BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

02/25/2018 01:40 AM
Wearable tech could help stroke patients with recovery
US scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients.

02/24/2018 12:01 AM
Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?

02/24/2018 12:00 AM
MWC 2018: Smell-sensing CAT S61 smartphone sniffs out glue
A phone that can detect the "smell" of chemicals has been unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2018.

02/23/2018 06:28 PM
Do people agree with Kylie Jenner on the Snapchat update?
We asked young people what they thought about the Snapchat after Kylie Jenner said she was no longer a fan.

02/23/2018 12:08 PM
Trump says violent video games 'shape' young minds
The president said violence in video games had a big influence on how youths view the world

02/23/2018 11:03 AM
Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat - and shares tumble
Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.

02/23/2018 10:28 AM
Wot, no signal?
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.

02/23/2018 10:10 AM
BT told to share poles for ultrafast fibre internet
BT must make it easier for rivals to install fibre broadband on telegraph poles, Ofcom says.

02/23/2018 09:43 AM
The trouble knowing how much screen time is 'too much'
Concerns about time spent online are widespread, but knowing how much is 'healthy' is difficult.

02/23/2018 12:11 AM
The fashion show with Hollywood visual effects
Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB and the London College of Fashion used a virtual avatar to join catwalk models.

02/22/2018 03:34 PM
SpaceX launches broadband pathfinders
The US rocket company puts up two satellites to test technologies for a broadband mega-constellation.

02/22/2018 02:59 PM
Disney loses in Redbox copyright row
Disney loses a bid to stop movie rental company Redbox from reselling download codes for its films.

02/22/2018 02:33 PM
MPs moving private phone chats from WhatsApp to Confide
Some MPs are reportedly moving their private phone chats from WhatsApp, which has been used in recent years, to a new app.

02/22/2018 01:44 PM
The next CS:GO Major Championship to be held in London
The Wembley Arena in London will host the next CS:GO Major Championship, one of the biggest eSports events in the world.

02/22/2018 12:46 PM
Elon Musk quits AI ethics research group
One of the most vocal critics of AI quits the ethics board as Tesla utilises the technology.

02/22/2018 12:04 PM
White nationalist Jared Taylor sues Twitter over ban
Jared Taylor's lawyer claims the suspension of his client's account is a form of Twitter censorship.

02/22/2018 11:38 AM
Game helps players spot 'fake news'
Players run their own fake news empire so they can learn how misinformation is spread.

02/22/2018 12:37 AM
'Mad' Mike's rocket mission to check if Earth is flat
A US rocket enthusiast is looking to blast himself into outer space to test an age-old theory.

02/22/2018 12:03 AM
Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies
The UK's Treasury Committee has launched an investigation into the risks and rewards of digital money.

02/21/2018 04:58 PM
Twitter bot purge prompts backlash
Some users claim right-wing beliefs have been discriminated against by the crackdown.

02/21/2018 04:50 PM
Bezos-backed 10,000 Year Clock now under construction
The cuckoo only comes out once a millennium.

02/21/2018 03:08 PM
Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone images leaked by MWC app
Images of the firm's forthcoming flagship phone are revealed ahead of its Barcelona debut on Sunday.

02/21/2018 02:47 PM
Tesla investigates claims of crypto-currency hack
The company says that only internally used engineering test cars have been affected.

02/21/2018 11:21 AM
Tool 'names and shames' hidden drug trials
Institutions that fail to report the results of drug trials will be named on a new website.

02/21/2018 01:18 AM
MPs investigate impact of social media and screens on youth
MPs launch an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

02/21/2018 12:20 AM
Young Brits 'lack cyber-security awareness'
A survey found over half of 18-25 year olds were using the same password for lots of online services.

02/21/2018 12:19 AM
AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.

02/21/2018 12:18 AM
FaceTime chat 'saves woman's life'
Woman notices her sister is suffering from a stroke while they spoke on a FaceTime call.

02/20/2018 06:41 PM
Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.

02/20/2018 04:40 PM
'Upskirting' should be criminal offence, campaigners say
Campaigners say a law change in England and Wales would make it easier for police to take action.

