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A British man has admitted to carrying out a mercenary cyberattack on Deutsche Telekom last year, claiming he was acting for a Liberian client.
An Indian musician has played guitar while having brain surgery to treat painful muscle spasms in his hand.
International police operations have shut down two of the largest online black markets selling drugs, guns, and counterfeit documents.
Facebook should be fined if it doesn't take down illegal and inappropriate material, the chair of a parliamentary committee has told Sky News.
Beijing is targeting foreign businesses' use of the internet in a move which companies are concerned may disrupt their operations and jeopardise trade secrets.
Elon Musk has said humans need to build a base on the moon to get the public "fired up" again about space exploration.
Powerful and addictive prescription drugs are illegally being offered for sale on Facebook, a Sky News investigation has discovered.
A security flaw in Segway scooters could allow hackers to topple riders using just their smartphone.
WhatsApp has been blocked in China as censors in Beijing stifle dissent and free speech ahead of a Communist Party reshuffle.
Apple has patented a method for iPhone users to secretly phone the police when it isn't safe to physically make the call.
Mercedes-Benz is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars in the UK for a software update to reduce their nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.
Google is launching a new "smart feed" to give mobile users the tailored news they want - before they've even asked for it.
Movies have led us to believe that Tyrannosaurus rex could run at terrifying speeds, but new research suggests the reality was different.
A spherical drone is now whizzing about the International Space Station as a high-tech robot photographer.
The government's plans to introduce mandatory age verification for people visiting pornography websites could backfire and expose the UK to more cybercrime, experts have warned.
Foreign hackers have penetrated the UK's critical national infrastructure, including parts of the national grid, a leaked document has revealed.
Atari has revealed a retro look for its first console in 24 years, the Ataribox.
A competition has been launched to find new technology that can identify possible terrorists and protect people from bomb or gun attacks.
Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to receive the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize for mathematics, has died aged 40.
Satellite technology is being developed to track down and stop a crime wave that is costing the UK an estimated £1bn a year.
Two police forces in the South West have set up the UK's first operational drone squad to fight crime.
A futuristic transport project that will see passengers propelled at near-supersonic speeds has declared its first successful test.
A massive haul of terrorist propaganda has been discovered online in a two-day operation.
Some of the world's largest internet companies are taking part in a day of protest against changes that say will affect net neutrality - but what is net neutrality and should UK citizens be concerned?
Bullying in cyberspace is much less prevalent than in the real world, according to a survey of more than 120,000 teenagers in England.
Robotics and artificial intelligence will reduce social mobility in the UK, the chief executive of the Sutton Trust has told Sky News.
Scientists have completed the first teleportation of an object from Earth to a satellite orbiting more than 300 miles away.
The CEO of a Bitcoin exchange which lost millions of dollars worth of the cryptocurrency has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the loss.
Some of the world's largest internet companies are preparing to throttle their own websites in a day of protest against the United States' Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Scientists believe they have discovered a vaccine that can protect against gonorrhoea for the first time.
Looking to get fit? You might need to work on your brain power as much as your muscles, a new study suggests.
Facebook has slashed the price of its Oculus Rift headset and motion controllers again, as the gaming market continues to show signs of hesitation in embracing the VR system.
University students in Beijing have been locked into two bunkers for 200 days, during which time they'll be recycling everything - even their urine - to simulate living in a space station or on another planet.
NASA is preparing to fly its Juno spacecraft over a huge storm which has been raging on Jupiter for up to 350 years.
Facebook has announced plans to build 1,500 new homes in California, in an attempt to address a severe housing shortage causing tension between Silicon Valley and local communities.
Tesla, the electric car business owned by billionaire Elon Musk, is set to build the world's largest ever lithium-ion battery.
Microsoft says it is cutting "thousands" of sales staff as it shifts its focus towards cloud computing.
With Volvo's announcement that the company is turning to only electric and hybrid engines in its new models from 2019, the industry is taking stock of how the energy network could cope with an influx of electric cars.
A new type of particle which may help us understand how matter is bound together has been spotted by scientists.
A secret backdoor placed into a Kiev-based accountancy firm's software may have been the spark for a global cyberattack.
Volvo is to become the first mainstream car manufacturer to produce only electric or hybrid vehicles.
Researchers are using computers to select embryos for IVF treatment after trials showed the technology was better at selecting successful embryos than scientists.
Scientists have urged caution after finding organic compounds around Saturn's moon Enceladus.
Schools have issued warnings regarding a location-sharing feature in Snapchat which could potentially be exposing children to stalkers.
The UK's data watchdog has ruled that the transfer of 1.6 million NHS patients' data to Google was illegal.
NASA is preparing its first ever mission to deflect an asteroid, a move the space agency hopes will provide lessons for how Earth can be protected from a potentially planet-destroying impact.
The Government's plans to sanction internet businesses for hosting extremist material is not how "our democratic society" should be treated, according to the counter-terrorism watchdog.
