Smart phones don't listen to users but they do record your screen

Daily Mail

Your smartphone is not listening to you - but does secretly watch everything you do. Researchers have uncovered that smartphone applications record video footage and screenshots of your activity and then send the recordings to third parties. Scientists made the find while investigating the long-held rumour that apps are capable of hijacking microphones in smart devices to secretly record audio to help them better target advertisements displayed online. Smartphone users have for years complained of the creepy feeling their gadget is listening to their every word – even while stowed away in their pocket – but the new study found no evidence of the practice ever taking place. Your smartphone isn't listening to you - but it does secretly watch everything you do.


WWDC 2016: Apple set to unveil artificial intelligence plans and showcase iOS 10 at annual conference

The Independent - Tech

Nasa has announced that it has found evidence of flowing water on Mars. Scientists have long speculated that Recurring Slope Lineae -- or dark patches -- on Mars were made up of briny water but the new findings prove that those patches are caused by liquid water, which it has established by finding hydrated salts. Several hundred camped outside the London store in Covent Garden. The 6s will have new features like a vastly improved camera and a pressure-sensitive "3D Touch" display


Online dating study shows you should pursue someone out of your league

USATODAY

Persistent people were more likely to get responses from online daters even if they were "out of their league." A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Persistent people were more likely to get responses from online daters even if they were "out of their league."


Amazon Echo UK release date: New speaker to make your house talk to you on sale now ahead of launch

The Independent - Tech

Nasa has announced that it has found evidence of flowing water on Mars. Scientists have long speculated that Recurring Slope Lineae -- or dark patches -- on Mars were made up of briny water but the new findings prove that those patches are caused by liquid water, which it has established by finding hydrated salts. Several hundred camped outside the London store in Covent Garden. The 6s will have new features like a vastly improved camera and a pressure-sensitive "3D Touch" display


Apple reveals iOS 10, including redesigned Messages and Apple Music apps, with updates to macOS and Watch

The Independent - Tech

Nasa has announced that it has found evidence of flowing water on Mars. Scientists have long speculated that Recurring Slope Lineae -- or dark patches -- on Mars were made up of briny water but the new findings prove that those patches are caused by liquid water, which it has established by finding hydrated salts. Several hundred camped outside the London store in Covent Garden. The 6s will have new features like a vastly improved camera and a pressure-sensitive "3D Touch" display