Technology

What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?
Bitcoin
In Depth

What is bitcoin and how can you buy it?

Everything you need to know about the volatile cryptocurrency 
18 Jan 2022
What is ‘sextortion’ and why are cases on the rise?
A man using a computer in a dark room
In Depth

What is ‘sextortion’ and why are cases on the rise?

Police issue warning over criminal extortion using threat of sharing sexual images
13 Jan 2022
Apple AirTags: the benefits and risks
Apple AirTag with Leather Key Ring 
Between the lines

Apple AirTags: the benefits and risks

Critics say the small tracking devices can be ‘as creepy as they are helpful’
10 Jan 2022
From PlayStations to SUVs: Sony joins the electric car race
The Sony Vision-S 02 SUV prototype vehicle
In Focus

From PlayStations to SUVs: Sony joins the electric car race

Japanese tech giant unveiled the Vision-S 02 at CES 2022
7 Jan 2022
Why Politics for All was banned from Twitter
Man scrolls through Twitter
In Depth

Why Politics for All was banned from Twitter

Social media expert says news account’s suspension is ‘one of the shadiest things I’ve ever seen’
5 Jan 2022
CES 2022: five of the biggest technology trends
Metaverse experiences are on show at CES 2022
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CES 2022: five of the biggest technology trends

Major talking points include electric vehicles, hybrid working and the metaverse
5 Jan 2022
Are streaming services helping or hurting musicians?
Record shop
In Depth

Are streaming services helping or hurting musicians?

Streaming is on the up but MPs say most artists make ‘pitiful’ incomes from services
5 Jan 2022

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The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes
Elizabeth Holmes
Getting to grips with . . .

The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

Former tech start-up executive found guilty of fraud
4 Jan 2022
The world’s most valuable companies
The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York
In Focus

The world’s most valuable companies

Apple briefly hit the milestone $3 trillion valuation on the first day of trading in 2022
4 Jan 2022
Technopessimism, population and a new world order
Joe Biden
Podcast

Technopessimism, population and a new world order

Has the US given up on policing the world? Should we worry about a falling population? And is social media really a threat to democracy?
31 Dec 2021
The top social media posts of 2021
Women look at one another’s phones
In Depth

The top social media posts of 2021

Users gave weddings, K-pop and Twitter wit the thumbs up
28 Dec 2021
The importance of an innovation-led culture for organisations
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The importance of an innovation-led culture for organisations

Why harnessing the right technology is essential for getting the best out of your employees
21 Dec 2021
Is Kamala Harris right to be wary of Bluetooth?
Kamala Harris
In Depth

Is Kamala Harris right to be wary of Bluetooth?

Vice president insists on using wired headphones for security reasons, report claims
8 Dec 2021
Rohingya launch $150bn Facebook lawsuit over genocide hate speech
A Rohingya refugee carries his mother in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp, Bangladesh
In Depth

Rohingya launch $150bn Facebook lawsuit over genocide hate speech

Victims in UK and US legal action claim social media giant failed to prevent incitement of violence
7 Dec 2021
How DAOs work – and why they matter
Code on a computer
Getting to grips with . . .

How DAOs work – and why they matter

Everything you need to know about the major new cryptocurrency trend
17 Nov 2021
Lloyd vs. Google: what blocking of £3.2bn lawsuit means for tech users
UK Supreme Court
Why we’re talking about . . .

Lloyd vs. Google: what blocking of £3.2bn lawsuit means for tech users

Supreme Court judgment described as ‘a dark day when corporate greed is valued over our right to privacy’
10 Nov 2021
Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system
In Depth

Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system

Tech tells soldiers whether a person should be ‘detained, arrested or left alone’
8 Nov 2021
Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders
Social media entrepreneur Zaryn Dentzel
Stranger than fiction

Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders

Co-founder of ‘Spanish Facebook’ says he was tortured into revealing cryptocurrency passwords
5 Nov 2021
Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world
Mark Zuckerberg in his metaverse
Behind the scenes

Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world

Is Zuckerberg right to be betting so much on the metaverse?
5 Nov 2021
Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set
Sky Glass TV set
In Focus

Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set

Sky promises to ‘simplify’ the way that many of us watch our favourite shows and films
1 Nov 2021
I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud
GCHQ
Business Briefing

I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud

Companies in the news include AWS, Facebook and Gieves & Hawkes
28 Oct 2021
Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk
In Focus

Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?

Tesla chief Elon Musk leads the way ahead of Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault
26 Oct 2021
Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower
Frances Haugen
Profile

Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower

Former social media employee says she developed interest in civic responsibility as a child
25 Oct 2021
Is Facebook about to change its name?
Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Is Facebook about to change its name?

Branding shift could reflect ambition to become ‘metaverse company’
20 Oct 2021
Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Focus

Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?

Facebook knows its products are destructive, but it does not appear to be doing everything it can to fix them
15 Oct 2021
Welcome to the metaverse 
Horizon Workrooms: the office of the future?
In Depth

Welcome to the metaverse 

The metaverse is Silicon Valley’s new obsession. Could it change the world?
15 Oct 2021
An0m: the surveillance sting of the century
An0m shown on a phone
In Depth

An0m: the surveillance sting of the century

Simon Parkin reports on the encrypted messaging service used by criminals around the world
8 Oct 2021
The whistle-blower allegations against Facebook explained
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Depth

The whistle-blower allegations against Facebook explained

Former product manager Frances Haugen claims social media giant is ‘putting profit over safety’
6 Oct 2021
Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office

Share price is hit by global service outage and whistleblower allegations
5 Oct 2021
Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI
Beethoven statue in Germany
Stranger than fiction

Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI

Musicians, historians and scientists join forces to ‘create something that Beethoven himself might have written’
1 Oct 2021
Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting
Wheat farming
Podcast

Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting

Are we on the verge of a new agricultural revolution? Why are comedians going to court? And what on earth is manifesting?
1 Oct 2021
Is social media bad for your mental health?
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In Depth

Is social media bad for your mental health?

Facebook faces damaging claims that it was aware of harm Instagram caused to children
28 Sep 2021
The arguments for and against universal chargers
Phone charger cables
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against universal chargers

European Commission pushing to establish USB-C as standard for all phones
27 Sep 2021
Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas
A nurse with a vaccine
Podcast

Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas

Why do so many clinical trials exclude women? Will we soon be free of power cables? And is panda fertility finally on the rise?
24 Sep 2021
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