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Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes over Cambridge Analytica

11:32 PM 21/03/2018

Mark Zuckerberg promises changes will be made following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Surgeon David Nott: Hack led to Syria air strike

02:25 PM 21/03/2018

David Nott had helped Syrian surgeons via the internet - weeks later, their hospital was destroyed.

Teenager hacks crypto-currency wallet

03:38 PM 21/03/2018

Firm disputes significance after a 15-year-old hacks into a hardware wallet used to securely store crypto-currency.

Facebook 'lost sight' of data accessed by apps, insider tells MPs

05:37 PM 21/03/2018

Sandy Parakilas tells MPs the site did not have adequate ways of detecting data misuse by app developers.

'Child porn links could make Bitcoin blockchain illegal'

01:41 PM 21/03/2018

Hundreds of links to child sexual abuse imagery could make using Bitcoin's blockchain illegal, a study says.

Technology giants face European 'digital tax' blow

03:34 PM 21/03/2018

Firms such as Facebook and Google may be forced to pay 3% of their EU digital revenues.

India takes down local website of Cambridge Analytica

02:24 PM 21/03/2018

The company counts both of India's major political parties among its clients.

Female politicians speak out over Twitter abuse

12:24 AM 21/03/2018

Prominent female politicians back calls for Twitter to clamp down on abuse against women.

Is leaving Facebook the only way to protect your data?

02:49 PM 20/03/2018

What can users do to gain back control of their data or limit how much is shared?

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook row firm boss suspended

10:45 PM 20/03/2018

Alexander Nix appeared to suggest tactics his company could use to discredit politicians online.

What does the future hold for humanoid robots?

02:43 AM 21/03/2018

Machines that can fully mimic natural body movements are still a long way off, says Will Jackson.

5G auction bidding starts in UK

01:08 AM 20/03/2018

The process to sell off more airwaves to provide bandwidth for future mobile services begins in the UK.

WhatsApp co-founder says it is time to delete Facebook

08:15 AM 21/03/2018

WhatsApp co-founder joins #DeleteFacebook movement after Cambridge Analytica accusations.

Should social media stars face tougher advertising rules?

01:00 PM 20/03/2018

The regulator says social media stars are still not clearly labelling advertising in posts.

Facebook under fire in escalating data row

05:26 PM 19/03/2018

Politicians are heaping criticism on Facebook over the way data on 50 million users was grabbed

Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

12:35 PM 20/03/2018

A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona.

BBC wants to keep FM radio for longer

12:37 PM 19/03/2018

The corporation says it is too soon to consider a complete switchover to digital radio.

School bomb threats: Disgruntled Minecraft gamer 'behind hoax'

09:40 PM 19/03/2018

Hundreds of schools in England were sent an email saying a bomb would be detonated on their grounds.

UK tech giant Micro Focus plunges in value as shares crash

02:48 PM 19/03/2018

Shares in Micro Focus, the UK's biggest technology firm, crash after warning on lower revenues.

Robots and automation: How Africa is at risk

01:33 PM 19/03/2018

A report warns of the threat posed by automation to Africa - but says there is time to prepare.

What does your knee sound like inside?

01:39 AM 18/03/2018

A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology is developing a stethoscope for your knees.

Can kids hold pens in the digital age?

01:21 AM 17/03/2018

Are the fine motor skills necessary to hold a pencil still needed in an age when toddlers swipe?

Biohacker fined for travel card implant

12:00 PM 16/03/2018

Australian biohacker fined for fare evasion despite having his travel card inside his hand.

Camelot warns of 'low level' National Lottery hack

07:22 PM 16/03/2018

Customers should change their passwords as a precaution, the National Lottery owner says.

London wheelchair travellers get Google Maps help

01:46 PM 16/03/2018

Users will be able to filter for "wheelchair accessible" advice when planning journeys in the capital.

Virtual cash helps cyber-thieves launder money, research suggests

02:21 PM 16/03/2018

Virtual cash and digital payment systems are becoming embedded in cyber-crime, suggests research.

US punishes 19 Russians over vote meddling and cyber-attacks

06:27 PM 15/03/2018

The moves are an attempt to stop "nefarious attacks emanating from Russia", officials say.

Currys PC World apologises for extra charges on laptops

07:46 AM 16/03/2018

Customers report being charged up to £40 more for laptops than the online advertised price.

Omega Labyrinth Z anime game banned in the UK

02:40 PM 15/03/2018

A PlayStation game which "promotes the sexualisation of children" is banned in the UK.

