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Mark Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' Facebook

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook was making too many mistakes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to “fix” Facebook, in what he described as his personal challenge for 2018. In a post on his page on the social network, he said it was making too many errors enforcing policies and […]

CES 2018: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

CES 2018: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: First look at an electric virtual reality suit that shocks gamers that will be at CES 2018 All aboard the (self-driving) bus – next stop, CES: Las Vegas’ annual gigantic tech fest. About 4,000 companies – many of them start-ups – are arriving in town this […]

Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling US home console

Nintendo Switch is fastest-selling US home console

Image copyright Nintendo Image caption Super Mario Odyssey was released at the end of October The Nintendo Switch has been named America’s fastest-selling home games console. A total of 4.8 million units were sold in the US during the 10 months following the Switch’s launch there on 3 March last year. The Switch breaks tradition […]

Schools 'should help children with social media risk'

Schools 'should help children with social media risk'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Everyone’s always Snapchatting you” – five children describe how they use social media Schools should play a bigger role in preparing children for social media’s emotional demands as they move from primary to secondary school, England’s children’s commissioner says. Anne Longfield said she was worried many pupils […]

Major flaw in millions of Intel chips revealed

Major flaw in millions of Intel chips revealed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Millions of computers contain Intel chips A serious flaw in the design of Intel’s chips will require Microsoft, Linux and Apple to update operating systems for computers around the world. Intel has not yet released the details of the vulnerability, but it is believed to affect chips in millions of […]

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption According to an Oxford University study, boys are more likely to spend time gaming than girls Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organisation. Its 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will include the condition “gaming disorder”. […]

Failed satellite programmed with 'wrong co-ordinates'

Failed satellite programmed with 'wrong co-ordinates'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rocket carrying the satellite and other equipment launched from Vostochny cosmodrome The loss of a multi-million pound weather satellite in November was due to programming errors, the Russian deputy prime minister has said. Dmitry Rogozin said Meteor-M had been programmed for lift-off from a different launch site. Speaking […]

Nintendo Switch secret golf game wiped

Nintendo Switch secret golf game wiped

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Hidden game found on Nintendo Switch A hidden golf video game found on the Nintendo Switch console has been removed in the latest software update, according to fans of the device. In September, gamers found the game buried in the Switch operating system code, but it […]

New Year Honours 2018: AI chief Demis Hassabis made CBE

New Year Honours 2018: AI chief Demis Hassabis made CBE

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption DeepMind chief executive Demis Hassabis British artificial intelligence researcher Demis Hassabis has been recognised on the New Year Honours list. Mr Hassabis is chief executive of DeepMind, which has developed software that can beat human experts at the complex board game Go. He was made a Commander of the […]

YouTube app removed from Amazon Fire TV kit early

YouTube app removed from Amazon Fire TV kit early

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Amazon Fire TV boxes now send people to the YouTube website The YouTube app has been removed from Amazon’s Fire TV devices four days earlier than expected, as a dispute between Amazon and Google continues. Fire TV devices now encourage people to use the YouTube website in a web […]