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Young watch almost seven times less TV than over-65s - Ofcom

16 hours 32 min ago
The average 16 to 24-year-old watches TV for 53 minutes a day compared with nearly six hours for over-65s.

How to make movies without a huge carbon footprint

16 hours 40 min ago
The film and TV industry is switching towards greener energy sources but the transition has challenges.

Holocaust activist seems to talk to guests at her funeral

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 15:15
Conversational video tech allowed the late Marina Smith to answer mourners' questions via recordings.

Chinese internet giants hand algorithm data to government

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 10:08
Alibaba and Tiktok-owner ByteDance are among firms that have shared information with regulators.

Cost of living: Government to simplify broadband access

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 17:54
The government says new system will give those receiving benefits better access to cheaper broadband.

The tech aiming to prevent lost airline luggage

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 02:11
With millions of bags and suitcases going missing this summer, technology may offer the solution.

High and low-tech ways to tackle India's water crisis

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 02:02
India's water situation requires a big investment in tech and many small projects on the ground.

NHS IT services held hostage by ransomware hackers

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 15:28
Its IT provider says it may take three or four weeks to fully recover from the cyber-attack.

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 03:50
The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.

Commonwealth Games takes big step towards esports

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 02:01
Competitive gaming may soon be added to the Commonwealth Games programme, after a successful test event in Birmingham.

Disney plans ad-funded streaming and overtakes Netflix

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 01:07
The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.

Elon Musk sells $6.9bn of Tesla shares as Twitter lawsuit looms

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 07:35
The world's richest man says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.

US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 19:34
US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.

WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg reveals new privacy features

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 10:05
The changes will let users silently leave group chats and control who sees their online status.

Are we falling in love with robots?

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 02:03
Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.

How will humans fare against robo-footballers?

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 18:48
Omar Mehtab visits the home of RoboCup champions Tech United to challenge them to a match.

The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 02:16
As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms.

NHS 111 software outage confirmed as cyber-attack

Sat, 08/06/2022 - 00:30
The problems are "significant" and have impacted referrals from NHS 111 to out-of-hours GPs.

Can drumming reconnect you to your colleagues?

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 02:04
Companies are having to work extra hard to make their staff feel connected to their organisation.

How a small Hong Kong tech firm saw its shares soar

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 08:14
The meteoric rise of AMTD Digital's shares has been likened to the so-called "meme stock" phenomenon.