Can computer translators ever beat speaking a foreign tongue?

Developers say you can now converse effortlessly using translation tech, but others are not so sure.

Data breach hits agency overseeing White House communications

The personal data of about 200,000 people is exposed in a cyber-attack.

Thousands of mobiles and laptops lost by UK government in a...

At least 2,004 government mobiles were lost or stolen in a year, more than a third from the MoD.

The man who can make music with his mind

Academic and electronic musician Bertolt Meyer has hacked into his prosthetic arm and connected it to his synth.

UK says Russia’s GRU behind massive Georgia cyber-attack

The UK Foreign Office said October's attack was designed to undermine Georgia's sovereignty.

ISS World hack leaves thousands of employees offline

ISS World, a major facilities provider, has been hit by an apparent ransomware attack.

Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

The company says it sent the strange "1" alert to Samsung devices by mistake.

Larry Tesler: Computer scientist behind cut, copy and paste dies aged...

Larry Tesler was responsible for many of the innovations that made personal computing accessible.

MGM hack exposes personal data of 10.6 million guests

Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report said.

Facebook boss faces ‘blow-dried armpit’ jibes

Mark Zuckerberg faced jibes on social media over a claim that he has staff blow-dry his armpits.

Skin-detection software could improve smartphone security

TrinamiX has developed a facial recognition software that they say could provide better security.

BT account scammers jailed for £358k fraud

The group infiltrated more than 2,000 BT customer accounts and used the details to buy luxury goods.

TikTok ‘family safety mode’ gives parents some app control

A new mode links parents' TikTok accounts to their child's, and gives control over some features.

Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days

The entire pipeline was closed after the cyber-security incident.

Instagram influencers pranking the internet:

An Instagram influencer has faked a holiday to Bali to show followers not to believe everything they see on social media. But how does it compare to these other epic social media pranks?