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Latest Technology News (BBC)
The millionaires' club with too few women Gender equality is high on the Davos agenda this year, but does the elite gathering have its own issue?
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 6:18 pm - Click title for full story
Backpack midwife For many people in remote regions access to healthcare is limited, so tech is coming to their aid.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 6:11 pm - Click title for full story
Rupert Murdoch: Facebook should pay for news Rupert Murdoch says newspapers are not being properly paid by the social network for their content.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 5:27 pm - Click title for full story
Amazon opens its first grocery store in Seattle - with no tills No tills? No problem. Inside Amazon's new, fully automated store, which has no checkouts.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 5:20 pm - Click title for full story
Alstom testing automated freight train in the Netherlands The automated freight train can travel 100km without driver intervention.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 12:30 pm - Click title for full story
Ex-GCHQ boss: 'Social media firms sit above democracy' Former GCHQ boss says that social media organisations “have huge power” over governments.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 10:40 am - Click title for full story
Overwatch pro player suspended over homophobic slur Felix Lengyel has been suspended by the Overwatch league and Dallas Fuel, and fined $2,000.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 10:25 am - Click title for full story
L'Oreal hijab model pulls out of campaign after backlash Beauty blogger Amena Khan apologises after tweets she wrote in 2014 are branded as 'anti Israel'.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 10:09 am - Click title for full story
HQ Trivia app launches UK version The live quiz app is popular in the US, but analysts have questions about its business model.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 8:34 am - Click title for full story
Apple's Tim Cook keeps nephew off social media Tim Cook criticises social media as providers face demands for tougher regulation.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 7:28 am - Click title for full story
How 'revenge porn' changed my life Chrissy Chambers tells the BBC's Jane Wakefield how "revenge porn" changed her life.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 6:47 am - Click title for full story
Boing Boing blog sued over Playboy centrefolds link The pornographic magazine wants damages for linking to a pirated gallery of centrefolds.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 6:03 am - Click title for full story
Kim Dotcom sues New Zealand government for damages Kim Dotcom says New Zealand is liable for destruction to his business and property.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 6:01 am - Click title for full story
Amazon's checkout-free store opens Amazon opens its first grocery store without cashiers to shoppers in Seattle on Monday.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 5:49 am - Click title for full story
Sim card shoes send alert if wearer falls. E-vone has developed a smart connected shoe for elderly or frail people.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 5:47 am - Click title for full story
Only one in four trust social media, says survey Two-thirds of Britons think platforms like Facebook and Twitter should be more tightly regulated, according to a survey.
Posted: 22 January 2018 | 3:41 am - Click title for full story
Fake news How a phrase that originally referred to moneymaking Macedonian teens came to mean a whole lot more.
Posted: 21 January 2018 | 7:24 pm - Click title for full story
The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
Posted: 21 January 2018 | 6:02 pm - Click title for full story
Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 5:21 pm - Click title for full story
Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 11:08 am - Click title for full story
Thousands hit in OnePlus credit card hack About 40,000 customers of OnePlus could have had card details stolen in the attack by cyber-thieves
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 10:48 am - Click title for full story
TalkTalk most complained-about broadband provider The Post Office came out worst for landline services and Vodafone worst for mobile services.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 10:34 am - Click title for full story
Logan Paul's 'suicide video' punishment 'must fit the crime' YouTube's chief business officer talks exclusively to Newsbeat about the Logan Paul case.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 9:32 am - Click title for full story
Apple hit with complaint by South Korean consumer group A South Korean consumer group has filed a complaint against Apple over iPhone slowdown.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 8:22 am - Click title for full story
Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon' Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 7:09 am - Click title for full story
Google tackles Chromecast wi-fi blasting bug The problem can knock out home networks by overwhelming routers with data surge, it said
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 6:34 am - Click title for full story
Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues".
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 5:20 am - Click title for full story
A round-up of the week in technology BBC Click's Kat Hawkins looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news.
Posted: 19 January 2018 | 4:44 am - Click title for full story
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $9.3bn investment deal Travis Kalanick is selling shares worth $1.4bn as a consortium invests $9.3bn in Uber.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 9:24 pm - Click title for full story
Switch on, switch off As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 6:46 pm - Click title for full story
Apple and Google buses under fire in Silicon Valley Buses carrying Apple and Google employees to work have been targeted while en route.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 11:52 am - Click title for full story
Chrissy Chambers: Revenge porn almost killed me Singer Chrissy Chambers describes how her life changed when her ex posted an explicit video online.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 9:35 am - Click title for full story
Intel fix causes reboots and slowdowns The chip-maker says the patches it has issued to fix two security flaw can cause further problems.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 6:41 am - Click title for full story
Tide Pod challenge: YouTube blocks videos after poisoning fears American teenagers have been swallowing laundry detergent and posting videos online as part of a challenge.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 6:11 am - Click title for full story
Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like A range of concept cars and trucks are showcased at the 2018 Detroit motor show.
