BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

06/24/2018 12:15 AM
Tomorrow's Cities: Can start-ups solve city issues?
Every city wants to have a striving tech start-up scene but why is it so important?

06/24/2018 12:15 AM
Maps reveal hidden truths of the world's cities
A new website lets people delve into data on the world's cities.

06/23/2018 12:13 AM
Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum
Designed by Alan Turing, the machine helped uncover how German forces had scrambled key messages.

06/22/2018 09:54 AM
YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers
The site will let video-makers charge fans a monthly fee for exclusive content.

06/22/2018 09:37 AM
Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'
The police report suggests the safety operator was streaming The Voice just before a fatal collision.

06/22/2018 12:15 AM
Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep
Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.

06/21/2018 11:11 PM
Over the influence?
Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.

06/21/2018 11:06 PM
The slow-motion video made after filming plus other tech news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

06/21/2018 11:04 PM
'Dangerous' carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay
Consumer watchdog Which? finds carbon monoxide alarms on sale online fail British safety tests.

06/21/2018 02:36 PM
Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship
The company says Brian Krzanich is leaving because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".

06/21/2018 01:48 PM
The man who was fired by a machine
When a machine decided Ibrahim Diallo no longer worked at his office there was little any human could do.

06/21/2018 11:52 AM
Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos
Big brands including Sony and Uniqlo had worked with Daryl Aiden Yow because of his online fame.

06/21/2018 11:19 AM
Xbox steps back on VR plans
There are "no plans" for virtual reality on Xbox One X after all, Microsoft confirms.

06/21/2018 11:06 AM
Fake Fortnite Android apps spread across internet
Security experts warns the fake apps look realistic but in fact only make money for scammers.

06/21/2018 09:20 AM
Fifa's hi-tech World Cup 'performance tracker'
Each team in the 2018 World Cup has been given access to data from Fifa's optical tracking system.

06/21/2018 09:00 AM
Wimbledon tennis to be screened in 4K HDR by BBC
The World Cup 4K HDR trial is being extended to Wimbledon - Sky Q viewers will also benefit.

06/21/2018 07:33 AM
The 'Baby' that ushered in modern computer age
Scientists are celebrating the birth 70 years ago of a machine that kick-started the modern computer age.

06/21/2018 12:47 AM
O2 changes post policy after racist hate mail sent out
The phone company acts after mail is addressed to "Mr Isis Terroriste" and "Mr Getout Ofengland".

06/20/2018 05:50 PM
Instagram reaches a billion users - and other things we learnt from boss Kevin Systrom
In an exclusive interview with Newsbeat its boss says: "We want to make sure we're a positive force".

06/20/2018 05:36 PM
Burger King apologises for social media ads
Burger King offering a reward to women who get pregnant by players adds to wave of sexism.

06/20/2018 04:24 PM
Tesla sues former worker for hacking
Tesla says it has suffered "significant" damages as a result of the alleged theft.

06/20/2018 01:12 PM
Council demanded payment card details via email
A London local authority requested security codes among other details be sent via a Word document.

06/20/2018 11:35 AM
BT fined for five million spam emails
BT fined for sending nearly five million emails promoting three charities to customers.

06/20/2018 11:05 AM
'Disastrous' copyright bill vote approved
Critics call it a "dark day" as an EU committee adopts two controversial changes to copyright law.

06/20/2018 11:01 AM
Rural residents hang up on mobile banking, regulator finds
Fewer than a quarter of those living in rural areas use a smartphone for banking, regulator finds.

06/20/2018 10:57 AM
Bithumb: Hackers 'rob crypto-exchange of $32m'
One of the largest crypto-currency exchanges says thieves have seized $31.6m worth of its funds.

06/19/2018 08:06 PM
Vault 7: CIA engineer Joshua Schulte charged with data leak
Software engineer Joshua Schulte released information on how the CIA can take over iPhones.

06/19/2018 06:32 PM
Missing Norfolk man in 'lucky' police drone rescue
Peter Pugh, 75, was found up to his armpits in marshland nearly a day after going missing.

