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Latest Technology News (BBC)
Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws Three flaws in Apple's iOS operating system are found that meant spyware could be installed with a single tap.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 6:51 pm - Click title for full story
Love to chat As chat apps achieve colossal valuations and more keep coming onto the market, are we reaching chat saturation point?
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 6:23 pm - Click title for full story
McDonald's fitness bands recalled after skin-burn complaints McDonald's is recalling millions of fitness wristbands that it bundled with Happy Meals after customers complained of skin irritation and burns.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 12:22 pm - Click title for full story
Driverless taxis roam Singapore streets Driverless taxis are being tested on the streets of Singapore for the first time.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 12:21 pm - Click title for full story
HP laptop blocks over-shoulder snooping Computer firm Hewlett-Packard has developed two new laptops that feature an optional privacy mode that obscures the screen unless viewed face-on.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 11:20 am - Click title for full story
Head teacher Ashley Yates jailed for filming pupils in toilets A primary school head teacher who used a spy pen to film pupils in the toilets at his school is jailed.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 9:55 am - Click title for full story
Airlander 10: Longest aircraft hit power cable before nosediving The world's longest aircraft came into contact with "high voltage power cables" before nosediving on landing, UK Power Networks says.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 9:25 am - Click title for full story
Italy quake rescuers ask locals to unlock their wi-fi Rescue teams searching for earthquake survivors trapped in central Italy have asked locals to unlock their wi-fi passwords.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 8:36 am - Click title for full story
WhatsApp users to receive adverts WhatsApp changes its privacy policy so that businesses can send messages to people using the service.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 8:10 am - Click title for full story
Uber adds advance bookings in London Transport app Uber allows customers in London to book journeys up to 30 days in advance.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 6:00 am - Click title for full story
Lawnmower prompts Northern Lights alert A lawnmower has been blamed for wrongly triggering sensors that predict when the Northern Lights will be visible in the UK.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 5:23 am - Click title for full story
Microsoft Excel blamed for gene study errors Microsoft's Excel has been blamed for some errors in academic papers on genomics.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 5:20 am - Click title for full story
Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman in Japan A driver playing Pokemon Go while behind the wheel in Japan is arrested after hitting two women, killing one of them, say police.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 12:24 am - Click title for full story
Ghostbusters star hit by cyber-attack Intimate images of Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones and racist photos appear on her website after it was targeted in a cyber-attack.
Posted: 25 August 2016 | 12:13 am - Click title for full story
Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore As the industry races to make driverless cars viable, a small fleet of computer-driven taxis are taking passengers in Singapore.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 11:33 pm - Click title for full story
Irish church review over Grindr claims Catholic church authorities in Ireland order a review of social media access for trainee priests after allegations some of them used the gay dating app Grindr.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 9:55 pm - Click title for full story
Pneumatic octopus is first soft, solo robot Engineers in the US have built the first self-contained, entirely soft robot - in the shape of a 7cm octopus.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 7:27 pm - Click title for full story
Asian companies have world's worst cybersecurity says study Asian organisations are the worst prepared against cyber-attacks globally, according to US security company Mandiant.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 5:59 pm - Click title for full story
Google punishes sites with pop-up adverts Google will give a lower search ranking to sites with "frustrating" pop-up ads from 2017.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 11:17 am - Click title for full story
Why Pokemon Go may have passed its peak New independent data suggests that the augmented reality craze is beginning to cool off.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 9:13 am - Click title for full story
Apple accused of iPhone 6 'touch disease' defect Apple faces claims that it is failing to address a flaw that causes iPhone screens to become unresponsive.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 8:19 am - Click title for full story
Flipped 3D printer makes giant objects A 3D printer that can produce large items such as plane parts is developed.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 6:49 am - Click title for full story
How good is Tibet's Beijing-backed search engine? The Beijing-backed launch of the first-ever Tibetan language search engine raises suspicions about the Chinese government's motives.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 6:23 am - Click title for full story
India investigating French submarine company data leak India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 4:15 am - Click title for full story
University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware Universities and NHS trusts have been hit hard by ransomware in the last year, according to Freedom of Information requests carried out by two cybersecurity firms.
Posted: 24 August 2016 | 3:01 am - Click title for full story
Russian hackers 'targeted New York Times' The FBI is investigating whether Russian hackers have carried out a series of cyber attacks on the New York Times, officials tell US media.
Posted: 23 August 2016 | 8:38 pm - Click title for full story
Poor security 'aided' Ashley Madison hack The Ashley Madison dating site had "inadequate" security systems and used fake icons to make people think it was safe, reveals a report.
Posted: 23 August 2016 | 12:39 pm - Click title for full story
Wikileaks criticised on sensitive data Wikileaks has been criticised for not doing enough to screen sensitive information found in documents released via the site.
Posted: 23 August 2016 | 10:15 am - Click title for full story
Buses battle it out on test track BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles.
Posted: 23 August 2016 | 12:14 am - Click title for full story
Who's bugging you? After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 6:24 pm - Click title for full story
Can political apps send more young people to the polls? Will smartphone apps encourage more young people to go to the polls?
