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'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.

Robinhood boss says GameStop episode 'unacceptable'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 20:30
Lawmakers grill key players in the GameStop trading frenzy at a hearing in Washington.

Facebook Australia: Tech giant faces growing criticism over news ban

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 18:46
Politicians, publishers and rights groups condemn the social media giant's response to a planned law.

Nvidia limits crypto-mining on new graphics card

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 16:58
Nvidia's latest graphics card will deliberately slow down if used to mine a popular crypto-currency.

Chromebooks overtake Macs in market share for first time

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 16:03
Analysts say the low-cost Google-powered laptops have been used by school pupils for remote learning.

'Kill switch' failed as drone hit controlled space near Gatwick

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 16:02
The drone had gone out of control during a demonstration flight at Goodwood Aerodrome.

Texas freeze shuts chip factories amid shortages

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 14:34
A power crisis in Texas forces computer-chip-makers to halt production amid a chip shortage.

YouTube: Voice of Wales channel accused of racism

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 08:55
Several politicians criticise Voice of Wales' activities following a BBC Wales investigation.

Facebook Australia: PM Scott Morrison 'will not be intimidated' by tech giant

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 08:34
Scott Morrison says Facebook's decision to block news feeds to users is "arrogant and disappointing".

'Roaring Kitty' GameStop investor hit with lawsuit

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 02:42
Keith Gill is being sued over claims he duped fellow investors into buying its shares last month.

Australia news code: What’s this row with Facebook and Google all about?

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 01:25
A law that would force tech firms to pay for news is being closely watched globally. We explain why.

Black and LGBT Edinburgh University students attacked in Zoom meeting

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:26
The attackers shouted racist slurs and played pornography during the University of Edinburgh event.

Omegle: Children expose themselves on video chat site

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:03
Omegle links up random people for virtual video and text chats, and claims to be moderated.

Omegle: Children expose themselves on video chat site

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:03
A BBC investigation finds what appears to be children exposing themselves to strangers on the website.

Trustpilot removed 2.2 million bogus reviews in 2020

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:03
The review website publishes its first transparency report as its own sector comes under scrutiny.

Nasa Perseverance rover: How this Mars landing will be different

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
Nasa's Perseverance rover is aiming for Jezero Crater, considered “too dangerous” for previous spacecraft.

Broadband credit score mistake 'cost me thousands'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
Omar Khalid says a mistake by broadband provider Virgin Media damaged his credit score for years.

Handforth Parish Council Zoom meeting dogged by rows again

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 22:10
Thousands tune in for the latest Handforth Parish Council meeting but Jackie Weaver is not present.

Google to pay Murdoch's News Corporation for stories

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 20:48
Rupert Murdoch has championed the idea that internet platforms should pay media companies for material.

Facebook to block Australian users from viewing or sharing news

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 20:38
It comes in response to a proposed law that would force the company to pay publishers for content.