BBC News - Technology

BBC News - Technology

05/24/2017 11:24 PM
Apple's Ive: UK needs global talent post-Brexit
The UK should keep its doors open to global talent after Brexit, Sir Jonathan Ive tells the BBC.

05/24/2017 10:35 PM
Google AI defeats human Go champion
Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.

05/24/2017 09:43 PM
Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms
Sir Jonathan Ive says Britain must keep its doors open to top talent if tech firms are to thrive.

05/24/2017 08:41 PM
New Zealand space launch is first from a private site
The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.

05/24/2017 07:39 PM
Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'
But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found.

05/24/2017 04:48 AM
Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai
People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.

05/24/2017 03:52 AM
Serena Williams takes on new challenge in Silicon Valley
The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.

05/24/2017 01:43 AM
Wales flag emoji finally arrives on Twitter
Technology companies will now be able to introduce the flag to their software.

05/24/2017 12:30 AM
Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale
Experts say its success will depend on how much people are willing to pay to indulge their nostalgia.

05/24/2017 12:13 AM
Google plans to track credit card spending
A new product from Google will link the clicks on ads with offline spend to prove digital ads work.

05/23/2017 09:07 PM
Digital currencies hit record highs
Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.

05/23/2017 11:15 AM
Just A Baby app matches hopeful parents
A new dating app lets people search for sperm and egg donors, surrogate mothers and lovers.

05/23/2017 11:10 AM
Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

05/23/2017 03:18 AM
Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo
Iris-scanning technology on the Galaxy S8 is spoofed using a photograph and a contact lens.

05/23/2017 01:43 AM
Microsoft launches new Surface Pro
It is claimed the tablet is 2.5 times faster than the Pro 3, with a battery that will last 70% longer.

05/22/2017 11:03 PM
Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row
The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.

05/22/2017 10:57 PM
Google's AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge
Google's AI system AlphaGo wins the first of three matches against Go world champion Ke Jie.

05/22/2017 10:25 PM
How to beat security threats to 'internet of things'
Click talks to a cyber-security expert about how to protect your connected home appliances from hackers.

05/22/2017 08:57 PM
More evidence for WannaCry 'link' to North Korean hackers
Tools that helped WannaCry spread were also used in attacks linked to North Korea, says security firm.

05/22/2017 11:35 AM
Cuban revolution
As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But challenges remain.

05/22/2017 11:31 AM
Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video
Live channels including Eurosport and Discovery will be offered for an extra fee.

05/22/2017 01:58 AM
Bitcoin hits $2,000 trading high point
The virtual currency is proving popular but rival crypto-cash systems are catching up fast.

05/21/2017 11:43 PM
Virtual rabbits 'culled' in Second Life
Thousands of bunnies have "starved" after their food supply was cut off.

05/21/2017 11:27 PM
Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm
More than two-thirds of all machines hit by WannaCry ran the eight-year-old software, say experts

05/21/2017 10:11 PM
UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp'
Manchester's Inventid designed the SM100 solar light, which retails for $5 in African countries.

05/21/2017 09:03 PM
Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'
The "inconsistent" rules used to judge and censor content on Facebook are exposed, claim insiders.

05/20/2017 05:51 PM
Uni of South Wales road safety app for children 'good fun'
The app is being developed thanks to £67,500 funding from the Road Safety Trust.

05/19/2017 04:48 AM
General election 2017: Illegal content sanctions threat
Conservative manifesto suggests digital providers should pay to help combat online crime.

05/19/2017 12:31 AM
Text-to-switch plan for mobile users
Ofcom wants to make it easier for people to switch operator - but it has ruled out a simpler option.

05/18/2017 10:08 PM
FCC votes to overturn net neutrality rules
Critics say changing the rules may mean some data travels on "fast lanes".

05/18/2017 08:32 PM
London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control
London City Airport flights will be directed by controllers using a remote system 80 miles away.

