A highly criticised amendment to the European Union copyright law, which targets memes and other remixes, has been passed by a committee of MEPs and will now go to parliament for a vote in July.
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Vodafone has announced that it plans to trial 5G at more than 40 sites in seven cities around the UK. The trial will last from October through to December, ready for a 2020 commercial launch.
Samsung has announced yet another update to its AR Emoji feature built into the camera app on its Galaxy S9 and S9+. This time, Disney's Daisy Duck and Goofy have been added as character choices.
Amazon has announced Alexa for Hospitality which will allow hotel visitors to use an Echo Dot to better engage with the venue. In future, hotel-goers will be able to temporarily link their accounts.
The Debian Project has opened submissions for Debian 10 artwork proposals. If your artwork is chosen as default it will be present on the installer, login screen, desktop wallpaper, t-shirts and more.
Apple is working with RapidSOS to help emergency services find your location based on Apple's Hybridized Emergency Location feature which was introduced in 2015. This will allow for faster responses.
Sony has confirmed that it's now working on a new Home launcher after it announced that its existing Xperia Home app was entering the maintenance phase where it will get no new features.
ProtonMail has announced that it's looking for people to test some of its prototype hardware. The testing will be done over two stages, one of which includes travelling to Switzerland to visit them.
Snap Inc has announced its new Snap Kit API which allows third-party developers to more easily leverage the tools which Snapchat has developed. Snap Kit comprises four different kits.
Microsoft is working on new technology to help stores around the world compete with the likes of Amazon Go's automated checkout. The software aims to get rid of cashiers and checkout lines in stores.
Samsung has restated its commitment to expanding its use of renewables. The firm plans to particularly focus on the U.S., Europe, and China. It also plans to help firms in its supply chain be green.
Several parents and adults complained to the UK ads regulation authority about seeing a horror film ad right before videos showing children's content. The authority upheld the complaints.
Dixons Carphone, the firm behind PC World, Currys and Carphone Warehouse, admits that it was hacked in the summer last year but that it has only found out about the hack over the last week.
Mozilla has updated its Firefox for iOS app to version 12.1. The new update brings a couple of new productivity features that let you get things done with far fewer taps than before.
The KDE Project has announced the new KDE Plasma 5.13.0 release. One of the headline features in this release is the memory optimisations meaning it'll run better on all hardware, high- and low-end.