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WannaCry ransom notice analysis suggests Chinese link

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:12:57 GMT

Researchers say the WannaCry ransom note was poorly translated - possibly using Google Translate.

BA boss 'won't resign' over flight chaos

Mon, 29 May 2017 14:54:54 GMT

Chief executive Alex Cruz says flight disruption at Heathrow and Gatwick had nothing to do with cost cutting.

Hay Festival 2017: Stephen Fry's warning for the web

Sun, 28 May 2017 11:49:06 GMT

Delivering a lecture at the Hay Festival, the actor said society could face "dire consequences".

General election 2017: Workers' rights v robo jobs - a quandary for all campaigns

Fri, 26 May 2017 05:54:55 GMT

Artificial intelligence will have a huge impact on jobs - so are the parties still committed to it?

Theresa May: Online extremism 'must be tackled'

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:38:38 GMT

The PM says the fight against so-called Islamic State is "moving from the battlefield to the internet".

Glitch hits Pension Regulator website

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:23:05 GMT

Thousands of businesses face fines as a result of a faulty server at the Pension Regulator.

Net neutrality: 'Dead people' signing FCC consultation

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:04:34 GMT

Campaigners say 'hundreds' have complained about their details being used to post fake comments.

Disney's Bob Iger says the film hack threat was a hoax

Fri, 26 May 2017 09:13:30 GMT

Chief executive Bob Iger said the company doesn't believe a ransom demand was genuine as "nothing has happened".

Subtitling systems contain 'widespread' security threat

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:56:43 GMT

Four popular media players are vulnerable to attack because of flaws, a security firm warns.

Google AI defeats human Go champion

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:35:16 GMT

Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.

Apple's Jonathan Ive says immigration vital for UK firms

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:43:14 GMT

Sir Jonathan Ive says Britain must keep its doors open to top talent if tech firms are to thrive.

Russian postal service 'hit by WannaCry'

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:29:22 GMT

Three employees claim service still suffering from the effects of the global ransomware attack.

'Thousands' of known bugs found in pacemaker code

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:05:43 GMT

Thousands of bugs have been found in the code used to keep pacemakers functioning, say researchers denies exploiting users' DNA

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:19:32 GMT

The genealogy service says it is changing its terms and conditions after being criticised.

Fitness trackers 'poor at measuring calories burned'

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:39:01 GMT

But they are accurate at measuring heart rate, a study of seven devices has found.

Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:30:26 GMT

Experts say its success will depend on how much people are willing to pay to indulge their nostalgia.

New Zealand space launch is first from a private site

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:41:39 GMT

The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.

Google plans to track credit card spending

Fri, 26 May 2017 02:19:51 GMT

A new product from Google will link the clicks on ads with offline spend to prove digital ads work.

Serena Williams takes on new challenge in Silicon Valley

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:52:01 GMT

The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.

Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:48:17 GMT

People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.

Just A Baby app matches hopeful parents

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:15:45 GMT

A new dating app lets people search for sperm and egg donors, surrogate mothers and lovers.

Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:18:47 GMT

Iris-scanning technology on the Galaxy S8 is spoofed using a photograph and a contact lens.

Google's AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:57:21 GMT

Google's AI system AlphaGo wins the first of three matches against Go world champion Ke Jie.

Microsoft launches new Surface Pro

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:43:20 GMT

It is claimed the tablet is 2.5 times faster than the Pro 3, with a battery that will last 70% longer.

Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:03:54 GMT

The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.

Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:31:02 GMT

Live channels including Eurosport and Discovery will be offered for an extra fee.

More evidence for WannaCry 'link' to North Korean hackers

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:57:02 GMT

Tools that helped WannaCry spread were also used in attacks linked to North Korea, says security firm.

Leaks 'expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy'

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:03:43 GMT

The "inconsistent" rules used to judge and censor content on Facebook are exposed, claim insiders.

Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:27:25 GMT

More than two-thirds of all machines hit by WannaCry ran the eight-year-old software, say experts

Virtual rabbits 'culled' in Second Life

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:43:59 GMT

Thousands of bunnies have "starved" after their food supply was cut off.

