Gun owners should face checks for online hate posts, says ex-police chief after Plymouth shootings- Tempemail

Applicants for gun licence should face a “trawling” of their online content to understand more about them and their views, according to a former police chief. Lord Stevens, an ex-Metropolitan Police commissioner, made the comments in the wake of a mass shooting in Plymouth, whose gunman appeared obsessed with the Continue Reading

Don’t put on a happy face! Are you using the smiley emoji all wrong? | Emojis- Tempemail

Name: The smiley face emoji. Appearance: A bland, benign smile on a yellow background. Meaning: Colossally insulting in every conceivable way. What? But it’s just a friendly smile. No it isn’t. The smiley face emoji is a weapon of sheer blunt-force trauma. Nothing says “I hate you” more than a Continue Reading

Internet baffled by metal face jewellery to ‘compliment your chin’- Tempemail

A piece of facial jewellery designed to “compliment your chin and lower lip” has people on social media confused and comparing it to a bulldog clip. The item, designed by German jewellery brand MYL Berlin, has two hooks with rounded ends that fit over the lower lip and a geometric Continue Reading

‘Virtual meetings aren’t going anywhere soon’: how to put your best Zoom face forward | Beauty

Thought we were a nation of narcissists pre-Covid? Well, a global pandemic has taken things to a whole new level. It’s safe to say nobody planned to spend quite so much of the past year staring at their own grainy reflection, but with everything from weddings to work meetings forced Continue Reading

Facebook, Google and Twitter CEOs face disinformation grilling in Congress – live | Technology- Tempemail

The testimony will come after signs that the new administration of Joe Biden is preparing to take a tougher line on the tech industry’s power, especially when it comes to the social media platforms and their role in spreading misinformation and conspiracy theories. The question every politician should be asking Continue Reading

Apple and Google face new antitrust battle over Arizona app store bill | Apple

A controversial Arizona bill that addresses the fees technology companies like Apple and Google charge app developers is raising new antitrust challenges for embattled US tech giants. The bill – which passed the Arizona state house last week and now will move to the state’s senate – would require Apple Continue Reading

Smart motorways face further scrutiny as MPs launch inquiry | Automotive industry

Smart motorways are to come under further scrutiny as MPs launch a fresh inquiry into their benefits and dangers, just weeks after a coroner referred Highways England to prosecutors for possible corporate manslaughter after the death of a motorist on the M1. The Commons transport select committee is to investigate Continue Reading

Google threatens to leave Australia – but its poker face is slipping | Google

The biggest companies in technology love an ultimatum but rarely do they spell out their threats. This week, however, Google has done exactly that, telling an Australian parliamentary hearing that a proposed law forcing the company to pay news publishers for the right to link to their content “would give Continue Reading

Leveraging FACE Conformance Artifacts to Support Airworthiness- Tempemail

Introduction The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) consortium annually hosts a Technical Interchange Meeting and Exhibition. The next event is planned for March 2021. Leading up to the FACE event, Tempemail and Rapita Systems are providing some background on the FACE architecture with a focus on our “one-stop shopping” ecosystem Continue Reading

Online harms bill: firms may face multibillion-pound fines for illegal content | Internet safety- Tempemail

Social media companies will need to remove and limit the spread of harmful content or face fines of billions of pounds, the UK government has announced, as it finally reveals the details of its proposed internet regulation. The online harms bill, first proposed by Theresa May’s government in April 2019, Continue Reading