Rihanna: Snapchat guilty of 'shaming' domestic violence victims

05:54 PM 15/03/2018

The singer says Snapchat "let us down" over an advert that asked users if they would slap her.

The smart dress with a 'sixth sense'

09:55 AM 08/03/2018

Exploring how new creative software, tools, and electronics can be used for fashion design.

Burger-flipping robot begins first shift

02:36 PM 05/03/2018

Flippy can handle 12 burgers at once, and is destined to replace human fast-food workers.

Haier smartwatch has a built-in projector at MWC 2018

12:09 AM 28/02/2018

China's Haier reveals a smartwatch that turns the back of the wearer's hand into a display.

Samsung Galaxy S9 gets super slow-mo and AR emojis

05:04 PM 25/02/2018

The flagship phone uses AI to slow down key moments of action and turns its owner into an emoji.

Man dies after trapping head at Birmingham cinema

08:17 PM 20/03/2018

He reportedly went into cardiac arrest after he became wedged under an electronic footrest.

Robot Wars has been axed by the BBC again

04:39 PM 17/03/2018

The series has been scrapped by the BBC to make room for new shows.

Robot wrangler

10:48 PM 21/03/2018

As we build more robots, more people will be needed to manage them, and they may not all be advanced engineers.

Test tube meat

11:05 PM 20/03/2018

The sci-fi food of the future could change the way we eat forever, and it is going to be up to food designers to convince us it's not just an acquired taste.

Catching cyber-crooks

12:13 AM 20/03/2018

If you want a job that rides the wave of the future, get hired by a firm that combats cyber-threats, says the BBC's Mark Ward.

Tapping or talking

12:18 AM 20/03/2018

The spoken web is becoming more established in the home. But will it catch on elsewhere?

Adapt or die

12:01 AM 16/03/2018

In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.

'Ambulance to the future'

12:15 PM 20/03/2018

Freezing the deceased in the hope of one day reviving them could become a mainstream service, advocates say.

Remote shoppers

12:11 AM 16/03/2018

Up to a million people are employed around the world as professional shoppers for clients in China.

Rotten ideas

12:21 AM 16/03/2018

As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.

Fail harder

12:28 AM 15/03/2018

Talking about failure is taboo in Germany, and it could be holding business back.

Smart speakers tested

01:17 AM 13/03/2018

How do Alexa, Siri and Google Home measure up - and which is the best smart speaker for you?

Model citizens

12:21 AM 13/03/2018

China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.

AI meets robotics

01:39 AM 11/03/2018

Researchers in Texas aim to create robots that can cope with our messy world.

Fly drive

12:02 AM 09/03/2018

Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?

Obituary: Trevor Baylis

01:06 PM 06/03/2018

Inventor whose wind-up radio played a vital role in the battle against Aids in Africa

Power up

12:15 AM 06/03/2018

A breakthrough in materials technology could see fast-charging supercapacitors rival lithium-ion batteries.

The British Library's race to save old audio recordings

12:16 AM 07/03/2018

The recordings are on more than 40 different formats and some are degrading due to decay.

The Oscar-winning special effects of Blade Runner 2049

04:14 PM 05/03/2018

Click meets one of the people responsible for the movie's award winning special effects.

The robot based on a snake and other news

12:24 AM 02/03/2018

BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the best technology stories of the week.

Deepfakes: The face-swapping software explained

01:28 AM 01/03/2018

The software uses machine-learning to create computer-generated versions of people's faces.

Cambridge Analytica: What we know so far

01:28 PM 21/03/2018

How the row over Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data unfolded.

How Sea of Thieves is trying to make gamers play nice

08:31 AM 20/03/2018

The team behind the Xbox game explain how they're trying to take "toxic" behaviour out of multiplayer gaming.

How to go green and use less plastic when you travel

08:12 AM 20/03/2018

The Travel Show's Lucy Hedges looks at how you can reduce your carbon footprint when you travel.

Aubrey de Grey: Treating ageing as a curable disease

12:15 AM 19/03/2018

The scientist aims to develop therapies to repair damage at the molecular and cellular level.

Paralympics 'pit lane’ where athletes get repairs

01:39 AM 17/03/2018

Have you ever wondered how athletes cope when their prosthetic limbs or wheelchairs break?

NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly

02:26 AM 16/03/2018

MIT CSAIL's NanoMap system enables drones to avoid obstacles while flying at 20 mph (32km/h)

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