Bitcoin hits $2,000 trading high point

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:58:51 GMT

The virtual currency is proving popular but rival crypto-cash systems are catching up fast.

UK firm designs 'world's most affordable solar lamp'

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:11:36 GMT

Manchester's Inventid designed the SM100 solar light, which retails for $5 in African countries.

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

Fri, 19 May 2017 00:21:00 GMT

A reporter's twin foiled the HSBC security measure by mimicking his brother's voice.

General election 2017: Illegal content sanctions threat

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:48:40 GMT

Conservative manifesto suggests digital providers should pay to help combat online crime.

Text-to-switch plan for mobile users

Fri, 19 May 2017 12:31:23 GMT

Ofcom wants to make it easier for people to switch operator - but it has ruled out a simpler option.

FCC votes to overturn net neutrality rules

Fri, 19 May 2017 10:08:22 GMT

Critics say changing the rules may mean some data travels on "fast lanes".

London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control

Fri, 19 May 2017 08:32:18 GMT

London City Airport flights will be directed by controllers using a remote system 80 miles away.

Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:48:10 GMT

A probe into the political use of private data has been opened by the information commissioner.

App maker's code stolen in malware attack

Thu, 18 May 2017 11:44:10 GMT

The FBI is investigating and Apple are looking out for malicious versions of the apps after the theft.

India's Zomato says data from 17 million users stolen

Thu, 18 May 2017 07:43:26 GMT

Payment-related information is safe as it was stored separately, global restaurant guide Zomato says.

EU fines Facebook over 'misleading' WhatsApp data claim

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:12:36 GMT

The social media giant is fined for providing "misleading" information during its takeover of WhatsApp.

'Bots' spam FCC website over proposed net neutrality reversal

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:15:14 GMT

Bot activity is apparently detected on a US regulator's website over proposed changes to net neutrality rules.

Election candidates warned about phishing attempts

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:58:54 GMT

Recent MPs and other candidates in the UK general election are warned about malicious emails.

Cage director charged for failing to disclose passwords

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:29:19 GMT

The international director for Cage could face prison for failing to disclose digital passwords.

Two Britons arrested in Thailand over football streaming

Wed, 17 May 2017 13:12:58 GMT

Two British men are arrested after the Premier League supported investigations by Thai authorities.

Twitter user numbers overtaken by China's Sina Weibo

Wed, 17 May 2017 12:39:49 GMT

Chinese micro-blogging site boasts 340 million active monthly users in first three months of 2017.

DocuSign users sent phishing emails after data breach

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:06:40 GMT

The electronic signature service provider says no other user information was accessed during the breach.

Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

Tue, 16 May 2017 10:58:48 GMT

A leaked letter throws doubt on the legal basis for sharing 1.6 million patient records with DeepMind.

Tinder fights one-man dating platform

Tue, 16 May 2017 12:49:31 GMT

The app, called Shinder, has only one available male date.

HPE unveils 'world's largest' single memory computer

Tue, 16 May 2017 15:57:12 GMT

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's prototype computer, called The Machine, has 160TB of memory.

ARM to provide chips for brain injury implants

Tue, 16 May 2017 12:59:50 GMT

The project could help those with brain or spinal injuries to receive sensory feedback.

WannaCry and the malware hall of fame

Tue, 16 May 2017 11:44:43 GMT

How does WannaCry compare with other big malware infections?

HTC unveils 'squeezy' phone for selfies

Tue, 16 May 2017 06:59:36 GMT

The U11 has a pressure-sensitive edge that triggers the camera when squeezed.

Apple's Ive: UK needs global talent post-Brexit

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:24:19 GMT

The UK should keep its doors open to global talent after Brexit, Sir Jonathan Ive tells the BBC.

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:10:42 GMT

Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

How to beat security threats to 'internet of things'

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:25:08 GMT

Click talks to a cyber-security expert about how to protect your connected home appliances from hackers.

Watch Mark Zuckerberg find out he's got into Harvard

Thu, 18 May 2017 23:04:35 GMT

See the moment a young Mark Zuckerberg gets the good news, as filmed by his dad, Edward.

