BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

06/23/2017 09:09 AM
Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'
How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online.

06/23/2017 05:10 AM
Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads
On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick.

06/23/2017 04:52 AM
Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'
A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn.

06/23/2017 03:50 AM
How safe is your internet router?
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.

06/23/2017 01:10 AM
Snapchat map update raises child safety worries
An update to Snapchat lets people search for schools and see pictures posted by children inside.

06/22/2017 10:52 PM
Google scrubs medical records from search
Confidential data about medical conditions and tests will no longer appear in search results.

06/22/2017 07:09 PM
WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.

06/22/2017 04:52 PM
Super Mario fan makes augmented reality game
Abhishek Singh was testing out the Microsoft Hololens headset when he came up with the idea.

06/22/2017 03:59 PM
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.

06/22/2017 01:22 PM
Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists
Enrique Peña Nieto says his government did not use spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists.

06/22/2017 01:12 PM
Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.

06/22/2017 11:28 AM
Google Glass announces update and other tech news
BBC Click's Kathleen Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories

06/22/2017 11:26 AM
Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.

06/22/2017 11:15 AM
'I lost my eye'
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

06/22/2017 08:59 AM
Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.

06/22/2017 05:13 AM
Yahoo closes internet prodigy's news app
Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down.

06/22/2017 03:38 AM
Siri storm caused by economist's comments
He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri.

06/22/2017 01:34 AM
Amazon accuses Walmart of bullying in cloud computing clash
Clash follows reports of Walmart asking IT suppliers not to use Amazon's cloud computing service.

06/22/2017 12:57 AM
China's 'straddling bus' hits its final roadblock
It seemed like a vision of the future - but China's "straddling bus" is being scrapped for good.

06/21/2017 11:48 PM
Sega debuts free classic games on mobiles
Launch sees five titles made available but more will appear every fortnight.

06/21/2017 10:45 PM
UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch
Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.

06/21/2017 08:18 PM
Exploding cream dispenser kills French fitness blogger
The popular Instagram figure was struck in the chest and died of a heart attack, French media say.

06/21/2017 11:18 AM
WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media
The private instant messaging app is surging in popularity as a way to share and discuss the news.

06/21/2017 11:17 AM
Aadhar: Why is India's biometric scheme so controversial?
More than a billion biometric cards have been issued, but the scheme is deeply controversial.

06/21/2017 11:06 AM
Energy revolution
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

06/20/2017 03:35 AM
Invented in The North: Jet-propelled mobility scooter tested
The scooter reached speeds of up to 70mph during track testing.

06/19/2017 11:18 AM
Grand theft auto
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

06/18/2017 12:08 PM
Nerve centre
New Minority Report-style "nerve centres" combine data and predictive policing after massive increase in homicides.

06/18/2017 11:18 AM
Gaming gift
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

06/15/2017 11:01 AM
Home hijack
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

06/14/2017 08:32 PM
Blind gamer is trying to make gaming accessible to all
Blind gamer takes on the biggest games developers to make gaming accessible to all.

06/14/2017 05:37 PM
E3 2017: Nightmares come alive in VR hospital
Dave Lee checks in to a virtual reality psychiatric hospital, in a new video game.

06/14/2017 11:15 AM
Coffee-powered buses
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

06/13/2017 05:45 PM
E3 2017: Hands-on with Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo hopes a new Super Mario game will keep up the momentum of its new Switch console.

06/13/2017 02:19 AM
DIY retro games console teaches kids about electronics.
Crowdfunded Makerbuino lets children build their own handheld games consoles.

06/11/2017 09:23 PM
Man asks Twitch users to pick shares for $50,000 portfolio
Twitch viewers can vote on stocks and those with the most votes are automatically purchased.

06/11/2017 10:51 AM
E3: First look at Xbox One X
The BBC was given the first look at the Xbox One X - a souped-up version of Microsoft's latest console.

06/08/2017 08:00 PM
10-year-old app maker's plan: Change world, become turtle
Yuma Soerianto, a 10-year-old app developer from Melbourne, Australia, was the youngest attendee at Apple's developers' conference this week.

06/08/2017 07:17 PM
Google's Street View cars track air pollution and other news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.