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The rapid development of drones and artificial intelligence is a "game-changer" that will present a serious threat to national security if it isn't addressed.
Researchers have for the first time used a tractor beam to move a levitating object around an obstacle course.
Venezuela is introducing a new cryptocurrency as the economy struggles to cope with US sanctions and hyperinflation.
Rural communities with little or no wireless internet are getting an unlikely boost from churches hosting satellite dishes.
Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election and cyberattacks against Ukraine were unprecedented, but precedent is rapidly being established.
Investment in Irish technology companies had its second strongest performance in more than a decade last year - as the presence of multi-national companies continues to transform the capital.
Charges have been filed against 13 employees of a Russian troll factory which is accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.
Uber has moved to bolster its image through a series of measures to "enhance" passenger safety in the UK.
Apple says it is working to fix a bug that can cause devices to crash.
Chemicals in household products such as paint and perfume are now producing as much urban air pollution as motor vehicles, scientists have said.
More than a million people have signed an online petition calling on Snapchat to undo a redesign to the app.
Tesco has apologised for taking money from people's accounts months after they visited its Express stores.
Instead of displaying advertisements, a popular online magazine is planning on using its audience's "unused computing power" to mine cryptocurrency.
Amazon has been cleared by the advertising watchdog after a television ad for its Echo Dot smart speaker activated a viewer's device and placed an order for cat food.
An ant species that goes into battle with termites in Africa tends to its wounded, according to researchers.
The US still has no plan to deter Russian cyberattacks, a congressional intelligence committee has complained.
Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928, but a species of insect called the beewolf beat him to antibiotics by about 68 million years.
Apple will delay new software features over a concern that its fast-paced release cycle is causing programmers to leave bugs in the code, according to reports.
A cyberattack against the Winter Olympics was designed to cause disruption and embarrassment during the opening ceremony, say researchers.
Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly cutting hundreds of roles at its Seattle headquarters and elsewhere in its consumer business.
The mysterious cigar-shaped asteroid Oumuamua has been spinning through space for billions of years because of a violent incident in its past, researchers have discovered.
The Home Office says it has developed new online technology to automatically detect and block terrorist online content.
An all-female species of fish appears to have defied the normal rules of evolution by continuing to develop - despite thousands of generations of clones.
Smartphones have changed society. Whether whistleblowers or voyeurs, we can all now record the world around us at the touch of a button.
Facebook is on the decline in the UK as younger users head to rival Snapchat, new research has found.
Only dozens in hundreds of thousands of photos held in a controversial police facial recognition database have been deleted, new figures reveal.
More than 5,000 websites have been hacked to force visitors' computers to run software that mines a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin.
Russia's space agency aborted the launch of a rocket and cargo ship just one minute before lift-off.
The gadgets of the future could be powered by the human body itself, according to scientists in the US and China.
For the first time in more than a century, members of the public can see Dippy the Diplodocus outside of London.
Fraudsters are conning older people out of thousands of pounds by asking them to pay off a non-existent tax debt in iTunes vouchers.
Police officers are being given mobile finger print scanners to instantly identify suspected criminals and illegal immigrants.
YouTube has suspended all adverts from Logan Paul's channels after he posted "potentially damaging" videos, including one where he used a Taser on dead rats.
Uber is to settle a lawsuit against it brought by autonomous car business Waymo, a sister company to Google, regarding the theft of self-driving car technology.
Writing line after line of computer code is not how many 14-year-olds would decide to spend their school holidays.
A team of Russian nuclear engineers have been arrested for allegedly using a powerful government supercomputer to mine Bitcoin.
A black box locked away in solitude beneath the world's driest desert in northern Chile could be vital in the search for alien life.
A Russian man accused of operating an international cybercrime organisation has been arrested in Thailand and will face extradition to the US.
NASA has released a record-breaking photograph taken by the New Horizons spacecraft when it was 3.79 billion miles away from the Earth.
Researchers using miniature 3D glasses have discovered how the praying mantis' unique vision allows them to spot objects in three dimensions even when humans cannot.
Facebook is testing a "downvote" button, effectively bringing in a form of the "dislike" option which its users have been requesting for years.
Twitter says accounts linked to a notorious Russian "troll factory" sent messages about Brexit during the EU referendum campaign.
Human eggs have been fully grown in a laboratory setting for the first time, potentially paving the way for new fertility treatments.
Twitter has posted its first quarterly profit in history, just a year after reporting a massive loss.
The source code for one of the most secretive parts of the iPhone's operating system appears to have been leaked online.
Almost 50% of internet users are falsifying the data that companies ask them to hand over when signing up for services online, according to new research.
The McLaren Formula One (F1) team will signal its ambition of returning to the sport's fast lane on Thursday when it unveils a major sponsorship deal with Dell Technologies, the PC manufacturer.
A protein found in asparagus and other everyday foods has been linked to the spread of breast cancer, scientists have discovered.
SpaceX billed it as "an endless road trip past Mars", but the Tesla blasted into space on Tuesday may actually be heading towards an asteroid belt.
