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Samsung pulls ad with drag queen after backlash

3 hours 49 min ago
The ad, which showed a Muslim mother expressing support for her drag queen son, was criticised online.

Peloton pushes back at production pause report after shares plunge

6 hours 17 min ago
Its shares fell more than 20% after a report that it planned to temporarily stop production of its machines.

UK watchdog criticises government encryption campaign

7 hours 22 min ago
It says delaying the rollout of encrypted message apps leaves everyone at risk, including children.

Can this app help to keep women safe on the streets?

8 hours 52 min ago
A new safety app has been developed by a team of volunteers with experience of abuse and violence.

BT to introduce inflation-busting price rises

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 17:32
Most broadband and phone bills will rise by more than 9% at the end of March, BT says.

Wordle developer donates in-app spend to charity

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 15:52
The developer of a game with the same name as viral hit Wordle gives away the money spent on it.

Apple AirTags - "A perfect tool for stalking"

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 00:13
Apple’s AirTags are great for finding lost items. But they have a darker side.

MPs doubt government will meet 1Gbps broadband target

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 17:25
There is no detailed plan for remote areas commercial providers will not cover, a committee of MPs says.

Facebook Messenger: The battle over end-to-end encryption

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 14:43
The battle-lines have been drawn - but what is end-to-end encryption and why is it controversial?

5G phones: How serious is the threat to US flights?

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 09:56
Ten leading US airlines are warning that the expansion of 5G services could be disastrous.

Sony slides on Microsoft-Activision Blizzard tie-up plan

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 04:23
The deal would be a major step for Microsoft's Xbox gaming brand in its battle against Sony's PlayStation.

The women facing rape threats and abuses on Clubhouse

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 00:11
The women say right-wing trolls in India targeted them for criticising Narendra Modi and his government.

Should bad science be taken off social media?

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 00:08
A Royal Society report recommends against censoring scientific misinformation online.

Gloucester Council cyber attack linked to Russian hackers

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 20:21
It is believed the malware made its way into the council's system embedded in an email.

Mobile firms agree another 5G delay at US airports

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 20:15
Airlines have pushed for postponement, saying risks from 5G will force them to cancel flights.

Love Island contestants called out over social media ads

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 16:15
Anna Vakili, Belle Hassan and Francesca Allen are named and shamed by the advertising watchdog.

New laws to tackle misleading crypto-asset adverts

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 16:04
The government is worried some consumers may not understand what they are buying.

Microsoft plans to buy Call of Duty company Activision Blizzard for nearly $70bn

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 15:12
It's the biggest deal in gaming history, bringing some of the world's most popular titles to Game Pass.

Aldi opens its first till-free supermarket

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:20
The supermarket will bill people after they leave the store as part of a trial using new technology.

US airlines warn of impending 5G flight disruption

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:30
Airlines say the start of 5G mobile phone services on Wednesday will hit aircraft navigation systems.