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Social media used by fraudsters to advertise benefit scam

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 20:08
Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat pages are plugging a scam, which can leave victims owing hundreds.

Google's DeepMind goes undercover to battle gamers

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 15:49
An AI agent made by the company will play humans at Starcraft II without revealing its identity.

Apple Watch bug allowed iPhone eavesdropping

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:49
Apple has disabled Walkie-Talkie mode after a security flaw was found.

Porn pirating lawyer jailed for five years

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:17
The scam was run by a firm that hid the fact it had shared the pornographic films people then pirated.

France passes tax on tech giants despite US threats

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:09
The Trump administration says the new 3% tax on sales in France will harm US online giants.

Snapchat snaps up shows from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maddie Ziegler

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 12:06
The actor and teenage star Maddie Ziegler are among the celebs making shows for the social platform.

Nintendo Switch Lite: Release date, what is it and how is it different?

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 08:24
Nintendo have revealed a smaller, cheaper model of its Switch console called the Lite, but how is it different?

US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 08:13
The US says it is concerned that plans for a 3% tax on tech giants will unfairly target US firms.

Artificial lionfish powered by ‘robotic blood’

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 01:19
The circulatory system fitted to the synthetic fish allows it to be powered for about 40 hours.

North Korea develops software to teach ideology

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 17:24
The program will focus on writings by Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong-il.

Amazon Alexa-NHS partnership splits expert opinion

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 16:39
AI specialists discuss the ethics of making personal medical queries via Amazon's Alexa.

Anaesthetic devices 'vulnerable to hackers'

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:30
The machines, which have been used by the NHS, were recently found to have a security vulnerability.

Trump blocking Twitter critics unconstitutional, court rules

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:01
The president's Twitter feed is a public forum and therefore subject to First Amendment rules, a court says.

Mobile app 'finds anti-cancer molecules in food'

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 09:37
DreamLab crowdsources scientific research by harnessing the processing power of phones.

Amazon Alexa offering NHS health advice

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 01:20
The voice-assisted technology is going to provide health advice direct from the NHS Choices website.

'Climategate': 10 years on, what's changed?

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 00:55
Hackers stole 6,000 emails and other documents from a climate research centre almost 10 years ago.

Google Doodle dude: The artist viewed by billions who you might never have heard of

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 00:47
Matthew Cruikshank has a potential daily audience of more than five billion people.

GCHQ 100th anniversary: Secrets, spies and special dust

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 20:23
GCHQ is 100 years old - here are some of their previously unseen gadgets, including "secret dust".

Amazon and Google deliver on TV peace deal

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 18:25
Prime Video comes to Chromecast and Android TV devices, while YouTube returns to Fire TV.

UK watchdog plans to fine Marriott £99m

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 16:25
The UK's data privacy regulator has said it plans to fine the US hotel group for a data breach.