ChatGPT builder helps create scam and hack campaigns
A cutting-edge tool from Open AI appears to be poorly moderated, allowing it to be abused by cyber-criminals.
Meta is child abuse 'breeding ground', lawsuit claims
Facebook and Instagram are rife with child abuse, the New Mexico attorney general alleges.
Google claims new Gemini AI 'thinks more carefully'
Tech giant says Gemini will supercharge existing products, and take on market leader GPT-4.
Bitcoin rally: Is El Salvador's Bitcoin bet paying off?
President Bukele is celebrating as his $120m Bitcoin reserve is finally in the black - but economists are not.
Sony debuts first PS5 controller for disabled gamers
The Access Controller is a 'highly customisable kit' of buttons, triggers and sticks, the firm says.
GTA 6: Streams soar for 70s rocker Tom Petty thanks to trailer
Tom Petty's B-side track Love Is A Long Road has seen a near 37,000% increase in streams on Spotify.
23andMe: Profiles of 6.9 million people hacked
Hackers were able to gain access because some customers reused old passwords, biotech company 23andMe said.
Nvidia boss Jensen Huang confident about AI safety
The president and chief executive of the chipmaker to ChatGPT says the rise of AI is no cause for concern.
GTA 6: Trailer for new game revealed after online leak
Rockstar Games releases the trailer 15 hours earlier than expected after it was leaked online.
Ex-Tesla employee casts doubt on car safety
A whistleblower believes the self-driving vehicle technology is not safe enough for public roads.
UK porn watchers could have faces scanned
New draft guidance sets out how porn websites and apps should stop children viewing their content.
Spotify to axe 1,500 workers to cut costs
The music-streaming company says it is making people redundant to "rightsize" the firm. users angry at firm's response to hacks
Customers say they have been failed and feel let down after losing hundreds of pounds to fraudsters.
Kiss to become 'immortal' thanks to Abba's avatar technology
After playing their farewell concert, the rock stars announce they will continue as a virtual band.
Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk?
Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive?
Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs
The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs.
TikTok: US judge blocks Montana's ban citing free speech
Chinese-owned app welcomes the ruling against "unconstitutional law" due to come into effect in January.
Why weather in games is getting more realistic
Dynamic weather is a rumoured feature in GTA 6. But what is it, and what does it mean for players?
'Sued by my abuser for millions, I set up a social network instead'
The app that gives women a place to speak out about sexual harassment and other #MeToo issues. hackers increase attacks on customers
Researchers say cyber-criminals are offering big sums for hotels' log-in details to target holidaymakers.
Meta takes down China-based network of thousands of fake accounts
The company says accounts posted about divisive issues ahead of the 2024 presidential election.
Meta requires political advertisers to mark when deepfakes used
Advertisers will have to make clear when they use AI in political ads on the social media platforms.
Amazon latest tech giant to announce AI chatbot
The bot, called Q, can help firms answer customer queries, analyse data and help with coding.
Stop suggesting children as friends, social media firms told
Suggesting children as friends by default on social media platforms can enable grooming, warns Ofcom.
Hollywood actors' union Sag-Aftra agrees tentative deal to end four-month strike
Major films and TV shows will resume work after a four-month impasse that paralysed the industry.
Breaking down the Grand Theft Auto VI 79 seconds
Here's what our main takeaways are from the long-awaited trailer for the gaming blockbuster.
Watch: Musk attempts Cybertruck window stunt again
The pickup truck - Tesla’s latest offering - had its windows smashed during a demonstration in 2019.
Luton and Dunstable Hospital surgeon uses new robot
A weight loss surgeon demonstrates a robotic system that could cut waiting times for procedures.
The people creating digital clones of themselves
Business leaders and experts are making online copies of themselves to answer the questions they get.
How weather apps are trying to be more accurate
Forecasters are continuing to offer more real-time updates and personalised recommendations.
'Red gold': Why saffron production is dwindling in India
The spice saffron fetches huge sums of money, but is hard to grow and Indian production is falling.
Why food discount stickers may be a thing of the past
Supermarkets and other retailers are increasing switching to AI-powered digital price displays.
'Covid and criminals ruined my Airbnb for cars idea'
A UK entrepreneur explains why his idea to build a car-sharing network like Airbnb didn't work out.
The T-shirt chewing enzyme ready to tackle plastic waste
A French start-up is ready to use an enzyme which can break down plastic on an industrial scale.
The job-sharing apps that feel like online dating
New website platforms are working like matchmakers to connect potential job sharers.
Could airports make hydrogen work as a fuel?
Hydrogen is being touted as a fuel for aircrafts, but handling it at airports will be challenging.
The electronic noses designed to prevent food poisoning
Tech firms have developed AI-powered sensors that can detect bacteria in food.
Can bamboo be big in construction?
Bamboo is strong, light and sustainable, so why is it rarely used as a construction material in the West?
Shop owners hope that tech can deter thieves
Retailers are investing in high-tech and low-tech measures to tackle an increase in theft.
How factories are deploying AI on production lines
Manufacturers are exploring how AI can predict machine faults before they happen.
'Tourists are rethinking their relationship with Earth'
An increasing number of holidaymakers are picking more environmentally-friendly trips.
The race to buy AI website addresses
As more firms use artificial intelligence, there is a rush to buy domain names with the letters AI.
Can AI cut humans out of contract negotiations?
Tech firms are testing artificial intelligence that can negotiate contracts without the need for humans.
The floating desalination machines powered by the waves
Desalination usually requires a lot of heat and power, but a new system just needs wave energy.
Sustainable fishing: The tech making it cheaper and greener
Fishermen in Scotland and Indonesia are trialling new technology to improve their catch.
Why are fewer women using AI than men?
The use of artificial intelligence appears to have a significant gender imbalance.
Can Rishi Sunak’s big summit save us from AI nightmare?
The BBC's tech editor, Zoe Kleinman, looks ahead to this week's AI Safety Summit, hosted by the UK.
Portugal's tech boom challenged by tax change
Portugal's government plans to remove a key tax benefit that has attracted thousands of tax workers.
Would you drink genetically modified beer?
A growing number of US brewers are now using GM yeast to make their beers.
What happens after a nuclear power station is closed?
Taking decades, an intricate clean-up process has to be followed after a nuclear power station closes.
Airbnb turns to AI to help prevent house parties
The short-term rental giant is now using artificial intelligence to try to prevent troublemakers.
Short selling: Don’t be the 'Dumb Money'
Short selling can be risky, but more and more amateur investors are taking it up.
Does the paper industry need to cut its water usage?
Firms in the sector are using new technologies to reduce the amount of water they require.
Why a 'hologram revolution' could be on the way
Holograms are getting better and cheaper and some think soon they will be everywhere.
Is AI about to transform the legal profession?
Law firms are increasingly using artificial intelligence systems, but it comes with risks.
The incredible power of blue LEDs
LEDs dominate lighting systems but their efficiency rests on the tricky production of blue light.
Is the UK doing enough to monitor air pollution?
There are now 555 air quality monitors across the country, but some say they aren't good enough.
Can German engineering solve the challenges of fusion?
With extra government help German firms are attempting to make working fusion reactors.
Could an AI-created profile picture help you get a job?
Young adults are using artificial intelligence to make professional-looking headshot photos.
How to make cars less dangerous for pedestrians
New rules and tech could make cars safer for vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.
The hunt for a new way to tackle clothing waste
Scientists in the US are trying to find enzymes or bacteria that will decompose manmade fibres.

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