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Instagram photos help Facebook AI 'teach itself'

The photos were used to help a Facebook algorithm learn to recognise images without supervision.

European Banking Authority hit by Microsoft Exchange hack

The EU body is one of the first major organisations to admit falling victim to the global email hack.

Google HR 'suggested medical leave' for racism victims

Google staff in the US who complain over racism were advised to take mental health leave, NBC reports.

Smart glasses help to find your makeup palette

Jen Copestake tries out some of the latest augmented reality beauty technology.

Isle of Wight drone NHS-supply trials resume

Drone flights to test the delivery of medical supplies to the Isle of Wight will resume next month.

Deliveroo to hand riders up to £10,000 in UK float

The food delivery firm, set to be valued at $7bn (£5bn), will also offer shares to takeaway customers.

China says manufacturing 'greatness' still 30 years away

While many already see China as the world's factory its leaders want less dependence on US technology.

Why popular YouTubers are building their own sites

Some big YouTube names are building their own video sites on the side - just in case.

Microsoft hack: White House warns of 'active threat' of email attack

The tech giant says a state-sponsored group operating out of China is breaching email servers.

Jack Dorsey: Bids reach $2.5m for Twitter co-founder's first post

The Twitter co-founder has listed his first ever tweet for sale as a form of digital memorabilia.

John McAfee charged with fraud over cryptocurrency

The businessman is accused of promoting cryptocurrency to his followers to inflate prices.

Oppo's expanding phone can grow and shrink on demand

The concept phone has a flexible display that rolls up inside the device.

Insect-like flying drones and other technology news

Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Amazon opens till-less grocery store in London

Amazon Fresh, a till-less grocery store, opens in London

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes

It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing.

Will audio-only apps change our use of social networks?

From Clubhouse to Twitter's Spaces, LJ Rich looks at the rise of a new type of social network.

'Deepfake is the future of content creation'

Deepfake, or AI-generated videos, are increasingly being used commercially.

Reddit chief: I was late to spot GameStop stock mania

Steve Huffman says he supported the aims of a Reddit group taking on the hedge funds.

Last of Us 2 leads Bafta Games Awards nominations

With 13 nominations, the action-adventure horror game has the most nominations in history.

Data experts are becoming football's best signings

A growing number of clubs big and small are using more technology to help performances on the pitch.

What is Elon Musk's Starship?

Elon Musk's company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.

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BBC News - Technology

Oppo's expanding phone can grow and shrink on demand

The concept phone has a flexible display that rolls up inside the device.

Insect-like flying drones and other technology news

Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Amazon opens till-less grocery store in London

Amazon Fresh, a till-less grocery store, opens in London

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes

It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing.

Will audio-only apps change our use of social networks?

From Clubhouse to Twitter's Spaces, LJ Rich looks at the rise of a new type of social network.

Minecraft: Bishop of Ely joins game for Gospel teachings

"I am so pleased to have participated in a new way to share Bible stories," says the Bishop of Ely.

The 'LitterCam' that's watching you

AI software can now match footage of motorists throwing rubbish with their car's number plate and issue an automatic fine .

Military trials training for missions in virtual reality

BBC's Zoe Kleinman experiences software which creates virtual training simulations for the military.

Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?

Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.

Explore the Cairngorms - in Minecraft

The landscape has been recreated to help young people understand how to run a national park.

BBC Micro at 40: How it inspired a generation of coders

Launched in the 1980s the Computer Literacy Project helped people understand the world of computing.

'My campaign outperformed non-disabled influencers'

Disabled influencer Pippa Stacey says "brands are beginning to see our value".

Church of England vicar ‘games for God’

A London vicar says he was "called by God" to create the virtual 'Church of Chat'.

What a stem cell ‘reboot’ technique could mean for us?

Bit.bio is working on a method to produce any type of cell in industrial quantities.

Hawk-Eye Live could replace Wimbledon line judges and other news

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

'Smart' face masks promise high-tech protection

BBC Click's Lara Lewington puts some "smart" face masks to the test.

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