05/18/2017 12:21 PM
BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system
A reporter's twin foiled the HSBC security measure by mimicking his brother's voice.

05/18/2017 11:04 AM
Watch Mark Zuckerberg find out he's got into Harvard
See the moment a young Mark Zuckerberg gets the good news, as filmed by his dad, Edward.

05/18/2017 11:02 AM
WannaCry lessons
How can businesses protect themselves against future cyber-attacks?

05/18/2017 01:06 AM
Customer service robots on show in Paris
Rory Cellan-Jones takes a look at some of the more unusual robots on show at the Innorobo exhibition in Paris.

05/17/2017 11:44 PM
App maker's code stolen in malware attack
The FBI is investigating and Apple are looking out for malicious versions of the apps after the theft.

05/17/2017 08:12 PM
EU fines Facebook over 'misleading' WhatsApp data claim
The social media giant is fined for providing "misleading" information during its takeover of WhatsApp.

05/17/2017 07:43 PM
India's Zomato says data from 17 million users stolen
Payment-related information is safe as it was stored separately, global restaurant guide Zomato says.

05/17/2017 05:06 AM
DocuSign users sent phishing emails after data breach
The electronic signature service provider says no other user information was accessed during the breach.

05/17/2017 03:48 AM
Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad
A probe into the political use of private data has been opened by the information commissioner.

05/17/2017 03:15 AM
'Bots' spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal
Bot activity is apparently detected on a US regulator's website over proposed changes to net neutrality rules.

05/17/2017 01:12 AM
Two Britons arrested in Thailand over football streaming
Two British men are arrested after the Premier League supported investigations by Thai authorities.

05/17/2017 12:58 AM
Election candidates warned about phishing attempts
Recent MPs and other candidates in the UK general election are warned about malicious emails.

05/17/2017 12:39 AM
Twitter user numbers overtaken by China's Sina Weibo
Chinese micro-blogging site boasts 340 million active monthly users in first three months of 2017.

05/17/2017 12:29 AM
Cage director charged for failing to disclose passwords
The international director for Cage could face prison for failing to disclose digital passwords.

05/16/2017 07:12 PM
Echopixel - the new 3D image tool for surgeons
Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D.

05/16/2017 03:57 AM
HPE unveils 'world's largest' single memory computer
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's prototype computer, called The Machine, has 160TB of memory.

05/16/2017 12:59 AM
ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants
The project could help those with brain or spinal injuries to receive sensory feedback.

05/16/2017 12:49 AM
Tinder fights one-man dating platform
The app, called Shinder, has only one available male date.

05/15/2017 11:54 PM
Ukraine's Poroshenko to block Russian social networks
President Petro Poroshenko slaps a ban on some of the biggest Russian sites, including VK and Yandex.

05/15/2017 11:44 PM
WannaCry and the malware hall of fame
How does WannaCry compare with other big malware infections?

05/15/2017 11:41 PM
Thailand backs off lese-majeste Facebook ban threat
Facebook was threatened with a ban if it did not block 131 posts including criticism of Thai royals.

05/15/2017 10:58 PM
Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned
A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.

05/15/2017 07:17 PM
New health scan uses artificial intelligence
California company Forward is launching a medical body and health scan using artificial intelligence and connected tools.

05/15/2017 06:59 PM
HTC unveils 'squeezy' phone for selfies
The U11 has a pressure-sensitive edge that triggers the camera when squeezed.

05/15/2017 04:37 PM
Indian teen builds world's 'lightest satellite'
The satellite, made with a 3-D printer, weighs a mere 64 grams and will be launched by Nasa in June.

05/15/2017 11:01 AM
Gene genie
DNA-testing kits for health and fitness are growing in popularity, but is it all hype?

05/15/2017 07:27 AM
Uber must return confidential files to Waymo, orders US judge
US judge tells Uber to sideline an engineer but says the firm can continue work on self-driving cars.

