» FBI seeks hacker after logins stolen
25/11/15 13:40 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The FBI has linked a hacker to the theft of 1.2 billion internet credentials - the largest heist of its kind.
» Phuc Dat Bich name battle 'was a hoax'
25/11/15 13:39 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
An Australian man who made headlines after saying Facebook told him to take down his profile admits he hoaxed the media.
» Dell faces fresh security questions
25/11/15 13:19 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Dell admits to a second security problem that researchers say could expose users' data to hackers
» Condom challenge: teens invent a new way to potentially maim themselves online
25/11/15 12:20 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
First we planked. Then we ice bucketed. Now, we condom challenge. Such is the way of the internet It’s been a trying few weeks, so it’s nice to know that no matter how bad things get, there will always be people who are prepared to be id...
» Banking facing 'Uber moment', says former Barclays boss
25/11/15 12:12 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Anthony Jenkins says technological advances could lead to the number of branches and employees falling by as much as 50% Banking is reaching an “Uber moment” in which technological advances will lead to hundreds of branch closures and a ...
» Cambridge Gates scholars urge foundation to divest
25/11/15 11:54 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Recipients of Gates foundation scholarships at Cambridge University attack ‘untenable’ investments in fossil fuels Recipients of Cambridge University scholarships funded by and named in honour of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hav...
» Man, 18, bailed over TalkTalk hack
25/11/15 11:43 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
An 18-year-old who became the fifth person to be arrested in connection with an alleged data theft from TalkTalk last month is released on bail.
» Has video game reviewing become an impossible task?
25/11/15 11:37 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
With Fallout 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops III and Star Wars Battlefront drawing lukewarm reactions, what is the critic’s role in the age of patches and updates? Long books, when read, are usually overpraised, because the reader wishes to c...
» YouTube Kids app criticised over 'junk food' marketing videos
25/11/15 10:48 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
US-based groups want regulators to broaden their investigation of children’s app after finding videos for Coca-Cola, Oreos and other products The YouTube Kids app is supposed to make watching YouTube videos a more child-friendly experien...
» Beeline cycling navigation device review: stress-free fun for explorers
25/11/15 09:52 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Sitting on your handlebars and always pointing you towards your destination, the Beeline is more like a magic compass rather than a satnav This review was conducted with an early-stage prototype of the Beeline, powered by an arduino boar...
» Google 'bug' buries competitors Yelp and TripAdvisor
25/11/15 09:45 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The search firm is fixing the issues which led to rivals being hidden in the results, it says Google has claimed that a change to its search rankings that pushed rivals TripAdvisor and Yelp far down the search results is due to a bug, wh...
» China robot event pulls Beijing crowds
25/11/15 09:38 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Beijing plays host to the World Robot Conference
» VIDEO: Drones offer cheap mapping
25/11/15 09:19 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Drones could provide a cheaper alternative to mapping large areas of land
» Mail Online misses £80m revenue target
25/11/15 08:05 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Daily Mail & General Trust reports decline in print advertising of 12% in second half of financial year as online operation’s annual growth slows to 18% Mail Online has missed its target of making £80m in revenue this year as a...
» Man says he invented 'Phuc Dat Bich' hoax to fool news media and Facebook
25/11/15 07:27 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Claims that Vietnamese man with an Australian passport in the name ‘Phuc Dat Bich’ had been discriminated against by Facebook were false A man whose claim that Facebook discriminated against him because of his name was reported around th...
» Shark drones to patrol Australian coast
25/11/15 02:42 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Drones and "smart" drum lines will be deployed to protect swimmers on New South Wales' north coast from shark attacks, the state government says.
» 'Too quiet' electric and hybrid cars create headache for US regulators
25/11/15 00:53 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Road safety authorities and automakers wrangle over new rules requiring loudspeakers to warn cyclists and visually impaired people US regulators are grappling with new rules for electric and hybrid cars that are too quiet, leading to fea...
» TalkTalk cyber-attack: fifth person arrested in police investigation
24/11/15 22:35 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Metropolitan police say 18-year-old taken into custody after raid on south Wales property as part of investigation into October data breach A fifth person has been arrested as part of an investigation into the cyber-attack on telecoms fi...
» Google muddles up Jeremy Corbyn with former Labour leaders
24/11/15 16:33 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown pull rank on Labour party leader in search results, and even John Major makes a comeback What happens when you look up “Labour leader” on Google? A flurry of muddled entries on a host of former party chiefs –...
» Jeff Bezos 1-0 Elon Musk: Blue Origin New Shepard lands successfully
24/11/15 14:08 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Amazon and Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos has beaten Tesla and SpaceX’s Elon Musk to the first space rocket landing saying it ‘can look easy’ Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and head of space privateer firm Blue Origin, has taken to Twitter to b...