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Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
March 1, 2021 5:54pm UTC

Recipeasly: Food website removed after blogger backlash
Copying content without consent could be a breach of copyright, lawyers say.
March 1, 2021 2:15pm UTC

'Drunk' robot vacuums spark complaints from owners
Some Roombas have been behaving strangely following a recent software update from parent company iRobot.
March 1, 2021 3:11pm UTC

Military trials training for missions in virtual reality
BBC's Zoe Kleinman experiences software which creates virtual training simulations for the military.
March 1, 2021 6:01am UTC

The influencer effect: 'Love Island star transformed my business'
Influencers can have a bad reputation but for some people they have proved to be a business lifeline.
February 28, 2021 1:38am UTC

Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?
There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app.
February 27, 2021 12:31am UTC

MyHeritage offers 'creepy' deepfake tool to reanimate dead
Genealogy firm admits some might find the controversial technology "uncanny or creepy".
February 26, 2021 1:48pm UTC

Drivers locked out of their cars at Royston Tesco
Police have received about 100 reports of key fobs not working and say the cause is not yet known.
February 27, 2021 4:41pm UTC

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads
Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network.
February 26, 2021 12:04am UTC

TikTok agrees legal payout over facial recognition
The video site has agreed to a $92m settlement in a case over how it uses biometrics to track users.
February 26, 2021 1:13pm UTC