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Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering - 17/02 6:39 am

The named Russians are indicted along with three Russian companies by special counsel Robert Mueller.

Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium - 17/02 12:55 am

Facebook is ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium.

Call for women-only Uber Pools for London - 16/02 8:17 pm

Customers should be allowed to "choose who they share vehicles with", says Transport for London.

Anger at Google image search 'peace deal' - 16/02 7:36 pm

The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

Robots compete in skiing challenge and other news - 16/02 5:24 pm

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology stories of the week.

Humble origins - 16/02 8:09 am

Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

The Instagrammable museum: Is it art? - 16/02 8:05 am

Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?

UK and US blame Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attack - 16/02 6:12 am

Britain and the US say the Russian military was behind the NotPetya attack which hit firms worldwide.

Instagram submits to Russia censor's demands - 16/02 3:06 am

Service blocks access to corruption claim-related posts despite YouTube failing to meet similar demand.

'Phenomenal' robot surgery speeds up man's recovery - 15/02 9:49 pm

Owen Veldhuizen says the surgery, which saw a robot used to operate on his heart, was "phenomenal".

Google Chrome launches default ad-blocker - 15/02 9:13 pm

The latest versions of the web browser will block "annoying intrusive" ads from today.

'Anti-Clinton' Wikileaks chat leaked - 15/02 8:18 pm

Leaked copies of a private chat suggest Wikileaks wanted a Republican candidate to become president.

Social networks 'too slow' on rights changes - 15/02 7:59 pm

The European Commission wants Facebook, Google and Twitter to do more to protect consumer rights.

Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures - 15/02 1:22 pm

Snapchat's changes have sparked a backlash as users complain that it is more difficult to use.

Blade Runner 2049: How we recreated a character - 15/02 9:11 am

The filmmakers wanted one of the characters to appear in the new film looking as they did in 1982.

Apple's HomePod speakers leave white marks on wood - 15/02 5:10 am

The tech firm has said owners may have to re-oil surfaces if the ring marks do not fade.

Quantum computers 'one step closer' - 15/02 3:25 am

Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the recent development of a silicon-based programmable quantum processor.

AI does grunt work on China's pig farms - 15/02 1:19 am

Alibaba rolls out a system that analyses pig squeals and coughs to improve pork production.

Search tool accesses firms' documents in the cloud - 14/02 11:42 pm

A website lets people freely look for sensitive data stored on servers at Amazon Web Services.

ESports' Overwatch League announces its first female player - 14/02 11:34 pm

Kim "Geguri" Se-Yeon is the first female player in the history of the eSports Overwatch League.

YouTube and Instagram face Russian bans - 14/02 10:02 pm

Russia's internet watchdog has ordered videos and images on the services to be blocked by end of day.

Computer reconstructs St Valentine's face - 14/02 8:42 pm

A reconstruction is made of the saint's face, based on human remains thought to belong to him.

Crypto-currency craze 'hinders search for alien life' - 14/02 7:43 pm

A scientist says the search for alien intelligence has been hit by a shortage of computer hardware.

The 3D projections that float in the air - 14/02 5:08 pm

Researchers at Brigham Young University nicknamed it the Princess Leia project.

Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order - 14/02 9:00 am

A television ad that caused a viewer's Echo Dot device to try to order cat food has been cleared.

Biggest carmaker - 14/02 8:51 am

Working out who sells the most cars is more complicated than you might think.

Flying cars: Will they ever take off? - 14/02 8:15 am

Some companies are trying to fulfil the long-cherished dream of making a car that can fly. But how practical or affordable will they be?

Boston Dynamics' latest SpotMini robot opens doors - 13/02 10:04 pm

Boston Dynamics' latest design of the SpotMini robot is able to open doors.

Taiwan's pedestrian crossing men get girlfriends - 13/02 8:03 pm

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Taiwan's street crossing men have got girlfriends.

Logan Paul 'won't be kicked off' YouTube - 13/02 7:54 pm

The controversial star hasn't done enough to warrant a ban from the site, YouTube's head says.

Ten gigabit home broadband tested in UK - 13/02 6:32 pm

A proof-of-concept test of 10Gbps has been conducted in a residential home in London.

Amazon plans hundreds of lay-offs - 13/02 3:53 pm

The e-commerce giant has grown rapidly in recent years but is now closing jobs in Seattle and worldwide.

YouTube couples - 13/02 2:05 pm

In the latest Newsbeat Documentary, vlogger Ben Hunte looks at couples revealing all on YouTube and Instagram.

AI detects Islamic State video uploads - 13/02 11:28 am

An algorithm that detects propaganda made by the Islamic State group is developed in the UK.

Viewsnight: 'Why are the apps of the future using Victorian working .. - 13/02 9:09 am

Polly Mackenzie argues that workers in the gig economy must have stronger employment protections.

Tinder revolution - 13/02 8:08 am

Online dating has become the standard way to find a partner these days. Can AI make it even better?

Facebook broke German privacy laws, court rules - 13/02 12:33 am

A German regional court rules that the social network failed to obtain proper consent to some of its features.

Equifax under pressure after data breach update - 12/02 10:32 pm

A US senator gives the credit rating firm a week to reveal more information about 2017's cyber-attack.

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google - 12/02 10:13 pm

Unilever says it will not invest in platforms that do not police extremist and criminal content.

Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm - 12/02 9:14 pm

Data centres mining the crypto-currency will use more electricity than homes this year, an energy firm says.

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