Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN reporthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48349102
Voice assistants need to be gender-neutral argues a UN study.
Tue, 21 May 2019 15:08:38 GMT
US warns of threat from Chinese drone companieshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48352271
The alert raises concerns that the Chinese government might gain access to confidential data.
Tue, 21 May 2019 12:47:15 GMT
Google changes policy on abortion advertisinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48351222
Advertisers will be made to disclose whether they provide abortions before running ads in the US, UK and Ireland.
Tue, 21 May 2019 14:29:08 GMT
Instagram: Facebook probes breach of millions of influencer accountshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-48347592
An Indian company had stored the data of 49 million Instagram users in an unguarded online database.
Tue, 21 May 2019 07:38:44 GMT
Over The Rainbow composer sues Apple and other tech firms for piracyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-48348401
Harold Arlen's estate says Apple, Google and Amazon are conducting "massive piracy operations".
Tue, 21 May 2019 09:53:23 GMT
Police facial recognition surveillance court case startshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48315979
Campaigners say police use of the technology is like taking DNA or fingerprints without consent.
Tue, 21 May 2019 00:51:47 GMT
Ren Zhengfei says US government 'underestimates' Huaweihttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48345742
A dispute over Huawei has escalated with implications for the firm, the tech sector and consumers.
Tue, 21 May 2019 04:58:12 GMT
Warning over using augmented reality in precision taskshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48334457
Those using headsets to complete tricky tasks over-estimate how well they perform, a study suggests.
Mon, 20 May 2019 12:03:25 GMT
Huawei's Android loss: How it affects youhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48334739
Google's move to end business ties with Huawei will affect current devices and future purchases.
Mon, 20 May 2019 12:19:19 GMT
Electric cars not attractive for most people in the UKhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48340202
Just one in four people would consider buying a fully electric car in the next five years, a study finds.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:01:19 GMT
Playing Tetris by committee with multiple playershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48282532
How a revamped Nintendo controller allows eight people to control a game simultaneously.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:01:54 GMT
Nasa plans first woman Moon mission and other newshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48221307
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Fri, 17 May 2019 08:49:43 GMT
Could facial recognition cut crime?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48228677
The Metropolitan Police trialled the tech to identify people wanted by the police or the courts.
Tue, 14 May 2019 23:16:43 GMT
When misinformation online leads to death threatshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48261087
Three stories of what happens when false information is spread about you on social media sites.
Mon, 13 May 2019 18:09:00 GMT
A dress with 3D-printed petals and other tech newshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48220477
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Thu, 09 May 2019 23:04:05 GMT
A robot that can copy your handwritinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-48133753
The robot can even mimic subtle details like a writer's pen pressure and apply it to the writing.
Tue, 07 May 2019 23:16:46 GMT
Minecraft: 10 years on, what's next?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-48341770
Ten years since Minecraft was first released, we've had a sneak peek at what the next ten years hold.
Tue, 21 May 2019 05:18:02 GMT
Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48227747
How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:22:07 GMT
The pun-loving computer programs that write advertshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47944276
AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans?
Mon, 20 May 2019 23:24:08 GMT
The Google city that has angered Torontohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47815344
Canada is not Google's lab rat, say those protesting against plans to build a smart city in Toronto.
Fri, 17 May 2019 23:30:09 GMT
The doctor who invented 18 medical deviceshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48132022
Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market.
Thu, 16 May 2019 23:10:02 GMT