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High and low-tech ways to tackle India's water crisis
India's water situation requires a big investment in tech and many small projects on the ground.
12.08.2022 - 01:02


NHS IT supplier held to ransom by hackers
Its IT provider says it may take three or four weeks to fully recover from the cyber-attack.
11.08.2022 - 14:28

Disney adds subscribers but warns over cricket loss
The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.
11.08.2022 - 08:53

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'
The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.
11.08.2022 - 02:50

Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports
Competitive gaming may soon be added to the Commonwealth Games programme, after a successful test event in Birmingham.
11.08.2022 - 01:01


Elon Musk sells $6.9bn of Tesla shares as Twitter lawsuit looms
The world's richest man says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.
10.08.2022 - 06:35


US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China
US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.
09.08.2022 - 18:34

WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg reveals new privacy features
The changes will let users silently leave group chats and control who sees their online status.
09.08.2022 - 13:31

Are we falling in love with robots?
Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.
09.08.2022 - 01:03


How will humans fare against robo-footballers?
Omar Mehtab visits the home of RoboCup champions Tech United to challenge them to a match.
08.08.2022 - 17:48

The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters
As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms.
08.08.2022 - 01:16


NHS 111 software outage confirmed as cyber-attack
The problems are reported to have impacted referrals from the NHS 111 helpline to out-of-hours GPs.
06.08.2022 - 14:08


Can drumming reconnect you to your colleagues?
Companies are having to work extra hard to make their staff feel connected to their organisation.
05.08.2022 - 01:04


How a small Hong Kong tech firm saw its shares soar
The meteoric rise of AMTD Digital's shares has been likened to the so-called "meme stock" phenomenon.
04.08.2022 - 07:14


UK Parliament closes TikTok account after China data warning
Senior MPs had raised data security concerns and had called for the account to be taken down.
03.08.2022 - 16:37 scam: Tourists descend on north London private home
A woman says she feels vulnerable after dozens of tourists arrived at her private home throughout July.
03.08.2022 - 12:29

Tinder: CEO Renate Nyborg to leave dating app after one year
Renate Nyborg's exit is part of a major shake-up of the dating app's management and strategy.
03.08.2022 - 11:01


Airbnb bookings hit record high as travel recovers
Rising prices did not deter travellers, the lodging website said.
02.08.2022 - 23:40

Starlink: Why is Elon Musk launching thousands of satellites?
The billionaire's SpaceX company hopes to provide an internet service from space.
02.08.2022 - 18:26

Uber attracts record number of drivers as cost of living bites
The ride-hailing app had been facing a driver shortage, leading to long waiting times for customers.
02.08.2022 - 17:24

Cristiano Ronaldo & Harry Maguire most abused players on Twitter - report
Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire receive the most Twitter abuse of any Premier League players, a report finds.
02.08.2022 - 16:01

Pornhub: Judge rules Visa can be sued in abuse claim
A woman who was thirteen when an explicit video of her was posted, is suing Mindgeek and Visa.
02.08.2022 - 12:42

Space debris: How do we solve the problem of dead satellites?
Space agencies and companies are looking at ways of tidying up the broken satellites orbiting Earth.
02.08.2022 - 10:17

Bitcoin: Missing hard drive could fund Newport crypto hub
Nearly 10 years after binning the hard drive, it is thought the Bitcoin on it could be worth £150m.
02.08.2022 - 07:10

Ambani and Adani: Asia's richest men battle to dominate 5G in India
Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani are set to compete in the world's second-largest internet market.
02.08.2022 - 06:39

How rangers are using AI to help protect India's tigers
India's tigers roam across vast areas, so artificial intelligence is being developed to help track them.
02.08.2022 - 01:07


Conjoined twins separated with the help of virtual reality
Surgeons say space-age technology helped doctors in separate countries to work together.
01.08.2022 - 14:05

Ofcom urged to help end broadband loyalty penalty
Many long-standing customers pay more for broadband and mobile contracts than new customers do.
01.08.2022 - 03:27

The space tech helping to tackle deforestation
How the International Space Station is helping to tackle deforestation
01.08.2022 - 01:00


WhatsApp: We won't lower security for any government
The tech giant's boss says he'd rather see the app blocked than break encryption under proposed laws.
30.07.2022 - 02:44


