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'Smart' home devices used as weapons in website attack

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:33:35 GMT

Hackers used internet-connected home devices, such as printers and web cameras, to attack popular websites on Friday, security analysts say.

Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:17:20 GMT

Samsung appears to file copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.

Video game voice, stunt and motion actors go on strike in US over pay

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:22:52 GMT

Actors who provide voices, stunts or motion capture for video games are on strike in the US over pay and conditions.

Warnings over Dirty Cow Linux bug

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:54:38 GMT

Users of the Linux operating system are being urged to update it to remove a "serious" bug that hackers could use to hijack systems.

NSA contractor faces spying charges

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:02:42 GMT

An NSA contractor is accused of stealing vast amounts of government secrets over a 20-year period.

Online gambling companies probed by CMA over winnings

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:10:50 GMT

Online gambling firms may be breaking the law by making it very difficult for players to collect their winnings, the competition regulator says.

Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:07:52 GMT

Nintendo reveals the first details of its next games console - the Nintendo Switch - previously code-named NX.

Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:31:13 GMT

Microsoft's focus on cloud computing has helped it deliver better-than-expected quarterly profits and sent its shares to an all-time high.

Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:31:20 GMT

Apple says there is a "flood" of potentially life-threatening counterfeit goods being sold via Amazon.

Facebook apologises for removing breast cancer awareness video

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:18:20 GMT

Facebook has apologised for removing a video on breast cancer awareness posted by a Swedish group, saying it was incorrectly taken down.

Tesla to make all its new cars self-driving

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:07:12 GMT

Tesla says all electric cars it now builds will have hardware to drive completely on their own, though fully self-driving cars are still years away.

Backpage website tries to have pimping charges dropped

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:55:48 GMT

Lawyers for Backpage owners have asked the judge to throw out the case against them, citing free speech principles.

Pro-Clinton bots 'fought back but outnumbered in second debate'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:48:00 GMT

A study says more tweets were posted by suspected bots in favour of Clinton and Trump in the second presidential debate.

Russian arrested over LinkedIn hack

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:51:25 GMT

A Russian man has been arrested in the Czech Republic over alleged involvement in a massive breach of LinkedIn data.

Swiss beat UK's BT to next-gen broadband

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:14:17 GMT

Switzerland is the first country in Europe to deliver so-called ultrafast broadband to customers through traditional copper infrastructure, according to service provider Swisscom.

Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:34:12 GMT

Internet firm Yahoo calls on the US government to publish a surveillance order it received so it can respond to claims it scanned users' emails

Micro Bit mini-computer heads overseas

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:22:57 GMT

The BBC passes control of the Micro Bit mini-computer to a foundation that aims it to give it international appeal.

Gable Tostee not guilty in Australia 'Tinder death'

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:38:30 GMT

An Australian man is acquitted of the murder of a New Zealand woman who fell from his balcony during their first Tinder date.

Sat-nav maps update aims to prevent stuck lorries

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:43:40 GMT

A multi-million pound sat-nav project seeks to stop lorries getting stuck on UK roads.

Ecuador curbs Assange's internet to halt US election 'interference'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:44:00 GMT

Ecuador says it restricted internet access for the WikiLeaks founder at its London embassy to stop interference in the US presidential election.

Brexit simulated in new Football Manager game

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:16:10 GMT

A range of "Brexit scenarios" will face players of the Football Manager 2017 game when it is released next month, it emerges.

Misfit Phase watch hides technology behind analogue face

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:21:24 GMT

Misfit is the latest fitness-tracking brand to make an enhanced analogue watch rather than build a touchscreen model.

Yahoo boosted by profits rise as Verizon reviews hacking impact

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:19:33 GMT

Yahoo's profits more than double in the last three months, a boost for the beleaguered firm whose massive data breach put a question mark over its Verizon sale.

Microsoft gender-bias case to go ahead

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:09:55 GMT

A US judge allows a class action gender-bias lawsuit against Microsoft to proceed, despite a request from the firm that certain claims be dismissed.

IBM AI system Watson to diagnose rare diseases in Germany

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:15:04 GMT

IBM's AI system Watson is to work alongside doctors in Germany, who are trying to solve some of the country's most complex medical cases.

Uber-like app for tractor hailing launched in India

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:05:51 GMT

Tractors for hire via an app or a call centre could make life easier for farmers in India.

Singapore self-driving taxi has first 'prang'

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:22:23 GMT

A self-driving taxi being trialled in Singapore has had its first accident - but the firm behind it said it was just a minor "prang" at 4mph.

Concern over missing man's Facebook page updates

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:20:59 GMT

Friends and relatives of a missing American man are concerned because his Facebook page has become active, but they have not seen him for more than a month.

UK spy agencies broke privacy rules says tribunal

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:03:21 GMT

Spy agencies breached privacy rules when they collected bulk data about UK citizens, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal rules.

Samsung S7 adds features from doomed Note 7

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:00:17 GMT

Samsung is working to bring some features of its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phone to its S7 and S7 Edge devices.

