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21.10.2021 17:29 British entrepreneur sells company to Twitter
Nick D'Aloisio previously sold an app to Yahoo when he was only 17 years old.

21.10.2021 09:43 Trump to launch new social media platform TRUTH Social
The former US president was banned from Twitter and Facebook following the US Capitol riots.

20.10.2021 14:02 Facebook fined a record £50m by UK competition watchdog
The CMA says the social media giant, which also may be changing its name, deliberately broke rules.

20.10.2021 18:20 Nearly 45 million received scam calls in three months, Ofcom says
Almost a million people in the UK were misled by calls or messages over the summer.

20.10.2021 19:16 Nigerian romance scam suspects targeted 100 women - FBI
Eight Nigerian men are charged in South Africa after an international operation involving Interpol.

20.10.2021 15:37 Activision Blizzard: More than 20 staff leave after harassment claims
The video games giant is attempting to repair its reputation following a series of lawsuits.

19.10.2021 20:00 Google's Pixel 6 processor brings AI photo features
New AI features such as "magic" photo editing and on-device voice processing come with the new chip.

20.10.2021 02:32 Can Online Safety Bill tackle social media abuse of MPs?
After Sir David Amess' death, we look at the detail of the Online Safety Bill and what measures it offers.

20.10.2021 10:49 UK to turn old phones into gold
The Royal Mint plans to recycle gold and precious metals from old phones and laptops.

19.10.2021 23:02 Facebook settles US worker discrimination claims
The tech giant will pay $14.5m to settle claims it routinely hired foreign instead of US workers.

19.10.2021 17:50 Schools warned over facial recognition systems
Biometric data is being used by some schools to allow pupils to make contactless lunch payments.

20.10.2021 17:55 Squid Game helps Netflix subscriptions pick up
The streaming giant added 4.4 million new users in the third quarter as foreign language shows continued to fly.

20.10.2021 10:44 DNA: How genes could affect our mind and body
Decode Genetics is researching how genetics shape our bodies, our minds and our personalities.

19.10.2021 19:12 Discovery Tour Viking Age: Can video games teach history?
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been adapted for use in schools for teaching about the Vikings.

18.10.2021 12:30 Can driving data help make our roads safer?
Sensors in cars and on lampposts are used to spot erratic driving and locate dangerous hotspots.

15.10.2021 14:47 Sea-like robots float at Tate Modern and other tech news
Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.

15.10.2021 02:24 Microsoft Chief Digital Officer tops Powerlist
The Powerlist 2022 recognises the most powerful people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the UK.

19.10.2021 02:12 The battle to make lighter life-saving body armour
New materials are making body armour lighter but nanotechnology could provide a breakthrough.

18.10.2021 02:56 I get abuse and threats online - why can't it be stopped?
Online abuse against women is on the rise, but why aren't the police, government and social media sites doing more to stop it?

18.10.2021 02:06 You may be able to book a flying taxi within three years
Firms are racing to bring flying taxis and the mini-airports they need into service.

12.10.2021 02:00 Why does the internet keep breaking?
Outages of Facebook and its family of apps now lead to significant disruption for firms worldwide

15.10.2021 02:40 Why giant turbines are pushing the limits of possibility
Huge wind turbines are pushing the limits of what ports and installation vessels can handle.

11.10.2021 15:56 Silenced no more: A new era of tech whistleblowing?
Frances Haugen's Facebook leaks and the new Silenced No More Act may help others to come forward.

08.10.2021 02:17 How tech could help spot disasters before they happen
How technology could help the insurance industry spot potential disasters before they occur.

04.10.2021 02:02 The classic cars being converted to electric vehicles
Historic cars are being retrofitted with recycled electric motors and batteries.