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British hacker Marcus Hutchins loses...British cyber-security expert Marcus Hutchins...

British cyber-security expert Marcus Hutchins - who has been accused of writing virus code - has lost a legal bid to suppress some evidence prosecutors want to use against him. The evidence is comments he made in an interview after...

What is Article 13? The...The final version of a...

The final version of a controversial new EU copyright law has been agreed after three days of talks in France.Google has been particularly vocal about the proposed law, which it says could "change the web as we know it". Article...

School bomb hoax suspect arrested...An American man accused of...

An American man accused of deluging schools and Los Angeles's airport with hoax bomb threats has been arrested. Timothy Dalton Vaughn is suspected of being part of the Apophis Squad hacker group that was allegedly behind the pranking spree. One...

Apple to investigate Saudi appA Saudi Arabian app that...

A Saudi Arabian app that can be used to track women and prevent them from travelling will be investigated by Apple, its chief executive has said. In an interview with NPR, Tim Cook said he wasn't aware of the Absher...

Elon Musk named as Twitter...Elon Musk has been named...

Elon Musk has been named as Twitter boss Jack Dorsey's favourite tweeter in an interview about how to tackle abuse. The singling out of the Tesla boss has raised eyebrows because Mr Musk's tweets have often proved controversial. One tweet...

Facebook and Google news should...A regulator should oversee tech...

A regulator should oversee tech giants like Google and Facebook to ensure their news content is trustworthy, a government-backed report has suggested. The Cairncross Review into the future of UK news said such sites should help users identify fake news...

Would you be happy to...Would you be happy to...

Would you be happy to see your doctor online? Growing numbers of patients seem to be attracted by the convenience. And doctors are also finding it useful as health services come under pressure from growing and ageing populations. Lydia Campbell-Hill,...

MPs immerse themselves in VR...Experts have called for more...

Experts have called for more regulation of immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). It comes as UK MPs open an inquiry into the effects of such technologies on individuals and society. They will also examine...

DJI makes drone safety improvementsDrone-maker DJI is improving the...

Drone-maker DJI is improving the technology that prevents them being flown near airports. The changes come after drones disrupted flights from the UK's Gatwick airport in December. A more sophisticated geo-fencing system will create a 3D no-go zone surrounding runway...

Teen has vaccinations after asking...Ethan Lindenberger from Ohio asked...

Ethan Lindenberger from Ohio asked social media site Reddit if he could have vaccines without parental consent. His mother would not give her permission, he wrote in the post, which had thousands of reactions. He learned he had to wait...