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 6:21 pm - Click title for full story
Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 12:59 pm - Click title for full story
Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens Facebook has launched a new social media app, without privacy settings, aimed at young people in school.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 8:47 am - Click title for full story
Drones seized over HMP Pentonville carrying drugs and phones Drones carrying larges amounts of drugs and mobile phones are intercepted by police as they were being flown near a north London jail.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 8:06 am - Click title for full story
Gun crime tech 'failed to save lives' in Chicago An attempt to use software to identify potential gun crime victims did not save any lives, a study suggests.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 7:16 am - Click title for full story
North Korea 'Netflix' device unveiled A set-top box offering video-on-demand services has been unveiled by the state broadcaster KCTV in North Korea, according to local reports.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 6:02 am - Click title for full story
Windows 10 update stops webcams working Millions of people are reporting that a Windows 10 update has stopped their webcams from working.
Posted: 22 August 2016 | 5:59 am - Click title for full story
Internet spying powers backed by review Britain's spies should be allowed to continue harvesting internet data, the government's reviewer of terror laws has said in a review.
Posted: 19 August 2016 | 8:58 am - Click title for full story
T-Mobile deal 'may breach US net neutrality' rules An 'unlimited' smartphone data deal that charges extra for premium services may be in breach of US net neutrality rules, campaigners say.
Posted: 19 August 2016 | 6:36 am - Click title for full story
Grooming prompts online lessons call More than 150 people are reported to police in Wales for meeting children following sexual grooming over the last five years, prompting calls for compulsory online safety lessons for pupils.
Posted: 19 August 2016 | 3:38 am - Click title for full story
China demands stricter rules for live streaming China's internet regulator demands stricter controls over the hugely popular practice of live streaming, as part of a range of new requirements for websites.
Posted: 19 August 2016 | 3:28 am - Click title for full story
Uber's $100m settlement with drivers rejected by judge A $100m settlement between the taxi-hailing app Uber and some of its drivers is rejected by a US judge.
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 7:12 pm - Click title for full story
Can't wait, won't wait! Online shoppers want fast websites and apps that are also visually rich and personalised, but how technically difficult is this to achieve?
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 6:32 pm - Click title for full story
Spyware maker faces legal battle over alleged affair A spyware company could face legal action after a US court ruled that it illegally intercepted an unwitting man's messages.
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 12:19 pm - Click title for full story
Uber to deploy self-driving cars in Pittsburgh Ride-sharing firm Uber will begin allowing users to hail a self-driving car in a US city later this month, it confirms.
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 9:45 am - Click title for full story
Is Russia hacking the US election? Huge leaks of data from US organisations have been attributed by some to Russia, so has the former Soviet state launched cyberwar on the US elections?
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 6:51 am - Click title for full story
Meet the robots in Amazon's UK warehouses These robots are being rolled out to Amazon's warehouses across the UK.
Posted: 18 August 2016 | 12:16 am - Click title for full story
Ford reveals driverless taxi plan Ford plans to release self-driving cars that will be used as a taxi service in five years' time.
Posted: 17 August 2016 | 4:41 am - Click title for full story
Found on Facebook How a simple post on social media ended a Russian woman's 40-year search for her father.
Posted: 16 August 2016 | 6:49 pm - Click title for full story
Meet the man cycling the UK using virtual reality Aaron Puzey is cycling the length of Great Britain from the comfort of his own living room, using the power of virtual reality.
Posted: 16 August 2016 | 2:39 pm - Click title for full story
Take me to paradise Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment.
Posted: 15 August 2016 | 8:00 pm - Click title for full story
Super Soaker Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol
Posted: 15 August 2016 | 5:05 pm - Click title for full story
Paranoid parents? Can tech help busy working parents keep tabs on their toddlers or does it simply make them feel more guilty and paranoid?
Posted: 11 August 2016 | 6:40 pm - Click title for full story
Cold Turkey A recent report by UK regulator Ofcom claimed that 59% of Brits consider themselves to be "hooked" on their handsets - but not everybody is a slave to their smartphone, reports Zoe Kleinman.
Posted: 9 August 2016 | 6:20 pm - Click title for full story
Split personality Who has your data? So much of our private details are stored in the cloud, but where is that exactly, and is it secure?
Posted: 8 August 2016 | 6:01 pm - Click title for full story
Screen test TV show Mr Robot has won a strong following among hackers for its accurate portrayal of how hacks can happen
Posted: 7 August 2016 | 2:53 am - Click title for full story
Children make 3D-printed boot for penguin and other news BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
Posted: 21 July 2016 | 6:28 pm - Click title for full story
Low-cost underwater drone explores SS Tahoe shipwreck An underwater drone has been developed which aims to make exploration more affordable and accessible.
Posted: 19 July 2016 | 5:52 pm - Click title for full story
Why fencing with a drone could make it smarter The drones being taught to avoid moving obstacles in real-time
Posted: 18 July 2016 | 5:31 am - Click title for full story
Technology explained: What is augmented reality? Millions of people are playing Pokemon Go - a mobile game that blends the real world with computer graphics.
Posted: 14 July 2016 | 6:02 pm - Click title for full story
How HoloLens is helping Nasa design the next Mars rover Nasa has teamed up with Microsoft to help scientists collaborate on Mars research
Posted: 13 July 2016 | 2:28 am - Click title for full story
Pokemon Go players take to the streets A new mobile game that lets players catch Pokemon as they roam the streets has become a phenomenon.
Posted: 11 July 2016 | 1:08 pm - Click title for full story
Inside a factory making robot waiters and waitresses Meet the people making robot waiters and waitresses for restaurants in China
Posted: 11 July 2016 | 5:59 am - Click title for full story
The hamster-powered drawing machine and other tech news BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
Posted: 7 July 2016 | 6:30 pm - Click title for full story
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