Netflix shares soar as video service posts jump in subscribers

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:43:39 GMT

Netflix shakes off worries over growth with new subscriber numbers that beat estimates and sends its share price soaring 20%.

Tesla told to dump Autopilot brand in Germany

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:14:48 GMT

Tesla is told to drop the Autopilot brand name, which it uses to promote its driver-assistance software, in Germany.

How hackers handle stolen login data

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 01:16:30 GMT

If your personal data gets stolen, how long do you have before the criminals come calling?

Google News launches fact check label

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:19:37 GMT

Google launches a new fact check label, which will appear in search results for news stories.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned by more airlines over fire risk

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:00:46 GMT

Airlines in Australia, Europe and Asia ban Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, after reports some phones have caught fire.

The trainers featuring a mini screen and other tech news

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:39:32 GMT

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

Nintendo NX becomes Switch

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:34:02 GMT

Nintendo reveals its next games machine - Nintendo Switch - will be a handheld, portable device that doubles up as a home console.

Kodak Ektra smartphone inspired by 1940s

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:09:41 GMT

Photography brand Kodak reveals a smartphone that takes its name and looks from a 1941 camera.

Robot arm helps fly aircraft

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:59:13 GMT

A robotic arm that can help fly an aircraft has been designed by engineers in Virginia.

Assistive tech helps paralysed man cycle competitively

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:14:01 GMT

Athletes with disabilities have been competing in Cybathlon - a competition highlighting how tech can help people with disabilities.

Football Manager: 'From hard to soft Brexit'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:16:01 GMT

Sports Interactive's Ciaran Brennan explains the Brexit scenarios in Football Manager 2017

Poland's Enigma mathematicians honoured

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:45:24 GMT

Polish mathematicians who laid the groundwork for cracking the WW2 Nazi Enigma code, are being honoured at the country's embassy in London.

Music streaming services 'too expensive for many non-subscribers'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:25:12 GMT

Almost half of the people who do not currently subscribe to music streaming services think they are too expensive, a UK survey suggests.

British F1 champion Lewis Hamilton joins Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare cast

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:55:39 GMT

The 31-year-old racing driver will play the role of an engineer onboard the Retribution in Infinite Warfare.

Why this solar panel could be the next big energy player

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:25:52 GMT

Researchers in Switzerland are looking to develop a solar panel that can push out twice the energy of existing standard roof panels

Origami bird gets BBC reporter in a flap

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:26:03 GMT

An origami bird that can be controlled with gestures is on show at the Ceatec technology exhibition in Japan.

The Pompeii house recreated in 3D and other tech news

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:11:00 GMT

BBC Click's Stephen Beckett looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

A fashion show using mixed reality with a Hololens

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:25:41 GMT

A designer has used London Fashion Week to show off her collection using VR technology.

Robot rage

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:49:10 GMT

Will human drivers take advantage of driverless cars' safety-first caution and simply ignore them?

Life streamed online

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:03:18 GMT

In 1996 Jennifer Ringley switched on a webcam and opened her life to the public for seven years. Then she logged off - completely. What was it all about?

Let's play!

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:23:56 GMT

Firms are increasingly using game play to encourage greater engagement from customers and staff - but does gamification work?

Lights, camera... cloud

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:01:24 GMT

Cloud computing is giving small design and special effects studios the chance to compete with the giants of the film industry. But what are the drawbacks?

Repairing the damage

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:06:27 GMT

As Samsung stops production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after incidents of the handsets catching fire, how can it hope to repair its damaged reputation?

Virtual stars

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:56:03 GMT

Actor Liam McIntyre tells Newsbeat why he was happy to go from TV to gaming star in Gears of War 4.

No pink, please

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:09:13 GMT

Women in tech and science professions reflect on how things would be different if there were more women in the sectors

Deadly drones

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:07:11 GMT

The killing of two Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq last week highlights the potential of turning cheap-to-buy, easily available drones into weapons.

Burnt brand?

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:55:54 GMT

Problems for technology giant Samsung may go beyond a smart-phone that catches fire, as the BBC's Stephen Evans explains.

Fires and spin

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 08:38:29 GMT

Whirlpool is facing a cacophony of calls to improve its response to a tumble dryer fire risk. A BBC News investigation has delved into the sequence of events.

Are you a danger?

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:16:14 GMT

Staff and companies increasingly use third-party apps for work. But are employers alert to the security threat these apps pose?

PlayStation VR headset: The verdict

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:23:22 GMT

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak reviews Sony's PlayStation virtual reality headset.

Drones carry patients' blood for a fee in Rwanda

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:00:53 GMT

A drones start-up is launching a service that will deliver blood, plasma and coagulants to hospitals in Rwanda.

The collar which visualises your dog's emotions

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:27:32 GMT

The collar displays different colours depending on the dog's mood. BBC Click finds out more.

Meet the giant robot equipped with a paintball cannon

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:28:41 GMT

Why engineers want to build giant robots which can battle each other.