Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:47:40 GMT
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Facebook has launched a new social media app, without privacy settings, aimed at young people in school. Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:59:36 GMT
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Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen. Can political apps send more young people to the polls? Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:21:33 GMT
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Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?Tinder for Politics/ Can apps encourage young people to vote? Windows 10 update stops webcams working Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:59:45 GMT
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Millions of people are reporting that a Windows 10 update has stopped their webcams from working. North Korea 'Netflix' device unveiled Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:02:46 GMT
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A set-top box offering video-on-demand services has been unveiled by the state broadcaster KCTV in North Korea, according to local reports. Gun crime tech 'failed to save lives' in Chicago Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:16:18 GMT
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An attempt to use software to identify potential gun crime victims did not save any lives, a study suggests. Drones seized over HMP Pentonville carrying drugs and phones Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:06:50 GMT
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Drones carrying larges amounts of drugs and mobile phones are intercepted by police as they were being flown near a north London jail. T-Mobile deal 'may breach US net neutrality' rules Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:36:33 GMT
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An 'unlimited' smartphone data deal that charges extra for premium services may be in breach of US net neutrality rules, campaigners say. Uber to deploy self-driving cars in Pittsburgh Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:45:48 GMT
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Ride-sharing firm Uber will begin allowing users to hail a self-driving car in a US city later this month, it confirms. Internet spying powers backed by review Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:58:05 GMT
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Britain's spies should be allowed to continue harvesting internet data, the government's reviewer of terror laws has said in a review. Uber's $100m settlement with drivers rejected by judge Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:12:29 GMT
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A $100m settlement between the taxi-hailing app Uber and some of its drivers is rejected by a US judge. Grooming prompts online lessons call Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:38:59 GMT
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More than 150 people are reported to police in Wales for meeting children following sexual grooming over the last five years, prompting calls for compulsory online safety lessons for pupils. Spyware maker faces legal battle over alleged affair Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:19:39 GMT
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A spyware company could face legal action after a US court ruled that it illegally intercepted an unwitting man's messages. China demands stricter rules for live streaming Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:28:51 GMT
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China's internet regulator demands stricter controls over the hugely popular practice of live streaming, as part of a range of new requirements for websites. Is Russia hacking the US election? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:51:27 GMT
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Huge leaks of data from US organisations have been attributed by some to Russia, so has the former Soviet state launched cyberwar on the US elections? News site Gawker.com to shut down next week Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:57:04 GMT
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Media company Gawker says it will close its main news site next week, days after it was bought by Univision in a bankruptcy auction. Currys PC World scolded over 4K Euro 2016 advert Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:50:09 GMT
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The UK's advertising watchdog criticises Currys PC World for running a "misleading" advert about 4K television sets. Twitter shuts 235,000 more 'extremist' accounts Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:07:22 GMT
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Twitter has suspended 235,000 accounts for violating its policies on the promotion of terrorism, the social network says. McDonald's drops wearable over claims it can cause rash Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:09:53 GMT
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The fast food chain McDonald's drops a free wearable tech gadget it was giving to children, over reports that it can cause skin irritation. Reddit defends Suicide Squad 'music leaker' Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:40:03 GMT
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Reddit has refused to hand over the details of an alleged music leaker to Atlantic Records. Tencent overtakes Alibaba as China's biggest tech company Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:56:44 GMT
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Tencent, the owner of popular messaging app WeChat, overtakes rival Alibaba as China's biggest technology firm by market value. Intel factory to make ARM-based smartphone chips Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:29:49 GMT
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Intel announces it will start making smartphone chips based on the designs of its rival ARM. Sage employee arrested in fraud probe Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:38:57 GMT
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A 32-year-old Sage employee is arrested at Heathrow airport in connection with a fraud investigation. Cisco to cut up to 5,500 jobs Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:58:01 GMT
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US tech giant Cisco Systems says it is cutting up to 7% of its global workforce, or 5,500 jobs, starting this summer. Why is Brooklyn Beckham selling Huawei's phones? Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:46:05 GMT
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Brooklyn Beckham is the latest celebrity to advertise a tech product, but do they make a difference? Edward Snowden: Russia probably behind NSA leak Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:55:13 GMT
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Experts, including Edward Snowden, believe Russian hackers are prepared to leak data believed to be linked to the US security services. Russian court rejects Google's Android appeal Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:55:42 GMT
