BBC News - Technology
Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
BT will supply its sports channels to Sky, while selling Sky's Now TV service to its customers.
Paternoster: The rare lift that went over the top
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
As one of the last examples of a unique lift closes in Leicester, is it hasta la vista Paternoster?
Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Many Britons still struggle with slow broadband, finds report from communications regulator Ofcom
Vodafone offers thousands early contract exit
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The mobile network was not clear enough about new fees, telecoms regulator Ofcom says.
Amazon backs down in Google streaming spat
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The online retailer puts streaming gadgets from Google back on sale, ending a two-year hiatus.
AI helps write Harry Potter fanfiction and other news
December 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
She is accused of taking out fraudulent bank loans and buying bitcoin to funnel cash to IS.
Locked out
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?
Schools warned over hackable heating systems
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A researcher finds dozens of UK schools' smart heating systems are vulnerable to being attacked.
Fast/slow lanes
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
An introduction to the net neutrality debate after US regulators voted to change the rules.
What is net neutrality and how could it affect you?
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
An Obama-era law that protects "net neutrality" is repealed by a US regulator, so what does it mean?
NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The bank told a security expert "sorry you feel this way" when a potential vulnerability was found.
'Flirty secretary' smart assistant taken offline in China
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The avatar, which could be made to flirt and dance, is offline after a suggestion it objectified women.
Star Citizen game makers being sued
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Crytek alleges Roberts Space Industries (RSI) and Cloud Imperium Games "have caused substantial harm".
Computers write new Harry Potter chapter
December 14th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash is the title of a new story created by computer wizards.
What do you know about net neutrality?
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The FCC is expected to vote to overturn Obama-era laws relating to net neutrality. We asked people in Washington what they thought about that.
Origami robot muscles lift 1,000 times its own weight
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The artificial muscles can be programmed with a range of motions including twisting and rotation.
Mirai botnet: Three admit creating and running attack tool
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Three men admit creating and running Mirai, a botnet used to block access to much of the web.
Starbucks cafe's wi-fi made computers mine crypto-currency
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Visitors to an Argentine branch of the coffee chain are targeted with crypto-currency malware.
Twitter 'baby poop' video launches spam
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The video also gains permission to access Twitter account and can spy on private communications.
Broadband over 'wet string' tested for fun
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A small, independent ISPs manages to get speeds of 3.5 megabits from broadband over wet string.
LinkedIn hosted jihadist lectures, Blair institute reveals
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Lectures and essays by Islamist extremists have been shared on the Microsoft-owned social network.
GTA Online: Frank Ocean has a new radio station in the game
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
In the GTA Online's latest update, Frank brings his Beats 1 Blonded radio show to Los Santos.
Google to open artificial intelligence centre in China
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Silicon Valley giants are focusing heavily on artificial intelligence and its future applications.
'Meghan Markle' and 'fidget spinners' top UK Google search
December 13th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Other most searched topics included the UK general election and the crypto-currency Bitcoin.
The apps helping keep Rio safe
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
How data is being used to help monitor crime in Rio de Janeiro.
Deliveroo and UberEats restaurant clients face new rules
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Restaurants face having to seek planning permission if they heavily use food delivery apps.
Objective reality exists, says UK minister Matt Hancock
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Matt Hancock calls it "something of a disappointment" that he has to state it publicly.
MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The MoneyTaker group has also stolen banking documents that may be used in future attacks.
Skin betting: 'Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling'
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Gamers as young as 11 bet using virtual weapons within video games which are then exchanged for cash.
Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The advertising giant is to change its tax arrangements in about 30 countries after a similar move in the UK.
Tech firms could be held liable for extremism and abuse
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The BBC understands that an independent ethics watchdog will recommend new laws on online content.
US regulator halts Munchee digital-token sale
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The SEC halts an initial coin offering and warns consumers of the dangers of crypto-currency investment.
