BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

02/16/2018 02:54 PM
Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering
The named Russians are indicted along with three Russian companies by special counsel Robert Mueller.

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

02/16/2018 12:17 AM
Call for women-only Uber Pools for London
Customers should be allowed to "choose who they share vehicles with", says Transport for London.

02/15/2018 11:36 PM
Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'
The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

02/15/2018 09:24 PM
Robots compete in skiing challenge and other news
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology stories of the week.

02/15/2018 12:09 PM
Humble origins
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

02/15/2018 12:05 PM
Hot on Instagram - but is it art?
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?

02/15/2018 10:12 AM
UK and US blame Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attack
Britain and the US say the Russian military was behind the NotPetya attack which hit firms worldwide.

02/15/2018 07:06 AM
Instagram submits to Russia censor's demands
Service blocks access to corruption claim-related posts despite YouTube failing to meet similar demand.

02/15/2018 01:49 AM
'Phenomenal' robot surgery speeds up man's recovery
Owen Veldhuizen says the surgery, which saw a robot used to operate on his heart, was "phenomenal".

02/15/2018 01:13 AM
Google Chrome launches default ad-blocker
The latest versions of the web browser will block "annoying intrusive" ads from today.

02/15/2018 12:18 AM
'Anti-Clinton' Wikileaks chat leaked
Leaked copies of a private chat suggest Wikileaks wanted a Republican candidate to become president.

02/14/2018 11:59 PM
Social networks 'too slow' on rights changes
The European Commission wants Facebook, Google and Twitter to do more to protect consumer rights.

02/14/2018 08:10 PM
Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures
Snapchat's changes have sparked a backlash as users complain that it is more difficult to use.

02/14/2018 01:11 PM
Blade Runner 2049: How we recreated a character
The filmmakers wanted one of the characters to appear in the new film looking as they did in 1982.

02/14/2018 09:10 AM
Apple's HomePod speakers leave white marks on wood
The tech firm has said owners may have to re-oil surfaces if the ring marks do not fade.

02/14/2018 07:25 AM
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 05:19 AM
AI does grunt work on China's pig farms
Alibaba rolls out a system that analyses pig squeals and coughs to improve pork production.

02/14/2018 03:42 AM
Search tool accesses firms' documents in the cloud
A website lets people freely look for sensitive data stored on servers at Amazon Web Services.

02/14/2018 03:34 AM
eSports' Overwatch League announces its first female player
Kim "Geguri" Se-Yeon is the first female player in the history of the eSports Overwatch League.

02/14/2018 02:02 AM
YouTube and Instagram face Russian bans
Russia's internet watchdog has ordered videos and images on the services to be blocked by end of day.

02/14/2018 12:42 AM
Computer reconstructs St Valentine's face
A reconstruction is made of the saint's face, based on human remains thought to belong to him.

02/13/2018 11:43 PM
Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life'
A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.

02/13/2018 09:08 PM
The 3D projections that float in the air
Researchers at Brigham Young University nicknamed it the Princess Leia project.

02/13/2018 01:00 PM
Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order
A television ad that caused a viewer's Echo Dot device to try to order cat food has been cleared.

02/13/2018 12:51 PM
Biggest carmaker
Working out who sells the most cars is more complicated than you might think.

02/13/2018 12:15 PM
Flying cars: Will they ever take off?
Some companies are trying to fulfil the long-cherished dream of making a car that can fly. But how practical or affordable will they be?

02/13/2018 12:03 AM
Taiwan's pedestrian crossing men get girlfriends
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Taiwan's street crossing men have got girlfriends.

02/12/2018 11:54 PM
Logan Paul 'won't be kicked off' YouTube
The controversial star hasn't done enough to warrant a ban from the site, YouTube's head says.

02/12/2018 10:32 PM
Ten gigabit home broadband tested in UK
A proof-of-concept test of 10Gbps has been conducted in a residential home in London.

02/12/2018 07:53 PM
Amazon plans hundreds of lay-offs
The e-commerce giant has grown rapidly in recent years but is now closing jobs in Seattle and worldwide.

02/12/2018 06:05 PM
YouTube couples
In the latest Newsbeat Documentary, vlogger Ben Hunte looks at couples revealing all on YouTube and Instagram.

02/12/2018 03:28 PM
AI detects Islamic State video uploads
An algorithm that detects propaganda made by the Islamic State group is developed in the UK.

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

02/12/2018 04:33 AM
Facebook broke German privacy laws, court rules
A German regional court rules that the social network failed to obtain proper consent to some of its features.

