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BBC News - Technology
Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?
A stadium in LA confirms it uses facial recognition technology at pop concerts.
New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos
Photos of up to 6.8 million Facebook users, including ones they never posted, could be accessed.
Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed
Twitter must reveal the identity behind two parody accounts, the high court rules.
Half of UK homes could get faster broadband
New research suggests that people have not taken up faster services, even though they are available.
Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban
The social network has returned to Apple's app store after revealing plans to ban adult content.
Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves
The online retailer has teamed up with police in New Jersey to fight parcel theft with dummy packages.
Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect
Google named the man accused of killing UK backpacker Grace Millane in an email, which could be illegal.
Bieber fans help YouTube Rewind become 'most disliked'
Beliebers voting against YouTube Rewind seem to have helped the video rack up negative feedback.
Apple to create $1bn Texas base
The company says it expects to become Austin's biggest private employer.
Uber told self-drive cars unsafe days before accident
A leaked email sent to Uber bosses by a staff member arrived days before a car hit and killed a pedestrian.
Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads
The woman says if companies were able to spot she had been pregnant, they should also have realised she was bereaved.
Robot turns out to be man in suit
A robot has featured on Russian TV but turns out to be a man in a suit.
Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93
Evelyn Berezin put the Data Secretary on sale in 1971, creating a new industry.
Google hearing sees 'idiot' trending
A question about why typing "idiot" into Google throws up pictures of President Trump sees the term trend.
When out-of-date code causes chaos
What is a digital certificate and why do they expire?
Streets with UK's slowest and fastest broadband named
But uSwitch survey says homes in a Birmingham avenue have the fastest access.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey answers critics of Myanmar meditation retreat
Twitter's chief executive says he needs to learn more about the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar.
'Meghan Markle' most googled person in UK in 2018
Firm's UK search results also featured the World Cup, Bitcoin and Black Panther highly.
Ghana drones: Row over blood-delivery devices
A government-backed scheme for supplying medicine brings accusations of a "high-tech vanity project".
Google chief denies political bias claims
US lawmakers accused firm of "programming" bias against conservative views into its algorithms.
Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
The president says he could act for the good of US trade, as Canada releases Meng Wanzhou on bail.
Instagram tightens eating disorder filters after BBC investigation
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia.
Is US military cloud safe from Russia? Fears over sensitive data
The BBC investigates a $10bn (£8bn) Pentagon contract to store sensitive data in a cyber-cloud.
Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse
Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.
Broadband customers to get automatic compensation
The automatic compensation code will apply only when the fault takes longer than two days to fix.
Amazon sackings 'follow sales data leaks'
Amazon reportedly believes the staff had been abusing their access to an internal database.
Dixons Carphone posts £440m loss in first half
The struggling retailer posts a £440m loss after it writes down the value of its Carphone Warehouse brand.
Brexit: More than £100K spent on Facebook and other ads for May's deal
The government bought ads on Facebook, Twitter, Google and LinkedIn before Brexit vote was cancelled.
Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras
Two smartphones with cameras encircled by their screens are launched within hours of each other.
Apple denies iPhone sales ban in China
Chip-maker Qualcomm says it has won an injunction against Apple in a continuing dispute over intellectual property.
Elon Musk has 'no respect' for US regulator
Tesla's co-founder says he has no respect for the regulator, which fined him over tweets about making the company private.
VR helps investigate fires
A system developed by RiVR can scan a scene of real fire damage and then re-create the fire in VR.
Are these robots the future of warfare?
The Ministry of Defence is carrying out its biggest ever exercise using autonomous vehicles in battle scenarios.
Biohackers: ‘My hand chip could unlock my car door’
Biohackers want to make their bodies and brains function better by "hacking" their biology.
VR game shows how fast 5G could be
VR games and lawnmower bots: How Ericsson is testing 5G
Branson's Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space
The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic makes it to the edge of space and back.
China's new games censors take tough stance
A panel of experts bans nine mobile games and sends another 11 back for changes.
Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone
The biggest obstacle to delivery drones isn't technology, it's regulation and public acceptance.
Loneliness: Does being online make it worse?
We want to know what you think - does going online make you feel more lonely or less lonely?
Seven things to watch as Google's CEO appears before Congress hearing
Google chief Sundar Pichai will answer questions from the House Judiciary Committee.
Formula E: Why refreshed and recharged electric racing series is a must watch
Refreshed and recharged - Formula E is live on the BBC this season and there are plenty of reasons why it is a must watch.
The bar where your cash is worthless
As more firms around the world refuse to take cash, does this mean the end for notes and coins?
'I was divorced and missed having company'
Rupert Hunt created flat-sharing website SpareRoom - and then ended up needing to use it himself after his marriage ended.
How the star of Sheryl Sandberg dimmed
Facebook is in crisis. And the firm's chief operating officer, once the golden girl, is taking the heat.
Huawei: The rapid growth of a Chinese champion in five charts
China's tech giant leads the market for telecoms infrastructure, and is second only to Samsung in smartphone sales.
Bionic 3D-printed arm 'gives confidence' to young amputees
Open Bionics has developed the world's first medically-certified 3D-printed artificial arm
Serkis on Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle visual effects
Andy Serkis has directed the new movie Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle using performance capture methods.
Star Wars AT-ST stalks Devon and other technology news
BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
Could HoloLens tech help save babies’ lives?
Students are shown virtual reality images to teach them about obstetric emergencies.
Backpack bees give farmers a weather buzz and other news
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?
Superfast 5G mobile connectivity may not be able to reach inside buildings. Could light help?
'If you Google the word idiot, a picture of Donald Trump comes up?'
Google's Chief executive Sundar Pichai answered questions about the company in front of US lawmakers.
How to be a spy in the digital age
The head of MI6 has just revealed a huge secret - his first ever mission. But being a spy is very different now.
Cyber-plant drives towards light - and other tech news
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
How 5G connectivity could keep these hi-tech cows healthy
How superfast mobile connectivity will help dairy farmers monitor the health of their cows.
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