BBC News - Technology
BBC News - Technology
Pets 'go hungry' after smart feeder goes offline
The device, designed to schedule pets' food and control portions, appears to have been offline for seven days
What happens when the internet vanishes?
During a troublesome protest or tricky election, some countries just cut the online cord.
Met Police chief defends facial recognition from 'ill-informed' critics
London's police chief says privacy risks are much smaller than "a knife through the chest".
Young drivers 'let down over insurance app faults'
Carrot uses phone data to measure braking and acceleration - but some say it often fails to work.
Huawei Mate XS: Hands-on with the folding phone
BBC Click's Chris Fox tries out the folding Huawei Mate XS for the first time.
Would you eat a 'steak' printed by robots?
3D printing is meeting some of the ambitions touted when the technology emerged 20 years ago.
UK's 5G network well within safety limits, Ofcom tests find
Ofcom testing of the UK's 5G network finds radiation is at a "tiny fraction" of safe levels.
Google warns Huawei owners against 'sideloading' its apps
The Android owner says circumventing the Huawei ban is a major security risk.
YouTuber ‘became better human’ after race row
The 24-year-old was fired from a film inspired by Black Lives Matter in 2018 after a video resurfaced of him using racial language.
'Mad' Mike Hughes dies after crash-landing homemade rocket
"Mad" Mike Hughes, 64, wanted to launch himself into space to prove that the Earth was flat.
Wales considers online GCSE exams
The new head of Wales' exam watchdog believes "significantly more" tests could be sat online.
How lake gases are powering homes in Rwanda
Methane is being extracted from Lake Kivu in Rwanda to generate electricity.
Robots gain lessons in hot dogs and other tech news
BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
The man who can make music with his mind
Academic and electronic musician Bertolt Meyer has hacked into his prosthetic arm and connected it to his synth.
Skin-detection software could improve smartphone security
TrinamiX has developed a facial recognition software that they say could provide better security.
The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok
The BBC meets the medics and lawyers across America who are using the app to help educate the public.
The fake 'kitchen hacks' with billions of views
Kitchen hacks and baking videos are hugely popular on YouTube - but do all the tips actually work?
Etika mural becomes Pokemon Go spot in tribute to YouTuber
A New York City mural to deceased YouTuber Etika becomes a point of interest in video game Pokemon Go.
Can computer translators ever beat speaking a foreign tongue?
Developers say you can now converse effortlessly using translation tech, but others are not so sure.
Instagram influencers pranking the internet:
An Instagram influencer has faked a holiday to Bali to show followers not to believe everything they see on social media. But how does it compare to these other epic social media pranks?
Should your email say if you're he, she or they?
Firms are encouraging staff to make sharing which personal pronouns they use an everyday practice.
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