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18.10.2019 02:08 Banning out-of-hours email 'could harm employee wellbeing'
Stopping staff accessing email outside the office could leave some feeling stressed, research suggests.

17.10.2019 18:35 Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut
Google confirms its new security system may unlock a person's device even if their eyes are shut.

17.10.2019 22:13 Facebook chief rules out banning political adverts
Mark Zuckerberg says he does not think it is right for a company to censor politicians or the news.

17.10.2019 16:37 Google and BBC scrap VR projects
Virtual reality may still be a few years from realising its potential, says one expert.

17.10.2019 11:53 Samsung: Anyone's thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone
Firm promises fix after couple discover any fingerprint can unlock the device when put in case.

17.10.2019 23:01 Three phone services restored 'for majority'
Three says it is experiencing "technical difficulties with voice, text and data".

17.10.2019 03:50 O2 launches 5G network in five UK cities and Slough
The operator is going head to head with rivals EE, Vodafone, Three and BT Mobile.

17.10.2019 13:25 Vatican launches new 'eRosary' bracelet
The gadget aims to help young Catholics pray for world peace and contemplate the gospel.

16.10.2019 18:49 UK's controversial 'porn blocker' plan dropped
A plan to force porn sites to verify users' ages will be shelved, says Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan.

16.10.2019 14:01 Unmanned ship to go on 400-year-old journey across the Atlantic
UK-based team to chart unprecedented waters with fully autonomous sea journey.

16.10.2019 17:16 'Sextortion botnet spreads 30,000 emails an hour’
A huge network of hijacked computers is sending out notes threatening to publish compromising images, researchers say.

16.10.2019 02:01 'Send nudes' Boohoo ad banned after complaint
The advert for clothes in skin tones was not socially responsible, the UK advertising watchdog rules.

16.10.2019 10:00 Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn
Sparked by an unexpected rockfall, researchers placed sensors on the mountain to monitor the site.

14.10.2019 11:15 How tech changed the way DreamWorks animates
Improved computer processing has allowed artists to add a great level of detail to their films.

08.10.2019 02:24 Turning the John Wick movies into a video game
The game, John Wick Hex, translates the film's fast paced combat into a top-down strategy game.

07.10.2019 13:46 AI could become 'an enemy of the human race' warns expert
Dr Stuart Russell warns that AI could become "too competent" at fulfilling badly-framed goals.

06.10.2019 02:17 Transhumanism: How far would you go for a body upgrade?
Meet the "transhumanists" who are pushing the boundaries of technology to implant chips and more into their bodies.

18.10.2019 02:10 Ghost nets: Tackling a silent killer of the seas
Ghost nets kill huge numbers of marine animals every year, but new tech might help prevent that.

15.10.2019 18:09 Google chief: I'd disclose smart speakers before guests enter my home
Rick Osterloh suggests house guests have the right to know smart speakers are in use before entering.

17.10.2019 07:09 India's on a digital sprint that is leaving millions behind
For every urban Indian who has access to the internet, there is at least one rural Indian who does not.

15.10.2019 02:06 Eritrea - where ATMs are unknown and Sim cards are like gold dust
A BBC team gets rare access to Eritrea, often described as one of the most repressive states in Africa.

15.10.2019 02:23 Shooting drones out of the sky with Phasers
Cheap drones can defeat modern air defences, as shown by the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

11.10.2019 02:11 Holy tech! Churches try new ways to connect
Churches are increasingly using social media and specialist software to help reach their congregations.