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VR is no match for the empathetic generation | Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Look and learn: ‘I wonder if emotional VR is necessary for some of my peers, given how empathetic they are already’ Photograph: Michael Probst/AP Virtual reality The Observer Virtual reality is no match for the empathetic generation Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff Pioneers of virtual reality are enabling us to experience everything from childbirth to sexism. But for […]

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More than 600,000 Londoners sign petition to save Uber

Sadiq Khan said: ‘All companies in London must play by the rules – particularly when it comes to safety.’ Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Uber The Observer More than 600,000 Londoners sign petition to save Uber Sadiq Khan defends TfL’s decision to revoke licence over security concerns More than 600,000 people have signed a petition calling for […]

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Why Uber’s fate could herald backlash against ‘digital disruptors’

A backlash against the decision to refuse Uber’s licence and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who has endorsed the decision, is growing. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images Uber The Observer Why Uber’s fate could herald backlash against ‘digital disruptors’ Are Silicon Valley’s giants at last being reined in by the regulators? Giuliana Ingegneri is worried […]

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4K Content On The New Apple TV Is Strictly Streaming-Only, Downloads Not Allowed: What The Heck, Apple?

Google fires employee James Damore behind anti-diversity memo The new Apple TV 4K supports 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision playback, but there’s a catch. 4K content is streaming-only, meaning users won’t be able to download films and shows in 4K and watch them offline.  ( Apple ) The new Apple TV 4K has just shipped, but customers […]

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Don’t Use Patterns To Unlock Your Android Phone, Study Suggests

Pokemon Go gameplay: Playing Nintendo’s hit smartphone app on the streets of London Android unlock patterns are far less secure than PIN codes, a new study by security researchers from the U.S. Naval Academy and the University of Maryland Baltimore County suggests. Nothing beats a classic, hard-to-crack passcode, besides maybe biometric unlocking.  ( Pixabay ) […]