02/20/2018 03:36 PM
Russian bots debate US gun control laws
Russian bots are believed to have taken part in debate about gun control following Florida shootings.

02/20/2018 12:36 PM
Facebook ads boss in fake news Twitter storm
The vice-president of ads is criticised for tweeting Russian-bought ads were not designed to sway the US election.

02/20/2018 12:03 PM
Apple rushes out fix to Telugu letter text bomb bug
Messages containing a letter from India's Telugu language caused devices to crash.

02/20/2018 09:09 AM
Exposed Amazon cloud storage clients get tip-off alerts
US firm's clients told to update their settings and lock down data before it is stolen.

02/20/2018 03:54 AM
Plans drawn up for world's tallest wooden skyscraper
The 70-storey tower would be 90% wood and have trees and other foliage on every level.

02/20/2018 03:29 AM
Councils 'unprepared' for cyber-attacks, report says
More than 25% of local authorities had computer systems breached from 2013-17, campaigners say.

02/20/2018 12:42 AM
Maplin in talks with potential buyers
The 200-store electronics retailer hopes that a deal might be done as early as this week.

02/20/2018 12:20 AM
Fin tech
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.

02/19/2018 04:09 PM
Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years
Matthew Falder blackmailed victims into sending sexual images that he then shared on the dark web.

02/19/2018 12:05 PM
Probe after 'drone made helicopter crash'
Investigations are launched after a helicopter reportedly crashed after swerving to avoid a consumer drone.

02/19/2018 11:53 AM
Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads
People wishing to take out ads naming political candidates will be sent a verification code in the post.

02/18/2018 09:41 AM
Rent-a-church spire plan to boost mobile phone coverage
The government invites churches to let their spires be rented to improve the UK's mobile coverage.

02/16/2018 04:55 PM
Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium
Facebook is ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium.

02/16/2018 12:04 PM
Patient's chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery
Peter Maggs' chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.

02/16/2018 12:09 AM
Humble origins
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

02/14/2018 07:25 PM
Quantum computers 'one step closer'
Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the recent development of a silicon-based programmable quantum processor.

02/14/2018 12:51 AM
Biggest carmaker
Working out who sells the most cars is more complicated than you might think.

02/13/2018 06:05 AM
YouTube couples
In the latest Newsbeat Documentary, vlogger Ben Hunte looks at couples revealing all on YouTube and Instagram.

02/13/2018 03:28 AM
AI detects Islamic State video uploads
An algorithm that detects propaganda made by the Islamic State group is developed in the UK.

02/13/2018 12:08 AM
Tinder revolution
Online dating has become the standard way to find a partner these days. Can AI make it even better?

02/12/2018 12:39 AM
Terror pranks
Fake bombs, staged murders, stunts that resemble acid attacks - why are YouTubers posting "terror pranks"?

02/10/2018 12:38 AM
Profile: Elon Musk
Elon Musk just launched the world's most powerful rocket. It's only a fraction of what he's up to.

02/08/2018 01:17 PM
The bodyhackers enhancing the human form
The BBC meets bodyhackers determined to push the human body into new territory.

02/08/2018 12:12 AM
Die With Me: The chat app for those with a low battery
The Die With Me app only works when you have 5% battery or less.

02/07/2018 12:14 AM
The tech making fashion accessible for disabled people
Open Style Lab combines technology and fashion to make clothing more accessible for disabled people.

02/01/2018 12:05 AM
PowerWatch: The smartwatch powered by body heat
The watch uses thermoelectric technology to covert body heat energy into electricity.

01/31/2018 10:49 AM
Cryonics: Your body preserved for future revival?
Arizona-based company Alcor offers cryonic preservation in the hope of reviving you in the future.

01/30/2018 09:51 AM
ColorFab: 3D printer can change colour of objects
MIT is making a new kind of 3D printer that can change the colour of the objects you print.

01/29/2018 12:12 AM
Night Shift: Game aims to help doctors detect trauma
A doctor has designed a video game about treating patients with severe injuries.