Tuesday, August 3, 2021

UK & Europe

Vodafone to donate books to UK schools to encourage social media kindness

Vodafone to donate books to UK schools to encourage social media kindness

UK carrier Vodafone has announced it will donate a copy of its #Goldilocks story to every primary (elementary) school in the UK. By way of a press release, Vodafone announced that every primary school in the UK will receive a copy of #Goldilocks, to help start conversations about responsible social media use amongst young children.…
Here’s everything PlayStation’s Sony Worldwide Studios is working on

Here’s everything PlayStation’s Sony Worldwide Studios is working on

Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment / Android Central The PlayStation 4 generation was an interesting one for Sony Worldwide Studios. It saw internal teams double down on blockbuster, cinematic games while also retaining experimentation from the smaller groups. U.K. developers at Evolution Studios and Guerrilla Cambridge were shut down, while Insomniac Games — longtime associate and…

New archaeology findings are redefining human history faster than ever

In 1924, a 3-year-old child’s skull found in South Africa forever changed how people think about human origins. The Taung Child, our first encounter with an ancient group of proto-humans or hominins called australopithecines, was a turning point in the study of human evolution. This discovery shifted the focus of human origins research from Europe…
UK Government Accidentally Doxxes Award Winners

UK Government Accidentally Doxxes Award Winners

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 122050710 story UK Government Accidentally Doxxes Award Winners (theguardian.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday December 28, 2019 @04:34PM from the happy-new-year dept. More than 1,000 celebrities, government employees and politicians recognized in the U.K.'s traditional New Year's Honours list this year "have had their home and work addresses posted on a government…
Research: Germany’s gender pay gap is a result of its lack of innovation

Research: Germany’s gender pay gap is a result of its lack of innovation

Technology has been blamed for a lot recently. Automation and artificial intelligence have supposedly led to substantial job losses, reduced bargaining power for workers, and increased discrimination. It’s even blamed for growing income and wealth inequality and, as a result, the presidency of , Brexit, the rise of far-right populism in Europe, and the specter…
Pro audio giant Solid State Logic makes a play for bedroom producers

Pro audio giant Solid State Logic makes a play for bedroom producers

Solid State Logic is a big name in the pro audio space, but it's entering a new category by serving a very different customer: the bedroom producer with a tight budget. Its first dedicated audio interfaces, the USB-based SSL 2 and 2+, aim to translate the company's technology and retro styling to personal recording scenarios…
Hyundai Give $110 Million To Electric Delivery Van Company Arrival

Hyundai Give $110 Million To Electric Delivery Van Company Arrival

Image: ArrivalNot nearly as important to the ecosystem of the American business, but absolutely vital to the UK and other Europeans is the short range delivery van. This commercial van is the lifeblood of small business deliveries all over the Kingdom, and Arrival is among the first to really apply BEV technology to the so-called…
This robot vacuum does a much better job than you

This robot vacuum does a much better job than you

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The iRobot Roomba 671 robot vacuum cleaner is on sale for £299. Image: Amazon By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-01-14 11:31:40 UTC TL;DR: The iRobot Roomba 671 robot vacuum cleaner is on sale for £299 on Amazon, saving you 25% on list…
2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

Photo: APIf you lived on Earth last year, you knew it was freaking hot. Now the scientists have confirmed it. In fact, 2019 was the second hottest year on record, according to data the European Copernicus Climate Change Service released Wednesday.“2019 has been another exceptionally warm year, in fact, the second warmest globally in our…
This robot vacuum cleaner is designed to handle pet hair

This robot vacuum cleaner is designed to handle pet hair

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Neato Robotics D750 robot vacuum is on sale for £449.99. Image: Pexels By Joseph GreenMashable Shopping2020-01-13 14:29:28 UTC TL;DR: The Neato Robotics D750 robot vacuum is on sale for £449.99 on Amazon, saving you 50% on list…