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Clearview AI fined in UK for illegally storing facial images
The facial recognition database firm must pay more than £7.5m and delete data it holds of UK residents.
The sci-fi technology tackling malarial mosquitos
Gene drive development makes a genetically modified gene that spreads widely within populations.
Formula milk: Online groups hunt for baby milk during US shortage
A shortage of infant formula across America has led parents to share supply locations online.
WhatsApp to launch customer-business chat feature
Cloud-based software will offer more personalised business using the popular messaging app.
Canada to ban China's Huawei and ZTE from its 5G networks
The UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have also barred the Chinese telecoms equipment makers.
Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers
The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.
Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight
The social media platform says it will put false claims from official accounts behind warning notices.
Subsea internet cables could help detect earthquakes
Optical-fibre cables could spot tsunamis or the effect of climate change on currents, researchers say.
President Rodrigo Chaves says Costa Rica is at war with Conti hackers
The Conti cartel, which is thought to be run from Russia, has upped its ransom demand to $20m (£16m).
Buffalo shooting: NY probes 'bone-chilling' social media role
Prosecutors will ask whether social platforms were "used to stream, promote, or plan" the murders.
Netflix cuts 150 US-based jobs after losing subscribers
The US streaming giant is forced to lay off staff to minimise cost of viewers quitting the service.
New app to help spot online spies
MI5 backs a new app to help people spot online approaches by foreign spies in disguise.
How Gen Z is hooked on cryptocurrency and NFTs
A growing number of young people are getting into crypto trading - despite the risks.
US warns over risk of hiring North Korea IT workers
The remote workers allegedly aim to help fund Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes.
Europeans' data shared 376 times daily in advertising sales, report says
A new report, based on industry figures, shows how often web users' data is shared during ad sales.
Asteroid mining: Helping to meet Earth's natural resource demands
With Earth's natural resources running out, people are looking to mineral-rich asteroids to meet demand.
Social platforms' Buffalo shooting response called inadequate
Campaigners accuse technology companies of failing to block and remove content posted by the attacker.
Meta being sued by ex-Facebook content moderator
The man worked in Kenya, and says he was paid under £2 an hour to review posts including beheadings.
Elon Musk warns Twitter deal stuck without fake account proof
The deal to buy Twitter can't "move forward" without proof of spam account numbers, Mr Musk says.
Crypto crash: Stablecoin collapse sends tokens tumbling
The sudden demise of TerraUSD sends other crypto-coins into a downward spiral.
Royal Mail wants fleet of 500 drones to carry mail to remote UK communities
Fifty drone routes could bring mail to remote communities such as the Hebrides and Isles of Scilly.
Apple iPod creator warns the metaverse will encourage trolls
Tony Fadell says the virtual reality world risks damaging human interaction and creating toxicity.
Google unveils new Pixel Watch
The firm's first own-brand watch combines Google's operating system and Fitbit health tracking tech.
Apple loses position as most valuable firm amid tech sell-off
Saudi Arabian energy giant Aramco has taken the top spot amid a broad sell-off of technology stocks.
Ukraine war: Don’t underestimate Russia cyber-threat, warns US
A senior intelligence official says a cyber-war raging over Ukraine could escalate further.
Apple to discontinue the iPod after 21 years
The end of an era for Apple's original music player, which has been overshadowed by the iPhone.
Twitter executives ousted ahead of Elon Musk takeover
One of the senior executives was on parental leave when he learned he was out of a job.
Fifa: EA Sports to break away from football body
Electronic Arts will instead produce new football games under the banner EA Sports FC.
UK blames Russia for satellite internet hack at start of war
Russia launched an attack on Viasat just before invading Ukraine, the UK and its allies say.
Twitter: X marks the spot for Elon Musk's growth plans
A document shown to prospective investors may shed light on the Tesla boss plans for Twitter.
Influencers and followers need more protection, say MPs
MPs say the growth of online culture has outpaced employment and advertising regulations.
Bitcoin value drops by 50% since November peak
The slide in the value of cryptocurrencies comes as stock markets around the world have also fallen.
Period tracking apps warning over Roe v Wade case in US
Digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation says women must know how their data is being used.
Electric hydroplane boat: ‘It feels like we’re flying’
With the hull out of the water, the craft uses 80% less power than a boat would conventionally need.
'I've got bass in a backpack': VR revives 1989 rave culture
The In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats exhibition shows visitors what the acid-house scene was like.
BBC announces first ever Gaming Prom
The event will be taking place on 1 August 2022 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Ukraine war scams: Cybercriminals stole my identity
Scammers are using emotionally charged tricks in a bid to steal online donations.
Former Twitter exec questions seriousness of Musk offer
Vivian Schiller, who used to work there, tells Newsnight Elon Musk enjoys "throwing bombs" on Twitter.
Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.
Will swapping out electric car batteries catch on?
One Chinese carmaker has plans for thousands of stations in Europe where you can switch batteries.
The new jet set - why private plane usage has soared
The pandemic led to more people using private jets, but is the increase set to continue?
Why the volatile price of aluminium matters
From door frames to aircraft and food packaging - how soaring prices will impact the world economy.
Why India's poorest children are falling further behind
Lack of access to smartphones and computers is widening the education gulf in India.
Is it fair for fantasy football managers to rely on AI?
Some managers think artificial intelligence helps remove their bias but others think it's cheating.
£5m Virtual Reality centre launches in Portsmouth
The university centre received more than £3m in government funding to help businesses create VR.
Why one firm is banking on carbon fibre bikes in Europe
Europe's bike firms want to source more components closer to home, including carbon fibre frames.
The perfect storm increasing the cost of a crucial metal
Nickel is essential for batteries and stainless steel but suppliers are struggling to meet demand.
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