» Flight information screens in two Vietnam airports hacked
29/07/16 17:03 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Airports in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as website of national airline, showed message criticising sovereignty claims in South China Sea Hackers have attacked the website of a national airline and flight information screens at Vi...
» Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it has been hacked
29/07/16 15:02 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
The committee, which is the political arm of House Democrats, says the FBI is investigating the breach and that it resembles the recent DNC email hacking The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says its computers have been hacked...
» Are drone deliveries a realistic prospect?
29/07/16 14:57 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Amazon has been granted permission for small-scale testing of drone deliveries in the UK, but don’t expect all your shopping to start arriving by air soon Related: Amazon to test drone delivery in partnership with UK government Are drone...
» Dota 2 fans now able to watch games via VR
29/07/16 13:04 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Fans of the Dota 2 video game can now watch the arena battle's biggest tournament via their Vive virtual reality headset.
» Virgin Media engineers 'cut off home'
29/07/16 12:45 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
A home in the north-west of England has been cut off by digging work carried out to install super-fast broadband services.
» US police are using Pokémon Go to lure criminals to their stations
29/07/16 12:27 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Virginia’s Smithfield Police Department invited eight ‘random citizens’ to catch super-rare Ditto in their processing room, after New Hampshire police employed same tactic There can’t be any doubts now of Pokémon Go’s world domination – ...
» Net's .web domain sold for $135m
29/07/16 11:47 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
The auction for ownership of the .web domain has ended with one company paying $135m (£102m) for rights to use the suffix.
» Elon Musk endorsement sparks rush to find out-of-print history book
29/07/16 11:25 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Twelve Against the Gods by William Bolitho becomes Abebooks’s busiest search term after Tesla chief declares it ‘really quite good’ A forgotten, out-of-print history book from 1929 has sold out across the internet after it was praised by...
» Pokémon Go players narrowly escape Weston-super-Mare tide
29/07/16 11:03 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Lifeboat launched to rescue group who became trapped on Birnbeck Island in Somerset before finding their way to safety A group of six teenage Pokémon Go players had a lucky escape on Thursday night after almost getting cut off by the ris...
» Melania no more: why did Donald Trump take down his wife's website?
29/07/16 11:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
MelaniaTrump.com has disappeared, and a kerfuffle over a college degree may be to blame. But experts say it could amplify what they hope will remain unseen Donald Trump is notorious for making controversial statements that set the intern...
» Last call for free Windows 10 upgrade
29/07/16 10:26 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
29th July is the last chance for upgrading to Windows 10 for free.
» Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest
29/07/16 10:08 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according to Forbes.
» Last chance to update to Windows 10 for free
29/07/16 10:07 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Microsoft’s constant upgrade notifications should end by Sunday as free offer expires for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users Microsoft’s controversial year-long free Windows 10 upgrade offer for users of Windows 7 or 8 ends today (Friday), wh...
» Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear: did Russians hack Democratic party and if so, why?
29/07/16 10:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Analysts and the US government suspect an official hand behind the breach of the DNC’s emails – but if so it would represent a major escalation of cyber-activity In April of last year, at 10pm on a Wednesday, French network TV5Monde sudd...
» Australia plans new co-ordinates to fix sat-nav gap
29/07/16 09:17 from BBC News | Technology | UK Edition
Australia is to shift its longitude and latitude to address a gap between local co-ordinates and those from global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).
» Internet access is now a human right: part 1 – Chips with Everything tech podcast
29/07/16 07:47 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
In the first of a four-part series, we explore the United Nations’ resolution that considers internet access to be a basic human right On 1 July the United Nations resolved that access to the internet is to be considered a basic human ri...
» Viral video: Pokémon Go, Justin Timberlake and Cumberbatch's Sherlock
29/07/16 06:41 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
A cheeky look at the Pikachu phenomenon, JT meets his match on the golf course and the BBC detective returns If the Pokémon Go craze has taken over your life, take a break from running around and trying to catch Squirtle, Charmander and ...
» Chatterbox: Friday
29/07/16 06:39 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
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» Zero Time Dilemma review – where Saw meets Crystal Maze
29/07/16 06:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Final chapter in intriguing narrative adventure series brings back favourite characters, but fails to go out with a bang In the Zero Escape trilogy a psychopath forces the player to solve a series of escape-the-room puzzles while submitt...
» Global Pokénomics gives businesses a real-world boost
29/07/16 06:00 from Guardian Unlimited Technology
Phenomenal success of Pokémon Go sees players of smartphone game exploring shops, cafes and museums worldwide Transfixed players have fallen off a cliff in California, wandered across the border in Canada and broken a limb in Australia w...