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TikTok: Trump administration plans Chinese tech crackdown
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants a “clean network” free of "untrusted" apps like TikTok and WeChat.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 06:53

TikTok to open $500m data centre in Ireland
The firm says the move represents its "long-term commitment to Europe".
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 01:16

Facebook removes Trump's 'Covid misinformation' post
The social network said the post had violated its rules around "harmful Covid misinformation".
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2020 01:15

Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star
The social media star is no stranger to controversy and has had other run-ins with law enforcement.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 23:24

Mulan: UK cinemas hit out at 'disappointing' Disney+ release
A plan to release the film on Disney+ instead of in cinemas is described as "hugely disappointing".
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 19:55

Twitter users urged to update over Android security flaw
Millions of Android users should update their apps, Twitter warns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 19:51

Twitter hack teen's court date 'Zoombombed' with porn
Reporters suggested the hearing was not password-protected, allowing disruption in.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 18:14

Instagram rolls out its TikTok rival Reels
The photo-sharing app adds new features that will be very familiar to TikTok fans.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 16:58

Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Note 20 smartphones
The Galaxy Z Fold 2 now has a much bigger display on its outside for use when closed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 16:00

Tesla touchscreen wiper controls land driver with fine after crash
A driver using the touchscreen controls for windscreen wipers was distracted, a German court says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 14:07

TV watching and online streaming surge during lockdown
UK adults spent double the usual amount of time watching small screens, research shows.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 11:49

Anthony Levandowski: Ex-Google engineer sentenced for theft
A judge says Anthony Levandowski carried out the "biggest trade secret crime I have ever seen".
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 04:15

TikTok: The story of a social media giant
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 01:16

LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 01:15

Microsoft's TikTok grab: Inspired or naive?
High-risk, high-reward - Microsoft has announced it is in negotiations to buy TikTok.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 01:04

Disney focuses on streaming as it falls to a loss
The giant firm will launch a new streaming site as it battles the effects of the coronavirus crisis.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2020 00:53

Amazon site advertises shoes using racial slur
The online retail giant removes an item for sale after complaints by an MP about offensive language.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 18:41

Sony's Spider-Man exclusive sparks backlash
The superhero will appear exclusively in the PlayStation version of Marvel's Avengers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 18:17

British Dental Association members targeted by hackers
British Dental Association warns members that their bank details and case notes may be compromised.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 18:03

YouTube Music: Google to axe Play Music in October
The service heads to the digital graveyard as the company switches focus to YouTube Music.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 16:59

Google-Fitbit takeover: EU launches full-scale probe
The European Commission's move has the potential to derail the $2.1bn takeover.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 15:06

Home Office drops 'racist' algorithm from visa decisions
After a legal challenge to the automatic algorithm, the UK will "redesign" its visa process.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 14:01

TikTok: What TikTokers make of Trump's ban threat
The confusion around the video app's future has left creators at a loose end - or issuing goodbyes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 06:59

What's going on with TikTok?
Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 02:44

Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost
Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2020 01:00

Twitter needs to act over racist abuse, says David Lammy
The Labour MP got the backing of Home Secretary Priti Patel after receiving abuse over social media.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 23:21

Call for TikTok security check before HQ decision
The owner of the short-form video app has London on a shortlist of possible locations.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 22:46

Russian hackers stole trade papers from Liam Fox email
Documents on UK-US trade negotiations were leaked in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 19:44

Beyond TikTok: Who else might President Trump ban?
Other Chinese-owned software could face difficulties in the US, if TikTok ban goes ahead.
bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 18:28

Bill English: Computer mouse co-creator dies at 91
Bill English was the first person to use a computer mouse, building the first prototype in 1963.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 14:37

Ban ads for polluting large cars, report says
A new campaign says the government should ban adverts for large cars like sports utility vehicles.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 01:16

TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days
The US state secretary says Chinese-owned software poses a "broad array" of security risks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2020 00:15

TikTok: Microsoft pauses talks on buying US arm - reports
The tech giant's possible purchase of the China-owned app's US arm were put in doubt by Donald Trump.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2020 13:15

Brazil Bolsonaro: Facebook told to block accounts of president's supporters
The social media giant vows to appeal against the Brazilian Supreme Court ruling.
news.bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 23:45

TikTok: US general manager Pappas says app 'here for the long run'
US General Manager Vanessa Pappas defends the Chinese-owned app as President Trump threatens to ban it.
bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 20:59

TikTok: How would the US go about banning the Chinese app?
Several options exist, from preventing Google and Apple offering the app, to blocking its servers.
bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 14:30

James Baldwin: World's fastest gamer to real life racer
Gaming gives the 22-year-old a second chance of achieving his real life racing dreams.
bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2020 02:04

Twitter hack: Bognor Regis man one of three charged
A UK man and two people in Florida have been charged over the hijacking of US Twitter accounts.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 23:14

Coronavirus: Scotland developing its own contact-tracing app
It follows the failure of an NHS-branded app in England, which was trialled on the Isle of Wight.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 15:21

Twitter hack: Staff tricked by phone spear-phishing scam
Twitter says employees were tricked into handing over credentials to the cyber-attackers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 12:47

Twitter bans ex-KKK leader David Duke
He was permanently suspended for repeatedly violating Twitter's "hateful conduct" rules.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 12:09

Spot robot turns 'Fluffy' in new factory floor job
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week's technology stories.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 11:25

Australia unveils plan to force Google and Facebook to pay for news
Google and Facebook would pay news outlets in the "world-leading" plan, the government says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 08:05

Burberry and Tencent team up for concept stores
The luxury British retailer and China's tech giant have joined forces amid growing national tensions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 06:00

Kylie and Kendall Jenner endorsed 'knock-off' Apple products on Instagram
They promoted AirPods clones, whose design may be in breach of Apple's intellectual property rights.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 01:10

What you need to become an internet streaming star
Broadcasting on services like Twitch is becoming increasingly popular - and more professional.
news.bbc.co.uk | 31-Jul-2020 01:06

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