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Apple sued over deadly ‘FaceTime crash’

Picture copyright Apple Picture caption The motive force was allegedly utilizing FaceTime on the time of the crash An American couple, whose daughter was killed by a driver allegedly utilizing FaceTime on his iPhone, have launched a lawsuit in opposition to Apple. The lawsuit alleges that the agency ought to have launched a function that disabled use of the video-chat software whereas driving. It factors to a patent for a

Information breach exposes US Military physician particulars

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption The information was discovered on a internet handle owned by US navy contractor Delicate particulars of well being employees employed by the US navy’s Particular Operations Command (Socom) have been uncovered in a knowledge breach. The 11GB of information included social safety numbers, names, addresses and salaries of some Socom workers. All the employees, together with some with prime secret clearances, had been employed by

UK vinyl gross sales attain 25-year excessive

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption David Bowie was the biggest-selling artist on vinyl final 12 months Vinyl gross sales topped three million final 12 months, the best UK complete in 25 years. Greater than three.2 million information had been bought in 2016, an increase of 53% on the earlier 12 months, according to the BPI, which represents the music business. David Bowie’s Blackstar was the most well-liked album on vinyl,

Leap second briefly catches out laptop agency

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption The leap second brought about Cloudflare software program to ‘panic’ Internet agency Cloudflare was briefly caught out by the leap second added to the top of 2016. A small variety of the agency’s servers did not deal with the added second correctly making them return errors. The issue meant that the websites of a few of its prospects have been laborious to succeed in

Of Course Japanese Restrooms Now Have Particular Rest room Paper For Wiping Your Telephone

Once you’re cleansing up after quantity two, don’t overlook your primary gadget. NTT Docomo, a unit of Japan’s telecom big, has put in smartphone wipes in restrooms at Tokyo Narita Worldwide Airport.   Toru Hanai / Reuters A person demonstrates the brand new cellphone rest room paper.  The corporate even posted a helpful instructional video on the best way to use Japanese bathrooms and bidets (which it calls a “bathe”) in