A 3d printed statue on display at the White House during the Maker Faire

A 3D printer for every school would encourage innovation

Thu 19 Jun, AT 10:47 Edie Lush

Launch of a $500 printer from California boosts UK campaign to get schoolchildren making things

Facebook app on smartphone

Facebook blackout silences social network – for 20mins

One-Minute Read Thu 19 Jun, AT 09:49

Longest Facebook blackout 'in recent history' sends users flooding onto Twitter

Reflection of the Facebook logo

How GCHQ can spy on your Facebook without a warrant

One-Minute Read Tue 17 Jun, AT 15:07

Top official reveals secret government policy justifying mass surveillance of social media users

Black cabs, licensed taxis in London

Uber: why London cabbies hate the taxi app

Briefing Wed 11 Jun, AT 16:08

Black-cab drivers stage mass demonstration to protest against Uber's mobile-based car service

Government spy

Vodafone: 'governments use us to spy on citizens'

One-Minute Read Fri 6 Jun, AT 10:10

'Direct access pipes' let spooks listen in on Vodafone customers' conversations

Google unearths child abuse by monitoring Gmail accounts

Reset the Net: Google joins anti-surveillance campaign

Briefing Fri 6 Jun, AT 08:43

A year after Edward Snowden's revelations, can Reset the Net help to restore online privacy?

Rainbow Loom: the craze that makes the internet look good

Wed 4 Jun, AT 11:11 Edie Lush

The rubber-band bracelet craze: ‘somehow digital feels better when it produces something real’

Computer hackers

Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker: how to protect yourself

Briefing Wed 4 Jun, AT 10:27

Security advice site remains offline 24 hours after revelation of Gameover Zeus cyber threat

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple iOS 8: five new features you won't want to miss

Summary Tue 3 Jun, AT 15:34

From tipping off doctors about your health to getting your house in order before bedtime

 Instagram logo displayed on a smartphone

Which social media sites won't let you #freethenipple?

Summary Tue 3 Jun, AT 15:27

Instagram has strict rules on nudity – but not all social media sites are so puritanical

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