BBC News - Technology
The global shop
October 19th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Online retailers have a shop window to the world, but how do you handle all those payments?
Mobile companies overcharging customers after contracts end
October 19th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The UK government said the firms needed to inform customers when they had paid for their handsets.
How does this look? Be your own virtual make-up artist
October 19th, 2017, 05:12 PM
French cosmetics chain Sephora is using augmented reality so that customers can try on make-up virtually, before buying it.
Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft
October 19th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe was assigned data-processing patents by technology company SRC Labs.
Still photographs spring to life
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
New software animates still photos so that subjects can be made to smile and pull expressions.
Giant robots clash in US-Japan battle
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The human-piloted machines fired weapons at one another.
YouTube star Casey Neistat criticises video site's leaders
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Award-winning vlogger Casey Neistat claims video creators could leave the service en masse.
Snapchat to make original TV-style shows
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The social media app teams up with NBC to create a new studio where they plan to make original shows.
Twitter pledges tougher action against abuse
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The social network says it will impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery.
'Future city' to be built in Canada by Alphabet company
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is to build a digital city on Toronto's waterfront.
World's first floating wind farm starts generating electricity
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The five 175-metre high turbines have been installed 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast.
'Revolutionary' car seat with inbuilt airbag launched
October 18th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The airbag uses compressed air to cushion a child's neck from the impact of a crash.
Australia's Crown casino denies slot-machine 'tampering'
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Australia's parliament hears claims that Crown casino deliberately removed betting options.
Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
A watchdog finds that hackers can track, eavesdrop or even communicate with children.
Fukushima disaster: The robots going where no human can
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Click was given rare access to the Fukushima site to see how the decontamination work was progressing.
Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The websites are accused by MPs of profiting from sellers who do not charge the tax on UK sales.
Social media data shared by spy agencies
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Details about the data being collected by GCHQ have emerged at a tribunal about surveillance legality.
Adobe patches Flash bug used for planting spying tools
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Kaspersky discovered that Flash files were being embedded in Word documents to deliver spyware.
'First 5G mobile net connection' claimed by Qualcomm
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Qualcomm says it has achieved 1Gbps internet speeds using a 5G chip on a mobile device.
Low success rate for government online ID service
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Gov.uk Verify fails to register most users trying to access government services.
AI used to detect breast cancer risk
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Machine learning is being used to spot whether breast lesions are cancerous or not.
Patent battle pits iPod father v Android creator
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
A start-up funded by Tony Fadell is suing a smartphone-maker led by Andy Rubin.
Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Feature showed users how many calories they would burn if they walked to destination.
Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool
October 17th, 2017, 05:12 PM
One in five Australians have been victims of image-based abuse, but very few report the offence.
High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The camera that can process images faster than the eye can see.
Drones used to spot sharks in Australia
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Drones become the latest weapon to protect swimmers and surfers from shark attacks.
Daimler recalls 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
More than a million vehicles worldwide are being recalled over a potential airbag safety issue.
UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014.
Huawei Mate 10 uses AI to distinguish cats from dogs
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Huawei Mate 10 handsets use a new type of processor to recognise objects being photographed.
Krack wi-fi security flaw explained
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
A major flaw in wi-fi connections has been revealed by security researchers.
Microsoft Windows 10 breaches Dutch privacy law
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The Dutch regulator says sanctions may be imposed if Microsoft does not comply.
Drone collides with commercial aeroplane in Canada
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The aircraft sustained only minor damage and landed safely, the Canadian transport minister said.
Facebook funds anti-bullying training in schools
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The tech giant will extend a scheme which trains young people to help those who suffer cyber-bullying.
Wi-fi security flaw 'puts devices at risk of hacks'
October 16th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Researchers have revealed details of a major problem with the way wi-fi data is protected.
China congress: How authorities censor your thoughts
October 15th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The BBC's Stephen McDonell examines China's clampdown on free speech ahead of the party congress.
The dome which could help machines understand behaviour
October 15th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Made up of over 500 cameras, the Panoptic Studio captures motion without the use of markers.
How a girl who cannot speak got a unique voice
October 15th, 2017, 05:12 PM
New digital technology allows people without a voice to sound like themselves for the first time.
How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons
October 14th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Virtual reality technology that lets trainee surgeons feel "flesh and bone" is developed.
Can we teach robots ethics?
October 14th, 2017, 05:12 PM
We are not used to the idea of machines making ethical decisions, but the day when they will routinely do this - by themselves - is fast approaching.
Why Pinterest boss Tim Kendall takes a daily ice bath
October 13th, 2017, 05:12 PM
A daily ice bath is "like having morning coffee", the tech giant's president Tim Kendall tells the BBC.
YouTube lifts Swazi bare-breasted dancer restrictions
October 13th, 2017, 05:12 PM
YouTube denies accusations of racism, saying it wanted to be culturally sensitive about uploads.
US voices frustration with 'warrant-proof' encryption
October 13th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Encryption tools in apps such as WhatsApp "thwart law enforcement", says US Deputy Attorney General.
40 years since the launch of the Atari 2600
October 13th, 2017, 05:12 PM
40 Years ago, video games changed forever with the launch of the Atari 2600.
UK mobile coverage 'deplorable', says Lord Adonis
October 13th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The national infrastructure commission head also warns the UK faces gridlock on roads, railways and in the skies.
Next-generation internet
October 12th, 2017, 05:12 PM
What will it take to build the ultra-fast internet of the future?
Pest control
October 12th, 2017, 05:12 PM
How apps using image recognition are helping farmers identify crop diseases.
Branson's Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One
October 12th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Sir Richard is joining the board of the pod-based US transport company.
From pillows to concrete
October 9th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Carbon emissions contribute to global warming, so could tech that removes them from the air slow the process?
Blue sky thinking
October 8th, 2017, 05:12 PM
British scientists played a key role in developing radar, which has helped deliver safer skies.
Scam support
October 6th, 2017, 05:12 PM
A man who runs an online support group says scam victims are not stupid - just unaware of the con.
Honda unveils a disaster relief robot and other news
October 6th, 2017, 05:12 PM
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
No more privacy?
October 5th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Four experts examine the issue of information security in an online world.
Out of control
October 5th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Carmakers are increasingly sending vehicle software updates wirelessly, but how risky is this?
Carbon-ion battery could mean rapid charging
October 5th, 2017, 05:12 PM
British start-up Zap&Go has developed carbon-ion supercapacitors that allow rapid charging.
A brief tour of Google's Pixel 2 XL
October 4th, 2017, 05:12 PM
The new flagship handset has an easier way to summon its smart assistant and a unique camera trick.
Assassin’s Creed Origins preview
October 4th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Marc Cieslak previews the latest instalment of the adventure series set in ancient Egypt
Close call
October 2nd, 2017, 05:12 PM
5G broadband could be 10 times as fast as 4G and underpin many new technologies of the future.
What future for augmented reality?
October 2nd, 2017, 05:12 PM
Experts predict the AR market could be worth £122 billion by 2024.
Quick thinking
October 1st, 2017, 05:12 PM
Humans still have the upper hand over computers in an argument. For the moment.
UN to monitor AI developments and other tech news
September 29th, 2017, 05:12 PM
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
Amazon Echo smart speaker family expands
September 28th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Amazon revamps its main Echo smart speaker for the first time since its launch in 2014.
Nest's new home security tech
September 20th, 2017, 05:12 PM
Hands-on with Nest's new home security tech, including a doorbell that connects to an app and a security system.