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Palantir: NHS faces legal action over data firm contract

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 19:31
Controversial data-crunching firm Palantir's deal with the UK health service is under the spotlight.

Hyundai to replace 82,000 electric-vehicle batteries over fire risk

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 13:01
The South Korean carmaker is replacing batteries for huge numbers of Kona electric cars.

Spot: Boston Dynamics condemns robot paintball rampage plan

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 12:34
The art project, which is using a quadruped Spot robot, has been criticised by maker Boston Dynamics

Clubhouse: What is it and how do you get invited?

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 08:20
The new social-media app has already attracted huge names - and been banned in several countries.

BBC Micro at 40: How it inspired a generation of coders

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 06:39
Launched in the 1980s the Computer Literacy Project helped people understand the world of computing.

Apple buys a company every three to four weeks

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 04:24
The technology giant has bought around 100 companies in six years, chief executive Tim Cook has revealed.

Facebook and Google 'too powerful' says watchdog boss

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 19:48
The boss of the UK's competition watchdog says tech giants have too much share of the online ad market.

Spotify: Price rise 'could push users into piracy'

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:44
Prices have been anchored at £9.99 for years, and Spotify says the situation isn't likely to change.

Google-linked smart city plan ditched in Portland

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:15
It is another blow for Alphabet-owned Sidewalk Labs which cancelled a project in Toronto last year.

PSVR2: Sony announces 'improved' PlayStation VR for PS5

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 18:01
The games giant says PSVR2 will feature a less-cluttered set-up and numerous visual improvements.

Apple users targeted by 'mysterious' malware

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:26
Devices in more than 150 countries are infected - but researchers still do not know why.

MWC Shanghai: Gadget companies gather for rare pandemic tech expo

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:54
New products include a phone that fully charges in 20 minutes and an under-screen selfie camera.

Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 07:24
Facebook will reverse a decision to block access to news content, Australia's government says.

Covid in Scotland: Drones to carry Covid samples

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 06:12
The medical cargo is being carried up to 40 miles in hard-to-reach parts of Argyll and Bute.

Clubhouse confirms data spillage of its audio streams

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 04:41
A user has been banned for streaming audio from multiple Clubhouse chatrooms onto their website.

Spotify to expand into more than 80 new markets

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 04:03
The audio streaming company wants to extend its global reach to include more than a billion extra people.

Augmented reality art: Where your home becomes the gallery

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 00:27
How virtual artworks allow you to see anything from the sun to a giant spider in your own home.

Dating apps scam committed by criminal from inside prison

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 00:24
A recently reformed criminal shares how he ran romance scams to serve as a warning to others.

Is it worth tracking your carbon footprint?

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 00:10
Apps that offer to track your carbon footprint are becoming more common, but are they any good?

Church of England Vicar ‘games for God’

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 00:06
A London vicar says he was "called by God" to create the virtual 'Church of Chat'.