ONLINE SECURITY AND PRIVACY: WHAT AN EMAIL ADDRESS REVEALS

A think tank researcher explains how political campaigners can use information gleaned from an online search.

FIRST 5G CITIES IN UK NAMED BY EE

The UK's big cities will be the first to get the futuristic mobile technology, says mobile operator.

 
 
 

PARENTS 'NEED TO PUT THEIR PHONES IN A BOX', MPS TOLD

MPs are told that parents should act as role models for children by putting their phones down.

ESPORTS AWARDS: NINJA 'BLESSED' TO PICK UP TWO AWARDS

The streamer says he feels "blessed and honoured" after winning personality and streamer of the year.

 
 
 

'UGLY' MISTAKE SENDS GOOGLE DATA TO CHINA

A botched update to network hardware meant an African ISP wrongly took over Google net addresses.

'GROSS' FURRY PIKACHU DIVIDES POKEMON FANS

Many fans say the new look Pikachu is "grotesque" and "disgusting".

 
 
 

HITMAN 2: SEAN BEAN ON BEING KILLED IN VIDEO GAME

The actor plays a so called "elusive" target which only appears for a short period of time.

ENIGMA CODEBREAKER 'TAKING SECRETS TO GRAVE'

Margaret Wilson, 95, says she will hold true to an oath she swore at Bletchley Park in World War Two.

 
 
 

'HOW INSTAGRAM BECAME MY SUPPORT SYSTEM'

For women facing challenges ranging from eating disorders to IVF, it can be a vital resource.

'TINKERING' CHILDREN MAKE ROBOTS, PLANES AND CATAPULTS

Primary pupils in Manchester take on design projects to boost creativity and problem solving skills.

 
 
 

APPLE IPHONE SALES FEARS ROCK WALL STREET

The tech giant's share price fall has wiped more than $40bn off its market value.

BRITAIN'S WORST AND BEST ONLINE RETAILERS NAMED BY WHICH?

DIY chain Homebase runs Britain's worst online shop, according to a survey by consumer group Which?.

 
 
 

CAN LISTENING TO BEES TELL US WHY THEY ARE IN DECLINE?

Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.

CAR CRASH DATA THIEF 'UNLUCKY' TO BE JAILED

A car repair worker is the first person to be sentenced to jail as a result of a UK data watchdog prosecution.

 
 
 

US OVERTAKES CHINA IN TOP SUPERCOMPUTER LIST

A new list of the world's most powerful machines puts the US in the top two spots.

XIAOMI CRITICISED FOR UK SMARTPHONE £1 FLASH SALE

Xiaomi offered only two or three phones at the advertised price.

 
 
 

DOUGLAS RAIN: ACTOR WHO VOICED HAL IN 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY DIES

Canadian actor Douglas Rain voiced the chilling computer in the landmark sci-fi film.

AMAZON ASKED TO SHARE ECHO DATA IN US MURDER CASE

A US judge asks Amazon to hand over audio recordings from an Echo device in a house where two women died.

 
 
 

STEAM BUG ALLOWED UNLIMITED FREE DOWNLOADS

Valve awarded the researcher that found the issue a bug bounty of $20,000.

RUSSIA SUSPECTED OF JAMMING GPS SIGNAL IN FINLAND

Finland's PM suggests it was jammed deliberately in northern Finnish airspace during Nato exercises.

 
 
 



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