» Half of UK homes could get faster broadband
14/12/18 05:00 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
New research suggests that people have not taken up faster services, even though they are available.
» Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone
14/12/18 00:06 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The biggest obstacle to delivery drones isn't technology, it's regulation and public acceptance.
» Backpack bees give farmers a weather buzz and other news
14/12/18 00:04 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
BBC Click's Dan Simmons looks at the best of the week's technology news stories.
» Facebook holds privacy pop-up event in New York after year of public troubles
13/12/18 19:21 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Company had staff on hand to ‘help people manage their privacy’ and answer questions following controversy-plagued 2018 Facebook held a one-off privacy “pop-up” in New York City on Thursday, part of the company’s ongoing public relations...
» Branson's Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space
13/12/18 18:26 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic makes it to the edge of space and back.
» Twitter ordered to reveal user behind parody JD Wetherspoon account
13/12/18 17:15 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Account has caused problems for pub chain including people turning up at the AGM asking ‘very heated questions’ Twitter must reveal the user behind a pair of parody accounts claiming to be run by pub chain JD Wetherspoon, the high court ...
» Google and Facebook to push hard against proposal for regulatory body
13/12/18 17:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission considers market position of Google and Facebook justifies greater oversight Google and Facebook are expected to push back hard against proposals to set up a new authority that would monitor...
» Amazon uses dummy parcels to catch thieves
13/12/18 14:36 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The online retailer has teamed up with police in New Jersey to fight parcel theft with dummy packages.
» Apple to create $1bn Texas base
13/12/18 12:23 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The company says it expects to become Austin's biggest private employer.
» Uber told self-drive cars unsafe days before accident
13/12/18 11:51 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A leaked email sent to Uber bosses by a staff member arrived days before a car hit and killed a pedestrian.
» Grace Millane: New Zealand anger over Google naming murder suspect
13/12/18 11:38 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Google named the man accused of killing UK backpacker Grace Millane in an email, which could be illegal.
» Bieber fans help YouTube Rewind become 'most disliked'
13/12/18 11:23 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Beliebers voting against YouTube Rewind seem to have helped the video rack up negative feedback.
» Loneliness: Does being online make it worse?
13/12/18 08:00 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
We want to know what you think - does going online make you feel more lonely or less lonely?
» 'They don't care': Facebook factchecking in disarray as journalists push to cut ties
13/12/18 08:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Journalists paid to help fix Facebook’s fake news problem say they have lost trust in the platform Journalists working as factcheckers for Facebook have pushed to end a controversial media partnership with the social network, saying the ...
» Microsoft Surface Headphones review: close but no cigar
13/12/18 06:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Pricey Bluetooth headphones have excellent controls but only good, not great sound quality, noise cancelling and battery life Surface Headphones are Microsoft’s high-price, premium noise-cancelling cans aimed squarely at toppling the cur...
» Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?
13/12/18 00:12 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Superfast 5G mobile connectivity may not be able to reach inside buildings. Could light help?
» Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
12/12/18 22:23 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The president says he could act for the good of US trade, as Canada releases Meng Wanzhou on bail.
» Cat Condo is the stupidest, most cynical game in the App Store. So why can’t I stop playing? | Tom Hawking
12/12/18 21:55 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
To win the game without spending money or watching ads, you tap your phone screen as fast as you can, nonstop, for 3,000 years There’s a truism in the world of online media: if you’re not paying for the product, you are the product. The ...
» Amazon meets public opposition at first hearing for New York headquarters
12/12/18 21:19 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Protesters said move lacked public consultation as executives said massive investment would be good for the city Amazon, the world’s wealthiest company, on Wednesday came head-to-head with public opposition to plans to build a new headqu...
» New Jersey urged to enforce ‘code of conduct’ for Amazon workers
12/12/18 21:14 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Report details dangerous and unstable work conditions in dozens of warehouse distribution centers for Amazon and other retailers A coalition of labor advocacy groups is pushing New Jersey to enforce a “code of conduct” for warehouse work...