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Category: Technology News

Security flaws ‘undiscovered for years’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Software vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers can lie dormant for years, the report suggested Security holes known...

Sinclair ZX Vega+ funding campaign halted by Indiegogo

Image copyright Retro Computers Ltd Image caption RCL promised that the Vega+ would come with 1,000 licensed games Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo intervened to stop a...

Tomorrow’s cities: Stockholm turns green

Media captionWATCH: Cities Skylines shaping Stockholm Smart is a word that has long prefaced a whole range of technology, from watches to fridges to homes. It might...

Jaguar ad ‘encouraged unsafe driving’ rules watchdog

Image copyright Jaguar Landrover Image caption The Jaguar XE’s infotainment system can show data from a Bluetooth-connected phone An advertorial article published...

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks’ CIA dump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The CIA is reported to have made use of previously unknown flaws in Apple’s iOS operating system Several of the tech firms...

Child porn case dropped to prevent FBI disclosure

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption People use Tor to browse the internet and communicate in private US prosecutors have dropped a case against a man accused of...

Inside the TalkTalk ‘Indian scam call centre’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption TalkTalk has warned its customers to be on the alert for scammers TalkTalk customers are being targeted by an industrial-scale...

Facebook ‘failed to remove sexualised images of children’

Media captionFacebook said it had “removed all items” the BBC sent “that were illegal or against our standards” Facebook has been criticised for...

Newsbeat meets the brains behind the Nintendo Switch

The creators of the Nintendo Switch have defended the number of games available for the console. Nintendo’s latest offering has handheld elements, motion control...

Bitcoin value tops gold for first time

Image copyright Reuters A unit of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has exceeded the value of an ounce of gold for the first time. It closed at $1,268 on Thursday while...