» Snap Spectacles roll out ahead of IPO
20/02/17 14:08 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The company behind Snapchat sells its flagship video-recording sunglasses online in the US.
» Warning on used cars failing to forget old owners
20/02/17 13:30 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Car makers need to disconnect old owners from cars as vehicles change owners, an expert says.
» Driverless Roborace car crashes at speed in Buenos Aires
20/02/17 12:15 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A landmark race involving two driverless cars sees one of them crash and the other avoid running over an animal.
» Guru Brian Krebs' attackers sentenced for data theft
20/02/17 11:41 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Convicted duo also tried to frame security researcher Brian Krebs.
» YouTube ditches unskippable 30-second ads
20/02/17 11:30 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The video-sharing website will focus on shorter and skippable advertisements.
» Search engines to 'demote' pirate websites
20/02/17 07:56 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Search engines are pledging to deter UK internet users from finding pirated material
» Kim Dotcom can be extradited, New Zealand High Court rules
20/02/17 06:41 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The founder of the Megaupload sharing site is wanted in the US on fraud and copyright infringement charges.
» Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in UK web searches
20/02/17 02:04 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Illegal music and film websites and unofficial sport streams to be made harder to find.
» Talking to the machine
20/02/17 01:47 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The story behind the compiler, a remarkable innovation that made modern computing possible.
» Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into sexual harassment claims
20/02/17 01:36 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Move comes after former Uber engineer Susan Fowler wrote blog outlining allegations of discrimination and sexism at cab-hailing app company A former Uber engineer has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination,...
» New Zealand startup offers unlimited holiday and profit share to attract workers
19/02/17 23:50 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Gaming company Rocketwerkz claims staff focus better when not stressed by issues that need attention outside the workplace A gaming company in New Zealand is luring employees from around the world by offering unlimited paid annual leave,...
» Hands-on with the 01: the ‘dimensioning instrument’ that can measure any object
19/02/17 16:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
A pen-like device linked to a smartphone app, this gadget claims to be more accurate than a ruler – but will it go the distance? Billed as “the world’s first dimensioning tool”, the InstruMMent 01 looks like a pen, writes like a pen...
» Carry a tune: seven of the best portable Bluetooth speakers
19/02/17 11:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Armed with a solid playlist, we test the quality of a selection of speakers with claims to superior sound fidelity Every reputable audio brand now offers portable Bluetooth speakers, alongside swaths of Amazon-fodder with names such as i...
» Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius
19/02/17 07:30 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right ...
» Games reviews roundup: Nioh; Sniper Elite 4; Siegecraft Commander
19/02/17 07:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Demonic swordplay satisfies in feudal Japan, a second world war sniper raises his game, and a new title for armchair generals keeps it simple PS4, Sony, cert: 18 ★★★★ Continue reading...
» If Trump hates leaks, he needs to give up his phone | John Naughton
19/02/17 07:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The leader of the free world’s ‘invincible ignorance’ about cybersecurity is worrying in the extreme My favourite image of the week was a picture of the Queen opening the National Cyber Security Centre in London. Her Majesty is looking b...
» 3D-printed prosthetic limbs: the next revolution in medicine
19/02/17 06:59 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
As 3D printing continues to transform manufacturing, doctors are hoping it could also help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces John Nhial was barely a teenager when he was grabbed by a Sudanese guerrill...
» Mazda 6: car review | Martin Love
19/02/17 06:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Calm, purposeful and with plenty of pizzazz, Mazda’s redesigned family saloon knows how to carry a tune Price: £19, 302 Top speed: 129mph 0-62mph: 9.5 seconds MPG: 51.4 CO2: 129g/km I can’t sing. I mean I really can’t sing. A bagpipe wit...
» Plague game up for health trust prize
19/02/17 00:05 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Winter Hall in the running as Wellcome Trust announces six finalists for its Developing Beyond prize As an entertainment, Winter Hall should be an unusual diversion for video game fans more used to glamorised violence and action drama. P...
» Bio-terrorism could kill 30 million people in a year, says Bill Gates – video
18/02/17 17:27 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft who has spent billions on philanthropic efforts over the past several decades, speaks at the Munich security conference on Sunday and says that the world must be on guard for bio-terrorism attacks....