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How hackers are targeting the shipping industry
Weak defences are leaving cargo vessels vulnerable to cyber-attacks, say experts.
18.08.2017 - 02:02
Australia blocks another 59 popular pirate sites
The latest court decision brings the total of blocked domains to 340.
18.08.2017 - 19:56
Chinese 'cyber-court' launched for online cases
The court will specialise in internet-related cases as the number of online disputes rises.
18.08.2017 - 19:11
Reddit launches its own video hosting platform
One of the world's largest websites has not let users post their own videos directly before.
18.08.2017 - 14:36
Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF
A digital rights group criticises action taken by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare against the Daily Stormer.
18.08.2017 - 12:09
Kit Kat accused of copying Atari game Breakout
Nestle's marketing mimics the 1970s Atari computer game Breakout, a court case alleges.
18.08.2017 - 12:01
Chinese media 'racist' video on India clash sparks anger
It features a Chinese actor in a turban and fake beard, mockingly assuming an Indian accent.
17.08.2017 - 16:10
Very few girls took computing A-level
A-level computing is dominated by boys with only 9.8% of the total number taking the exam being girls.
17.08.2017 - 16:30
Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site
Cloudflare no longer protects the Daily Stormer from distributed denial of service attacks.
17.08.2017 - 12:32
Roaming downtime hits customers on Three in Europe
Customers travelling in France, Portugal and Luxembourg were affected but the issue is now fixed.
17.08.2017 - 17:25
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns
Vishal Sikka says the "continuous drumbeat of distractions" contributed to his decision to resign.
18.08.2017 - 10:37
Chatbot helps students choose courses
A chatbot at Leeds Beckett University is helping A-level students find the right university course.
17.08.2017 - 13:35
China cracks down on VPN vendors
Five websites, including Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell virtual private networks.
17.08.2017 - 12:34
HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach
Entertainment firm HBO is facing another cyber breach, as it social media accounts are compromised.
17.08.2017 - 06:56
Spotify removes white supremacy music after events in Charlottesville
A number of bands are taken off the streaming service while more are being "reviewed".
17.08.2017 - 11:10
Nokia 8 smartphone takes 'bothie' videos
The phone streams video from its front and rear cameras at the same time to Facebook or YouTube .
16.08.2017 - 20:45
Apple boss Tim Cook joins Donald Trump condemnation
Tim Cook slams the President's response to Charlottesville as Apple plans human rights donations.
17.08.2017 - 09:04
App iTrump wins trademark fight against Trump Organization
An app developer completes a series of trademark victories against the US president's company.
16.08.2017 - 14:36
Game of Thrones struck by fresh leak
HBO blames a contractor for posting an unreleased episode to its Spanish and Nordic platforms.
16.08.2017 - 16:59
Amazon launches Instant Pickup service targeting students
Prime and Prime Student members can order daily "essentials" for collection within two minutes.
16.08.2017 - 18:48
Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits to settle FTC charges
Uber was in trouble for not adequately securing both customer and driver data from hacking.
16.08.2017 - 14:23
Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters
Department of Justice seeks 1.3 million IP addresses of visitors to an anti-Trump protest site.
15.08.2017 - 12:19
Scottish Parliament targeted in 'brute force' cyber attack
The Scottish Parliament is targeted in a "brute force" cyber attack, Holyrood's chief executive confirms.
15.08.2017 - 18:26
AI seeks fantasy football challengers
The University of Southampton is challenging fantasy football fans to beat its AI at Premier League predictions.
15.08.2017 - 18:12
GoFundMe removes campaigns for Charlottesville suspect
GoFundMe removes campaigns for James Alex Fields Jr, arrested after a car ploughed into protesters.
15.08.2017 - 13:35
Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle
The facility in the north of Norway will take advantage of cheap energy and the cool air.
15.08.2017 - 01:08
DJI drones to gain privacy mode after US Army ban
The app that controls DJI's drones will stop sending data to the internet to reassure customers.
15.08.2017 - 13:17
NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online
Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
14.08.2017 - 23:11
Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak
The HBO show has seen several leaks over the years and is the most pirated show in TV history.
15.08.2017 - 05:52
Intel chief resigns from Trump council
But the president's remarks fail to head off further resignations from White House business groups.
16.08.2017 - 00:15
GoDaddy and Google expel Daily Stormer over victim smear
First GoDaddy and then Google expel the Daily Stormer from their web address registration services.
14.08.2017 - 20:13
Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close
Amazon, which owns Lovefilm, says it will cease offering DVDs and Blu-ray discs via post on 31 October.
14.08.2017 - 13:48
Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers
The ride-sharing company says the move is part of a number of improvements for drivers.
