BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

04/19/2018 11:04 AM
Robo farmers
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.

04/18/2018 11:43 PM
Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws
A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.

04/18/2018 09:46 PM
Ikea's TaskRabbit app back online after data breach
The odd jobs marketplace has been investigating a "cyber-security incident".

04/18/2018 09:38 PM
TalkTalk and Vodafone top complaints chart again
TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT drew the most complaints for their services, the regulator says.

04/18/2018 09:21 PM
The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'
The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters’ sight in poor visibility.

04/18/2018 08:42 PM
Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.

04/18/2018 11:44 AM
Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApp
India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.

04/18/2018 04:32 AM
NHS website defaced by hackers
The digital vandalism was spotted by a security researcher and has since been fixed.

04/18/2018 04:20 AM
Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect 'flees on PM's plane'
The man fled from Iceland to Sweden on a passenger plane reportedly also carrying the prime minister.

04/18/2018 01:03 AM
Are AI fairytales the future?
The first AI fairytale has been written by an algorithm, a company claims - a taste of future story-telling?

04/17/2018 09:37 PM
Bitcoin peaks and falls become race tracks
The rapidly changing value of crypto-currency has been turned into a mobile game.

04/17/2018 07:58 PM
School warns over Roblox and Fortnite online games
Roblox and Fortnite enable players to talk to interact with each other via online chat.

04/17/2018 04:56 PM
Facebook seeks facial recognition consent in EU and Canada
Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook asks permission to expand use of facial recognition technology.

04/17/2018 11:04 AM
Google's 3D scans aim to preserve historical sites
High resolution 3D scans of more than 25 historical sites from around the world are being released.

04/17/2018 11:02 AM Penis advert appeared in video game apps
US retailer is admonished by UK ad watchdog for the third time since November.

04/17/2018 11:01 AM
Steep rise in child abuse images online, charity reports
The Internet Watch Foundation found more than 78,000 website addresses with child abuse images in 2017.

04/17/2018 10:53 AM
NHS ransomware attack response criticised
MPs say it is "alarming" plans to improve cyber-security after the Wannacry attack have not been agreed.

04/17/2018 02:40 AM
Brexit: 'Rife misuse' of data by Leave.EU, MPs told
Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee tells MPs that UKIP data was received as part of work for Leave.EU.

04/17/2018 01:44 AM
Russia's Telegram block hits web users
Russia blocks millions of IP addresses in move to shut down Telegram messaging platform.

04/17/2018 12:45 AM
Life of a meme
What do pictures of two guys pointing at each other and yelling tell us about how a meme begins and ends?

04/16/2018 11:33 PM
T-Mobile fined over false ringtones
The firm paid $40m (£27m) over claims it employed false ringtones rather than fixing call problems.

04/16/2018 10:28 PM
Ikea app TaskRabbit reveals security breach
TaskRabbit says it is working with law enforcement, and its website is offline.

04/16/2018 10:23 PM
'Lazy hackers' turn to automated attack tools
Sophisticated bots are doing the hard work of breaking down digital defences, suggests study.

04/16/2018 10:09 PM
Will technology destroy our democracy?
Author Jamie Bartlett says there is a compatibility problem between democracy and technology.

04/16/2018 07:52 PM
Netflix overseas sales set to overtake US
The streaming service now has 125 million subscribers, after adding 7.4 million more in the first quarter.

04/16/2018 06:46 PM
Singapore uncovers 'high-tech' exam cheating plot
The students snuck in mobile phones and wore skin-coloured earphones during their exams.

04/16/2018 03:32 PM
Facebook facial recognition faces class-action suit
Damages could amount to "billions of dollars", the judge says.

04/16/2018 11:33 AM
Ninjas and nanobots
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

04/16/2018 04:58 AM
Russia accused of global net hack attacks
Russia is seeking to hijack essential internet hardware, US and UK intelligence agencies allege.

04/16/2018 03:02 AM
China's ZTE 'poses risk to UK security'
Cyber-defence watchdog tells the UK telecoms sector not to use the Chinese firm's equipment.

04/16/2018 12:53 AM
Facebook expels alt-right figurehead
White nationalist Richard Spencer's three Facebook pages are blocked on a permanent basis.

04/15/2018 11:21 PM
Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accounts
Chairman Tim Martin condemns trolling and says limiting social media use would be better for society.

04/15/2018 11:32 AM
Artificial intelligence must be 'for common good'
Artificial intelligence must never be given powers to hurt or deceive people. a parliamentary report says.

04/14/2018 07:49 AM
The design tricks that get you hooked on your phone
Ever wondered why you are always checking your phone? The BBC's James Reevell explains.

04/13/2018 08:48 AM
Coffee trends
Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.

04/13/2018 03:19 AM
First timer
The big winner at the Bafta Games Awards was Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, including Best Performer - won by a video editor.

04/12/2018 11:00 AM
Bug hunters
Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.

04/12/2018 09:59 AM
Hellblade: Our big risk paid off with five Bafta wins
Making a video game about mental health was worth the risk, says its creator.

04/12/2018 08:39 AM
Nintendo celebrates Bafta hat trick
Nintendo's Shinya Takahashi says he is "very happy" with the company's success at the Baftas.

04/12/2018 08:10 AM
What Remains of Edith Finch wins Bafta's top games award
What Remains of Edith Finch scores an upset by beating Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice at the Baftas.

04/11/2018 10:26 PM
Tim Schafer: My games suffered 'bit rot'
The award-winning games designer says many of his classics became unplayable on modern machines.

04/11/2018 12:46 AM
YouTube star prompts conversation about social anxiety
It's like 'falling down the rabbit hole of endless what ifs' says one sufferer in a candid online debate

04/09/2018 11:05 AM
'600 apps had my data'
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.

03/20/2018 02:43 PM
What does the future hold for humanoid robots?
Machines that can fully mimic natural body movements are still a long way off, says Will Jackson.

03/18/2018 12:15 PM
Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable disease
The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.

03/15/2018 02:26 PM
NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly
MIT CSAIL's NanoMap system enables drones to avoid obstacles while flying at 20 mph (32km/h)

03/12/2018 12:07 PM
Visual effects behind Thor: Ragnarok
Click talks to Alexis Wajsbrot, the visual effects supervisor for Thor: Ragnarok.