Technology news supplied by the BBC

Zuckerberg defends

12:37pm Fri 17 Apr 15

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free service after several Indian firms pull out of…

'Eternal' camera takes endless snaps

2:13pm Fri 17 Apr 15

A camera powered by the light it uses to take pictures has been invented by American scientists.

US schools seek Apple iPad refunds

11:59am Fri 17 Apr 15

Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has…

Smart waders go fishing for science

9:25am Fri 17 Apr 15

Scientists are developing smartphone-connected waders that fly-fishing enthusiasts could wear to help them find their…

Wikileaks publishes Sony documents

10:03pm Thu 16 Apr 15

Wikileaks has published hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures…

US Navy develops 'swarming' drones

5:31pm Thu 16 Apr 15

The US Navy is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, that can be launched from a cannon and "swarm"…

Underground freight travel tested

2:30pm Thu 16 Apr 15

A high-tech study to see whether underground freight deliveries could become reality in the UK is to be carried out in…

Indian companies shun

1:15pm Thu 16 Apr 15

A group of Indian technology and internet firms pull out of Facebook's initiative, fearing it threatens…

New luggage bins fit 50% more bags

12:43pm Thu 16 Apr 15

Boeing has shown off its 'space bins' that can hold 50% more luggage than existing designs.

Instagram updates nudity rules

6:25pm Thu 16 Apr 15

The social network has updated its community guidelines with details on nudity and abuse.

Fewer drivers punished for mobile use

11:09am Fri 17 Apr 15

The number of drivers given penalty points for using mobile phones at the wheel fell by 24% last year in England and…

'Success kid' raises cash for dad

11:35am Thu 16 Apr 15

Sam Griner, whose image spawned the 'success kid' meme, is using his fame to raise cash to pay for medical treatment…


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