Instagram announces changes ahead of political grilling
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 15:28:31 GMT
Platform boss unveils new safety features a day before being quizzed by the US Senate.
Ubisoft NFTs, called 'Digits', launch for in-game items
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 17:20:47 GMT
Game maker Ubisoft is launching its in-game NFT system this week.
Hacker named Bowser must pay Nintendo in piracy case
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 18:13:43 GMT
Gary Bowser admitted to making hacking tools that allowed people to play pirated games.
Virgin Media O2 'completes' gigabit upgrade after two years
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 01:09:41 GMT
Virgin Media O2 says it has completed a two-year upgrade of its entire network to gigabit speeds.
US watchdog probes Tesla over solar-panel safety
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 13:07:31 GMT
Fire risks were not properly disclosed by the company, a whistleblower alleges.
Vishal Garg: US boss fires 900 employees over Zoom
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 15:00:27 GMT
"Last time I did this I cried," said the head of the online mortgage lender laying off 15% of his staff.
Rohingya sue Facebook for $150bn over Myanmar hate speech
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 21:38:12 GMT
The social media giant is accused of fuelling violence against the persecuted minority in Myanmar.
Uber prices could rise 20% after UK ruling
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 18:15:27 GMT
In a move that will affect the whole taxi industry, a judge has ruled Uber must make contracts with its customers.
Wall Street watchdogs probe Trump media firm deal
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:58:28 GMT
At the weekend the Trump Media and Technology Group said it had secured $1bn of investment.
Byju's and the other side of an edtech giant's dizzying rise
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 00:35:04 GMT
Indian firm Byju's faces allegations of pursuing hyper growth using high pressure sales tactics.
Online Safety Bill : What to expect
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 08:45:12 GMT
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation.
Spar cyber attack hits more than 300 convenience stores
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 21:10:43 GMT
The attack targeted a company in Lancashire which operates Spar's tills and IT systems.
What is artificial intelligence and why is it important?
Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:22:01 GMT
Many recent big advances in tech have one key thing at the heart of then: artificial intelligence.
What are algorithms and how do they work?
Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:22:25 GMT
A huge amount of our lives is influenced by algorithms. Here's how they work.
What are quantum computers and what are they used for?
Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:24:06 GMT
Companies around the world are racing to create a new generation of computers.
Bitcoin: What are crypto-currencies?
Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:26:34 GMT
Fans of crypto-currencies say they are the future of money - but at what cost?
How do you turn off the internet?
Sat, 27 Nov 2021 11:25:23 GMT
How easy would it be for a government to block one of the biggest sources of news and information?
Virtual yacht sells for $650,000 and other tech news
Fri, 03 Dec 2021 15:28:00 GMT
LJ Rich looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
Why Mars-bound astronauts may go to Iceland first
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 10:59:14 GMT
With a similar landscape to other worlds, it could aid research into extra-terrestrial missions.
Duolingo boss: 'Develop your social skills'
Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:07:27 GMT
Luis von Ahn, co-founder and CEO of language-learning app Duolingo, shares his business advice.