14.08.2017 - 14:01
Facebook launches China-only version of Moments photo app
The BBC understands that Facebook wants to study how apps organically gain users in China.
14.08.2017 - 19:48
HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows
HBO reportedly offered a $250,000 "bounty payment" to delay TV episode data leaks.
14.08.2017 - 10:58
Teen's death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger
The death has reignited criticism of internet addiction 'boot camps' known to employ harsh practices.
14.08.2017 - 09:32
Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the cameras will help to build "trust and confidence".
14.08.2017 - 02:47
US firm reveals gun-toting drone that can fire in mid-air
Military technologists Duke Robotics have developed drones that can shoot at enemies remotely.
11.08.2017 - 19:40
US warns of fidget spinner fire and choking hazards
Users are advised to avoid charging the battery-operated toys overnight.
11.08.2017 - 14:21
Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting
Some staff were reportedly concerned about being "outed" online if they contributed.
11.08.2017 - 12:52
Snapchat registered with Russian regulator 'unknowingly'
US parent company Snap says the registration was done without its knowledge and it will not comply.
11.08.2017 - 19:04
Blizzard starts drive to recruit more women and ethnic minorities
The company, which is behind games like World of Warcraft, launches a "global diversity and inclusion initiative".
11.08.2017 - 16:16
Facebook introduces new video service
The new platform, called Watch, will be personalised and allow users to see comments in real time.
10.08.2017 - 07:53
China's WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation
The authorities allege Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba are being used for terrorism and rumours.
11.08.2017 - 12:18
‘Robotarium’ gives anyone access to robots, and other news
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
18.08.2017 - 11:41
Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs?
It's digital blackface, according to this writer - see if her arguments change your emoji habits.
15.08.2017 - 00:54
Password guru regrets past security advice and other news
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
11.08.2017 - 12:54
Creating a robot to combat loneliness
Japanese inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji built his Orihime robot to address the loneliness he felt as a child.
14.08.2017 - 00:59
Could VR help rehabilitate injured footballers?
Passing and shooting drills and rehabilitation exercises feature in the virtual reality software.
10.08.2017 - 09:22
Could 'solar roads' help generate electricity?
A stretch of road has been paved with solar PV (photovoltaic) panels in France.
09.08.2017 - 01:15
BT to scrap half of the UK's remaining telephone boxes
Although 33,000 calls are made each day, one third of phone boxes don't handle any calls at all.
15.08.2017 - 14:24
Trump tweets cartoon of train hitting CNN reporter
The US president also apparently accidentally retweeted a post by someone calling him "a fascist".
15.08.2017 - 20:44
Algorithm learns to understand natural beauty
Researchers at the University of Warwick are using deep learning to quantify the beauty of outdoor places.
08.08.2017 - 05:31
Black Hat: The conference teaching hacking skills
Security researcher Scott Helme goes on a training course at the Black Hat conference
02.08.2017 - 02:59
The hi-tech badges made for hackers
The unofficial badges made by "hackers" for "hackers" contain a mini processor.
01.08.2017 - 09:48
How easy is it to hack a cash machine?
After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan Click asks if it could happen again.
25.07.2017 - 01:05
After Gina Martin took a stand against 'upskirting', we asked if readers had ever experienced it. They had.
18.08.2017 - 02:46
Can contactless technologies help charities raise more money?
18.08.2017 - 01:58
The right note?
Why hi-resolution sites are music to the ears of fans who want the best possible sound.
15.08.2017 - 01:00
In Romania, thousands of women work as "cam-girls", earning money by undressing and talking to clients on the other side of the world.
10.08.2017 - 01:47
A Google employee who wrote that women are less biologically suited to tech careers has been fired.
09.08.2017 - 01:26
Remotely controlled planes could save more than £20bn in costs, a survey says, but passengers are wary.
08.08.2017 - 16:08
From meds to medals
How tech is helping chronically ill people relying on repeat prescriptions for medications.
08.08.2017 - 01:09
As well as playing for trophies, the Spanish football giants are competing off the pitch for fans.
08.08.2017 - 01:26
Using cheap magnet, hacker beats protections on a "smart" handgun.
A hacker circumvents protections on a gun designed to limit who can shoot it.
28.07.2017 - 07:38
Deception tech helps to thwart hackers' attacks
Fake networks and spoofed data can frustrate hackers looking for an easy way to cash in
29.07.2017 - 01:58
Ransomware 'here to stay', warns Google study
Cyber-thieves made at least $25m from ransomware in the last two years suggests research by Google
27.07.2017 - 10:03
Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry
Cyber-experts need to concentrate on reducing harm not technical proficiency, says Facebook security head
27.07.2017 - 01:30