Posted: 18 January 2018 | 5:57 am - Click title for full story
Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 10:57 pm - Click title for full story
Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 1:31 pm - Click title for full story
Kitty Perry and the copyright lessons for seven-year-olds A new campaign aims to make lessons about intellectual property infringement fun.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 11:40 am - Click title for full story
YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case Chrissy Chambers is awarded damages from her ex-boyfriend who posted sexual videos of her online.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 9:55 am - Click title for full story
Drone hit newly erected crane during Kent site survey It struck a crane that was not in place when the pilot carried out site safety check, a report says.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 8:40 am - Click title for full story
BT guarantees broadband speeds for two new services Only 250,000 homes will be able to access the new services - a fraction of the total connected to the internet.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 7:14 am - Click title for full story
Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 7:01 am - Click title for full story
Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location A 19-year-old woman finds her location in Charleroi in Belgium and alerts her brother.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 6:41 am - Click title for full story
YouTube toughens advert payment rules The video-clip platform will require creators to have more than 1,000 subscribers to feature adverts.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 4:17 am - Click title for full story
Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices - but how? The Asian nation has been a big adopter of virtual currency, so developments there have a global impact.
Posted: 17 January 2018 | 1:16 am - Click title for full story
Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours Drivers who do not take a long enough break will not be able to log in to the app and take trips.
Posted: 16 January 2018 | 9:42 am - Click title for full story
Twitch spamming suspect charged in Canada Streams were widely disrupted by a series of attacks that hit them with hundreds of toxic comments.
Posted: 16 January 2018 | 8:59 am - Click title for full story
OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims More than 200 people report seeing fraudulent charges following a purchase via the OnePlus site.
Posted: 16 January 2018 | 6:12 am - Click title for full story
Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed SinVR app says it has fixed an issue which left 20,000 names and email addresses exposed.
Posted: 16 January 2018 | 6:04 am - Click title for full story
Heads up This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.
Posted: 16 January 2018 | 5:36 am - Click title for full story
Panic buying Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 6:20 pm - Click title for full story
Hackers steal $400,000 of crypto-currency The group breached BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores the Stellar Lumen currency.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 11:45 am - Click title for full story
Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged They are accused of sharing explicit videos of two 15-year-olds via Facebook Messenger.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 10:40 am - Click title for full story
Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022 The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 8:35 am - Click title for full story
Malware populates children's apps with porn adverts Apps containing the malicious code were downloaded more than three million times.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 6:57 am - Click title for full story
Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 6:52 am - Click title for full story
American charged over deadly 'swatting' raid A man accused of making a prank call that led to a fatal shooting is charged in the US.
Posted: 15 January 2018 | 5:56 am - Click title for full story
Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues.
Posted: 14 January 2018 | 7:26 pm - Click title for full story
Softbank plans $18bn share sale of its mobile business The share sale could include listings in Tokyo and London but Softbank says no decision has been taken.
Posted: 14 January 2018 | 7:05 pm - Click title for full story
Captured paedophile A BBC Trending report about online predators prompted a reader to investigate and eventually led to the conviction of a dangerous paedophile.
Posted: 14 January 2018 | 6:08 pm - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Merge Blaster mixes real world with game A hi-tech toy gun lets gamers play virtual reality-style games without having to wear a headset.
Posted: 13 January 2018 | 12:36 am - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Wireless recharging while on the move An over-the-air recharging solution designed for use in the car is on show at the CES trade fair.
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 8:15 pm - Click title for full story
Snapchat redesign is a 'flop' with users Social media service Snapchat redesign has not proved popular with many of its regular users
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 10:25 am - Click title for full story
Apple health data used in murder trial Data suggesting movements correlating to how a suspect disposed of a body used as evidence.
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 6:56 am - Click title for full story
Europe puts 1bn euros into supercomputer research The Commission wants to spend 1bn euros on machines far faster than existing supercomputers
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 5:47 am - Click title for full story
CES 2018: A look at the show's highlights BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology at CES 2018.
