Google chief: I’d warn house guests about my smart speakers

It’s an admission that appears to have caught Google’s devices chief by surprise. After being challenged as to whether homeowners should tell guests smart devices – ...

‘Deletefacebook’ trends after Zuckerberg backlash

The hashtag deletefacebook is trending on social media after it emerged Mark Zuckerberg held informal dinners with conservative politicians and right-wing commentators in the US. The ...

YouTube regrets: Anecdotal claims of damaged users

“My 10-year-old sweet daughter innocently searched for ‘tap dance videos’,” one parent wrote. “Now she is in this spiral of… videos that give her ...

Microsoft to use AI to filter game chat

Microsoft is turning to AI and machine learning to let Xbox gamers filter the language they see in text messages. It is introducing customisable filters that let gamers choose the ...

5 times awards have been shared

For the third time in its 50-year history, the Booker Prize has been shared between two authors. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo were named joint winners on Monday and will ...

Fortnite Chapter 2: First glimpse of new season after map wiped out by asteroid

Well that didn’t last long. Less than two days after being hit by a massive asteroid and enveloped in a black hole, Fortnite is back online. Season 11 – or Chapter 2 – ...

‘One bacon roll a month makes life worth living’

Broadcaster Bill Turnbull says there should be a “proper conversation” in the UK about the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The former BBC Breakfast presenter, ...

Elton John: ‘I still want my dad’s approval’

Media playback is unsupported on your device He may have started out singing cover versions on cheap compilation albums, but Elton John went on to become the fifth ...

Harley-Davidson puts the brakes on electric bike

Harley-Davidson has halted production of its first electric motorbike after finding a glitch in its charging system. The company began shipping the £28,995 105-horsepower LiveWire ...

Trump inquiry: Bolton called Giuliani a hand grenade, ex-official says

Former US national security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed about White House efforts to pressure Ukraine, he told an aide to alert a lawyer, US media report. Mr Bolton also reportedly ...