BBC Technology News

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  • NHS told to ditch 'outdated' pagers
  • The health secretary wants to scrap the “archaic technology” which costs the NHS about £6.6m a year.   More
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  • Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks
  • Internet Watch Foundation says regulation of social networks could have "unintended consequences".   More
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  • Nike app for self-tying shoe comes undone
  • The Google Android app that controls the new Adapt BB fails to sync with wearers' feet.   More
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  • Anthem video game set for tough debut
  • The futuristic squad-based shooter faces stiff competition from lots of established titles, say experts.   More
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  • 5G networks: Trump says US shouldn't block technology
  • The comments come as the US has pressured its allies to exclude China's Huawei from their 5G networks.   More
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  • Samsung reveals Galaxy Fold and S10 5G
  • The "luxury" foldable-screened phone can run up to three apps at once when opened up into tablet mode.   More
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  • Twitch: How Ninja was unseated as most-subscribed streamer
  • How Ninja has gone from a high of 200,000 Twitch subscribers to around 30,000 in only 10 months.   More
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  • AT&T and Hasbro pull YouTube ads over abuse claims
  • Hasbro and Nestle also cut ties over fears paedophiles are leaving comments next to videos of children.   More
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  • Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?
  • Different views about the threat posed by the Chinese firm pose risks to the intelligence alliance.   More
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  • Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims
  • Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos.   More
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  • UK 4G 'slower than most of EU when busy'
  • In a table of 77 countries, the UK ranked 35th for download speeds, a report finds.   More
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  • Facebook 'failed to protect’ health data in private groups
  • A complaint says Facebook should have told users of their data being downloaded from private groups.   More
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  • Cyber-thieves set sights on hijacking payment data
  • Cyber-crime gangs are injecting their own code on to websites to steal payment data, an annual study suggests.   More
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  • Russia bans smartphones for soldiers over social media fears
  • The decision comes after social media use by soldiers raised national security issues.   More
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  • Drone no-fly zone to be widened after Gatwick chaos
  • It will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, following drone disruption at Gatwick.   More
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  • Child abuse images being traded via secure apps
  • Stolen credit cards and other illegal material are also on sale, a File on 4 investigation discovers.   More
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  • Millions of medical calls exposed online
  • Some 2.7 million sensitive Swedish conversations about illnesses are exposed online.   More
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  • Oculus founder sends free repair kits for Rift headsets
  • Despite leaving Facebook in 2017, Palmer Luckey is shipping his custom repair kit to gamers free of charge.   More
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  • Roger Stone sorry for judge crosshair post
  • An Instagram post featuring the image has since been taken down.   More
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  • The US cannot crush us, says Huawei founder
  • Ren Zhengfei says the firm will survive despite security concerns and his daughter's legal troubles.   More
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  • Facebook security app used to 'spy' on competitors
  • A cross-party group of MPs says Facebook used its Onavo app to gather information on competitors.   More
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  • YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban
  • Google backtracks after "mistakenly" deleting YouTubers for "sexual content involving minors".   More
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  • Rail firms say pre-paid ticket issue 'now resolved'
  • Passengers were not able to collect pre-paid tickets from machines across the country.   More
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  • Pulwama attack: Google searches 'hijacked' to link Pakistan flag to toilet paper
  • The results are believed to be the work of Indian protesters responding to the 14 February Kashmir attack.   More
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  • Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs
  • UK intelligence chiefs reportedly conclude the Chinese tech giant Huawei can bid for telecoms projects.   More
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  • YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests
  • The ranks of people who believe the Earth is flat are being helped by YouTube, suggests a US study.   More
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  • First look at Samsung S10 and Fold phones
  • The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with the new phones in Samsung's Galaxy range.   More
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  • The basketball coverage directed and filmed by AI
  • The British Basketball League is testing a new way of filming games that picks the action using AI.   More
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  • Haidilao: Robots staff China's top hotpot chain
  • Robot waiters and chefs form the future of hotpot chain Haidilao.   More
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  • How Spatial and augmented reality could change work
  • The software allows people to chat and share images, videos and 3D models in augmented reality.   More
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  • AI fake face website launched
  • Users can generate false faces, using artificial intelligence.   More
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  • Fortnite Live Norwich festival to be sued by game creator
  • Epic Games says it has filed a claim in London's High Court against Exciting Events.   More
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  • Galaxy Fold: The internet reacts to Samsung's flexible phone
  • The handset-maker wows with its phone-tablet hybrid, but many struggle to get over its price.   More
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  • The snow patrol drones saving skiers from an icy death
  • For people buried in an avalanche, it's a race against time. Could a drone find you sooner?   More
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  • Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?
  • A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?   More
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  • Meet the tech entrepreneurs tackling sexual harassment
  • In the wake of the #MeToo movement, new apps are helping victims gather and share evidence.   More
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  • Would you be happy to see your doctor online?
  • Video consultations are saving doctors time and money, but are they good for patients, too?   More
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  • Donald Trump's wall: How tech guards the US-Mexico border
  • Camera-laden towers and underground sensors plug the gaps in the existing US-Mexico border fence.   More
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  • TikTok: Where gummy bears singing Adele rule
  • The Chinese-owned meme platform taking over the internet.   More
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  • 'How a smartphone saved my mother's life'
  • The smartphone is becoming a powerful medical tool that can diagnose a growing number of conditions.   More
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  • How we made the effects on Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Visual effects supervisor Julian Foddy explains how they helped make the film.   More
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  • Christopher Robin: How we made the film's visual effects
  • Visual effects supervisor Chris Lawrence explains how they helped make the film.   More
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  • Alita: Battle Angel - how we made the film
  • Director Robert Rodriguez explains how technology helped bring the film to life.   More
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  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald visual effects
  • The joint visual effects supervisor behind the Bafta-nominated film explains how the images were made.   More
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  • Tesla's 'dog mode' keeps pets cool and other tech news
  • BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week.   More
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  • First Man: How we made the visual effects
  • The film First Man has been Oscar nominated in the best visual effects category.   More
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  • Metro Exodus reviewed
  • Marc Cieslak looks at Metro Exodus, the first-person shooter video game developed by 4A Games.   More
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  • Galaxy Fold: Samsung unveils 'luxury' smartphone
  • Samsung unveils its smartphone with a folding screen, but the price will likely put most people off.   More
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  • The app that can turn you into a fashion model
  • The app Superpersonal can capture a user's face and movements to create a realistic moving image.   More
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  • Instagram: Will quitting make me happy?
  • Nicole and Tali are Instagram besties. But the pressure to post is taking its toll.   More