Japan thinks smartphones are destroying students’ eyesight

27/12/2018 0

A recent survey conducted by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology found that the number of students with vision below the standard 1.0 score (equivalent to 20/20 vision) is at an all-time high of 25.3 percent. Worse still, just over 67 percent of high school students and more than 34 percent of elementary students didn’t meet the […]


Google announces ‘Web Rangers’ contest to promote Internet safety among students

20/12/2018 0

To spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship, Google on Wednesday announced the fourth edition of its “Web Rangers” contest that will reward school students who know how to stay smart, safe and savvy online. The competition aims to encourage teenagers to unlock creativity in highlighting the importance of cyber safety, the company said in a statement. The […]


Christmas tech gadgets increase household cyber risks

13/12/2018 0

Many people will be receiving new tech gadgets over the Christmas period, including smartphones, gaming consoles, tablets, connected toys, and a whole range of apps to go with them. But new research from from cybersecurity training organization the SANS Institute finds that while people are aware of the risks these devices can pose, they may not have the skills to […]


Qualcomm’s plan for 5G Android phones in 2019

06/12/2018 0

If your next Android phone taps into 5G speeds, chances are you have Qualcomm to thank. The world’s largest chipmaker has a hand in nearly every top Android phone you care about, from Galaxy and Pixelphones to the cult favorite, OnePlus. That’s why the features and advancements that Qualcomm lays out at its three-day Snapdragon Technology Summit matter: They set […]