Tech Tent: Why is 5G data capped?

Image copyright PA Image caption Stormzy launched EE’s 5G network With a flash of fireworks and a song from rapper Stormzy, the UK welcomed the arrival of its first 5G mobile network. On this week’s…

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Dating app scammers spotted by AI

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Conmen and woman have cashed in as more and more people look for love online Scammers who use dating sites to trick people into handing over cash can be…

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North Face apologises over Wikipedia ‘hack’

Image copyright Wikipedia Image caption Models were snapped in remote locations and the images added to Wikipedia pages Clothing firm North Face has apologised for manipulating Wikipedia to make images of its products more prominent…

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg ‘survives’ leadership vote

Image copyright EPA An attempt to make Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg step down as the company’s chairman has failed. At the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday, shareholders had the opportunity to vote on Mr…

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The sea-cooled eco-resort that’s nearly mosquito-free

Image copyright The Brando Image caption Fancy top-notch luxury on a paradise island for a minimum of £3,200 a night? The Brando is one of the most luxurious eco-resorts on the planet, nestling on an…

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BBC tech correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

The BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones has revealed he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. TV viewers noticed his hand shaking during a report on 5G technology on BBC Breakfast on Thursday morning. Skip Twitter…

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Google and Apple criticise GCHQ eavesdropping idea

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The proposal would copy encrypted chats and share them with the security services A proposal by the UK security agency GCHQ to eavesdrop on encrypted messages has been strongly…

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Veterans mark code-breaking machine’s 75th anniversary

Image copyright National Museum of Computing Image caption A team of 39 women who worked on Colossus, known as C Watch, pictured circa 1945 Veterans who worked on a code-breaking computer credited with shortening World…

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5G: EE launches UK’s next-generation mobile network

Image copyright PA Image caption EE launched its service with a Stormzy gig EE has launched the UK’s first next-generation 5G mobile network, with a concert by rapper Stormzy live-streamed from a boat on the…

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Roblox: ‘I thought he was playing an innocent game’

Image copyright Roblox Image caption Roblox is a multiplayer platform where players can create their own games and join in with others Online multiplayer game Roblox, which has 90 million users worldwide, is marketed at…

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