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Yahoo admits 500 million users had data stolen in 2014 attack

Data from at least 500 million Yahoo users was "stolen" during an attack in 2014, the internet company has said. It said the hack may...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to wipe out ‘all disease’

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged more than $3bn towards an ambitious plan to rid the world of disease. The Facebook founder and his...

Supercar firm McLaren approached by Apple – but denies it is...

Apple has reportedly approached McLaren about an investment or potential takeover. The Financial Times - which cites three sources it says have knowledge of the...

Fitness trackers may not help weight loss

Fitness trackers worn every day by millions of people offer no useful weight loss benefit, a study has suggested. A two-year study of almost 500...

Iceland opts out of FIFA 17 game after cash row with...

Iceland has opted out of the latest FIFA video game following a row over money with Electronic Arts. The manufacturer was willing to pay about two...

Head transplant doctor claims spinal cord breakthrough

The surgeon who claims he will perform the world's first head transplant next year has released a series of videos showing paralysed animals that...

Academic beats FBI by unlocking Apple iPhone for £75

A British university researcher has done what the FBI claimed was impossible by unlocking an iPhone - for just £75. Earlier this year the US...

Amsterdam to get driverless ‘roboats’ on its canals

The driverless car revolution may not quite be upon us - but researchers are already planning to bring driverless boats to a famous canal...

Gamera solar-powered helicopter makes history with first flight

A group of students have made aviation history with the first flight of a piloted solar-powered helicopter. The team from the University of Maryland got...

Lyft president John Zimmer predicts rise of driverless cars

The co-founder of ride-hailing firm Lyft has predicted that car ownership in major cities will die out almost completely by 2025. Setting out his vision...