BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

08/17/2018 08:07 PM
Tesla investors spooked by revelations in emotional interview
In an "emotional" newspaper interview, Elon Musk also said he takes a sedative to help him sleep.

08/17/2018 11:41 AM
Body scanners to screen LA subway riders
Passengers will be scanned for explosives and weapons as they enter subway stations.

08/17/2018 09:33 AM
The karaoke robot and other technology news
BBC Click's Emily Bates looks at some of the week's best technology stories

08/17/2018 08:37 AM
Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder
An Australian 16-year-old is in court following a series of intrusions into Apple's internal network.

08/16/2018 11:22 PM
Google employees criticise 'censored China search engine'
Employees have written to the firm criticising its plans to launch a 'censored Chinese search service'.

08/16/2018 11:20 PM
Brave moo world?
An offshore dairy farm aims to help Rotterdam produce its own food more sustainably.

08/16/2018 08:01 PM
'I run the last Blockbuster video store'
Online streaming has crushed Blockbuster and its last store is a reminder of a not-so-distant past.

08/16/2018 03:44 PM
FBI sought Google location data of many to catch robber
A search warrant seen by Forbes magazine reveals the extent of location data the FBI wants.

08/16/2018 12:12 PM
Motorola phone 'brazen copy' of iPhone X
Critics have mocked Motorola for "ripping off" Apple's design.

08/16/2018 11:24 AM
President Trump relaxes US cyber-attacks rules
President Trump has signed an order reversing the long-winded process of using cyber-weapons.

08/16/2018 10:15 AM
Uber's move into bikes and food delivery deepens losses
Losses mount as Uber tries to build future profits by moves into Eats and bike sharing.

08/16/2018 10:04 AM
Celebrities warned over social media ads
The UK's competition watchdog launches an investigation into the world of celebrity endorsements.

08/16/2018 05:26 AM
Marine Le Pen's presence deemed 'disrespectful' at Web Summit
Conference organiser Paddy Cosgrave initially defended her invitation to the technology summit.

08/15/2018 08:28 PM
Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week
The InfoWars conspiracy theorist is reported to have posted a link to a video that broke Twitter's rules.

08/15/2018 06:00 PM
Children 'at risk of robot influence'
A study suggests young children will trust robots and change their minds.

08/15/2018 04:36 PM
Myanmar Rohingya: Facebook 'still hosts hate speech'
More than 1,000 posts containing anti-Rohingya hate speech are found on the social network.

08/15/2018 04:32 PM
Tesla 'to be probed by regulators' over privatisation plan
According to reports, regulators want to question executives at the firm about its privatisation plans.

08/15/2018 12:05 PM
Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US
Official says "there is no way to verify" what object is and whether or not it may pose a danger.

08/15/2018 11:26 AM
Wi-fi could be used to detect weapons and bombs
A US study has tested out a suspicious object detection system based on ordinary wi-fi.

08/15/2018 11:04 AM
Virgin Media broadband teams 'left holes in walls'
Customers have complained about damage, which they say has been left for many days without being fixed.

08/15/2018 01:47 AM
A hand database to catch paedophiles
A paedophile who hid his face from the camera was convicted when an expert could identify his hands.

08/14/2018 11:22 PM
Biometric Mirror: Reflecting the imperfections in AI
The personality trait rating system helps to highlight the flaws in artificial intelligence.

08/14/2018 11:16 PM
Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'
The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.

08/14/2018 06:17 PM
Tinder's founders and former boss sue dating app owners
Tinder's owners are accused of undervaluing it, cheating executives out of shares worth billions.

08/14/2018 04:39 PM
Instagram hack sees accounts replaced with film stills
Affected account holders are seeing random film stills replacing their profile photos.

08/14/2018 03:58 PM
Kenilworth Castle rebuilt Minecraft-style
The virtual rebuild of Kenilworth Castle has taken block enthusiasts 100 hours.

08/14/2018 02:09 PM
Fortnite used by company for job interviews
An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.

08/14/2018 12:28 PM
Google tracks users who turn off location history
A study from Associated Press suggests that users are still tracked even if they turn off location history.

08/14/2018 05:34 AM
Fortnite: Ninja won't play with female gamers
The gamer says he doesn't 'play with female gamers' out of respect for his wife.

08/13/2018 11:06 PM
Charging ahead
From battery-powered trucks to Formula E racing cars, electric vehicles are going mainstream around the world.

08/13/2018 11:04 PM
Why some computer viruses refuse to die
Like zombies, malware dating from decades ago is still roaming the net looking for fresh victims.

08/13/2018 05:01 PM
Sainsbury's supermarket goes 'till-free'
The retail giant is running a trial in one store where shoppers scan items and pay with their phone.

08/13/2018 02:47 PM
Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout
The explanation of his plan to take the electric carmaker private follows legal action by some investors.

08/13/2018 11:36 AM
Nintendo cracks down on retro games downloads
Three sites offering retro games have gone offline following legal action.

08/13/2018 10:46 AM
Video-calling 'owl' helps opioid addicts in US
The technology is bringing together addicts and health workers who would otherwise struggle to meet.

08/13/2018 07:11 AM
Can technology make you a better footballer?
Click looks at the technology that could help you improve your game.

08/13/2018 07:01 AM
Ticketmaster to close resale sites Seatwave and Get Me In
Seatwave and Get Me In will be shut down in October in a bid to fight touts, Ticketmaster announces.

08/13/2018 02:20 AM
Malicious faxes leave firms 'open' to cyber-attack
Hackers can send booby-trapped faxes to gain access a computer network, researchers warn.

08/12/2018 11:38 PM
Natural Cycles: Do pregnancy prevention apps work?
There's a debate in Sweden over their reliability after women reported unwanted pregnancies.

08/09/2018 11:20 PM
Art alive
How augmented reality is giving artworks and exhibitions new dimensions.

08/09/2018 07:07 PM
Galaxy Note 9's stylus doubles as a selfie stick
Samsung's new phone comes with a stylus that can be used as a remote control to trigger photos.

08/09/2018 08:14 AM
Hack attack can stop people's hearts
Researchers disclose an unfixed vulnerability that threatens medical devices.

08/06/2018 05:33 PM
Android Pie: Slicing up Google's new features
The chief of Android's London engineering team shows off the operating systems new grayscale mode.

08/02/2018 11:43 PM
Sky farmers
Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.

08/02/2018 01:42 PM
Phone etiquette
From no phones at dinnertime to turning it off at the checkout, here are some rules worth observing.

08/01/2018 11:07 PM
Harvard's robotic cockroach could come to the rescue
Harvard Microrobotics has created a small robot that can walk on water, dive and climb.

07/31/2018 11:14 PM
The robot controlled by your thoughts
How you can correct the mistakes of robots using only brain and muscle signals.

07/30/2018 11:28 PM
The tech helping drive the Tour de France
BBC Click joined Team Dimension Data at the Tour de France to see how tech could influence the race.

07/27/2018 11:49 PM
A to Z of Google
Searching for each letter of the alphabet can lead you to some unexpected places...

07/25/2018 11:07 PM
Turning the Royal Albert Hall into a light show
The Royal Albert Hall became a massive projection screen for a light show as part of the BBC Proms.

07/25/2018 07:27 AM
Using a paper clip to clean headphone sockets
BBC Click's Kate Russell with a tip on how to get the best sound from a smartphone.