Chinese internet giants hand algorithm data to government
Alibaba and Tiktok-owner ByteDance are among firms that have shared information with regulators.
Cost of living: Government to simplify broadband access
The government says new system will give those receiving benefits better access to cheaper broadband.
NHS IT supplier held to ransom by hackers
Its IT provider says it may take three or four weeks to fully recover from the cyber-attack.
Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports
Competitive gaming may soon be added to the Commonwealth Games programme, after a successful test event in Birmingham.
Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'
The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.
Disney adds subscribers but warns over cricket loss
The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.
Elon Musk sells $6.9bn of Tesla shares as Twitter lawsuit looms
The world's richest man says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.
US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China
US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.
WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg reveals new privacy features
The changes will let users silently leave group chats and control who sees their online status.
NHS 111 software outage confirmed as cyber-attack
The problems are reported to have impacted referrals from the NHS 111 helpline to out-of-hours GPs.
How will humans fare against robo-footballers?
Omar Mehtab visits the home of RoboCup champions Tech United to challenge them to a match.
UK Parliament closes TikTok account after China data warning
Senior MPs had raised data security concerns and had called for the account to be taken down.
How a small Hong Kong tech firm saw its shares soar
The meteoric rise of AMTD Digital's shares has been likened to the so-called "meme stock" phenomenon. scam: Tourists descend on north London private home
A woman says she feels vulnerable after dozens of tourists arrived at her private home throughout July.
Tinder: CEO Renate Nyborg to leave dating app after one year
Renate Nyborg's exit is part of a major shake-up of the dating app's management and strategy.
Airbnb bookings hit record high as travel recovers
Rising prices did not deter travellers, the lodging website said.
Uber attracts record number of drivers as cost of living bites
The ride-hailing app had been facing a driver shortage, leading to long waiting times for customers.
Pornhub: Judge rules Visa can be sued in abuse claim
A woman who was thirteen when an explicit video of her was posted, is suing Mindgeek and Visa.
Cristiano Ronaldo & Harry Maguire most abused players on Twitter - report
Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire receive the most Twitter abuse of any Premier League players, a report finds.
Bitcoin: Missing hard drive could fund Newport crypto hub
Nearly 10 years after binning the hard drive, it is thought the Bitcoin on it could be worth £150m.
Space debris: How do we solve the problem of dead satellites?
Space agencies and companies are looking at ways of tidying up the broken satellites orbiting Earth.
Conjoined twins separated with the help of virtual reality
Surgeons say space-age technology helped doctors in separate countries to work together.
Ofcom urged to help end broadband loyalty penalty
Many long-standing customers pay more for broadband and mobile contracts than new customers do.
WhatsApp: We won't lower security for any government
The tech giant's boss says he'd rather see the app blocked than break encryption under proposed laws.
Instagram U-turns on TikTok-style revamp
The social media platform pauses the rollout of new features after an online community backlash.
Starlink: Why is Elon Musk launching thousands of satellites?
The billionaire's SpaceX company hopes to provide an internet service from space.
Gaming time has no link with levels of wellbeing, study finds
Researchers analysed the gaming habits of 39,000 players of big titles such as Animal Crossing.
Ambani and Adani: Asia's richest men battle to dominate 5G in India
Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani are set to compete in the world's second-largest internet market.
Cost of living: Inside the 'foodbank' for data
The National Databank initiative offers free data to people struggling to pay for connectivity.
Facebook owner Meta in first ever sales fall
The owner of Instagram and WhatsApp faces increased competition from the likes of TikTok.
Music industry as tough as it has always been, watchdog says
The Competition and Markets Authority releases its latest report into the impact of streaming.
Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner share Instagram criticism
Reality TV stars share post telling Instagram to "stop trying to be TikTok".
Convenience store spy cameras face legal challenge
Big Brother Watch campaigners says the "Orwellian" cameras at Southern Co-op shops breach people's rights.
Amazon Prime subscription price raised by £1 a month
The £1-a-month rise comes after years in which the streaming service paid millions for football rights.
Elon Musk denies affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife
The technology multi-billionaire's comments came in response to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Google rules blocked children's diabetes app
An NHS-recommended app says Google will not permit it to send text message alerts about glucose levels.
Chess robot breaks seven-year-old boy's finger during Moscow Open
The child was trying to make his next move at the Moscow Open when the robot grabbed him.
World Cup to use drones to help protect stadiums
Venues in Qatar will be defended from potential drone attacks by the unmanned aerial vehicles.
Blake Lemoine: Google fires engineer who said AI tech has feelings
Blake Lemoine went public with his beliefs that Google's breakthrough Lamda technology is sentient.
Twitter spent $33m in three months on Elon Musk deal
The social network also reported losses in its latest financial figures.
Tinder: Women's safety now at the heart of the app
The technology company is launching a partnership with domestic-violence campaign group No More.
Abortion: YouTube removes misinformation videos
Videos promoting unsafe abortion methods and false claims are being taken down.
Snapchat owner hit as advertising slump hits sales
The California-based company is best known for the photo-sharing app Snapchat.
