WHY ZIMBABWE HAS A 'MINISTER OF WHATSAPP'

The creation of a cyber security ministry has both amused and alarmed Zimbabweans.

'ONE-OFF' £1.5M SUPERCAR DAMAGED IN CRASH AT TANGMERE

Police believe the Pagani Zonda had been in a convoy of supercars when it hit a crash barrier.

 
 
 

AMAZON RECEIVES 200-PLUS HEADQUARTERS PROPOSALS

Cities across North America are competing to be home to Amazon's next hub.

NETFLIX TO RAISE ANOTHER $1.6BN TO FINANCE NEW FILMS AND SHOWS

The streaming service expects to spend up to $8bn next year on new content.

 
 
 

TEENAGER'S LIFE 'RUINED' BY LIVE.ME AND TWITTER 'TROLLS'

Victoria says her face was superimposed on pornographic images shared on social media.

MEET THE WOMAN BEHIND THE BREASTFEEDING EMOJI

The new picture of a mother with her baby was proposed by a nurse at University College London Hospital.

 
 
 

POST HASTE

Start-ups are trying to reduce delivery costs for retailers, but can they compete with the big boys?

UK TO HELP CES TECH START-UPS AFTER EXPO CHIEF'S CRITICISM

The government will fund small firms to attend the tech expo after claims it did little last time.

 
 
 

MINI PHONE MAKER ADMITS PERFORMANCE SHORTCOMINGS

The Jelly handset's battery life, originally billed at three days, can be as little as three hours.

PROJECT LOON RESTORES WEB IN HURRICANE-HIT PUERTO RICO

The balloons are helping Puerto Ricans send text messages and browse the web on their phones.

 
 
 

CLASS A DRUGS LISTED ON CRAIGSLIST IN UK

Secret filming shows a reporter buying drugs and illegal goods advertised on a classified ads site.

FBI FAILED TO ACCESS 7,000 ENCRYPTED MOBILE DEVICES

Encryption has become "a huge, huge problem" for investigations, the FBI director says.

 
 
 

SUNDERLAND BUSINESSMAN'S SECOND WIFE WEBSITE 'BENEFITS WOMEN'

Azad Chaiwala says the website came about because of his own desire for a "second wife".

REMOVE ADS THAT APPEAL TO CHILDREN, GAMBLING SITES TOLD

Regulators said the firms must advertise responsibly, and warned of the possibility of sanctions.

 
 
 

ISRAEL FACEBOOK: MISTRANSLATED POST CREATES SECURITY ALERT

A post saying "good morning" in Arabic was reportedly mistranslated to say "attack them" in Hebrew.

3D TECH USED IN BOWEL CANCER SURGERY

The surgeon is able to communicate with colleagues in the US and India during the operation.

 
 
 

MIDDLESBROUGH MODIFIED KODI BOX TRADER GETS SUSPENDED JAIL TERM

Brian Thompson had planned to argue the law in connection with the boxes was a "grey area".

BITCOIN BOOM PROMPTS GROWTH OF COIN-MINING MALWARE

The coin-mining software can grab processor power and drain phone batteries quickly, warn security firms

 
 
 

TECH FIRMS TO REMOVE EXTREMIST POSTS WITHIN HOURS

Firms such as Facebook and Twitter have agreed to do more to remove extremist content within hours of it being posted.

POLITICAL PODCASTING TIPS: MILIBAND, CHORLEY AND MASON

Getting tips about going digital from Ed Miliband, Matt Chorley and Chris Mason.

 
 
 



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