BBC News - Technology
BBC News - Technology
Facebook deletes fake child-cancer posts accounts
Two accounts that stole pictures of a sick child and falsely claimed he had cancer are deleted by Facebook.
Tomorrow's cities - nightmare vision of the future?
Cities and citizens are increasingly connected - are we creating an urban machine?
FBI pressured on cost of iPhone hack tool
Three news organisations have asked a judge to force the FBI to reveal how much it paid to unlock an iPhone.
EE shows off helium balloon mobile masts
They will be used in a UK rural area this year, the mobile phone network says.
Lemur facial recognition tool developed
A method that can identify individual lemurs could improve the way the endangered species is tracked.
Driverless Roborace car crashes at speed in Buenos Aires
A landmark race involving two driverless cars sees one of them crash and the other avoid running over an animal.
Verizon and Yahoo agree $350m price cut
Verizon cuts the price it will pay for Yahoo's core internet business following two huge cyber attacks.
Watchdog to pursue essay-cheat websites
The universities minister is calling for tough action against the misuse of essay-writing services.
YouTube ditches unskippable 30-second ads
The video-sharing website will focus on shorter and skippable advertisements.
Snap Spectacles roll out ahead of IPO
The company behind Snapchat sells its flagship video-recording sunglasses online in the US.
Iran bans private drones from skies over Tehran amid security fears
Military officials act to remove "security threat" of private drones after shooting at two devices.
Warning on used cars failing to forget old owners
Car makers need to disconnect old owners from cars as vehicles change owners, an expert says.
Guru Brian Krebs' attackers sentenced for data theft
Convicted duo also tried to frame security researcher Brian Krebs.
Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in UK web searches
Copyright-infringing music and film websites and unofficial sport streams could be made harder to find under a new agreement.
Kim Dotcom can be extradited, New Zealand High Court rules
The founder of the Megaupload sharing site is wanted in the US on fraud and copyright infringement charges.
ZTE scraps 'design our smartphone' crowdfunding campaign
ZTE had created a smartphone based on ideas submitted by the public.
Ford developing pothole alert system for drivers
The carmaker says it is testing technology to detect potholes and warn drivers of their locations.
Parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls
Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child.
Facebook algorithms 'will identify terrorists'
Mark Zuckerberg says artificial intelligence software will review posts on the social network.
Zuckerberg: My Facebook manifesto to re-boot globalisation
Mark Zuckerberg talks to the BBC about globalisation, fake news, and a new Facebook manifesto.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea
The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geung-hye.
Diversifying the United States' coal country
Not everyone in the US's coal country is waiting for mining to return, they are looking to diversify.
The colour-changing hair dye and other tech news
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
Search engines to 'demote' pirate websites
Search engines are pledging to deter UK internet users from finding pirated material
Sky taxi to fly in Dubai 'from July'
A drone that can carry people will begin "regular operations" in Dubai from July, says the city's Roads and Transportation Agency.
What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg told the BBC
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spoke to the BBC's Kamal Ahmed off-camera. What did he tell him?
Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim
Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.
Separation from your phone 'makes you stressed within minutes'
Scientists find that separating young people from their phones for a few minutes causes "stress behaviour".
BBC reporter v Game of Thrones' Bjornsson
As computer game For Honor is released, Marc Cieslak and Hafthor Bjornsson test their strength.
The flatpack robot that could explore planets
A new generation of Super Ball robots could help us explore planets.
How a Nasa Starshade could help find exoplanets
BBC Click's Spencer Kelly finds out how a giant shade could help find evidence of life on other planets.
The drone selfie camera and other news
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
Finding drugs faster
How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.
How do you make home appliances safe from hackers? Computer security expert Mikko Hypponen has a plan.
Talking to the machine
The story behind the compiler, a remarkable innovation that made modern computing possible.
UK air traffic control is investing £600m in a new cloud-based system to cope with rising demand.
Distracted to death
Drivers using mobile phones on the road are four times more likely to have an accident - but can apps also make us safer?
How mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.
The story of Tiziana Cantone who killed herself after private sex videos of her went viral.
Spotify may be "too big to fail", according to Billboard magazine, but the clock is ticking as the company hatches its plans to go public.
Work to be done
How Australian entrepreneur Matt Barrie set up and grew website Freelancer, which links people who need tasks done with others who bid for the work.
Can modern incarnation of C5 succeed?
Sir Clive Sinclair's nephew develops a successor to the C5 trike, which he hopes can find a market.
Tech for your cat including a remote-controlled mouse
BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest tech for your cat.
The robot helping children to code and other tech toys
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest gadgets at London's Toy Fair.
How hackers could use doll to open your front door
As the National Cyber Security Centre opens, we discover how your smart devices could be a threat.
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