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Snapchat map update raises child safety worries
An update to Snapchat lets people search for schools and see pictures posted by children inside.
June 23, 2017 1:10pm UTC

Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'
A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn.
June 23, 2017 4:52pm UTC

Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads
On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick.
June 23, 2017 5:10pm UTC

Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.
June 23, 2017 3:59am UTC

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?
Teams around the world are competing to develop tablet software to replace a teacher in developing countries.
June 22, 2017 11:26pm UTC

WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia
Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.
June 23, 2017 7:09am UTC

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.
June 23, 2017 1:12am UTC

Google scrubs medical records from search
Confidential data about medical conditions and tests will no longer appear in search results.
June 23, 2017 10:52am UTC

Siri storm caused by economist's comments
He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri.
June 22, 2017 3:38pm UTC

Yahoo closes internet prodigy's news app
Three years after its high-profile launch, Nick D'Aloisio's News Digest app is being shut down.
June 22, 2017 5:13pm UTC