Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021

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Driverless cars could be on UK roads within four years under government plans to invest in the sector. Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC the objective was to have “fully... Read More

Apple delays launch of smart speaker

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Apple is delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker until 2018. The electronics giant said the device, which was due to be released in December this year, still needed... Read More

UK seeks future cyber-security stars

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A £20m initiative to get schoolchildren interested in cyber-security has been launched by the UK government. The Cyber Discovery programme is aimed at 15 to 18-year-olds and involves online and... Read More

Germany bans children's smartwatches

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A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying devices. It had previously banned an internet-connected doll called, My Friend Cayla, for similar... Read More

Kaspersky defends its role in NSA breach

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The Russian-headquartered anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab has hit back at reports it deliberately extracted sensitive files from a US National Security Agency worker’s computer. The allegations stem from a Wall... Read More

Far-right accounts lose Twitter verified tick

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Twitter has stripped several far-right accounts of their “verified” badge, after changing its policy. Among them are Jason Kessler who helped organise a far-right march in Charlottesville, and white supremacist... Read More

Jack Dorsey saddened by Japan's 'Twitter killer'

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Twitter’s chief executive has said a case in which an alleged serial killer is said to have lured victims by searching the social network for suicidal thoughts is “extremely sad”.... Read More

Star Wars Battlefront II game faces further backlash

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Games publisher EA has faced further criticism over its latest Star Wars game, Battlefront II. Many players were unhappy about the credits that unlock key Star Wars characters. The number... Read More

Face ID iPhone X 'hack' demoed live with mask by Bkav

Face ID iPhone X 'hack' demoed live with mask by Bkav

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] A Vietnamese cyber-security firm shows the BBC how a mask can be used to unlock Apple’s new phone. BBC News – Technology... Read More

Star Wars game in U-turn after player anger

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Games publisher EA has changed a rule in its Star Wars Battlefront II video game after a huge backlash. During the game, players have to obtain credits – either by... Read More