02/12/2018 02:32 AM
Equifax under pressure after data breach update
A US senator gives the credit rating firm a week to reveal more information about 2017's cyber-attack.

02/12/2018 02:13 AM
Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google
Unilever says it will not invest in platforms that do not police extremist and criminal content.

02/12/2018 01:14 AM
Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm
Data centres mining the crypto-currency will use more electricity than homes this year, an energy firm says.

02/11/2018 10:48 PM
Winter Olympics hit by cyber-attack
The website for the Games suddenly went offline on 9 February after being attacked, officials say.

02/11/2018 10:15 PM
Sports Direct to offer e-sports in Game Digital tie-up
The move comes as the retailer increases its collaboration with specialist games firm Game Digital.

02/11/2018 04:08 PM
Criminals hide 'billions' in crypto-cash - Europol
Cryptocurrencies are being used by criminals to launder billions of pounds, Europol warns.

02/11/2018 12:59 PM
Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game
The patients learnt to use the technique in their daily lives to reduce the power of hallucinations.

02/11/2018 12:39 PM
Terror pranks
Fake bombs, staged murders, stunts that resemble acid attacks - why are YouTubers posting "terror pranks"?

02/11/2018 09:11 AM
Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash
A security expert says thousands of sites used visitors' computers to mine cryptocurrency.

02/10/2018 12:09 AM
Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded
The spectacular sight of 1,218 drones forming the Olympic rings during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics was pre-recorded.

02/09/2018 12:38 PM
Profile: Elon Musk
Elon Musk just launched the world's most powerful rocket. It's only a fraction of what he's up to.

02/09/2018 12:16 PM
Is social media causing childhood depression?
Do children spend too much time online and does social media use make them anxious and unhappy?

02/09/2018 06:02 AM
New Sega Mega Drive game made on '90s kit
The Sega Mega Drive games console gets a new game more than 20 years after it went on sale.

02/09/2018 01:55 AM
YouTube drops ads from Logan Paul channels
In December, the video blogger was criticised for uploading a video of a dead body.

02/09/2018 01:26 AM
Apple confirms iPhone source code leak
Some of the secret code used in Apple's iOS 9 mobile operating system is leaked online.

02/09/2018 12:07 AM
Russian nuclear scientists arrested for 'Bitcoin mining plot'
Reports say scientists at a Russian nuclear bomb factory tried to mine crypto-currencies.

02/08/2018 11:00 PM
Facebook testing 'downvote' button
The social network is testing a feature that lets people hide offensive comments.

02/08/2018 12:10 PM
EE 'shoebox' to tackle broadband not-spots
EE will sell a 4G antenna to bring fast broadband to homes in rural areas.

02/08/2018 12:03 PM
Potato plastics
Better recycling and compostable materials could be an answer to our plastic pollution problem.

02/08/2018 01:30 AM
Google-Nest merger raises privacy issues
Campaigners are concerned that smart home specialist Nest will no longer be a separate business.

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

02/07/2018 11:50 PM
Internet pioneer John Perry Barlow dies, aged 70
He was an advocate of free speech and also wrote lyrics for the Grateful Dead rock group.

02/07/2018 12:12 PM
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 12:09 PM
Facebook moderator: I had to be prepared to see anything
A former moderator for the social network recalls some of the content she had to tackle.

02/07/2018 11:20 AM
Reddit bans deepfake porn videos
The discussion site bans all faked pornography that uses people's faces without their permission.

02/06/2018 12:14 PM
The tech making fashion accessible for disabled people
Open Style Lab combines technology and fashion to make clothing more accessible for disabled people.

02/05/2018 12:02 PM
Computer says no
More firms are relying on artificial intelligence and automation to speed up recruitment, but at what cost?

02/04/2018 01:08 PM
Computer pioneers
Florin and Mariuca Talpes started their $600m IT firm Bitdefender after Romania's 1989 revolution.

01/31/2018 12:05 PM
PowerWatch: The smartwatch powered by body heat
The watch uses thermoelectric technology to covert body heat energy into electricity.

01/30/2018 10:49 PM
Cryonics: Your body preserved for future revival?
Arizona-based company Alcor offers cryonic preservation in the hope of reviving you in the future.

01/29/2018 09:51 PM
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.

01/28/2018 12:12 PM
Night Shift: Game aims to help doctors detect trauma
A doctor has designed a video game about treating patients with severe injuries.