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AI ethics backed by Pope and tech giants in new plan

9 hours 34 min ago
The Church signed up to the future of AI - an ethical one - along with Microsoft and IBM.

Coronavirus: Amazon removes overpriced goods and fake cures

12 hours 43 min ago
The retail giant is removing fake cures and tackling unreasonable price hikes amid public concern.

Coronavirus: Plague Inc. game banned in China

15 hours 6 min ago
Plague Inc. puts users in control of a disease which they must develop into a global pandemic.

Robot taught empathy through pain, and other tech news

16 hours 12 min ago
BBC Click’s Soila Apparicio looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

West Midlands to get access to ultrafast home broadband

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 7:46pm
The West Midlands gigabit switch-on is the largest in the UK, says Virgin Media, but comes at a price.

Protecting whales from the noise people make in the ocean

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 7:23pm
Oil drilling and construction is creating a din for sealife - new tech is hoping to turn the volume down.

Coronavirus: Livestreaming karaoke and reality TV in virus-hit China

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 7:08pm
Reality shows in China have found creative ways to keep going while people are urged to stay home.

Google asked to justify Toronto 'digital-city' plan

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:39am
Sister company Sidewalk Labs must explain why it has chosen digital solutions over non-digital ones.

YouTube 'not a public forum' with guaranteed free speech

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 9:32am
First Amendment rights do not force YouTube to host or promote videos, a court rules.

Clearview AI: Face-collecting company database hacked

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 6:10am
Many law-enforcement agencies in the US use Clearview AI's facial-recognition technology.

Tim Cooke says Apple's first Indian store to open 2021

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 7:48pm
The iPhone maker lags behind competitors in the world's second largest mobile phone market.

Redcar council IT hack confirmed as ransomware attack

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 1:01pm
Redcar council's IT systems have been down for 19 days but "significant progress" is being made.

Tesla Autopilot crash driver 'was playing video game'

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 9:02am
An Apple employee died after his semi-autonomous Tesla hit a concrete barrier.

Etika mural becomes Pokemon Go spot in tribute to YouTuber

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 1:17pm
A New York City mural to deceased YouTuber Etika becomes a point of interest in video game Pokemon Go.

Pets 'go hungry' after smart feeder goes offline

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 9:35am
The device, designed to schedule pets' food and control portions, appears to have been offline for seven days

Met Police chief defends facial recognition from 'ill-informed' critics

Tue, 02/25/2020 - 7:15am
London's police chief says privacy risks are much smaller than "a knife through the chest".

What happens when the internet vanishes?

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:54pm
During a troublesome protest or tricky election, some countries just cut the online cord.

Would you eat a 'steak' printed by robots?

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:06pm
3D printing is meeting some of the ambitions touted when the technology emerged 20 years ago.

Young drivers 'let down over insurance app faults'

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:01pm
Carrot uses phone data to measure braking and acceleration - but some say it often fails to work.

UK's 5G network well within safety limits, Ofcom tests find

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 9:06am
Ofcom testing of the UK's 5G network finds radiation is at a "tiny fraction" of safe levels.

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