Facebook and Google use ‘dark patterns’ around privacy settings, report says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Privacy has become a huge issue in the wake of scandals about how information is shared Facebook, Google and Microsoft push users away from

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Watchdog takes aim at hotel booking sites

Image copyright Getty Images Hotel booking sites must review the way they rank and display rooms, the UK’s competition watchdog has said. Some sites may be making misleading claims about

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Google Home speakers complain of ‘glitch’

Image copyright Google Image caption Google has said it is not sure how long it will take to fix the problem Google’s internet-connected speakers are apologising for being somewhat less

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£40m nuclear facility project for Wales announced

Image copyright RCAHMW Image caption The £103m nuclear power station at Trawsfynydd was in operation between 1965 and 1991 A £40m facility to support the design of advanced nuclear technologies

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Poland Holocaust law: Government U-turn on jail threat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Polish law has angered many Holocaust survivors in Israel When Poland made it a criminal offence this year to accuse it of complicity

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Costa UK coffee sales fall by 2%, says owner Whitbread

Image copyright WHITBREAD Costa has blamed a lack of shoppers on the High Street for a fall in like-for-like sales at the start of the year. The nation’s biggest coffee

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa believes political faction tried to kill him

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMnangagwa: Criminal will be hounded down, but Zimbabwe is safe The President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said he suspects a group linked

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Virtual reality ‘is not just for gamers’

The use of virtual and augmented reality technology by businesses is gaining popularity across Asia. Firms are looking for new ways to improve clients’ experience and for some, VR is

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Uber overturns ban on operating in London

Uber’s ban on its licence by London’s transport regulator, Transport for London, (TfL) to operate in the city has been overturned in court. TfL refused to renew the licence when

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Scammers abuse multilingual domain names

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Smartphones often shorten website names, making scams hard to spot, security experts say Cyber-criminals are abusing multilingual character sets to trick people into visiting phishing

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