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Robots gain lessons in hot dogs and other tech news

5 hours 53 min ago
BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Can computer translators ever beat speaking a foreign tongue?

13 hours 30 min ago
Developers say you can now converse effortlessly using translation tech, but others are not so sure.

Data breach hits agency overseeing White House communications

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:59
The personal data of about 200,000 people is exposed in a cyber-attack.

Thousands of mobiles and laptops lost by UK government in a year

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 17:28
At least 2,004 government mobiles were lost or stolen in a year, more than a third from the MoD.

The man who can make music with his mind

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 15:53
Academic and electronic musician Bertolt Meyer has hacked into his prosthetic arm and connected it to his synth.

UK says Russia's GRU behind massive Georgia cyber-attack

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 14:47
The UK Foreign Office said October's attack was designed to undermine Georgia's sovereignty.

ISS World hack leaves thousands of employees offline

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:30
ISS World, a major facilities provider, has been hit by an apparent ransomware attack.

Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:54
The company says it sent the strange "1" alert to Samsung devices by mistake.

Larry Tesler: Computer scientist behind cut, copy and paste dies aged 74

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:54
Larry Tesler was responsible for many of the innovations that made personal computing accessible.

MGM hack exposes personal data of 10.6 million guests

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:36
Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report said.

Facebook boss faces 'blow-dried armpit' jibes

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 01:04
Mark Zuckerberg faced jibes on social media over a claim that he has staff blow-dry his armpits.

Face-scanning software could unlock your future smartphone

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:59
TrinamiX has developed a facial recognition software that they say could provide better security.

Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:45
The entire pipeline was closed after the cyber-security incident.

Instagram influencers pranking the internet:

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:42
An Instagram influencer has faked a holiday to Bali to show followers not to believe everything they see on social media. But how does it compare to these other epic social media pranks?

TikTok 'family safety mode' gives parents some app control

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:09
A new mode links parents' TikTok accounts to their child's, and gives control over some features.

EU plans new rules for AI but experts seek more detail

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:35
Campaigners had hoped details of a crackdown on facial recognition would be published.

BT account scammers jailed for £358k fraud

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 12:44
The group infiltrated more than 2,000 BT customer accounts and used the details to buy luxury goods.

Facebook expresses 'deep concern' after Singapore orders page block

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 08:46
Facebook said it was "legally compelled" to block access to a page under new "fake news" laws.

Uber closes LA office and outsources to Manila

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 08:00
The ride-hailing firm will close its downtown LA customer support office to focus on larger centres.

Guernsey Victorian shop manager quits over adding barcodes

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 03:42
When asked to modernise and have barcodes on stock of sweets Elizabeth Lihou said "I couldn't do it".