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TikTok stars 'exploit' young fans for gifts worth hundreds of pounds

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 00:15
A BBC investigation found influencers promising to share their phone numbers in exchange for gifts.

Why the BBC does not want to store your data

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 16:22
The BBC Box is a personal data store that uses information from multiple sources to filter content.

Internet wobble caused by Cloudflare glitch

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:56
The security firm suffers a problem of its own that causes clients' websites to become inaccessible.

Cyber-incident reports from UK finance sector spiked by 1,000% in 2018

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 15:16
A Freedom of Information request reveals a jump in the number of incidents reported to industry regulator.

Google lets destroyed Lion of Mosul roar again

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 14:37
An ancient statue has been recreated using crowd-sourced pictures and 3D printing.

Virginia bans 'deepfakes' and 'deepnudes' pornography

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:00
Virginia is one of the first places to outlaw fake pornography created without a subject's consent.

US Border Patrol investigate ‘disturbing’ secret Facebook group

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 07:01
Border officials allegedly posted racist and sexist jokes about migrants and lawmakers in the group.

Game of Stones: Tracking conflict diamonds with lasers

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 00:18
How can we be sure the diamonds we buy are not fake or from conflict regions?

MPs call for laws to protect elections against online interference

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 00:00
MPs say laws on political advertising and funding need to be updated for the digital age.

The day the e-books stopped working

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 17:31
Microsoft is withdrawing access to the e-books that consumers bought via its digital store.

TV star's call for online homophobia to be hate crime debated by MPs

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 17:17
The Only Way Is Essex's Bobby Norris says online homophobia should be a specific criminal offence.

Cat flap uses AI to punish pet's killer instincts

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 13:27
An Amazon engineer uses machine learning to lock out his cat when it brings back prey in its mouth.

Wikipedia founder calls for social media strike

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:21
The two-day boycott would mean people not post anything to social media apart from strike notices.

Towie star seeks online homophobia crackdown

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:12
Bobby Norris's petition to make online homophobic abuse a specific offence is being debated in Parliament.

Social media: Church of England unveils online guidelines

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 03:19
Social media has "downsides" but also helps to "share the good news of Jesus Christ", the Church says.

Could you do a video interview for your next job?

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:10
Artificial intelligence is likely to play a role in whether you get your next big job interview.

Mobile users can now switch providers with one simple text

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:02
Phone customers will be able to switch providers with a single free text under new rules.

Electric cars: New vehicles to emit noise to aid safety

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 08:34
The EU rule for new models follows concerns cars put pedestrians at risk because they are too quiet.

How apps power Hong Kong's 'leaderless' protests

Sun, 06/30/2019 - 00:13
Huge group chats with real-time voting let demonstrators decide what steps to take next.

Trump lets US firms sell tech to Huawei

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 10:55
The US agrees a pause in hostilities with China on trade, and makes a concession over tech firm Huawei.