Guidelines needed to protect VR users at risk of harassment, warns academic

[ad_1] Dr Sarah Jones. Credit: Birmingham City University Government guidelines should be introduced to protect gamers and those using virtual reality or immersive technologies from an increased risk of sexual harassment or bullying, a leading academic has warned. Dr. Sarah Jones, Head of Birmingham City University’s School of Media, said almost half of female virtual […]

Apple warns against storing its titanium credit card in leather

[ad_1] Accordingly, the same guide advises against putting it in direct contact with other credit cards or loose items lest you scratch that pristine titanium surface. And if there’s a stain you can clean off, you’ll want to wipe it down using a microfiber cloth moistened with isopropyl alcohol. This isn’t functional issue on the […]

Report warns of possible mass casualties from automotive cyberattacks

[ad_1] by Eric D. Lawrence Credit: CC0 Public Domain Warnings about connected vehicle vulnerabilities have been a steady drumbeat for years. Now a consumer-advocacy group is putting it in starker terms, suggesting a mass cyberattack against such vehicles could lead to Sept. 11-level casualties. California-based Consumer Watchdog has issued a 49-page report that paints the […]