Samsung is to start selling mobile phones made from the recycled parts of Galaxy Note 7 handsets, which were due to reports they were catching fire.
Japan has announced plans to send an astronaut to the Moon by 2030, as part of a new strategy for space travel in the country.
Ministers are not doing enough to tackle online fraud and must take urgent action to tackle the growing problem, a watchdog has warned.
The world's oldest emergency service - 999 - is celebrating its 80th birthday today.
It's hard to imagine the world without smartphones as today marks the iPhone's 10th anniversary.
The second cyberattack in as many months that struck systems around the world was more sophisticated than the first one and is still spreading, Europol has said.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has suggested Facebook is able to offer a sense of community, filling the gap left by falling church membership.
It is less than 30 years since a small group of three computer science students at a Canadian university were bemoaning how hard it was to find things on a computer network.
The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?
Ukraine has been hit by a major cyberattack, which has taken down the government's website, banks and an electricity firm.
Google has been ordered to pay a record fine of £2.1bn (€2.42bn) for abusing its dominance as a search engine.
Facebook will soon begin to produce its own television shows and series, a senior executive has confirmed.
Space X has pulled off the successful launch and landing of two rockets in a weekend.
Researchers are tackling sound pollution from loud car horns by developing a beep which apparently sounds like a duck's quack.
A cyberattack on Parliament may have compromised up to 90 email accounts, according to Sky sources.
Parliament has been hit by a cyberattack, with MPs unable to access emails remotely.
Russia has threatened to block access to Telegram unless the company which runs the messaging app provides information about itself.
Facebook has revealed plans to tackle extremism by educating charities and other organisations on countering hate speech.
A UK tech firm locked in a licencing row with Apple has put itself up for sale after receiving bid interest.
Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed.
A new observatory to be built and sent into deep-space to search out habitable planets has been approved by the European Space Agency.
The Government has announced it will develop a "Digital Charter" to establish the "balance" between freedoms and protections online.
Motorway services and petrol stations may be forced to install electric charging points as part of Government plans to ensure the UK "remains a world leader in new industries".
Uber's troubled chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has quit following a revolt by major shareholders.
Scientists have discovered clouds full of 'ice-lollies'.
Nanotechnology developed in the UK could completely revolutionise the optical microscope by quadrupling its magnification capabilities.
Thousands of Tesco customers across the UK have had home grocery deliveries held up by a technical glitch.
Donald Trump has gathered the most prominent American technology executives to the White House and asked them to reform IT across the federal government.
NASA has discovered more than 200 new planets and 10 of them are the right size and temperature to sustain life.
A decline in the total number of students taking GCSEs in computing subjects is fuelling fears of a looming skills shortage.
The cage that hoists you to the top of the north west chimney of Battersea Power station, 102 metres high, stops with a shudder.
The lavatory facilities at festivals can often be feared as pits of despair, but a team of scientists are set to turn Glastonbury goers' wee into energy.
The billionaire founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has asked people on Twitter to help him with ideas for philanthropy.
Cybersecurity agencies in the US and UK have pointed the finger at North Korea for the ransomware attack which hit the NHS.
Mobile phone operator Three has been fined £1.9m by regulator Ofcom after a weakness in its emergency call network was uncovered.
Artificial intelligence is being deployed by Facebook in an effort to stop terrorists from using its website.
Four people have been arrested in the UK as part of an international operation targeting criminals developing tools to fool anti-virus software.
The parent company of British Airways is estimating it will lose £80m after the catastrophic failure of the airline's IT systems last month.
University College London has been hit by a ransomware attack.
Using a mobile phone on holiday in Europe will cost no more than using it at home as a result of new rules that come into force today.
Cybercrime researchers have turned their attention to 4chan, considered "one of the darkest corners of the internet".
A drop in the value of US technology stocks has wiped billions of dollars off the net worth of some of the world's richest people.
Technology giant Softbank is going to buy Boston Dynamics, the robotics company currently owned by Google's parent company.
With the 'economy' for stolen data exploding, it should be easy to inform the government of cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera has claimed all its systems, websites and social media accounts have been hit by a cyberattack.
NASA has unveiled a futuristic Mars rover protoype - which looks rather like Bruce Wayne's Batmobile.
It is a mystery that has baffled scientists for years - but researchers now believe they have discovered where the famous alien "Wow!" signal originated from.
Mobile phones users have "insufficient protections" from from stalkers, experts from the University of Oxford have warned.
More than 18,300 hopefuls applied to become NASA astronauts over a year ago - now meet the 12 who could be going to space one day.
Automated social media accounts are proving more subtle during the 2017 General Election compared to other campaigns.
It must be made easier to inform the government of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, according to security experts.
Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a company-wide investigation into harassment claims.
Hate-filled videos made by an associate of one of the London Bridge terrorists are freely available on YouTube, Sky News has found.