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Thursday

Optus: How a massive data breach has exposed Australia
Anger rises after 40% of Australians had details stolen in possibly the nation's worst-ever breach.
29.09.2022 - 03:20

Wednesday

EU Commission to make it easier to sue over AI products
People harmed by such items and digital ones like drones will have easier access to legal help.
28.09.2022 - 20:22

NHS app hits 30 million downloads in England
The health service says 448,000 people have used the app to make decisions on organ donations.
28.09.2022 - 16:27

Data sharing: MoD and Home Office ignored people's data requests - ICO
Data watchdog says it is naming and shaming seven organisations for failing to share information.
28.09.2022 - 01:19

Tuesday

Netflix plans to launch its own video game studio
Studio in Finland is the latest and clearest example of the streaming giant moving into gaming.
27.09.2022 - 18:36

iPhone in India: Apple makes new handset in India in shift from China
The announcement marks the technology giant's latest move to diversify its supply chains outside China.
27.09.2022 - 07:38

Tim Cook: 'No good excuse' for lack of women in tech
Apple chief executive tells the BBC the tech sector needs more women in order to thrive.
27.09.2022 - 01:46

Is Finland's Wood City the future of building?
New public buildings in Finland have to incorporate more wood, which is leading builders to innovate.
27.09.2022 - 01:05

Monday

Molly Russell: Instagram posts seen by teen were safe, Meta says
The 14-year-old girl viewed material about self-harm and suicide before she took her own life.
26.09.2022 - 17:06

TikTok may be fined £27m for failing to protect children
The video-sharing platform has been issued with a final notice of intent by the UK's data watchdog.
26.09.2022 - 13:53

Interpol seeks arrest of failed crypto-firm boss Do Kwon
Agency asks police forces around the world to seek and detain the South Korean businessman.
26.09.2022 - 13:24

Japan's push into 'deep tech' innovation
Japanese start-up firms are developing next-generation solar panels and microchips.
26.09.2022 - 01:06

Saturday

Testing the new iPhone: From battery to always-on screen
The BBC's Technology Editor, Zoe Kleinman, has been testing out the latest Apple smartphone.
24.09.2022 - 05:51

Iran unrest: What's going on with Iran and the internet?
The internet is cutting out and residents are unable to access social media in parts of the country.
24.09.2022 - 01:00

Friday

Molly Russell inquest: Instagram clips seen by teen 'most distressing'
The 14-year-old girl viewed material about self-harm and suicide before she died in 2017.
23.09.2022 - 16:11

Oxfordshire teen arrested in police hacking investigation
The National Cyber Crime Unit detained a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire on Thursday evening.
23.09.2022 - 14:49

Rape posts every half-hour found on online incel forum
More must be done to tackle women-hating movement incel, the Centre for Countering Digital Hate warns.
23.09.2022 - 01:57

The firms making flour from mushrooms and cauliflower
The search for wheat alternatives is being driven by a demand for healthier diets and food security.
23.09.2022 - 01:14

Thursday

Tesla ordered to recall more than a million US cars
The US car-safety watchdog says a window glitch is affecting all four Tesla models.
22.09.2022 - 22:57

Australia phones cyber-attack exposes personal data
Optus is looking into the unauthorised access of data including names, addresses and passport numbers.
22.09.2022 - 15:18

Ted Lasso characters join Fifa 23
The fictional AFC Richmond will be available in the the latest version of the popular football game.
22.09.2022 - 11:23

Wednesday

Twitch announces slots and roulette gambling ban
The livestreaming site will prohibit streams of slots, roulette or dice games from many jurisdictions.
21.09.2022 - 15:39

Tuesday

Online Safety Bill to return as soon as possible
But rules to tackle "legal but harmful" material will change over free-speech fears, a minister says.
20.09.2022 - 18:59

Warning over scam energy bill support messages
Emails and texts link to a fake Ofgem website where people's personal details are demanded.
20.09.2022 - 14:51

Molly Russell's inquest to put focus on big tech
The teenager's inquest begins today and some see it as test of the power of US tech giants.
20.09.2022 - 03:19

