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Virgin Media switches phone customers from BT to Vodafone

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:15
About three million mobile customers will switch to Vodafone in a blow for BT.

China's new video game rules for children

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 13:14
The latest move to curb video game addiction also includes spending limits on gaming accounts.

Brittany Kaiser calls for Facebook political ad ban at Web Summit

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 12:16
Ex-Cambridge Analytica worker turned whistleblower Brittany Kaiser makes new claims about its work.

Smart toothbrush aims to improve technique and other tech

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:29
Lucy Hedges looks at some of the latest gadgets.

Dua Lipa: 'Social media a breeding ground for hate'

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 08:09
The pop star tells BBC Breakfast why we should all "be nicer to one another" online from now on.

Uber in fatal crash had safety flaws say US investigators

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 04:14
US safety investigators found Uber's self-driving test car wasn't programmed to react to jaywakers.

Could the world cope if GPS stopped working?

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 00:17
Despite widespread reliance on the system, there is no universal plan to deal with GPS disruption.

Dua Lipa: 'Sometimes I look for things I don't want to see'

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 00:13
The singer, 24, addresses the anxiety that can come from reading faceless comments on social media.

Xiaomi smartphone has 108 megapixel camera

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 15:26
The Chinese handset-maker is the first to produce phones with such high-resolution image sensors.

Fortnite pro Jarvis banned for using cheat software

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:46
Pro-player Jarvis Khattri was banned for using aiming software in demo videos uploaded to YouTube.

Facebook changes product branding to FACEBOOK

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 10:39
Instagram and WhatsApp are among products that will carry the new branding in the next few weeks.

UK drone pilots have 25 days to register their craft

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 01:08
Owners must pass a quiz but will get access to a scheme that seeks to match lost drones with owners.

The woman who watches over Instagram suicide networks

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:58
Intervening to help suicidal young women is not a role Ingebjørg Blindheim would have chosen for herself. Why is she so compelled to help?

US comedian Jim Meskimen's deepfake video

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:56
Jim Meskimen has used his impressionist skills to create a deepfake video.

Behind the wheel of a hydrogen-powered car

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:54
Hydrogen cars are green, quick to refuel and have range, so why are battery cars way ahead of them?

General elections: How political parties could target you online

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:01
Election campaigns are another branch of the marketing industry - which could be more efficient than traditional adverts.

OneCoin lawyer on trial for role in 'crypto-scam'

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 19:07
Mark Scott is alleged to have illegally routed approximately $400m (£310m) out of the US.

US and Taiwan hold first joint cyber-war exercise

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 13:43
It comes after Taiwan said it suffered millions of cyber-attacks from mainland China each month.

Microsoft four-day work week 'boosts productivity'

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 12:56
The technology giant closed its offices in Japan on Fridays during the month of August 2019

TikTok and Apple decline to testify over China

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 10:56
The US senator who invited them to a Congress hearing asks whether they have "something to hide".