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Huawei Mate X2 folding phone unveiled despite chip supply worries

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 16:38
The firm claims the edge against rival Samsung, but faces a dwindling stockpile of smartphone chips.

Entire school board resigns after accidental public livestream

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 13:51
Board apologises for comments after realising the criticism of parents was being live-streamed.

WhatsApp to switch off messages for all who reject new terms

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 13:23
The company lays out what will happen to users who do not accept its updated conditions.

What a stem cell ‘reboot’ technique could mean for us?

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 06:19 is working on a method to produce any type of cell in industrial quantities.

Bitcoin keeps climbing after Tesla backing

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 03:24
Having broken through the $50,000 level last week the cryptocurrency has extended its rally this year.

The video call apps linking home workers with strangers

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 00:10
A number of tech firms are connecting people working from home with strangers via video calls.

Are streaming algorithms really damaging film?

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 23:44
Director Martin Scorsese says streaming algorithms demean cinema and treat viewers as consumers.

Parents alerted to NurseryCam security breach

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 16:49
The company says its logins were hacked but it does not believe children or staff were spied on.

Facial recognition technology meant mum saw dying son

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 07:04
The technology halves the time it takes police to identify someone - but does it harm human rights?

Margaret Mitchell: Google fires AI ethics founder

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 01:59
She is the second senior figure to leave the online giant's ethics unit over the past few months.

Facebook in Australia: What happened after news was blocked?

Sat, 02/20/2021 - 00:17
The removal of news sites has led to concerns about the spread of disinformation.

Hawk-Eye Live could replace Wimbledon line judges and other news

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 14:53
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Clubhouse downloads double in two weeks, analytics firm says

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 13:04
App Annie says downloads of the audio app went up from 3.5m to 8.1m in 16 days this month.

WhatsApp to go ahead with changes despite backlash

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 12:57
The messaging app is making a second attempt to convince users to accept its new privacy policy.

Uber drivers are workers not self employed, Supreme Court rules

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 11:05
Long running court battle ends with ruling ride hailing app drivers are workers not self-employed.

Black Country: Facebook targeted 'faggots and peas' chat

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 10:17
It has apologised to a history group after saying the Black Country dish violated its standards.

Huawei turns to pig farming as smartphone sales fall

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 04:16
The Chinese telecoms giant is also pivoting into coal mining technology amid US sanctions on its phones.

UK to launch 'high risk' science agency

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 01:09
The new agency will help "cement the UK's position as a science superpower", the government says.

The search widens for hot rocks that provide power

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 00:03
Geothermal power projects have seen a surge of investment as countries encourage renewable energy.

'Smart' face masks promise high-tech protection

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 00:01
BBC Click's Lara Lewington puts some "smart" face masks to the test.