Technological and digital news from around the world.
Has tech been compromised during the storming of the US Capitol?
The best tech of 2020 including Kivuwatt, internet shutdowns and digital death.
A solar grid, run by women, brings power to Yemen
Dispelling COVID-19 vaccine myths online – should social media platforms be doing more?
Is the internet affordable where you live – prices fall by half in 5 years, says report.
Almost two-thirds of the world’s population is online according to a new report.
Stalkerware use - software that tracks a user’s device without their consent - is rising.
Playing video games is positively linked with wellbeing according to new research.
The Voyager 2 spacecraft has been contacted after seven months of radio silence.
Study into fake Covid-19 news shows Twitter is a fertile platform for conspiracy believers
Most voting in elections worldwide is done with paper ballots, and for good reason.
Spreading misinformation in the game Go Viral!
A new model predicts the US election result every hour using betting data
Could AI algorithms really identify offenders? A number of schemes are scrapped in the US
Google Maps has launched a new Covid-19 layer – but is it as accurate as it could be?
How do lockdowns and restrictions on the internet impact it’s stability globally?
A crewless ship is due to set sail across the Atlantic with an AI captain on board
How leaked conversations from online forums show credit card thieves conning each other.
The world's fasted data transmission rate has been achieved by a team of UCL engineers
How a geek army is helping to prevent cyber-attacks on US election offices
Analysing the UK government’s flawed formula used to predict children’s exam grades
Government restrictions mean a year of web restrictions for 15 million people in Kashmir
What the challenges of home-working mean during and after the pandemic in India.
Machine learning can now spot online trolls, and help defend voters in future elections.
From fear to anger and hope, millions of tweets reveal changing views on the pandemic
The internet shutdown in Ethiopia is entering its 3rd week.
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