Instagram U-turns on TikTok-style revamp
The social media platform pauses the rollout of new features after an online community backlash.
29.07.2022 - 11:53

The super material reinforcing rinks, cars and buildings
From roller rinks to skyscrapers the addition of graphene could make concrete construction stronger.
29.07.2022 - 01:09


Facebook owner Meta in first ever sales fall
The owner of Instagram and WhatsApp faces increased competition from the likes of TikTok.
27.07.2022 - 23:46

Gaming time has no link with levels of wellbeing, study finds
Researchers analysed the gaming habits of 39,000 players of big titles such as Animal Crossing.
27.07.2022 - 04:26


Cost of living: Inside the 'foodbank' for data
The National Databank initiative offers free data to people struggling to pay for connectivity.
26.07.2022 - 20:07

Music industry as tough as it has always been, watchdog says
The Competition and Markets Authority releases its latest report into the impact of streaming.
26.07.2022 - 18:44

Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner share Instagram criticism
Reality TV stars share post telling Instagram to "stop trying to be TikTok".
26.07.2022 - 18:11

Amazon Prime subscription price raised by £1 a month
The £1-a-month rise comes after years in which the streaming service paid millions for football rights.
26.07.2022 - 12:02

Digital India: How India's digital revolution is connecting millions
Access to the internet has transformed the lives of millions in India.
26.07.2022 - 02:44

A mind-reading combat jet for the future
The Tempest fighter jet will have artificial intelligence tech to monitor and help the pilot.
26.07.2022 - 01:25

Convenience store spy cameras face legal challenge
Big Brother Watch campaigners says the "Orwellian" cameras at Southern Co-op shops breach people's rights.
26.07.2022 - 01:03


Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife
The technology multi-billionaire's comments came in response to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
25.07.2022 - 11:44

Google rules blocked children's diabetes app
An NHS-recommended app says Google will not permit it to send text message alerts about glucose levels.
25.07.2022 - 02:00

The tech helping to bring you your morning coffee
How Brazil, the world's largest grower of coffee, is turning to technology to boost production.
25.07.2022 - 01:15


Chess robot breaks seven-year-old boy's finger during Moscow Open
The child was trying to make his next move at the Moscow Open when the robot grabbed him.
24.07.2022 - 17:21

China launches second module for its space station Heavenly Palace
Tiangong or Heavenly Palace is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2022.
24.07.2022 - 15:37


UK blocks University of Manchester sensor deal with Chinese company
The proposed licensing of vision-sensing technology could be a national security risk, the government says.
23.07.2022 - 19:54

Blake Lemoine: Google fires engineer who said AI tech has feelings
Blake Lemoine went public with his beliefs that Google's breakthrough Lamda technology is sentient.
23.07.2022 - 04:20

World Cup to use drones to help protect stadiums
Venues in Qatar will be defended from potential drone attacks by the unmanned aerial vehicles.
23.07.2022 - 01:55


Abortion: YouTube removes misinformation videos
Videos promoting unsafe abortion methods and false claims are being taken down.
22.07.2022 - 18:36

Twitter spent $33m in three months on Elon Musk deal
The social network also reported losses in its latest financial figures.
22.07.2022 - 14:55

Snapchat owner hit as advertising slump hits sales
The California-based company is best known for the photo-sharing app Snapchat.
22.07.2022 - 11:16

Tinder: Women's safety now at the heart of the app
The technology company is launching a partnership with domestic-violence campaign group No More.
22.07.2022 - 05:34

The YouTuber who built a career from true crime and make-up
Bailey Sarian dabbled in YouTube for years before a chance idea led to a new profession.
22.07.2022 - 01:13

Whisky makers are turning their backs on peat
Burning peat has long been a way of adding flavour to whisky but some are now rejected that process.
22.07.2022 - 01:05


China ride-hailing giant Didi fined $1.2bn after probe
The country's cyber security watchdog launched a probe into the firm just days after its US listing.
21.07.2022 - 08:59

Elon Musk's Tesla sells most of its Bitcoin holdings
The announcement comes as the value of the world's biggest cryptocurrency has plunged.
21.07.2022 - 05:07