06/19/2018 05:04 PM
Facebook ordered to explain deleted profile
The social network has been ordered by a UK judge to reveal who told it to delete the profile of a jazz musician

06/19/2018 11:47 AM
The $300 system in the fight against illegal images
The owner of an image hosting platform is fighting back against illegal material with a low-budget solution.

06/19/2018 11:29 AM
Amazon Echo comes to Marriott hotels
Marriott says digital assistant Alexa will be installed in some of its US properties.

06/19/2018 09:28 AM
Tesla chief Elon Musk accuses worker of sabotage
Tesla chief Elon Musk says an employee carried out "extensive and damaging sabotage".

06/19/2018 03:18 AM
Will Norway's electric plane take off?
A battery-powered plane that could mean guilt-free travel is part of a plan to tackle climate change.

06/19/2018 02:33 AM
Apple fined for misleading customers in Australia
The company breached consumer law by refusing to fix devices once serviced by third parties.

06/18/2018 11:52 PM
The AI developed to identify and count wild animals
University researchers are using deep neural networks to study wildlife and enhance conservation.

06/18/2018 11:03 PM
'They stuck my face on to a porn clip'
Indian reporter Rana Ayyub got rape and death threats because of a tweet falsely attributed to her.

06/18/2018 11:01 PM
Feeling the heat?
As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?

06/18/2018 03:06 PM
YouTube's paid music and video services come to UK
The platform will charge a fee for an ad-free experience with the ability to download content.

06/18/2018 12:26 PM
Huawei rejects Australia security concerns
The Chinese telecoms company says worries about who controls it are "ill informed".

06/18/2018 10:51 AM
Facebook cuts out gun-accessory ads for children
The change means children will no longer see ads for scopes, holsters and other gun accessories.

06/17/2018 12:24 AM
Tomorrow's Cities: Will the bike become an urban must-have?
Urban spaces are congested and polluted, so do we all need to get on our bikes?

06/15/2018 07:52 AM
The 3D magnets that go inside your body plus other news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

06/14/2018 11:11 PM
What's it thinking?
"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.

06/14/2018 07:19 AM
Who's testing the World Cup 2018 football?
Telstar 18 - the official World Cup 2018 ball - gets put through its paces at a British university.

06/11/2018 11:36 PM
Female unfriendly
How using off-putting language can mean people you want to apply for a job don't bother.

06/07/2018 11:34 PM
The 360 degree phone camera 'revolution'
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

06/07/2018 11:29 PM
Electric thrills
Electric motorbikes are fast, clean, and quiet - could they eclipse electric cars?

06/07/2018 07:27 AM
Aira helps blind people see through the eyes of others
Aira is a new service using technology to give visually impaired people more freedom.

06/06/2018 11:14 PM
The beauty of vloggers
More money is being spent on make-up than ever before. How much do we spend, and has YouTube influenced what we buy?

06/04/2018 11:05 PM
Dangerous waters
In a warming world, extreme weather and natural disasters are on the rise. Can tech help us prepare?

06/02/2018 11:36 PM
Tomorrow's Cities: How Barcelona shushed noise-makers with sensors
Citizens take control of their own cities with low-cost sensors.

06/01/2018 11:40 PM
Are you scared yet? Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI
Norman is an artificial intelligence which sees death and destruction in everything.

05/31/2018 11:23 PM
'I bought my mum a flat'
How peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms are overcoming trust issues to help us make cash from our stuff.

05/30/2018 02:53 PM
Pokemon reinvented
Nintendo and Game Freak have brought Pokemon as close to a reboot as the series has ever come by announcing new games.

05/28/2018 11:06 PM
Bitter on Twitter
Experts take us through the dos and don'ts of social media interactions with customers.

05/24/2018 07:27 AM
GDPR quiz
Test your knowledge of how the EU's data protection law could affect you.

05/04/2018 12:01 PM
What is GDPR?
A new EU law that changes how companies use our personal information kicks in on 25 May.