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Google fails in its latest attempt to appeal against a Russian competition ruling against its mobile operating system. Authorities investigate after Tesla car catches fire Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:13:07 GMT
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Tesla is working with the French authorities after one of its electric cars burst into flames shortly after a loud bang was heard while it was travelling at high speed. Uber in English test legal challenge with London authorities Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:37:50 GMT
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Uber launches a legal challenge against new rules in London that require thousands of its drivers to pass a test in English. Intel unveils Project Alloy 'merged reality' headset Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:40:28 GMT
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Intel unveils a virtual reality headset that can show its wearer their hands and other nearby objects. Smart meter IT system delayed until autumn Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:27:39 GMT
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A key IT project at the heart of the national smart meter roll-out programme is facing further delays. Audi cars 'will talk to traffic lights', firm says Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:48:30 GMT
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Vehicles will soon be able to communicate with traffic lights and tell drivers when they are about to change, Audi says. Buses battle it out on test track Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:14:10 GMT
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BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles. Meet the robots in Amazon's UK warehouses Thu, 18 Aug 2016 05:16:15 GMT
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These robots are being rolled out to Amazon's warehouses across the UK. Ford reveals driverless taxi plan Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:41:01 GMT
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Ford plans to release self-driving cars that will be used as a taxi service in five years' time. Meet the man cycling the UK using virtual reality Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:39:20 GMT
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Aaron Puzey is cycling the length of Great Britain from the comfort of his own living room, using the power of virtual reality. Phones built for builders – are they tough enough? Mon, 15 Aug 2016 23:41:18 GMT
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BBC's Zoe Kleinman puts the new Tuffphone to the test and compares it to rival handsets. Could ethanol power the future for electric cars? Mon, 15 Aug 2016 21:04:08 GMT
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The race is on to produce less-polluting electric vehicles (EVs), but could sustainably sourced ethanol prove to be the breakthrough fuel to take EVs mainstream? Barbra Streisand teaches Siri a lesson Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:13:05 GMT
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After discovering Apple's Siri pronounced her surname incorrectly, singer Barbra Streisand sets the record straight. Airlander 10: Maiden flight at last for longest aircraft Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:58:46 GMT
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The maiden voyage of the world's longest airship takes place despite an earlier setback. Children make 3D-printed boot for penguin and other news Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:28:56 GMT
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BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news Low-cost underwater drone explores SS Tahoe shipwreck Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:52:43 GMT
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An underwater drone has been developed which aims to make exploration more affordable and accessible. Why fencing with a drone could make it smarter Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:31:09 GMT
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The drones being taught to avoid moving obstacles in real-time The hamster-powered drawing machine and other tech news Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:30:58 GMT
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BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news Who's bugging you? Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:24:04 GMT
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After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years. Can't wait, won't wait! Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:32:16 GMT
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Online shoppers want fast websites and apps that are also visually rich and personalised, but how technically difficult is this to achieve? Found on Facebook Tue, 16 Aug 2016 23:49:43 GMT
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How a simple post on social media ended a Russian woman's 40-year search for her father. Super Soaker Mon, 15 Aug 2016 22:05:15 GMT
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Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol Take me to paradise Tue, 16 Aug 2016 01:00:39 GMT
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Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment. Paranoid parents? Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:40:35 GMT
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Can tech help busy working parents keep tabs on their toddlers or does it simply make them feel more guilty and paranoid? Cold Turkey Tue, 09 Aug 2016 23:20:17 GMT
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A recent report by UK regulator Ofcom claimed that 59% of Brits consider themselves to be "hooked" on their handsets - but not everybody is a slave to their smartphone, reports Zoe Kleinman. Split personality Mon, 08 Aug 2016 23:01:02 GMT
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Who has your data? So much of our private details are stored in the cloud, but where is that exactly, and is it secure? Screen test Sun, 07 Aug 2016 07:53:00 GMT
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TV show Mr Robot has won a strong following among hackers for its accurate portrayal of how hacks can happen How HoloLens is helping Nasa design the next Mars rover Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:28:49 GMT
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Nasa has teamed up with Microsoft to help scientists collaborate on Mars research Technology explained: What is augmented reality? Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:02:38 GMT
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Millions of people are playing Pokemon Go - a mobile game that blends the real world with computer graphics. Inside a factory making robot waiters and waitresses Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:59:54 GMT
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Meet the people making robot waiters and waitresses for restaurants in China Pokemon Go players take to the streets Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:08:31 GMT
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A new mobile game that lets players catch Pokemon as they roam the streets has become a phenomenon.