Baidu unveils new self-driving taxi in China
Baidu says its latest robo-taxi has the road skills of a driver with 20 years' experience.
21.07.2022 - 04:06


Heatwave forced Google and Oracle to shut down computers
Record temperatures meant some cooling systems failed at the firm's London data centres.
20.07.2022 - 18:32

US seizes stolen funds from suspected North Korean hackers
The Department of Justice has already returned ransom payments to two hospitals.
20.07.2022 - 15:16

Apple settles US butterfly-keyboard legal action for $50m
Apple will pay $50m (£41.6m) over claims its laptop keyboards were unresponsive and unreliable.
20.07.2022 - 12:53

Netflix loses almost a million subscribers
Season four of the hit series Stranger Things may have helped to stem the exodus of Netflix customers.
20.07.2022 - 03:26

Rogers outage: Why a network upgrade pushed millions in Canada offline
A Canadian telecoms giant is under pressure to ensure a network crash felt nationwide doesn't happen again.
20.07.2022 - 03:06


Twitter-Musk takeover dispute heading for October trial
Twitter hopes that the trial will end with a court order for Musk to complete a $44bn takeover bid.
19.07.2022 - 21:56

Aerospace electrified by new technology
Electric and hybrid aircraft are under development which could cut the need for jet fuel.
19.07.2022 - 01:01


Firms 'going to war' against rivals on social media
The boss of a high-tech monitoring company says some retailers are spreading lies about competitors.
18.07.2022 - 01:10


The social media lifeline amid soaring food costs
Charities are using Google Maps and other social media to alert people to food clubs and community shops.
15.07.2022 - 01:12


How streaming videos gives a Danish city hot water
A datacentre is cooling its servers while providing nearby residents with heating.
12.07.2022 - 17:59

Hands-on with the Nothing 1 phone
UK company Nothing's first handset features hundreds of LED lights and has had 200,000 pre-orders.
12.07.2022 - 17:29

Can the right smell make you more productive?
With more people working from home there's growing interest in making the home smell better.
12.07.2022 - 01:13


Neill Blomkamp: Why I am making video game Off The Grid
The free-to-play game, featuring a narrative element, will see 150 players fight to be the last one.
08.07.2022 - 12:39

How science is making chocolate taste even better
Cocoa beans go through a fermentation process that scientists say can be more precisely controlled.
08.07.2022 - 01:30


Australia's devastating floods spur new warning systems
Better data and real-time software is allowing companies to improve the precision of flood warnings.
05.07.2022 - 01:06


Ukraine war: President Zelensky's 3D projection asks tech sector for help
The Ukrainian president has been outlining his vision for the technology sector in his country.
01.07.2022 - 13:18

How flowers are 'put to sleep' for long sea voyages
Kenya's flower exporters are switching to sea freight as new tech helps keep flowers fresh at sea.
01.07.2022 - 01:01


What parents need to know to keep their kids safe online
Teachers urgently want parents to understand the tech which could help to keep kids safer online.
28.06.2022 - 01:18


Will electric motorbike sales take off across Asia?
Soaring petrol prices could speed up the transition to electric much faster than expected.
27.06.2022 - 01:03


The staff shortage slowing down air cargo and bags
A lack of skilled cargo handlers is now hampering the booming air freight business too.
24.06.2022 - 01:05


Could nuclear desalination plants beat water scarcity?
Engineers are developing mobile, floating nuclear desalination plants to help solve water shortages.
21.06.2022 - 01:16

Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?
Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.
14.06.2022 - 01:18


Is it the end for the lush lawns of Los Angeles?
Tougher rules on watering gardens mean residents will have to consider alternatives to green grass.
10.06.2022 - 01:08


India's loan scams leave victims scared for their lives
Bogus apps are being used by hackers to access mobile phone data to threaten and blackmail victims.
07.06.2022 - 01:06

How artificial intelligence 'blew up' tennis
Coaches now have powerful tools which can find patterns in play that humans would struggle to see.
31.05.2022 - 01:05


The new airlines betting flying is about to take off
Many carriers went out of business during Covid but several seized a golden opportunity to launch.
30.05.2022 - 01:10


Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink
Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.
27.05.2022 - 01:06


Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.
24.05.2022 - 12:45


Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.
20.05.2022 - 01:03