Off-gridders take energy needs into their own hands
Natural disasters have spurred some communities and homeowners to generate their own electricity.
20.09.2022 - 01:35

Monday

Grand Theft Auto VI footage leaked after hack, developer Rockstar confirms
More than 90 images and videos were leaked from the franchise's next instalment, developer Rockstar confirms.
19.09.2022 - 17:55

Saturday

Twitter sued by Dutch town Bodegraven-Reeuwijk over paedophilia rumour
A conspiracy theory falsely claims that Bodegraven near The Hague was once home to a Satanic ring.
17.09.2022 - 10:15

IHG hack: 'Vindictive' couple deleted hotel chain data for fun
The pair, who say they are from Vietnam, wiped out IHG group data after a foiled ransomware attack.
17.09.2022 - 07:48

Friday

Uber investigating hack on its computer systems
A hacker was apparently able to gain access to the company's internal systems.
16.09.2022 - 21:33

Anti-vax groups use carrot emojis to hide Facebook posts
The emojis are being used to hide harmful content about vaccines from Facebook moderation tools.
16.09.2022 - 02:43

Thursday

US school app accounts hacked to send explicit image
The Seesaw app is used by millions of parents, students and teachers across America
15.09.2022 - 15:15

Amazon workers in Coventry 'making history' with strike ballot
Staff at the Coventry warehouse are voting on whether to strike amid a row over a pay offer.
15.09.2022 - 12:17

South Korea 'cryptocrash' boss faces arrest warrant
Do Kwon is behind the Terra Luna and TerraUSD cryptocurrencies that plunged in value in May.
15.09.2022 - 05:48

Wednesday

Google loses appeal over record EU anti-trust Android fine
An EU court has largely upheld a £3.5bn fine against Google over its Android platform.
14.09.2022 - 15:48

Ethereum Merge: A cryptocurrency 'going green'
The second biggest cryptocurrency is to switch to a new operating model that it says uses 99.9% less energy.
14.09.2022 - 15:08

Queen Elizabeth II: Flight carrying coffin most tracked plane in history
Nearly six million people tried to follow the plane's route, causing the Flightradar24 site to crash.
14.09.2022 - 11:36

Tuesday

Twitter shareholders approve $44bn Musk deal
Twitter shareholders have approved a $44bn deal for the world's richest man to buy the company.
13.09.2022 - 21:13

Google faces €25bn legal action in UK and the EU
Publishers should be compensated over Google's 'anti-competitive' digital ad practices, say lawyers.
13.09.2022 - 19:04

Twitter misleading the public, whistleblower says
Twitter's former head of security Peiter Zatko has been giving evidence to US lawmakers.
13.09.2022 - 17:40

Monday

Japan's female bosses mapping a course for other women
Female bosses remain a small minority in Japan, but efforts continue to increase their numbers.
05.09.2022 - 01:02

Friday

'We talk to plants - they tell us how happy they are'
Agri-tech company Gardin uses sensors and artificial intelligence to see how well crops are growing.
02.09.2022 - 12:46

The inside scoop on ice cream innovation
It is one of our favourite treats, but just what really goes into getting ice cream onto your cone?
02.09.2022 - 01:02

Tuesday

Can vinyl records become greener by removing the PVC?
Records are traditionally made with polyvinyl chloride but one company is trying to change that.
30.08.2022 - 11:28

UK looks to Sweden for a solution to nuclear waste
After decades of experimentation Sweden is ahead of the UK when dealing with nuclear waste.
30.08.2022 - 01:07

'I turned my front room into a full-time bakery'
Ben Gray explains why he turned his home into a bakery in lockdown.
30.08.2022 - 01:01

Friday

How to stay cool the Japanese way
Japan's heatwaves are driving the need for ways to stay cool, from face masks to neck fans and vests.
26.08.2022 - 01:06

Wednesday

Clip-on tech turns spectacles into smart audio glasses
BBC Click's Lara Lewington tries out audio glasses, a smart skipping rope and some other new technology.
24.08.2022 - 12:33

Tuesday

What to do with clothes you no longer wear
New services offer convenient tailoring and repurposing of clothes in a bid to make them last longer.
23.08.2022 - 01:12

Sunday

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