Facebook introduces new video service

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Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Users will soon see a new Watch tab that will offer a... Read More

Fake Google firm shut down after probe

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A Manchester-based company that pretended it was linked to Google has been closed following an investigation by the UK’s Insolvency Service. The agency said Movette had used “deceptive methods” to... Read More

Game of Thrones hackers demand ransom

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Hackers who have leaked Game of Thrones scripts and other data from entertainment company HBO have released a note demanding a ransom payment. In a new dump, they also published... Read More

Bitcoin soars to record high value

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Bitcoin’s value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil. The virtual currency reached $ 3,451.86 (£2,651) per coin in Monday trade, according to the Coindesk Bitcoin... Read More

UK data protection laws to be overhauled

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Britons could obtain more control over what happens to personal information under proposals outlined by the government. Citizens will be able to ask... Read More

Children consuming online time 'like junk food'

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Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online “like junk food”, the children’s commissioner has said. In an interview with the Observer, Anne Longfield... Read More