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'Ugly' mistake sends Google data to China

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

Detective Pikachu: 'Gross' furry Pokemon divides fans

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

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.

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.

Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale

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

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.

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.

Steam bug allowed unlimited free downloads

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

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?.

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.

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.

Apple iPhone sales fears rock Wall Street

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

What is fake news and how can you identify it?

Fake news can sometimes very closely mimic real news. Zoe Kleinman looks at how you can spot it.

Chelsea Pensioners' verdict on WW1 VR experience

Nothing to be Written is a VR experience about field postcards sent home by soldiers during WW1.

Russia suspected of jamming GPS signal in Finland

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

Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records

The Chinese firm's shopping bonanza day saw customers spend a record $30.8bn.

Meeting Kosovo's clickbait merchants

Western web-users lap up misinformation online - these are the shady "merchants" who push it on Facebook.

Chinese headmaster fired over secret coin mining at school

A stack of crypto-currency mining machines was found after teachers complained about excessive noise.

Robot backpack: How this Fusion bot aids collaboration

The Fusion bot shares and teaches skills by transferring body motions from one person to another.

Video game recreates horrors of World War One

Actor Elijah Wood voices a main character in the first video game made by Aardman Animations.

Are hydrogen trains the future of UK travel?

Trains that emit pure water could be in the UK by the "early 2020s", according to the government.

Mitsubishi windows shine 'alarmingly realistic' fake sunlight

Mitsubishi has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets.

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.

Can listening to bees help save them - and us?

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

Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?

How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities

As more of half of us live in cities, scientists are looking at new ways of harnessing urban energy.

How can we stop being cyber idiots?

Good computer security means working around one big security flaw - us.

Should Fortnite credit dances used in the game?

Epic Games has been criticised for not crediting the originators of dance moves depicted in Fortnite.

How US employers silence sex accusers

Many employees are legally barred from suing their employers, as the Google case illustrates.

Why robots will build the cities of the future

As construction workforces age, we are likely to turn to robots to build the cities of the future.

What should I do with my broken kettle?

Our household appliances could have much longer lives if they were designed to be easily repaired.

Can artificial intelligence predict the future of fashion?

Using artificial intelligence to spot future fashion trends could also help reduce clothing waste.

Could these bots one day swarm in to rescue you?

The DelFly is a flying robot inspired by how insects achieve flight.

Robot delivers the post and other technology news

BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

The robot arm made for gentle undersea exploration

A soft robotic arm which will allow underwater sea life to be studied in greater detail is created.

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.

'Tinkering' children make robots, planes and catapults

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

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.

How President Trump took 'fake news' into the mainstream

What began as a way to describe misinformation was quickly diverted into a propaganda tool. The BBC's Dave Lee examines how "fake news" went mainstream.

The digital epidemic killing Indians

India has seen a rise in public lynchings caused by social media messages spreading fake news.

What do tampons and WWI have in common?

Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.



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