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 2:38 am - Click title for full story
PUBG 'not eSports-ready' yet - but 'will be one day' The brains behind PUBG, one of the most popular games in the world, talks eSports with the Radio 1 Gaming Show.
Posted: 12 January 2018 | 12:53 am - Click title for full story
Robot hits and misses Tech firms try to convince the public their robots are ready to buy despite several stumbles.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 11:54 pm - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Hushme mask lets users make private calls A hi-tech face mask is being pitched as a way to obscure users' voices to let them speak in private.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 10:50 pm - Click title for full story
China shuts Marriott's website over Tibet and Taiwan error The hotel chain apologises, saying it "respects and supports" Chinese sovereignty.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 9:38 pm - Click title for full story
Facebook plans major changes to news feed CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he plans to make posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 8:08 pm - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Omron's ping pong robot keeps ball in play A robot that matches its ping pong-playing skill level to its human opponent's is on show at CES.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 6:56 pm - Click title for full story
US retirement village to have 'largest' self-driving taxi scheme Start-up company Voyage will start rolling out the service at The Villages, Florida next year.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 6:49 am - Click title for full story
South Korea considers Bitcoin trading ban Government cryptocurrency concerns include tax evasion and people developing gambling addictions.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 6:31 am - Click title for full story
YouTube punishes Logan Paul over Japan suicide video Logan Paul loses business deals after posting a video showing an apparent suicide victim in Japan.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 6:08 am - Click title for full story
US man charged over 15-year spying campaign The attacked allegedly spied on users via webcams and stole personal data and login information.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 5:10 am - Click title for full story
Power up A smattering of gadgets show off at the tech show promise better battery life than we're used to.
Posted: 11 January 2018 | 12:41 am - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Intel's swarm of drones lights up Vegas night sky More than 200 drones are dazzling audiences in Las Vegas with a sky show timed to coincide with CES.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 7:18 pm - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Power cut at Vegas tech show blamed on rain Attendees were evacuated from an area hosting Samsung, LG and Sony at the giant Las Vegas trade fair.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 4:14 pm - Click title for full story
Facebook kills virtual assistant M The social media company says the text-based service that operates with human input, was an experiment.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 11:36 am - Click title for full story
Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach The regulator says its £400,000 fine follows the discovery of rudimentary mistakes by the retailer.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 8:31 am - Click title for full story
Meltdown fix can make some machines slower - Intel The patch for a security hole in its chips may slow down machines but the impact will be limited, it says.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 7:56 am - Click title for full story
Taiwanese police give cyber-security quiz winners infected devices Taiwanese police gave malware-infected thumb drives as prizes at a cyber-security expo.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 7:32 am - Click title for full story
Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts A company linked to the Chinese government will operate the service in China from 28 February.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 6:36 am - Click title for full story
Moscow taxi users confusion amid GPS meddling claims Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles away.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 4:50 am - Click title for full story
CES 2018: iKeyp smart safe proves easy to crack open Tests of a smart safe on show at the CES expo suggest it is relatively easy to steal its contents.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 4:38 am - Click title for full story
Huawei's US smartphone deal collapses A tie-up with AT&T was seemingly scuppered over concerns about Chinese firms entering US telecoms.
Posted: 10 January 2018 | 12:36 am - Click title for full story
Twitch in last-minute deal with Overwatch An innovative e-sports league will be broadcast exclusively on social video service Twitch.
Posted: 9 January 2018 | 11:15 am - Click title for full story
Freezing machines halt chip bug patch Fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre flaw are temporarily halted by Microsoft after AMD machines freeze.
Posted: 9 January 2018 | 9:48 am - Click title for full story
Toy firm VTech fined $650,000 over data breach US regulators say it did a poor job of protecting data it gathered about children and parents.
Posted: 9 January 2018 | 5:29 am - Click title for full story
India woman kills self 'over WhatsApp bullying' The Hindu woman had been bullied over her friendship with a Muslim man, Indian police say.
Posted: 9 January 2018 | 1:03 am - Click title for full story
Audience with robot An awkward audience with a celebrity robot still has the power to impress.
Posted: 8 January 2018 | 11:03 pm - Click title for full story
CES 2018: Samsung launches modular TV called The Wall The modular parts used to make the 146in TV also allow for screens of unusual shapes to be made.
Posted: 8 January 2018 | 6:28 pm - Click title for full story
How baby play is helping robots imagine the future Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have taught a robot to play.
Posted: 25 December 2017 | 7:04 pm - Click title for full story
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