‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

Image copyright Getty Images Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. The internet giant said it appeared separate from a 2014 breach disclosed in September, when Yahoo revealed 500 million accounts had been accessed. Yahoo said names, phone numbers, passwords and […]

Amazon makes first drone delivery

Amazon makes first drone delivery

Image copyright Amazon Retail giant Amazon has made its first delivery using a drone, in the UK. The package arrived safely at its destination in Cambridge, 13 minutes after being ordered. A video showing the process details how the order was completed using an electrically powered drone flying at up to 400ft (122m). One sceptic […]

Fable video game team hunted down troll

Fable video game team hunted down troll

Image copyright Lionhead Studios Image caption The teenager uploaded several stolen screenshots of Fable in August 2003 A video game industry insider has revealed how he helped track down a “troll” who had threatened to leak his company’s secrets. Sam van Tilburgh said his team had managed to identify the teenager and obtain some of […]

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption More communications masts will be needed to facilitate 5G The rollout of the UK’s future 5G mobile network must be handled better than 4G was, according to a new report. The current 4G network ranks only 54th in the world in terms of coverage, the government-appointed experts said. Lord Andrew […]

Snapchat spectacles worn by UK surgeon while operating

Snapchat spectacles worn by UK surgeon while operating

Image copyright Chris Rogers BMI Hospitals UK teaching surgeon Dr Shafi Ahmed has livestreamed an operation using Snapchat spectacles, which are sunglasses with two small cameras integrated, allowing the wearer to record what they are seeing. The routine hernia repair procedure took place at the London Independent Hospital. Clips from it were posted to Snapchat […]

Google: Euro 2016, Pokemon and Bowie lead UK search queries

Google: Euro 2016, Pokemon and Bowie lead UK search queries

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pokemon Go topped several of Google’s lists of the year Google has revealed that “Euro 2016” was its UK search engine’s top trending term of the year. The football championship was followed by the game Pokemon Go, the late singer David Bowie and US President-elect Donald Trump in its […]

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption More communications masts will be needed to facilitate 5G The rollout of the UK’s future 5G mobile network must be handled better than 4G was, according to a new report. The current 4G network ranks only 54th in the world in terms of coverage, a panel of government-appointed experts has […]

Pokemon Go: Exercise impact ‘short-lived’

Pokemon Go: Exercise impact ‘short-lived’

Image copyright Reuters As cynics derided the popularity of Pokemon Go a few months ago, some tried to seek out the positives. Sure, hundreds of millions of players were wandering around, eyes glued to smartphones, putting their energies into “catching” imaginary creatures in the augmented reality game. And yes, okay, maybe the quest to “catch […]

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

UK government ‘must take action’ on 5G

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption More communications masts will be needed to facilitate 5G The rollout of the UK’s future 5G mobile network must be handled better than 4G was, according to a new report. The current 4G network ranks only 54th in the world in terms of coverage, a panel of government-appointed experts has […]

Pokemon Go: Exercise impact ‘short-lived’

Pokemon Go: Exercise impact ‘short-lived’

Image copyright Reuters As cynics derided the popularity of Pokemon Go a few months ago, some tried to seek out the positives. Sure, hundreds of millions of players were wandering around, eyes glued to smartphones, putting their energies into “catching” imaginary creatures in the augmented reality game. And yes, okay, maybe the quest to “catch […]