» HSBC clears '99%' of delayed payments
28/08/15 20:06 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
HSBC says it has processed "99%" of payments affected by an IT glitch, with the remainder due to be completed overnight.
» BBC3 should follow Radio 1 in focusing on social media, says Google boss
28/08/15 16:38 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Matt Brittin praises station for going to the right places for its audience and securing 2 million subscribers on YouTube BBC3 should follow Radio 1’s example in “fishing in the right places” for its younger target audience by focusing o...
» Ashley Madison founder steps down
28/08/15 15:41 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack
» Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman resigns after third leak of emails
28/08/15 14:43 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Biderman to step down as CEO of infidelity website as third leak of emails is released appearing to contain messages suggesting he too had affairs The chief executive of extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison has left the company af...
» From relationships to revolutions: seven ways Facebook has changed the world
28/08/15 14:26 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
One in seven people worldwide used the social network on one day this week, says Mark Zuckerberg. Here is how it has changed our lives – for better or worse On Monday, one in seven people on Earth used Facebook – 1 billion people, accord...
» Google boss warns against television repeating mistakes of press
28/08/15 13:38 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Matt Brittin cites newspapers’ failure to grasp impact internet companies would have on business and says producers should take advantage of web’s growth Google’s European boss has warned that the TV industry risks repeating the mistakes...
» Ten of the best back-to-school apps for kids
28/08/15 13:23 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
A selection of educationally-focused apps that shows there’s more to iOS and Android for children than games The summer holidays are either over or nearly over depending where your child is in the world. Parents are breathing a sigh of r...
» VIDEO: Boeing laser shoots drone from sky
28/08/15 13:08 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Boeing says it has successfully shot a drone out of the sky using a high-powered laser during a test.
» Instagram images no longer all square
28/08/15 12:35 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.
» TV industry needs to keep up effort to tackle piracy, says A + E chief
28/08/15 12:09 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Paul Buccieri, president of US channel, says issue is bigger than ever, with increase in digital making problem more difficult to deal with Piracy is a bigger issue than ever for the TV industry, despite it being talked about less, accor...
» Apple Watch is king of smartwatch sales according to latest numbers
28/08/15 11:44 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
It may not live up to financial analysts’ high expectations but sales are six times bigger than nearest competitor making it the best selling smartwatch in history Apple sold 3.6m Watches in the second quarter of this year, but compared ...
» Lizard Squad 'copycats': Teens arrested
28/08/15 11:19 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas.
» Kraftwerk to release '3D album' in autumn 2015
28/08/15 11:18 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The electronic band are translating their striking live 3D and surround sound performances to Blu-Ray format Kraftwerk have confirmed details of a “3D album” – translating their current visual show into a release scheduled for autumn 201...
» UK cities in Minecraft – in pictures
28/08/15 10:58 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
What happens when our maps get gamified? A team at Ordnance Survey decided to find out – and created a Minecraft map of Great Britain Drawn to the Future is at The Building Centre until 3 October Continue reading...
» Six bailed teenagers accused of cyber attacks using Lizard Squad tool
28/08/15 10:53 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Suspects arrested under suspicion of launching denial of service attacks on newspapers, schools, retailers and games companies using Lizard Stresser Six teenagers have been released on bail on suspicion of using hacking group Lizard Squa...
» What Apple needs to get right with its new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus
28/08/15 10:19 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
New iPhones are expected at Apple’s 9 September event, but as the competition improves and phones last longer the next upgrade has its work cut out for it Apple is expected to launch a pair of new iPhones at its 9 September event in San ...
» So long square photos? Instagram adds portrait and landscape options
28/08/15 09:43 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
‘It turns out that nearly one in five photos or videos people post aren’t in the square format,’ admits Facebook subsidiary, with eye on video ads Instagram built its community of 300 million users around a simple rule: every photo or vi...
» Chatterbox: Friday
28/08/15 07:30 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The place to talk about games and other things that matter It’s Friday! Continue reading...
» Vine takes on Shazam on music discovery
28/08/15 06:42 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The app says it's focusing more on music with new services that will also make it easier to loop audio.
» Zuckerberg: one in seven people on the planet used Facebook on Monday
28/08/15 06:02 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Social network hit 1bn user milestone on Monday, but Mark Zuckerberg maintains it is still ‘just the beginning of connecting the whole world’ As the fictional Sean Parker might put it: ‘A million people logging in to Facebook on a single...