Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection lawshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43853678
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:43:40 GMT
Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-outhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43837949
The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:09:58 GMT
GDPR: Are you ready for the EU's huge data privacy shake-up?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43657546
Organisations have just seven weeks to prepare for a major shake-up to EU data privacy laws.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:07:33 GMT
HQ Trivia: The free app giving away thousands of poundshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43758698
How does a free app with no adverts go about becoming a success with Hollywood actors whilst giving away thousands in cash?
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:57 GMT
Facebook removes 'gay sex for rent' postshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43837945
An investigation found groups offering free accommodation for young men in exchange for sex.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:13:09 GMT
Google's SMS replacement ready to launchhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43836504
Android phones are beginning to receive Google's feature-rich new service called Chat.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:34:43 GMT
German supreme court rejects ad-block challengehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43838308
Publishing giant Axel Springer has lost a long-running case seeking to limit the use of Adblock Plus.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:19:13 GMT
Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we canhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43824607
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:03:35 GMT
Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy lawshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43822184
A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:43:01 GMT
TalkTalk and Vodafone top complaints chart againhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43822624
TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT drew the most complaints for their services, the regulator says.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:38:00 GMT
Ikea's TaskRabbit app back online after data breachhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43823532
The odd jobs marketplace has been investigating a "cyber-security incident".
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:46:54 GMT
Bitcoin peaks and falls become race trackshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43796597
The rapidly changing value of crypto-currency has been turned into a mobile game.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:37:22 GMT
NHS website defaced by hackershttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43812539
The digital vandalism was spotted by a security researcher and has since been fixed.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:32:31 GMT
Facebook seeks facial recognition consent in EU and Canadahttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43797128
Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook asks permission to expand use of facial recognition technology.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:56:04 GMT
Are AI fairytales the future?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43808772
The first AI fairytale has been written by an algorithm, a company claims - a taste of future story-telling?
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:03:34 GMT
Wish.com: Penis advert appeared in video game appshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43804495
US retailer Wish.com is admonished by UK ad watchdog for the third time since November.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:02:50 GMT
Steep rise in child abuse images online, charity reportshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43796380
The Internet Watch Foundation found more than 78,000 website addresses with child abuse images in 2017.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 23:01:10 GMT
Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect 'flees on PM's plane'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43799281
The man fled from Iceland to Sweden on a passenger plane reportedly also carrying the prime minister.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:20:38 GMT
NHS ransomware attack response criticisedhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43795001
MPs say it is "alarming" plans to improve cyber-security after the Wannacry attack have not been agreed.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:53:25 GMT
Ikea app TaskRabbit reveals security breachhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43796596
TaskRabbit says it is working with law enforcement, and its website is offline.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:28:44 GMT
Russia's Telegram block hits web usershttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43797176
Russia blocks millions of IP addresses in move to shut down Telegram messaging platform.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:44:28 GMT
School warns over Roblox and Fortnite online gameshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-43804324
Roblox and Fortnite enable players to talk to interact with each other via online chat.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:58:19 GMT
Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suithttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43792125
Damages could amount to "billions of dollars", the judge says.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:32:50 GMT
T-Mobile fined over false ringtoneshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43796377
The firm paid $40m (£27m) over claims it employed false ringtones rather than fixing call problems.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:33:16 GMT
'Lazy hackers' turn to automated attack toolshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43788337
Sophisticated bots are doing the hard work of breaking down digital defences, suggests study.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:23:38 GMT
Brexit: 'Rife misuse' of data by Leave.EU, MPs toldhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43793546
Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee tells MPs that UKIP data was received as part of work for Leave.EU.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:40:35 GMT
China's ZTE 'poses risk to UK security'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43784990
Cyber-defence watchdog tells the UK telecoms sector not to use the Chinese firm's equipment.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:02:49 GMT
Singapore uncovers 'high-tech' exam cheating plothttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-43788617
The students snuck in mobile phones and wore skin-coloured earphones during their exams.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:46:51 GMT
Netflix overseas sales set to overtake UShttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43792234
The streaming service now has 125 million subscribers, after adding 7.4 million more in the first quarter.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:52:46 GMT
Russia accused of global net hack attackshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43788338
Russia is seeking to hijack essential internet hardware, US and UK intelligence agencies allege.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:58:24 GMT
Facebook expels alt-right figureheadhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43784982
White nationalist Richard Spencer's three Facebook pages are blocked on a permanent basis.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:53:39 GMT
Artificial intelligence must be 'for common good'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43778578
Artificial intelligence must never be given powers to hurt or deceive people. a parliamentary report says.
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:32:46 GMT
Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accountshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43781281
Chairman Tim Martin condemns trolling and says limiting social media use would be better for society.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:21:30 GMT
What Remains of Edith Finch wins Bafta's top games awardhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43744690
What Remains of Edith Finch scores an upset by beating Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice at the Baftas.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:10:14 GMT
Nintendo celebrates Bafta hat trickhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43747927
Nintendo's Shinya Takahashi says he is "very happy" with the company's success at the Baftas.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:39:35 GMT
Hellblade: Our big risk paid off with five Bafta winshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43748107
Making a video game about mental health was worth the risk, says its creator.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 21:59:11 GMT
Tim Schafer: My games suffered 'bit rot'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43738954
The award-winning games designer says many of his classics became unplayable on modern machines.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:26:01 GMT
Minister ridiculed for saying ancient India invented internethttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-43806078
Biplap Deb cited the ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata but his statement has attracted ridicule.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:51:56 GMT
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:04:08 GMT
Life of a memehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-43794067
What do pictures of two guys pointing at each other and yelling tell us about how a meme begins and ends?
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 12:45:18 GMT
Ninjas and nanobotshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43781851
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:33:51 GMT
The big winner at the Bafta Games Awards was Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, including Best Performer - won by a video editor.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:19:00 GMT
Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:48:59 GMT
Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:00:25 GMT
'600 apps had my data'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43697133
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 23:05:09 GMT
What does the future hold for humanoid robots?http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43402896
Machines that can fully mimic natural body movements are still a long way off, says Will Jackson.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 02:43:01 GMT
Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable diseasehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43402894
The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:15:27 GMT
NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone flyhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43334814
MIT CSAIL's NanoMap system enables drones to avoid obstacles while flying at 20 mph (32km/h)
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 02:26:15 GMT
Visual effects behind Thor: Ragnarokhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43334812
Click talks to Alexis Wajsbrot, the visual effects supervisor for Thor: Ragnarok.
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:07:47 GMT
Robot visits a pub for Westworld promotion and other newshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43830348
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:05:22 GMT
Russia's Telegram ban 'failing'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-43845546
The messaging app is working around attempts to block it by authorities.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:38:12 GMT
God of War: Giving gaming new emotionshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43828831
The team behind God of War tell Newsbeat the gaming industry is maturing to tackle more complex emotions than ever before.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:47:03 GMT
The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-43811273
The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters’ sight in poor visibility.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:21:54 GMT
Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts offhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43820835
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:42:05 GMT
Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApphttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43805557
India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:44:23 GMT