Fake news detector plug-in developed Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:44:18 GMT
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How one developer came up with a way of flagging fake news on social media. Smart duvet: the bed that makes itself Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:12:41 GMT
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A bed that can make itself after being slept in is developed in Montreal, Canada. 100 Women 2016: The winners of the BBC hackathon develop app Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:38:41 GMT
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The BBC 100 Women team have hosted a hackathon with Facebook UK to give female developers the chance to create a unique social media product. Fake Apple chargers fail safety tests Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:18:50 GMT
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Investigators warn of potentially fatal risks after 99% of fake Apple chargers fail safety tests. Phone encryption: Police 'mug' suspect to get data Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:28:08 GMT
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Detectives have developed a new tactic to beat criminals using mobile phone encryption - legally mug them. 'Frighteningly easy' for criminals to get Visa card details, study claims Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:36:03 GMT
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It is "frighteningly easy" for criminals to get security details for a Visa debit or credit cards, according to research from Newcastle University. French man jailed for visiting pro-IS websites Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:03:53 GMT
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A French man has been sentenced to two years in jail for repeatedly visiting websites that back the so-called Islamic State terror group. App helps drone pilots avoid no-fly zones Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:40:33 GMT
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A new app lets drone pilots know if they are flying their craft in or near restricted airspace. Partially-sighted Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:21:50 GMT
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Partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg gets to see her boyfriend's face more clearly thanks to hi-tech goggles. Qatar accused of blocking Doha News website Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:28:01 GMT
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Doha News says access to its website has been blocked in an apparent act of government censorship. TalkTalk and Post Office routers hit by cyber-attack Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:33:59 GMT
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Thousands of TalkTalk and Post Office broadband customers affected by a malware attack. Pebble smartwatch users fear 'Fitbit takeover' Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:13:52 GMT
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Users of smartwatch pioneer Pebble express concern about reports it is a takeover target for Fitbit. Toddler hand inspired AI child sex abuse tool Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:22:06 GMT
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An artificial intelligence system that can identify new images of child sexual abuse has been developed. Avalanche: Online crime network hit in global operation Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:55:58 GMT
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Global operation dismantles one of the world's biggest networks of hijacked computers, Europol says. Airbnb announce plans to block hosts exceeding 90-day rental limit Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:31:27 GMT
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AirBnB announces plans to block hosts in London from renting out homes for more than 90 days a year. Spyware tracks child sex abuse site users Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:29:20 GMT
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A security flaw in the Firefox and Tor web browsers that tracked anonymous users is discovered. 'Fatal' flaws found in medical implant software Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:52:02 GMT
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Security flaws found in 10 implanted medical devices could have "fatal" consequences, warn researchers. Landline phone prices review launched by Ofcom Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:16:16 GMT
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Telecoms regulator Ofcom is to examine landline rental costs amid concerns people are not getting value for money. Netflix to allow TV and movie downloads Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:34:41 GMT
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Netflix will now allow some of its programmes to be downloaded and watched offline. GoPro makes cutbacks after drone crashes Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:02:52 GMT
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GoPro is cutting 200 jobs and shutting down its video licensing service after the recall of its Karma drones. National Lottery accounts feared hacked Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:59:23 GMT
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The operator of the National Lottery says it believes that about 26,500 accounts have been breached. China introduces 10% extra tax on 'super cars' Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:20:03 GMT
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China introduces an additional 10% tax on "super cars", including Ferrari and Rolls-Royce. The tech enabling a man with quadriplegia to drive Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:03:52 GMT
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The semi-autonomous Corvette has been modified to enable Sam Schmidt to drive on public roads. Testing car seats to protect children Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:46:31 GMT
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With rules on children's car seats set to change next year, Richard Westcott visits a facility for conducting tests. Football meets virtual reality in new headset computer game Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:14:22 GMT
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A football computer game has been given a futuristic makeover, immersing players into the world of virtual reality. How we made the most of the BBC Micro Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:03:49 GMT
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It's 35 years since the BBC launched its revolutionary 8-bit computer, inspiring a whole generation of programmers. Turning rock carvings into laser projections Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:53:54 GMT
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How an artist is turning ancient Native America rock art into laser images. What the internet surveillance law means to you Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:04:04 GMT
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Zoe Kleinman explains why the Investigatory Powers Act is so controversial. Selena Gomez is revealed as Instagram's most popular celebrity in 2016 Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:04:05 GMT
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The pop singer has eight of the 10 most-liked celebrity photos on Instagram this year. Google's top boss is stumped by one of his own firm's interview questions Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:42:06 GMT
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We've all been stumped by a tricky question in a job interview, but you'd expect Google's top boss to get his own company's correct. How virtual reality could help prosecute Nazi war criminals Sun, 20 Nov 2016 02:38:19 GMT
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BBC Click's Marc Cieslak meets the team behind a 3D recreation of Auschwitz. Going for a knockout with bubble jumping Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:22:15 GMT
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BBC Click's Spencer Kelly tries his hand at Japanese bubble jumping Japan embraces robots ahead of 2020 Olympics Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:24:03 GMT
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The robot getting ready to help visitors at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with language translation. The smart mirror which makes customised makeup patches Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:07 GMT
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BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the latest technology on show in Japan. Smart money? Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:23:08 GMT
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As global student loan debt reaches crisis levels, can tech start-ups help cut costs? Sextortion advice Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:41:52 GMT
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A new campaign is launched to help victims of sextortion, where criminals blackmail victims with intimate webcam photos. Laser vision Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:15:23 GMT
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Lasers have been around since the 1960s, but today's highly accurate versions are transforming surgery, computing, engineering and mapping. Lunchtime liaisons Sat, 26 Nov 2016 23:07:54 GMT
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A crop of apps want to use the methods of dating apps like Tinder to transform the world of business networking. Machine food Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:36:28 GMT
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The world needs to produce more food to feed a growing population, but is automation and sensor technology the answer? Smartphone riddle Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:50:14 GMT
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Students in Jerusalem may have hit upon a life-changing technology for people who can't use touchscreens. Hiring headache Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:10:06 GMT
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The self-employed often have to wait weeks before they can start the new job they've been offered. Why? Can tech speed things up? Girl coders Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:07:06 GMT
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Hi-tech toys are likely to be big sellers this Christmas, but can they be fun and educational? The supercomputer of the future? Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:25:05 GMT
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Scientists say they are close to building a large scale quantum computer WalkCar: Hands-on with Japan's car-in-a-bag Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:27:48 GMT
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The BBC's Chris Foxx takes a ride on Japan's answer to the 'hoverboard'. Google Earth gets virtual reality makeover Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:13:44 GMT
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Google's globe-trotting app Earth makes its VR debut. How wireless power charging could recharge a flying drone Mon, 07 Nov 2016 10:38:16 GMT
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BBC Click's Spencer Kelly reports on the tech which could one day wirelessly charge a drone