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Twitter to be 'most accurate real-time info source', Yaccarino says

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 22:50
Chief executive Linda Yaccarino says the company aims to "drive civilisation forward".

Can Amsterdam make the circular economy work?

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 20:12
Amsterdam has ambitious plans to radically cut the amount of resources used by the city's economy.

Amazon using AI to boost fight against fake reviews

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 20:09
The tech giant is developing new tools to help track down the brokers buying and selling reviews.

Five key challenges to make AI safe

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 20:03
AI could improve our lives hugely or destroy us all, the experts say - so how do we make it safe?

Reddit communities go dark in protest at changes

Mon, 06/12/2023 - 06:44
Thousands of subreddits are shut down for 48 hours following controversial charging plans.

Facebook owner Meta plans to create Twitter rival

Fri, 06/09/2023 - 08:27
A text-based version of Instagram could potentially let users carry across followers from other apps.

Aberdeen AI trial helps doctors spot breast cancers

Thu, 06/08/2023 - 23:32
BBC Click had exclusive access to a trial exploring the impact of using AI in breast screenings.

Stay ahead in AI race, tech boss urges West

Thu, 06/08/2023 - 09:51
The chief executive of a software firm says adversaries must not be allowed to catch up.

Twitch scraps ad changes after streamers leave platform

Thu, 06/08/2023 - 08:09
One streamer tells BBC News this is the push he needed to leave the platform altogether.

Warning firms may use brain data to watch workers

Thu, 06/08/2023 - 07:04
The data watchdog examined a range of potential future uses of “neurotech” in a new report.

Why Singapore is the only place in the world selling lab-grown meat

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 22:01
US-based Eat Just says its product is ethical, clean and green but scientists say it may just be a novelty.

Crypto-ad overhaul in UK sees 24-hour cooling-off period

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 21:20
Crypto bosses could face up to two years' imprisonment if they fail to comply with the new rules.

BBC, BA and Boots issued with ultimatum by cyber gang Clop

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 11:12
The group warns personal details of 100,000 staff will be published if employers do not get in touch.

TikTok: ByteDance accused of helping China spy on Hong Kong activists

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 02:58
The Beijing-based firm has denied Chinese Communist Party members were allowed to access user data.

US sues Coinbase as crypto crackdown widens

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 18:49
The Securities and Exchange Commission says the company has not followed financial rules.

'Ducking hell' to disappear from Apple autocorrect

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 13:23
One of the most common swear words will no longer be automatically changed when typing.

MoveIt hack: What action can data-breach victims take?

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 08:58
Experts give advice to the more than 100,000 warned their personal data is in the hands of cyber-criminals.

Vision Pro: Apple's new augmented reality headset unveiled

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 08:31
The high price and two-hour battery life raise questions about how popular the new device will be.

Microsoft to pay $20m for child privacy violations

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 22:20
The tech giant used data collected from child Xbox users without telling parents, US regulators say.

Why millions of usable hard drives are being destroyed

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 20:01
It is estimated that 90% of hard drives are destroyed. Why aren't more wiped and reused?