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Latest Technology News (BBC)
Crypto-cash investors duped in funding scam The con netted thieves about $500,000 of the Ethereum virtual currency.
Posted: 22 August 2017 | 9:49 am - Click title for full story
Samsung's Bixby rolled out in 200 countries The AI digital assistant had been delayed amid quality concerns.
Posted: 22 August 2017 | 7:24 am - Click title for full story
China relaunches world's fastest train The high-speed trains will be able to run at speeds of 350km/h following safety checks on rail lines.
Posted: 22 August 2017 | 6:52 am - Click title for full story
DJI drone owners told to update or be grounded Spark drone owners have until 1 September to apply the update or their aircraft will no longer fly, DJI warns.
Posted: 22 August 2017 | 5:47 am - Click title for full story
Chatbot apps help users prepare for death Silicon Valley start-ups seek to disrupt the death industry with artificial intelligence software.
Posted: 22 August 2017 | 2:25 am - Click title for full story
Digital life after death? Start-ups are beginning to swoop in on the death and funerals sector to shake up a staid industry.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 6:00 pm - Click title for full story
How to stop female doctors from dropping out in Pakistan Many female doctors in Pakistan drop out when they start a family. There's a new scheme to help them continue in practice by doing online video clinics on their laptops.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 4:53 pm - Click title for full story
Android Oreo released by Google The latest version of Android adds new features to help people tackle "notification diarrhoea".
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 1:47 pm - Click title for full story
Apple's 'hidden' job ad found online The advertisement for "a talented engineer" begins with the welcome: "Hey there! You found us."
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 8:13 am - Click title for full story
'Snapchat race' driver killed friend in Aberystwyth crash Ricafort Gamboa is jailed for crashing while trying to reach 100mph to film Snapchat footage.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 8:02 am - Click title for full story
Dating app aims to boost Russian voter turnout TV claims that instructions for the voting app come from the top of Russian politics.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 6:42 am - Click title for full story
Personal bodyguard app to launch in northeast China A mobile application is set to launch in northeast China for people seeking that VIP touch.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 5:51 am - Click title for full story
Hate crimes: Online abuse 'as serious as face-to-face' Tweeting abuse can be as "equally devastating" as shouting it, prosecutors are told.
Posted: 21 August 2017 | 5:46 am - Click title for full story
Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare' A letter to the UN warns the world is getting closer to a dangerous "third revolution in warfare".
Posted: 20 August 2017 | 11:25 pm - Click title for full story
Company bosses 'lack cyber-attack training' A government survey finds one in 10 businesses questioned have no plan to deal with hacking.
Posted: 20 August 2017 | 10:17 pm - Click title for full story
Google and UC Berkeley to create movie from eclipse images The pictures of the total solar eclipse will also be used to study the Sun's outermost atmosphere.
Posted: 19 August 2017 | 9:10 pm - Click title for full story
Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 7:18 pm - Click title for full story
Lele Tao: The 'online goddess' who earns $450k a year 24-year-old live streamer Lele Tao has one million fans, mostly young men. The first of a three-part series.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 4:46 pm - Click title for full story
Australia blocks another 59 popular pirate sites The latest court decision brings the total of blocked domains to 340.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 12:56 pm - Click title for full story
Chinese 'cyber-court' launched for online cases The court will specialise in internet-related cases as the number of online disputes rises.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 12:11 pm - Click title for full story
Reddit launches its own video hosting platform One of the world's largest websites has not let users post their own videos directly before.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 7:36 am - Click title for full story
Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF A digital rights group criticises action taken by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare against the Daily Stormer.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 5:09 am - Click title for full story
Kit Kat accused of copying Atari game Breakout Nestle's marketing mimics the 1970s Atari computer game Breakout, a court case alleges.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 5:01 am - Click title for full story
‘Robotarium’ gives anyone access to robots, and other news BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 4:41 am - Click title for full story
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns Vishal Sikka says the "continuous drumbeat of distractions" contributed to his decision to resign.
Posted: 18 August 2017 | 3:37 am - Click title for full story
'Upskirting' After Gina Martin took a stand against 'upskirting', we asked if readers had ever experienced it. They had.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 7:46 pm - Click title for full story
How hackers are targeting the shipping industry Weak defences are leaving cargo vessels vulnerable to cyber-attacks, say experts.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 7:02 pm - Click title for full story
Contactless charity Can contactless technologies help charities raise more money?
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 6:58 pm - Click title for full story
Roaming downtime hits customers on Three in Europe Customers travelling in France, Portugal and Luxembourg were affected but the issue is now fixed.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 10:25 am - Click title for full story
Very few girls took computing A-level A-level computing is dominated by boys with only 9.8% of the total number taking the exam being girls.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 9:30 am - Click title for full story
Chinese media 'racist' video on India clash sparks anger It features a Chinese actor in a turban and fake beard, mockingly assuming an Indian accent.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 9:10 am - Click title for full story
Chatbot helps students choose courses A chatbot at Leeds Beckett University is helping A-level students find the right university course.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 6:35 am - Click title for full story
China cracks down on VPN vendors Five websites, including Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell virtual private networks.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 5:34 am - Click title for full story
Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site Cloudflare no longer protects the Daily Stormer from distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 5:32 am - Click title for full story
Spotify removes white supremacy music after events in Charlottesville A number of bands are taken off the streaming service while more are being "reviewed".
