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25.05.2019 05:36 Four times more data breaches logged in UK
No companies have been fined in the first year of tough new data laws, despite a sharp rise in breaches.

24.05.2019 14:25 Mona Lisa 'brought to life' with deepfake AI
Samsung makes a moving Mona Lisa from a single photo using AI technology.

24.05.2019 13:18 Google thwarts Baltimore ransomware fightback
City set up GMail accounts to thwart hackers but Google suspended them, fearing spammers were at work.

23.05.2019 22:06 Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled
Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.

24.05.2019 07:44 SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites
The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.

24.05.2019 04:51 Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal
Huawei could feature in a US-China trade pact despite being "very dangerous", says the US president.

23.05.2019 14:11 Nintendo removes mobile games in Belgium
The two titles break local gambling laws that prohibit giving players random rewards in "loot boxes".

23.05.2019 18:04 Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.

22.05.2019 20:35 Google's Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator
The Irish Data Protection Commission will look into whether Google's Ad Exchange system is GDPR-compliant.

22.05.2019 20:44 Amazon heads off facial recognition rebellion
A group of investors had sought to stop the firm providing its Rekognition system to police.

26.05.2019 02:02 Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist?
BBC's Megha Mohan finds out why voice assistant technologies often have female voices.

24.05.2019 13:45 Texting while crossing road may be banned, and other news
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some the week's best technology stories.

24.05.2019 09:52 Lift off for SpaceX rocket carrying 60 satellites
A Falcon-9 rocket launches from Florida, packed with 60 satellites capable of giving users on the ground high-speed connections to the internet.

22.05.2019 02:30 If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?
This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.

21.05.2019 20:14 Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams
Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%.

21.05.2019 02:01 Playing Tetris by committee with multiple players
How a revamped Nintendo controller allows eight people to control a game simultaneously.

24.05.2019 02:08 Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry
Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry

24.05.2019 02:20 Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?
Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent.

22.05.2019 02:22 How computing's first 'killer app' changed everything
Technology reshapes the workplace in much subtler ways than simply robots stealing jobs.

20.05.2019 15:19 Huawei's Android loss: How it affects you
Google's move to end business ties with Huawei will affect current devices and future purchases.

21.05.2019 08:18 Minecraft: 10 years on, what's next?
Ten years since Minecraft was first released, we've had a sneak peek at what the next ten years hold.