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21.10.2020 03:22 Amazon parcel scam targets woman eight months after her death
David Henderson found an Amazon account had been opened using his late wife's name and address.

20.10.2020 17:41 Fake naked photos of thousands of women shared online
Fake naked images of thousands of women are being made from social media photos.

20.10.2020 19:35 Covid Symptom Study regrets Samantha Cameron mask ad
Users of the Zoe app received an email promoting face coverings designed by Samantha Cameron.

20.10.2020 19:54 Google hit by landmark competition lawsuit in US over search
The US Justice Department accuses Google of disadvantaging its rivals in search and advertising.

20.10.2020 02:41 Mysterious 'Robin Hood' hackers donating stolen money
Experts and charities are puzzled by hackers who've started donating stolen money.

20.10.2020 02:46 Bletchley Park’s contribution to WW2 'over-rated'
The code-breaking hub is not "the war winner" many people think it is, says a history of spy agency GCHQ.

19.10.2020 21:02 Tokyo Olympics: Russian hackers targeted Games, UK says
UK officials say Russian intelligence took aim at the 2020 Olympics before they were delayed.

19.10.2020 19:46 Edmund O'Leary: 'I am not OK' tweet sparks global response
Edmund O'Leary's post has been retweeted more than 14,000 times and received more than 300,000 likes.

19.10.2020 15:21 Covid contact-tracing app not sharing data with police
The app is not part of NHS Test and Trace, which said it would occasionally share some data.

19.10.2020 02:07 Anti-Trump TikTokkers not declaring paid content
TikTok creators have been making anti-Trump videos without disclosing they were paid for.

19.10.2020 15:21 Google Trusted Contacts emergency location app discontinued
Google pulls its emergency app, telling users to share their location on Google Maps instead.

19.10.2020 08:22 Instagram filters: 'Our skin is for life, not for likes'
Can the use of Instagram filters - which change the tone, colour and shape of your face - be a form of racial discrimination?

19.10.2020 04:48 EU investigates Instagram over handling of children's data
Facebook could face a large fine if Instagram is found to have broken European Union privacy laws.

19.10.2020 12:06 How AI farmed insects are helping to feed chickens
Artificial intelligence is helping produce a new kind of feed for farmyard chickens.

19.10.2020 02:08 Instagram filters: 'You can't wear my skin for likes'
Instagram filters are treating ethnicity and skin colour 'like an accessory".

18.10.2020 13:47 Is sainthood on the cards for a computer programmer?
A computer programmer’s beatification could lead to the world’s first millennial saint.

16.10.2020 08:58 Tiny robots create art and other tech news stories
BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

15.10.2020 17:13 Xbox Series X: First hands-on with the next-gen console and games
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak is among the first to play games on the next-generation Xbox.

20.10.2020 02:05 The forklift truck drivers who never leave their desks
Remote-controlled vehicles are becoming increasingly common in the workplace.

16.10.2020 02:12 New jets promise to revive supersonic travel
Almost 20 years after Concorde was retired, new supersonic passenger aircraft are finally emerging.

13.10.2020 02:21 Apple iPhone 12: The chip advance set to make smartphones smarter
A chip-making process pioneered in the Netherlands will let smartphones take the next leap forward.

16.10.2020 13:01 'I'm sick of influencers asking for free cake'
Some small businesses are resisting calls from social media influencers for free gifts.

13.10.2020 02:23 Ada Lovelace Day: '2020 has been a hard slog'
Women working in the technology sector describe their experiences of living through the pandemic.