Revealed: the areas in the UK with one Airbnb for every four homes | Technology

Airbnb has become so prevalent in Great Britain that some parts of the country now have one listing for every four properties, prompting concern that the rapid expansion in short-term lets is “out of control” and depriving communities of much-needed homes. Exclusive analysis by the Guardian identified Airbnb hotspots in Continue Reading

Soaring rents and noisy parties: how Airbnb is forcing out Barcelona locals | Technology

Until recently, the Sant Pere neighbourhood of Barcelona had resisted the tide of mass tourism. Ten years ago, many visitors who ventured there found it forbidding, even a little sinister, and soon retreated to the more familiar and gentrified Gothic Quarter. Then the city gave Sant Pere Més Baix, the Continue Reading

Goodbye, blue eyes: why the glamorous Instagram filter had to be altered | Technology

Some online fads are “blink and you miss ‘em”, but I couldn’t help noticing the viral ascent of Lil Icey Eyes – an augmented reality face filter that became central to a popular TikTok and Instagram trend this week. It seemed like every time I opened the app over the Continue Reading

Summer rentals to pay off the mortgage: the village changed by Airbnb | Technology

Woolacombe used to be a place of old-fashioned bed and breakfasts and a handful of hotels for those wanting a little more luxury. Now it is the land of Airbnb. There is a dizzying selection of properties on offer, ranging from single rooms in locals’ houses to snazzy beachside apartments Continue Reading

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad announces AI and Emerging Technologies certification program- Tempemail

Read Article The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has announced the second cohort of Professional Certification Program in Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies for college students and young professionals in association with TalentSprint. The hybrid program will be for six months and will include a five-week bootcamp at IIT Hyderabad Continue Reading

UK Google users could lose EU GDPR data protections | Technology

Google is to move the data and user accounts of its British users from the EU to the US, placing them outside the strong privacy protections offered by European regulators. The shift, prompted by Britain’s exit from the EU, will leave the sensitive personal information of tens of millions not Continue Reading

Digital transformation should not begin as a technology project: Nitin Agarwal, President & Group CIO, CTO & CDO, Edelweiss Financial Services | CXO Bytes- Tempemail

CXO Bytes: Where IT decision makers give quick advice, tips and tricks to their peers Read Article Digital initiatives should start with a business objective in mind, which will automatically take care of the cost optimisation and also streamline the business strategy to be adopted If you have an interesting Continue Reading

Personal details of 10.6m MGM hotel guests revealed by hackers, report says | Technology

Personal details of more than 10.6 million former guests of MGM Resorts hotels, including Justin Bieber and Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, were posted on an online hacking forum this week, according to a new report. The details published include full names, home addresses, phone numbers and emails, the tech Continue Reading

Huawei shut out from scheme to see how 5G can link communities | Technology

Huawei has been banned from participating in a £65m government scheme to explore how next-generation 5G technology can drive businesses and connect communities across the UK. The government set up the scheme last year, calling on businesses and communities to apply for funding to trial the vast potential of 5G Continue Reading

How do I get my name to the top of Google’s search results? Jack Schofield | Technology

I’m a researcher at a major university. Unfortunately, I happen to share my name and middle initial with an unrelated drug dealer who has been in and out of prison. My name is sufficiently rare that I’m worried that confusion might arise, because a cursory Google search tends to give Continue Reading