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Tesla driver banned for M1 autopilot seat-switch

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:11
He said he was the "unlucky one who got caught" after being seen in the passenger seat on the M1.

Play as a refugee in Syrian war video game

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 08:44
The BAFTA nominated video game trying to teach people about what it's like for refugees fleeing Syria.

Deadline to amend UK surveillance laws

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 13:14
A High Court judgement calling for changes came out of a legal challenge mounted by rights group Liberty.

Tech Tent: the technology of pleasure

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 13:09
Meet the British firm making its mark in the sex tech sector.

Sentinel tracks ships' dirty emissions from orbit

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:55
The EU's new satellite pollution-tracker will be a powerful tool to monitor vessels' emissions.

GDPR: Your data protection questions answered

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 10:33
Deputy Information Commissioner answers questions from BBC Radio 5 live listeners about changes to law.

IS web media targeted in EU-led attack

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 07:24
The EU police agency says it has "punched a big hole" in Islamic State propaganda.

How to handle the flood of GDPR privacy updates

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 07:08
How best to make sense of revamped privacy terms issued ahead of the EU's data protection shake-up.

AI could raise nuclear war risk

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 05:10
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Wildlife photo competition disqualifies 'stuffed anteater' image

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 05:02
Wildlife Photographer of the Year excludes a winning image for featuring a taxidermy specimen.

Golden State Killer suspect traced using genealogy websites

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 03:41
Investigators hunting the Golden State Killer say they matched DNA to data from ancestry websites.

Porn block

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 01:29
Soon you'll have to prove you're 18 years old if you want to watch pornography online. Here is all you need to know.

Gene secrets

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:08
Low-cost genetic testing coupled with health data analysis is promising to transform medicine.

Canada data firm AIQ may face legal action in UK

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 15:20
The role of a small Canadian firm in the Cambridge Analytica scandal is becoming clearer.

Revenge porn hub taken down by Dutch police raid

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 13:19
The notorious Anon-IB site was the source of nude images of celebrities shared widely in 2014.

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces formal summons from MPs

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:44
A parliamentary committee says evidence from Facebook's chief technology officer was unsatisfactory.

Sinclair Spectrum designer Rick Dickinson dies in US

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 12:24
Rick Dickinson, who drew up designs for Sinclair computers in the early 1980s, has died in the US.

Video game loot boxes declared illegal under Belgium gambling laws

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:04
The Belgium Gaming Commission finds video game loot boxes violate its gambling legislation.

Nintendo Switch fuels strong rise in profits

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:25
The Japanese company's fast-selling console boosts profits, as a new president is announced.

Snapchat releases new Spectacles 2.0

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:11
Over a year after the first version's launch, Spectacles 2.0 are released with new features.