'You are being programmed,' former Facebook executive warns
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A former executive for the social network has blasted social media for "ripping society apart".
Netflix defends A Christmas Prince tweet
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The platform sent a tweet addressing the "53 people" that have watched the film 18 days in a row.
PubG creator says games need 'better protection' from copycat titles
December 12th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The man who created Player Unknown's Battlegrounds talks to Radio 1's Gaming Show about the problem of developers copying ideas.
Does Bitcoin use more electricity than Ireland?
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Does the crypto-currency Bitcoin really use more electricity than Ireland?
Care for all
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?
Apple Shazam: Why is the US company buying the music app?
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.
It's time to 'embrace an android' says Labour's deputy leader
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Robots can "set us free" by taking over routine everyday tasks says Labour's deputy Tom Watson.
Facebook: Jokes 'no excuse' for harassment
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Facebook shares its internal policy for dealing with harassment.
Bitcoin futures trading begins on CBOE exchange in Chicago
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Bitcoin rises 17% to above $18,000 on its futures debut, a move seen as legitimising the currency.
HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger
December 11th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A researcher finds more than 460 models have the hidden software pre-installed.
German spy agency warns of Chinese LinkedIn espionage
December 10th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Germany's spy agency says China is using the site to gather information on politicians.
Apple 'to buy Shazam for $400m'
December 10th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The music recognition app already makes most of its money by referring music buyers to Apple's iTunes.
Uber settles defamation lawsuit filed by Indian rape victim
December 9th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A woman raped by a driver in Delhi says executives got her medical records after doubting her story.
Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'
December 9th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The game streaming site has been criticised for tolerating a growing number of 'sexual streamers'
Bitcoin: 'I'm part of a crazy wave'
December 8th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Three people share their experiences of buying Bitcoin.
Spotify and Tencent Music buy stake in each other
December 8th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Two of the world's most popular online music streaming services are buying shares in one another.
Apple HomeKit flaw left smart gadgets vulnerable
December 8th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The company has fixed a flaw in its HomeKit that let unauthorised people control smart home gadgets.
Chat and pay
December 7th, 2017, 10:49 AM
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.
Disability sport: Prosthetic feet help amputees snowboard
December 5th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Reporter Kat Hawkins tried out prosthetic feet designed for skiing and snowboarding.
Look at me
December 5th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Live streaming in Asia has boomed thanks to a massive youth market who spend big through mobile apps.
Hola mundo
December 5th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Babbel, one of the world's most popular language learning websites, was set up by friends after one of them wanted to learn Spanish.
Dangerous milk
December 4th, 2017, 10:49 AM
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.
Powering up
November 30th, 2017, 10:49 AM
They won't give you superhuman strength, but exoskeletons are making physical tasks easier.
Is Apple getting sloppy?
November 29th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A security bug in the new Mac operating system has raised concerns that the firm's standards are slipping.
Super vision
November 27th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Imagine pointing your phone's camera at any object and being given useful information about it.
Tencent: Inside the company's new AI lab
November 24th, 2017, 10:49 AM
China's biggest social media company is developing new apps which use artificial intelligence.
OnePlus: Inside its smartphone factory
November 23rd, 2017, 10:49 AM
Click gets exclusive access to a factory in Shenzhen to see how the new OnePlus 5T phone is made.
Simulator trains teachers to deal with mass shootings
November 21st, 2017, 10:49 AM
In the last four years there have been more than 200 school shootings in the United States.
Google Pixel Buds language translation tested
November 21st, 2017, 10:49 AM
Rory puts Google's language translating headphones through their paces, with varying results.
Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news
November 16th, 2017, 10:49 AM
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
CAST studies how robots could work better with people
November 15th, 2017, 10:49 AM
A new research lab is looking to find the best ways to train robots to work with people.
Xbox One X: Microsoft's new console reviewed
November 3rd, 2017, 10:49 AM
The console can display 4K 60 frames-per-second graphics in high dynamic range.