For the first time, it's possible to take a look at the face of a man who lived more than 10,000 years ago.
The world's most powerful rocket has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, sending a car into an orbit that could last a billion years.
Scientists have discovered that millions of viruses are travelling around the Earth's atmosphere.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost his initial bid to have his UK arrest warrant dropped - but could still have it cancelled at another court hearing next week.
A man who invested in bitcoin has spoken to Sky News about watching his holdings drop by $440,000 in a matter of weeks following the sudden collapse of the cryptocurrency.
The value of Bitcoin has dropped below $6,000 - the lowest level since mid-November.
We are witnessing the second space race.
Scientists have discovered the fossilised remains of a previously unknown species of arachnid boasting a scorpion-like tail even longer than its body.
Uber has been accused of "cheating" its way to the development of self-driving car technology by rival Waymo, at the start of a $1.9bn (£1.36bn) damages action in the US.
More than 15m people have tuned in to watch two YouTubers duke it out in the UK's biggest boxing match since Anthony Joshua took on Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley last year.
"Mind-reading" computers could be routinely used to enhance the human brain in as little as five years, Sky News has been told.
The US and China are developing autonomous submarine warships which could battle against each other in the near future.
The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has released data revealing the millions of cyberattacks against British citizens each year.
Google's artificial intelligence company DeepMind says it is capable of diagnosing optical diseases by analysing retinal scans with its algorithms.
An autistic man accused of hacking into US government computers must not be extradited to America, a UK court has ruled.
Lloyds Banking Group is banning customers from using credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Chinese women are spending millions on four virtual boyfriends in a mobile game which has taken the country by storm.
Russia is planning to offer spacewalks for the first time to paying tourists who travel to the International Space Station (ISS).
Apple's latest iPhone range sold about a million fewer handsets in the last three months of 2017 - but the firm still pulled in record revenues of $88.3bn (£62bn).
The new Culture Secretary has prompted joy and mockery by launching a social media app named after himself.
The US Government has warned its citizens to be aware of cybersecurity risks during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
The new "gold rush" in cryptocurrencies is being exploited by professional cybercriminals who are making large amounts of money on the back of them, according to a new report.
A secret US military test to shoot down an incoming missile from Hawaii failed, according to reports, raising concerns about the threat posed by North Korea.
The most detailed simulation of the universe ever created has provided a breakthrough revealing how the most powerful and mysterious forces interact on an enormous scale.
Authorities in the US are investigating whether Apple misled investors by failing to tell them about a software update that slowed down older iPhones.
Ladbrokes, William Hill and the operator of Titanbet have been criticised for "unfair" online promotions that allegedly cost punters millions of pounds.
Twitter has doubled the list of people it has alerted about interactions with Russian-government connected accounts.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said it had been a "hard" year for the social media giant despite a surge in annual profits as he revealed the negative impact of recent changes.
The NHS has been told to "immediately stop sharing patient data with the Home Office" for the purpose of tracing immigration offenders.
The Welsh Government has proposed pilots exploring the use of electronic voting in local elections and by-elections.
Patients have been implanted with a tiny "brain pacemaker" in an attempt to slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease.
Electric car chargers that are able to return power back to the grid network are being trialled by Newcastle University.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a spying law rushed through Parliament in 2014 was unlawful.
The last days of the dinosaurs in Africa has been a mystery for scientists, where the fossil record covering the Late Cretaceous period - the period up to 66 million years ago, when the extinction event happened - is very patchy.
The nicotine in e-cigarettes may damage DNA in ways that could cause cancer, new research on mice has suggested.
Japan's financial regulator is clamping down on cryptocurrency exchanges in the aftermath of one of the biggest cyber heists on record.
New York's chief prosecutor has opened an investigation following a report that a firm sold fake followers to celebrities, politicians and other social media users.
Organisations involved in critical industry and essential services have been warned by the Government that they face £17m fines if their cybersecurity preparations are not up to standard.
Police are appealing for help in tracking down a gang of armed men who reportedly forced a cryptocurrency trader to transfer them a fortune using his computer.
It's a toy box staple, one of the world's most powerful brands and a product that has inspired television and movie franchises.
Ben Ryan's son lost his arm when he was just 10 days old, and the prosthetic developed by his father has been shortlisted for the National Inventor Prize.
The biggest internet pornography company in the world insists it will not snoop on the sexual preferences of 25 million people in the UK under new age verification laws.
The UK has joined forces with billionaire businessman Bill Gates to help bring farmers closer to producing "supercrops", higher-yielding dairy cows and chickens which lay better quality eggs.
Genomics have been used for some years now for farmers to select the best bulls for breeding.
Sheffield schoolteacher Michael LeCount believes he has up to 4,000 Lego sets - totalling what could be 10 million bricks.
Twitter has told a parliamentary inquiry that it has found little evidence of Russian involvement in the 2016 EU referendum campaign.
Chinese scientists have cloned two monkeys using a technique that could see hundreds of identical primates and possibly identical humans being created.