UK blocks University of Manchester sensor deal with Chinese company
The proposed licensing of vision-sensing technology could be a national security risk, the government says.
Elon Musk's Tesla sells most of its Bitcoin holdings
The announcement comes as the value of the world's biggest cryptocurrency has plunged.
Baidu unveils new self-driving taxi in China
Baidu says its latest robo-taxi has the road skills of a driver with 20 years' experience.
China ride-hailing giant Didi fined $1.2bn after probe
The country's cyber security watchdog launched a probe into the firm just days after its US listing.
Heatwave forced Google and Oracle to shut down computers
Record temperatures meant some cooling systems failed at the firm's London data centres.
US seizes stolen funds from suspected North Korean hackers
The Department of Justice has already returned ransom payments to two hospitals.
Apple settles US butterfly-keyboard legal action for $50m
Apple will pay $50m (£41.6m) over claims its laptop keyboards were unresponsive and unreliable.
Netflix loses almost a million subscribers
Season four of the hit series Stranger Things may have helped to stem the exodus of Netflix customers.
Twitter-Musk takeover dispute heading for October trial
Twitter hopes that the trial will end with a court order for Musk to complete a $44bn takeover bid.
Rogers outage: Why a network upgrade pushed millions in Canada offline
A Canadian telecoms giant is under pressure to ensure a network crash felt nationwide doesn't happen again.
China launches second module for its space station Heavenly Palace
Tiangong or Heavenly Palace is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2022.
Hands-on with the Nothing 1 phone
UK company Nothing's first handset features hundreds of LED lights and has had 200,000 pre-orders.
How streaming videos gives a Danish city hot water
A datacentre is cooling its servers while providing nearby residents with heating.
Neill Blomkamp: Why I am making video game Off The Grid
The free-to-play game, featuring a narrative element, will see 150 players fight to be the last one.
Ukraine war: President Zelensky's 3D projection asks tech sector for help
The Ukrainian president has been outlining his vision for the technology sector in his country.
The tech aiming to prevent lost airline luggage
With millions of bags and suitcases going missing this summer, technology may offer the solution.
High and low-tech ways to tackle India's water crisis
India's water situation requires a big investment in tech and many small projects on the ground.
Are we falling in love with robots?
Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.
The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters
As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms.
Can drumming reconnect you to your colleagues?
Companies are having to work extra hard to make their staff feel connected to their organisation.
How rangers are using AI to help protect India's tigers
India's tigers roam across vast areas, so artificial intelligence is being developed to help track them.
The space tech helping to tackle deforestation
How the International Space Station is helping to tackle deforestation
The super material reinforcing rinks, cars and buildings
From roller rinks to skyscrapers the addition of graphene could make concrete construction stronger.
Digital India: How India's digital revolution is connecting millions
Access to the internet has transformed the lives of millions in India.
A mind-reading combat jet for the future
The Tempest fighter jet will have artificial intelligence tech to monitor and help the pilot.
The tech helping to bring you your morning coffee
How Brazil, the world's largest grower of coffee, is turning to technology to boost production.
The YouTuber who built a career from true crime and make-up
Bailey Sarian dabbled in YouTube for years before a chance idea led to a new profession.
Whisky makers are turning their backs on peat
Burning peat has long been a way of adding flavour to whisky but some are now rejected that process.
Aerospace electrified by new technology
Electric and hybrid aircraft are under development which could cut the need for jet fuel.
Firms 'going to war' against rivals on social media
The boss of a high-tech monitoring company says some retailers are spreading lies about competitors.
The social media lifeline amid soaring food costs
Charities are using Google Maps and other social media to alert people to food clubs and community shops.
Can the right smell make you more productive?
With more people working from home there's growing interest in making the home smell better.
How science is making chocolate taste even better
Cocoa beans go through a fermentation process that scientists say can be more precisely controlled.
Australia's devastating floods spur new warning systems
Better data and real-time software is allowing companies to improve the precision of flood warnings.
How flowers are 'put to sleep' for long sea voyages
Kenya's flower exporters are switching to sea freight as new tech helps keep flowers fresh at sea.
What parents need to know to keep their kids safe online
Teachers urgently want parents to understand the tech which could help to keep kids safer online.
Will electric motorbike sales take off across Asia?
Soaring petrol prices could speed up the transition to electric much faster than expected.
The staff shortage slowing down air cargo and bags
A lack of skilled cargo handlers is now hampering the booming air freight business too.
Could nuclear desalination plants beat water scarcity?
Engineers are developing mobile, floating nuclear desalination plants to help solve water shortages.
Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?
Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.
Is it the end for the lush lawns of Los Angeles?
Tougher rules on watering gardens mean residents will have to consider alternatives to green grass.
India's loan scams leave victims scared for their lives
Bogus apps are being used by hackers to access mobile phone data to threaten and blackmail victims.
How artificial intelligence 'blew up' tennis
Coaches now have powerful tools which can find patterns in play that humans would struggle to see.
The new airlines betting flying is about to take off
Many carriers went out of business during Covid but several seized a golden opportunity to launch.
Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink
Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.
Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.
Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.

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