Cash machine hacked in five minutes

After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan in 2016, Click asks if the same thing could happen again. Leigh-Anne Galloway, a security expert with Positive Technologies, says most cash machines are effectively a Windows XP computer attached to a safe. BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly joins her with a cash machine to find out […]

Microsoft signals end of Paint program

Microsoft signals end of Paint program

Microsoft’s graphics program Paint has been included in a list of Windows 10 features that will be either removed or no longer developed. Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since its release in 1985 and is known for its simplicity and basic artistic results. Paint’s successor, Paint 3D, will still be available. […]

Staging security at the National Theatre

Staging security at the National Theatre

Image copyright Brinkhoff Mogenberg Image caption More than 700,000 people watch the National Theatre’s live stage productions every year Step through the stage door of the National Theatre on London’s South Bank and you will find yourself in a corridor with a bright yellow floor. “We call it the ‘yellow brick road’,” said George Tunnicliffe, […]

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine

Image copyright AFP/Getty Profits at Alphabet, the parent company of search giant Google, have been hit by the record fine imposed by the European Commission last month. The firm said it saw strong growth in the second quarter, with revenues of about $26bn (£19bn), up 21% compared to the same period in 2016. But profits […]

Brexit: UK ‘overwhelmingly reliant’ on EU vets and abattoir workers

Brexit: UK ‘overwhelmingly reliant’ on EU vets and abattoir workers

Image copyright Reuters The UK is “overwhelmingly reliant” on EU workers to uphold animal welfare standards, a group of peers has warned. The Lords EU Environment Committee said 90% of veterinary surgeons and 75% of abattoir workers were EU nationals and retaining them after Brexit was vital. Peers said there was no reason welfare standards […]

Crossrail 2: City mayors criticise government backing

Crossrail 2: City mayors criticise government backing

Image copyright AFP Two city mayors have criticised the government’s decision to back Crossrail 2, days after it scrapped rail electrification plans in Wales, the Midlands and the north of England. Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham said there would be “widespread anger” at the decision to back the railway line, which will run through London. […]

Pagoda collapses into river in Myanmar

A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall. The pagoda was built in 2009 in Magway region. At least two people have died and more than 90,000 people have been displaced by flooding in Myanmar this month, Pagoda collapses into river in Myanmar

CCTV shows Starbucks customer tackling armed robber

What Ryan Florez thought would be an easy target turned out to be anything but. The suspect tried to rob the cafe in Fresno, California, wearing a Transformers mask but was tackled by Cregg Jerri. Both men are recovering from their wounds. CCTV shows Starbucks customer tackling armed robber

What made Trump roll his eyes?

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Lumberjack championships: Log roll or springboard chop?

Lumberjacks and ‘lumberjills’ have been showing off their skills at World Championships held in the US state of Wisconsin. The competition, featuring skills tests such as log-rolling, pole climbing and dashing across floating logs, has been held annually since 1960. Lumberjack championships: Log roll or springboard chop?