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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 9:44pm
Some imams in Kurdistan have officially banned a hugely popular video game – but others are hitting back.

EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 9:21am
Digital minister Margot James says phone and broadband firms must "play by the rules".

Award for wartime flight trainer returned to service

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 6:01am
Tens of thousands of pilots trained in a tiny, mechanical flight simulator which has been restored.

Tech to give new insight into gorillas and other news

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:46pm
BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:07pm
Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all?

'How Amazon helped me transition to a woman'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:04pm
Sophie Roberts is a software developer at the tech giant who came out at work in October.

Prince William criticises social media firms

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 1:12pm
Prince William and Catherine were at the BBC to discuss its work on combating cyber-bullying.

Google's Alphabet gives up on rescue robots

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:37pm
The technology giant will close its Schaft robotics division after failing to find a buyer.

Facebook accused of dark PR tactics

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:49am
Facebook is embroiled in a new controversy over the tactics it used to discredit its critics.

Japan's cyber-security minister has 'never used a computer'

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:08am
Yoshitaka Sakurada is responsible for ensuring the 2020 Olympic Games are not hacked.

Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:18pm
Superfast 5G mobile promises lots of benefits, but will it be worth the money?

MiSafes' child-tracking smartwatches are 'easy to hack'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:09pm
Researchers find a way to reveal the locations of children wearing MiSafes watches and spy on them.

How MiSafes watches can be hacked

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:09pm
Security experts have found serious security flaws in MiSafes watches for children.

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:12pm
The technology company's retail chief reveals the initiative as she is given the Stop Slavery Award.

Call of Duty 'swatting' death prankster pleads guilty

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:01am
The 25-year-old had fooled police into thinking a father-of-two had murdered a family member.

Google accused of 'trust demolition' over health app

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:05am
DeepMind now wants its health app to become an AI assistant for nurses and doctors around the world.

US asks London court to hand over two alleged hackers

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:01am
The men are accused of helping cause $530m of losses to banks and other businesses.

IMF's Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:40am
IMF boss Christine Lagarde said state-backed digital currencies could make transactions safer and cheaper.

Deepfake: BBC newsreader 'speaks' languages he can’t

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:06pm
Artificial intelligence creates a computer generated video which manipulates the newsreader’s mouth.

The face-mapping technology raising fears about fake news

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:03pm
Why face-mapping technology designed to improve TV dubbing is raising fears about fake news.