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 4:10 am - Click title for full story
Apple boss Tim Cook joins Donald Trump condemnation Tim Cook slams the President's response to Charlottesville as Apple plans human rights donations.
Posted: 17 August 2017 | 2:04 am - Click title for full story
HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach Entertainment firm HBO is facing another cyber breach, as it social media accounts are compromised.
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 11:56 pm - Click title for full story
Nokia 8 smartphone takes 'bothie' videos The phone streams video from its front and rear cameras at the same time to Facebook or YouTube .
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 1:45 pm - Click title for full story
Amazon launches Instant Pickup service targeting students Prime and Prime Student members can order daily "essentials" for collection within two minutes.
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 11:48 am - Click title for full story
Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak HBO blames a contractor for posting an unreleased episode to its Spanish and Nordic platforms.
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 9:59 am - Click title for full story
App iTrump wins trademark fight against Trump Organization An app developer completes a series of trademark victories against the US president's company.
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 7:36 am - Click title for full story
Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC charges Uber was in trouble for not adequately securing both customer and driver data from hacking.
Posted: 16 August 2017 | 7:23 am - Click title for full story
Intel chief resigns from Trump council But the president's remarks fail to head off further resignations from White House business groups.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 5:15 pm - Click title for full story
Scottish Parliament targeted in 'brute force' cyber attack The Scottish Parliament is targeted in a "brute force" cyber attack, Holyrood's chief executive confirms.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 11:26 am - Click title for full story
AI seeks fantasy football challengers The University of Southampton is challenging fantasy football fans to beat its AI at Premier League predictions.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 11:12 am - Click title for full story
GoFundMe removes campaigns for Charlottesville suspect GoFundMe removes campaigns for James Alex Fields Jr, arrested after a car ploughed into protesters.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 6:35 am - Click title for full story
DJI drones to gain privacy mode after US Army ban The app that controls DJI's drones will stop sending data to the internet to reassure customers.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 6:17 am - Click title for full story
Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters Department of Justice seeks 1.3 million IP addresses of visitors to an anti-Trump protest site.
Posted: 15 August 2017 | 5:19 am - Click title for full story
Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak The HBO show has seen several leaks over the years and is the most pirated show in TV history.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 10:52 pm - Click title for full story
Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle The facility in the north of Norway will take advantage of cheap energy and the cool air.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 6:08 pm - Click title for full story
The right note? Why hi-resolution sites are music to the ears of fans who want the best possible sound.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 6:00 pm - Click title for full story
Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs? It's digital blackface, according to this writer - see if her arguments change your emoji habits.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 5:54 pm - Click title for full story
NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 4:11 pm - Click title for full story
GoDaddy and Google expel Daily Stormer over victim smear First GoDaddy and then Google expel the Daily Stormer from their web address registration services.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 1:13 pm - Click title for full story
Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers The ride-sharing company says the move is part of a number of improvements for drivers.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 7:01 am - Click title for full story
Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close Amazon, which owns Lovefilm, says it will cease offering DVDs and Blu-ray discs via post on 31 October.
Posted: 14 August 2017 | 6:48 am - Click title for full story
Creating a robot to combat loneliness Japanese inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji built his Orihime robot to address the loneliness he felt as a child.
Posted: 13 August 2017 | 5:59 pm - Click title for full story
Could VR help rehabilitate injured footballers? Passing and shooting drills and rehabilitation exercises feature in the virtual reality software.
Posted: 10 August 2017 | 2:22 am - Click title for full story
Cam-girls In Romania, thousands of women work as "cam-girls", earning money by undressing and talking to clients on the other side of the world.
Posted: 9 August 2017 | 6:47 pm - Click title for full story
Shaming culture? A Google employee who wrote that women are less biologically suited to tech careers has been fired.
Posted: 8 August 2017 | 6:26 pm - Click title for full story
Could 'solar roads' help generate electricity? A stretch of road has been paved with solar PV (photovoltaic) panels in France.
Posted: 8 August 2017 | 6:15 pm - Click title for full story
Pilotless planes Remotely controlled planes could save more than £20bn in costs, a survey says, but passengers are wary.
Posted: 8 August 2017 | 9:08 am - Click title for full story
Algorithm learns to understand natural beauty Researchers at the University of Warwick are using deep learning to quantify the beauty of outdoor places.
Posted: 7 August 2017 | 10:31 pm - Click title for full story
Real deal As well as playing for trophies, the Spanish football giants are competing off the pitch for fans.
Posted: 7 August 2017 | 6:26 pm - Click title for full story
From meds to medals How tech is helping chronically ill people relying on repeat prescriptions for medications.
Posted: 7 August 2017 | 6:09 pm - Click title for full story
Gay 'dad dating' game is a surprise hit Dream Daddy topped the best-sellers chart on games store Steam shortly after its release.
Posted: 28 July 2017 | 6:40 am - Click title for full story
Team Indus: India's race to the moon India's Team Indus is one of five groups in a race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.
Posted: 27 March 2017 | 5:16 am - Click title for full story
The company turning soot from vehicle exhausts into art Soot from vehicle exhausts is being recycled into ink. BBC Click's Spencer Kelly reports
Posted: 20 March 2017 | 6:25 am - Click title for full story
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Using the START menu to access websites
You can access a website simply by using the Run feature from the Start menu. To do this: Click the START button - Click Run - In the Open field, type the URL of the web site you wish to go to (For example, http://www.anysite.com.) - Then, click OK and your default browser will load the specified website.
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