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Bitcoin mining producing tonnes of waste
Waste from the cryptocurrency process is similar to that from IT equipment somewhere like the Netherlands.
20.09.2021 - 18:44
China: Children given daily time limit on Douyin - its version of TikTok
Douyin users aged under 14 will be limited to 40 minutes a day on the platform.
20.09.2021 - 15:03
High-speed internet via airborne beams of light
The project has been developed by Alphabet's moonshot factory, X.
17.09.2021 - 14:33
Mosquitoes sucked up by traps that mimic breathing
More than 300 traps have been deployed in the French town of Hyères to catch mosquitos.
17.09.2021 - 17:13
Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.
16.09.2021 - 22:19
File-sharing crackdowns from lawyers and police
Piracy is once again in the spotlight as rights holders threaten legal action for illegal streaming.
16.09.2021 - 17:43
OpenSea admits insider trading of NFTs it promoted
An employee was accused of buying digital art that would later be promoted on the homepage.
16.09.2021 - 15:12
Bitcoin protests in El Salvador against cryptocurrency as legal tender
The demonstrators burn Bitcoin machines, a week after the cryptocurrency became legal tender.
16.09.2021 - 02:55
Facebook under fire over secret teen research
It had evidence Instagram was a harmful place for young people - but failed to share its findings.
15.09.2021 - 14:06
Microsoft's passwordless plans lets users switch to app-based login
Microsoft says users can delete all passwords from their accounts and use a different login system.
15.09.2021 - 18:46
TikTok faces privacy investigations by EU watchdog
The Irish regulator says it is looking at how TikTok handles children's data - and where it goes.
15.09.2021 - 14:13
The AI body scanner detecting skin cancer and other news
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at the best tech news stories of the week.
17.09.2021 - 16:32
Why Iceland’s volcanoes may aid future Mars exploration
Scientists are using the country to test drone tech that could one day explore the planet's terrain.
14.09.2021 - 14:10
The world's most powerful magnetic field and other news
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
13.09.2021 - 16:49
Is this the era of a more shopping focused social media?
Virtual retail is changing and becoming more embedded in our day to day online activities.
08.09.2021 - 18:40
Esports: Why are there so few professional women gamers?
There are no female players in the top 300 earners in esports, according to research shared with BBC News.
07.09.2021 - 01:13
How 'nerd' culture powered through the pandemic
Meet the online content creators beating the odds to build successful careers from their passions.
21.09.2021 - 01:02
Can apps manage our chronic health conditions?
A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.
20.09.2021 - 01:01
Should schools retain online parents' evenings?
Parents and teachers seem to agree it is the number one innovation worth keeping post-lockdown.
19.09.2021 - 02:36
The big problem of building waste and how to tackle it
How better technology and regulation could cut the waste generated by the construction industry.
17.09.2021 - 00:56
Sir Clive Sinclair: Tireless inventor ahead of his time
The prolific innovator invented the pocket calculator and the ill-fated Sinclair C5 electric car.
16.09.2021 - 21:30
Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis
A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.
14.09.2021 - 01:01
Jesse Lingard takes control of a Rainbow Six Siege esports team
The footballer believes his experiences on the pitch will translate to the online world.
13.09.2021 - 02:04
The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer
Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.
13.09.2021 - 01:00
Could a reboot make social media a nicer place?
A Harvard University project will explore whether social media can be de-toxed
10.09.2021 - 01:18