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24.07.2021 02:31 Face palm: When the emoji you want doesn't exist
There are about 3,000 emojis to choose from but what happens when the one you want isn't there?

23.07.2021 14:54 Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become online 'metaverse'
CEO wants users to work, game and communicate in a virtual world, often using VR headsets.

23.07.2021 16:04 Printer ink pricier than champagne finds Which?
According to a Which survey a pint of printer ink could cost up to £1,300.

23.07.2021 17:31 Ransomware key to unlock customer data from REvil attack
The gang behind the attack had previously asked for $70m to access the stolen files.

22.07.2021 18:24 AI breakthrough could spark medical revolution
A program has been used to predict the structures of nearly every protein in the human body.

22.07.2021 19:57 Gun owners' fears after firearms dealer data breach
Thousands of records from the popular shotgun and rifle sales site Guntrader were posted to the dark web.

23.07.2021 01:35 Twitter and Snap add users as restrictions ease
The social media companies passed analysts' expectations with their latest financial update.

23.07.2021 09:41 India Zomato: Shares of food delivery app soar on market debut
The firm's stock exchange listing sets the pace for other start-ups that are thriving in the pandemic.

23.07.2021 06:29 Didi shares fall on reports China is planning penalties
The ride-hailing giant's shares are now down by more than 25% since their New York market debut last month.

22.07.2021 16:09 More than 600,000 people told to isolate by NHS Covid-19 app
618,903 people in England and Wales received self-isolation alerts in the week up to 14 July

22.07.2021 20:03 Major websites hit by global outage
The websites of HSBC, British Airways and Airbnb are among those to have briefly gone offline.

23.07.2021 13:28 Beach rover picks up cigarette butts and other tech news
Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

21.07.2021 02:17 Cyber-flashing: 'I get explicit messages every day'
Influencer Elle Edwards lets us inside her DMs to show the extent of sexual abuse faced by women online.

19.07.2021 22:12 Spyware: The software that watches you
BBC’s cyber reporter, Joe Tidy, agreed to be spied on to understand the spyware experience further.

19.07.2021 13:35 Custom glasses: Will 3D-printing change our eyewear?
Eyewear can be more tailored to an individual’s face producing a better fit and reduce overstocking.

16.07.2021 14:38 Robot helps people get dressed and other tech news
Romana Kreider looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

20.07.2021 02:12 Covid: Will lockdown change England's new tech habits?
The pandemic brought about big changes in the way people use tech - the question is will they last?

23.07.2021 02:09 What does a future-proofed home look like?
The technology exists to make homes more resilient to extreme weather, but it can be expensive.

22.07.2021 12:16 Zoomtown-on-Sea? The lure of a new life on the coast
Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.

21.07.2021 04:07 Pegasus scandal: Are we all becoming unknowing spies?
We may be stepping into a world in which we are all spies - and at the same time are all spied on.

16.07.2021 03:05 Finding 'Grace': Murder, DNA and ancestry
How a novel use of DNA and ancestry websites is helping police uncover clues in cold case murders.

18.07.2021 02:22 Why was my tweet about football labelled abusive?
A BBC journalist sets out to discover how Twitter moderates posts after he was banned from the platform.