Adults rely on teenagers for online security advice, survey suggests

The findings come as the NCSC prepares to crown the winner of its CyberFirst Girls competition.

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People need to have more power over their privacy, tech industry leader says

TechUK’s Jacqueline de Rojas believes that any regulation of social networks needs to be collaborative to work.

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Sony rolls out choice of four phones, one to suit every taste

The Xperia 10 is one of four Sony phones launched in Barcelona at MWC last month.

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Microsoft’s Defender antivirus software coming to Mac

The software is available as part of a limited preview to begin with.

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Facebook finds millions of user passwords stored in plain text

The social network says it has no evidence to suggest anyone abused the error.

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Sonar sounds cause whales to stop feeding and flee, study finds

Resarchers found that one bottlenose whale dived for a record length of time for its species to avoid the noise.

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Google to challenge games market with launch of Stadia

The internet giant this week launched Stadia, a platform that does not require a console and allows users to play games across a range of internet-connected devices. ...

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Apple announces second generation AirPods with wireless charging case

The optional case, with the wireless earphones, will cost £199.

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Amazon announces new budget Kindle e-reader

It is the first Kindle to include an adjustable front light in a device which costs less than €100.

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Google to ask Android users about app preferences amid competition complaints

The internet giant will ask users for their preferred search engine and browser apps after a record EU fine for abusing its market position.

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Robotic waiters among children’s predictions for life 200 years from now

A Legoland competition asked children aged ten and under to draw what they thought life in 2219 would look like.

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Four ways social media platforms could stop the spread of hateful content in aftermath of terror attacks

The deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others critically injured, was streamed live on Facebook by ...

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First full-sized bus with driverless technology trialled in the UK

The system uses multiple sensors such as radar, optical cameras and ultrasound to detect and avoid objects.

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Should you buy… the Samsung Galaxy S10+?

Does more screen mean more appeal for the Korean giant’s latest flagship phone?

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God Of War leads Bafta game award nominations

The mythological action game has received ten nominations.

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Facebook launches new AI detection tool to help revenge porn victims

The technology will work across Facebook and Instagram, identifying images and videos before people see them.

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Apple labels Spotify anti-competition complaint ‘misleading rhetoric’

The iPhone maker has responded to Spotify claims that Apple’s business model gives it an unfair advantage over its rivals.

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Fortnite makes cross-play matchmaking the default

The move puts PS4 players closer to potential team-mates and opponents on other consoles.

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Google Doodle marks web’s 30th anniversary

The first proposal for the World Wide Web was submitted by Sir Tim Berners-Lee on this day in 1989.

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Apple confirms live event where TV streaming service expected to be announced

The March 25 event has been given the tag line ‘It’s show time’.

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Internet inventor calls for unity to stop misuse as web marks 30th anniversary

Tim Berners-Lee urged governments, organisations and the public to work together to improve the current system and make it available to everyone.

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7 things to know about the World Wide Web as it celebrates 30 years

Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s invention has transformed the way people communicate and consume information.

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Gender-neutral AI voice assistant developed to ‘combat gender bias’

Q has been developed by creative agency Virtue and Copenhagen Pride.

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Canon EOS R, a contender in mirrorless market

Finally, Canon and Nikon have entered the full-frame mirrorless market, five years after Sony’s released their first the Alpha A7.

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Google Chrome users urged to update browser amid security alert

The internet giant said an exploit has been discovered which is being actively targeted by hackers.

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Facebook to make anti-vaccination content less visible

The social network said it was also exploring ways to provide more information and educational tools to users on the subject.

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Redditors get creative with Galaxy S10 ‘holepunch’ screen

Designers have been quick to come up with ideas to show off or hide the front-facing camera.

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Nintendo brings new dimension to Switch with VR Labo kits

A bird and an elephant are among the objects players can build and play in VR.

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Social media has a ‘dangerous dark side’ and needs more rules, warns Sky boss

Sky chief executive Jeremy Darroch said self-regulation of social media and internet firms was no longer enough

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China’s Huawei launches court challenge to US security law

China’s first global tech brand is at the centre of US-Chinese tensions.

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UK firms told to be more cyber aware against attacks

Many leaders at FTSE 350 companies admit to not fully understanding the impact of a cyber attack on their business.

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Microsoft to end support for fitness Band devices at the end of May

Some users will be eligible for a refund.

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How to unlock Facebook Messenger’s secret dark mode

Users on both iOS and Android can activate the feature ahead of roll out if they wish.

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How can parents help keep children safe online?

Using parental controls and talking about responsible use of social media can protect youngsters using the internet.

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Instagram grooming of children as young as five triples

Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram were used in 70% of incidents, according to figures obtained by the NSPCC.

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YouTube to block comments on children at risk of ‘predatory behaviour’

It follows claims by a vlogger that he had found instances of paedophiles targeting videos of young girls.

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The weird and wonderful gadgets of MWC 2019

The annual technology convention saw smartphones of different shapes and sizes among its most notable announcements.

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Scientists developing robots to clean train carriages

Scientists are working in partnership with rail industry body RSSB are also developing drones that can inspect railway arches.

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‘Wearable phone’ revealed at Mobile World Congress

The Nubia Alpha can be used to make calls and houses its own camera.

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Microsoft boss defends contract with US military amid employee concerns

Workers fear the technology will be used to help people kill.

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Facebook vows to improve support for staff tasked with removing harmful content

Specialist partner firms sift through huge amounts of potentially offending content.

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TCL reveals concept for its own foldable devices at MWC

The Chinese firm said it was not in a rush to get to market, however.

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Samsung reveals more detailed glimpse of its foldable phone

The company’s first foldable smartphone is due to hit the UK on May 3.

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Huawei’s new laptops can pair with a phone with one tap

The new MateBook X Pro can be paired with compatible Huawei smartphones and instantly share files between the two.

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Instagram users warned to watch out for ‘get rich quick’ schemes

Action Fraud said it has received hundreds of reports of victims losing money in recent months.

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Foldable phones dominate as Mobile World Congress opens

Huawei and Samsung will both showcase their new foldable devices on the show floor for the first time.

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Sony announces smartphone for movie-lovers

The new Xperia 1 has a screen shaped to mimic a cinema screen.

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Microsoft announces HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset

The new headset will be aimed at business users.

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Nokia unveils smartphone with five rear cameras

The Nokia 9 PureView is the world’s first five-camera array smartphone, the company says.

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How the tech industry reacted to Huawei’s foldable phone

The Chinese firm unveiled the Mate X at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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