Customer service robots on show in Paris

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:06:06 GMT

Rory Cellan-Jones takes a look at some of the more unusual robots on show at the Innorobo exhibition in Paris.

Anti-drone fence used in Guernsey prison

Sat, 13 May 2017 13:38:30 GMT

A new virtual security fence is being tested in Guernsey to stop drones getting contraband into prison.

The Nokia 3310 is back so here's a celebration of all things 2000

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:27:08 GMT

It's been 17 years since the Nokia 3310 first appeared in shops and the world has changed quite a lot.

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:46:37 GMT

The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools.

The new 3D image tool for surgeons

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:12:55 GMT

Echopixel allows surgeons to view and interact with a patient's scans in 3D.

New health scan uses artificial intelligence

Tue, 16 May 2017 07:17:47 GMT

California company Forward is launching a medical body and health scan using artificial intelligence and connected tools.

Could these mini reactors replicate the power of the Sun?

Mon, 15 May 2017 07:09:48 GMT

Tokamak Energy thinks its mini fusion generators will allow the company to test ideas faster than their competitors.

The plan to grow strawberries inside shipping containers

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:33:39 GMT

Agricool is using former shipping containers to grow strawberries in Paris.

Voter change

Mon, 29 May 2017 23:29:41 GMT

More countries are using internet voting for elections. But does it encourage more people to vote - and is it safe?

Mapping a new frontier

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:09:51 GMT

Share Lab uses flow charts and data analysis to map one of the greatest forces shaping our world - Facebook.

New coins on the block

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:07:22 GMT

Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.

Cuban revolution

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:35:07 GMT

As the internet becomes more widespread in Cuba, online start-ups are emerging. But challenges remain.

WannaCry lessons

Thu, 18 May 2017 23:02:01 GMT

How can businesses protect themselves against future cyber-attacks?

Sex doll chat

Sun, 14 May 2017 23:48:40 GMT

The BBC visits a factory in California which is making a new AI-enabled sex doll called Harmony.

Gene genie

Mon, 15 May 2017 23:01:39 GMT

DNA-testing kits for health and fitness are growing in popularity, but is it all hype?

Tweenage vlogger

Sat, 13 May 2017 00:21:17 GMT

Nikki Lilly is one of an army of children taking YouTube by storm, but she is not your average vlogger.

My walk, my signature

Thu, 11 May 2017 23:16:00 GMT

The way we interact with our devices is helping cyber-security firms authenticate our identity.

Macron Leaks

Tue, 09 May 2017 00:01:05 GMT

The US alt-right, WikiLeaks and bots helped to amplify the leaked emails from the Emmanuel Macron campaign.

Sun trap

Mon, 08 May 2017 23:07:44 GMT

As India leaps ahead in solar capacity, we look at the latest innovations around the world.

Facebook power

Mon, 08 May 2017 01:52:38 GMT

The social network is largely unregulated and unaccountable when it comes to politics, critics say.

Selling up

Tue, 02 May 2017 23:08:16 GMT

The Hughes family want to take on the tech giants.

Watch me, watch me

Thu, 04 May 2017 23:15:21 GMT

Live streaming is becoming big business for 'creators' and tech firms alike. But is it dangerous?

Smart doggy

Mon, 01 May 2017 23:13:13 GMT

Tech for pets is a booming business, but will it simply encourage us to spend less time with them?

Battery bonanza:

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:01:30 GMT

Could batteries help solve the renewable power problem?

Dashboard box encourages cleaner, smoother driving

Thu, 04 May 2017 00:11:04 GMT

A dashboard device called Lightfoot seeks to make people smoother, more fuel-efficient drivers. Dougal Shaw reports.

Meet Sally, the salad-making robot

Tue, 02 May 2017 07:26:14 GMT

A salad-making robot which is able to hold 21 fresh ingredients has been developed by a California-based food robotics company. BBC Click finds out more.

Voice-controlled camera offers fashion tips and other news

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:53 GMT

BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

Classic BlackBerry gets Android revival

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:58:27 GMT

The classic BlackBerry smartphone, including physical keyboard, is given a 2017 makeover.