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Adobe to kill off Flash plug-in by 2020

Once the go-to plug-in for video, the technology has been usurped by more reliable and secure apps.

Shoddy data-stripping exposes firms' to hack attacks

User names, employee IDs and unique identifiers are found in a survey of data on corporate websites

Ransomware spike blamed on easy-to-use malware builders

Experts blame a spike in ransomware on user-friendly versions that are free to download.

Hiding out among the net's criminal class

Researchers who rub shoulders with cyber thieves talk about how they profile the gangs and scams.

How long until Ukraine is hacked again?

A month on from the NotPetya attack, many in Ukraine are ready for further cyber-strikes.

Musk and Zuckerberg clash over future of AI

Musk has hit back at comments that his doomsday view of AI is irresponsible.

Microsoft Paint avoids brush with death

The graphics program will remain available on the app store, Microsoft says.

Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US

President Trump says Apple is planning three new manufacturing plants in the United States.

Robot vacuum company mulls selling maps of homes

The creator of the iRobot Roomba says it could help make homes smarter.

Google SOS Alerts added to search results and maps

Internet giant assembles helpful information about unfolding disasters in its Search and Maps tools.

India says no to driverless cars to protect jobs

Transport minister says the country will not be developing autonomous cars in order to protect jobs.

Electric Mini to be built in Oxford

A fully electric version of the Mini is to be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford, BMW says.

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine

Google parent Alphabet reports revenues rose in the second quarter but profits drop by almost a third.

Park's 'Pokemon permit' plan blocked

Rules to stop Pokemon Go players "overrunning" parks in Milwaukee are suspended.

Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

Three Square Market says 50 employees have already signed up for the $300 (£230) chip.

Sweden data leak 'a disaster', says PM

The Transport Agency exposed reams of sensitive data during an outsourcing process.

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

The revolutionary technology allows wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for current turbines.

Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to £40bn'

New rules will encourage UK consumers to generate and store their own power, ministers say.

UK to bring in drone registration

Drone owners will also be required to pass a safety awareness test.

Uber rival Grab to raise $2.5bn in fresh investments

China's Didi Chuxing and Japan's Softbank are backing the ride-hailing firm with extra funding.

YouTube to redirect searches for IS videos

People looking for extremist Islamist propaganda will be shown clips denouncing terrorism instead.

C-Turtle: The landmine-detecting robot 'turtle'

The disposable robot is made from cardboard and powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer.

MoneySuperMarket fined for sending seven million unwanted emails

The price comparison website sent seven million emails to people who had opted out of receiving messages.

AI demo picks out recipes from food photos

Researchers in the US develop an algorithm that appears to have a penchant for desserts

AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

The AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were known for trade in drugs, weapons and malware.

Newcastle University students targeted by cyber-scam

Fraudulent site takes personal details and course payments for fake university.

Kodi magazine 'directs readers to pirate content'

The guide is being investigated by the Federation Against Copyright Theft.

Robot 'drowns' in fountain mishap

The wheeled security robot in Washington DC tumbled into a fountain at an office building.

Google Maps adds the International Space Station

The International Space Station becomes the first "off planet" addition to the interactive tool.

OnePlus admits 911 emergency call glitch

Its flagship OnePlus 5 phone would restart if people tried to call the emergency services.

Dark net guns shipped in old printers

A study into the sale of firearms on the dark net finds "cause for concern" for police and government.

Instagram tops cyber-bullying study

Seven per cent of young social media users said they had been bullied on the photo-themed app.

Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flights

Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.

Google to add 'news feed' to website and app

A Facebook-style feed of news stories and videos will be rolled out across Google's services.

Virgin complaint bans Sky broadband ad

The advert claimed Sky broadband was "super reliable", which the Advertising Standards Authority disputed.

Is WhatsApp being censored in China?

The messaging service has faced service disruptions, but it censorship, or is there another explanation?

Google Glass smart eyewear returns

A revamped version of the technology company's augmented-reality eyewear is to be sold by software partners.

How facial recognition could replace train tickets

A system designed to replace the need for tickets on trains is being tested in the UK.

World's first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

Each wind turbine is taller than Big Ben and the farm can power 20,000 homes.

UK's first boot camp hopes to reform teenage hackers

The National Crime Agency has started the UK's first 'rehab' course for hackers.

Dov Moran: The man behind the memory stick

Israeli inventor Dov Moran talks about the success of the memory stick and the sale of his company M-Systems in 2006.

Young children groomed on live streaming app Periscope

Some were live streaming from their classrooms, a BBC investigation finds.

3D-printed drone's space station pictures and other news

BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

Uncharted: Moving on from Nathan Drake

The creative director of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy tells Newsbeat about making a game without the franchise's lead character Nathan Drake.

Living dragonfly drones take flight

Researchers hope to use the insect to get to areas larger drones cannot reach.

The house being built by robots and 3D printers

A three-storey house is being designed, planned and built predominately by robots and 3D printers.

Driving a car made from biodegradable materials

The four-seater car is made from sugar beet, coated with flax and mixed with bio-plastic.

3D-printed structures change shape when heated

The 3D-printed structures that could be used for space missions or heart surgery.

Bitcoin goes arty

The global art market is not known for tech innovation, so why is Bitcoin proving increasingly popular?

Who is the laziest?

How live streaming of player data is giving sports fans unprecedented levels of analysis.

Bitcoin battle

The Bitcoin community must agree how to tackle a slowdown in transaction times to avoid a schism.

Chatbot docs

Could health apps and AI-powered chatbots replace your traditional local doctor?

Overwatch's ambition

Activision Blizzard reveals who has spent about $20m to buy the first Overwatch League teams.

Liar! Liar!

False news stories have plagued the internet, but are apps and algorithms the best way to spot them?

Far from crude

How oil firms are using ever more ingenious ways to find and extract crude oil.

Net neutrality battle

Some internet giants and activists will participate in a day of action to oppose changes to net neutrality rules.

Guiding lights

Can girlguiding encourage more girls to take up science, technology, economics and maths?

Countdown to D-Day

The EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) start next year, but many firms are ill prepared.

Intelligent energy

Future Energy: How artificial intelligence can be used to make power stations run more efficiently.

F1 tech for babies

F1 tech has influenced sectors from aeronautics to public transport - now healthcare is benefiting.

Rehab camp aims to put young cyber-crooks on right track

Teenage cyber-attackers could soon be sent to rehab camps that try to stop them becoming criminals

Cash machine hacked in five minutes

After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan in 2016, Click asks if it could happen again.

China set to launch an 'unhackable' internet communication

China might not have the lead in research but its application of secure networks is leading the way.

Staging security at the National Theatre

A look behind the curtains at the South Bank theatre trying to stem the tide of cyber-attacks.



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