05/15/2017 06:25 AM
NHS cyber-attack: No 'second spike' but disruption continues
Jeremy Hunt says a lack of new attacks is "encouraging", but at least 16 hospital trusts are still affected.

05/15/2017 04:25 AM
Global manhunt for WannaCry creators
Investigators have few clues as they seek to find who was behind the massive attack.

05/15/2017 02:46 AM
Ransomware cyber-attack: Who has been hardest hit?
The WannaCry cyber-attack has affected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, Europol says.

05/15/2017 12:20 AM
Virtual memorial for WW2 code-cracker
Bletchley Park code-cracker Bill Tutte has been commemorated by a recreation of the machine he defeated.

05/14/2017 09:01 PM
Should you pay the WannaCry ransom?
As ransomware infections spread, it is important to know what to do, and not do, if you get it.

05/14/2017 08:23 PM
Lyft strikes self-driving deal with Google's Waymo
The ride hailing company joins forces with Google-owned Waymo to help develop self-driving vehicles.

05/14/2017 07:09 PM
Could these mini reactors replicate the power of the Sun?
Tokamak Energy thinks its mini fusion generators will allow the company to test ideas faster than their competitors.

05/14/2017 11:48 AM
Sex doll chat
The BBC visits a factory in California which is making a new AI-enabled sex doll called Harmony.

05/14/2017 06:41 AM
NHS cyber-attack: More ransomware cases 'likely on Monday'
More disruption could follow, possibly on "a significant scale", the UK cyber-security agency warns.

05/14/2017 01:57 AM
Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol
The EU police chief warns that more people could find themselves affected on Monday morning.

05/13/2017 10:33 PM
Toyota 'backs flying car project' in Japan
The Skydrive car uses drone technology, and has three wheels and four rotors.

05/13/2017 05:31 AM
Global cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware 'by accident'
The 22-year-old UK researcher tells how he stopped a global cyber-attack by spending £8.

05/13/2017 01:38 AM
Anti-drone fence used in Guernsey prison
A new virtual security fence is being tested in Guernsey to stop drones getting contraband into prison.

05/12/2017 12:21 PM
Tweenage vlogger
Nikki Lilly is one of an army of children taking YouTube by storm, but she is not your average vlogger.

05/11/2017 11:16 AM
My walk, my signature
The way we interact with our devices is helping cyber-security firms authenticate our identity.

05/08/2017 12:01 PM
Macron Leaks
The US alt-right, WikiLeaks and bots helped to amplify the leaked emails from the Emmanuel Macron campaign.

05/08/2017 11:07 AM
Sun trap
As India leaps ahead in solar capacity, we look at the latest innovations around the world.

05/07/2017 01:52 PM
Facebook power
The social network is largely unregulated and unaccountable when it comes to politics, critics say.

05/04/2017 11:15 AM
Watch me, watch me
Live streaming is becoming big business for 'creators' and tech firms alike. But is it dangerous?

05/02/2017 11:08 AM
Selling up
The Hughes family want to take on the tech giants.

05/01/2017 11:13 AM
Smart doggy
Tech for pets is a booming business, but will it simply encourage us to spend less time with them?

04/30/2017 11:01 AM
Battery bonanza:
Could batteries help solve the renewable power problem?

04/27/2017 08:20 PM
Voice-controlled camera offers fashion tips and other news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

04/26/2017 10:58 PM
Classic BlackBerry gets Android revival
The classic BlackBerry smartphone, including physical keyboard, is given a 2017 makeover.

04/26/2017 09:33 PM
The plan to grow strawberries inside shipping containers
Agricool is using former shipping containers to grow strawberries in Paris.

04/25/2017 08:08 PM
Naked selfie-detecting app Gallery Guardian tested
Gallery Guardian is designed to protect children from explicit images, but does not spot every snap.

04/24/2017 12:11 PM
Can plastic roads help save the planet?
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads. Video journalist Dougal Shaw caught up with the inventor.