U.S. appeals court

FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S. September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo(Reuters)...

After surviving wars, pestilence, religions use technology to beat pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Throw a global pandemic at the world’s religions, and you get confessions via Skype, virtual seders and recitations of...

FCC chair calls T-Mobile U.S. network outage 'unacceptable', vows probe

FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile logo is seen on the storefront door of a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon...

Exclusive: U.S. officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government plans to launch a program in roughly one month that narrowly focuses on protecting voter registration databases...

Blame 'superstar' tech firms for slow wage growth: OECD

PARIS (Reuters) - Fast-growing “superstar” tech firms are taking a growing share of national income in many countries, leaving workers’ overall wage growth...

Google parent Alphabet tops sales estimates despite virus hammering economy

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) on Tuesday beat analysts’ estimate for quarterly revenue as its Google unit experienced a smaller drop-off in advertiser...

Samsung Electronics appoints new mobile chief

The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL (Reuters)...

U.S. floats 'safe harbor' proposal in global taxation reform drive

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin raised serious questions about OECD international tax reform proposals in a letter made public Wednesday,...

Russian lawmakers back bill on 'sovereign' Internet

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian lawmakers backed tighter Internet controls on Tuesday to defend against foreign meddling in draft legislation that critics warn could...

HP Inc to cut about 7,000 to 9,000 jobs in restructuring push

The logo for The Hewlett-Packard Company is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in...

Laptop infested with malware tops £1,000,000 at auction

A laptop loaded with some of the world’s most crippling viruses has sold for more than £1 million as a work of art...

Terrifying new wasp can seize control of victims’ brains and turn them into zombie...

A newly-discovered member of the Acrotaphus wasp family (Image: Kari Kaunisto)Scientists have discovered a new species of wasp that can seize control of...