World High Tech News

Security flaw put RBS customers at risk of cyber-attack

Software designed to prevent cyber-attacks had a bug that could have let hackers get at machines.

Autonomous shuttle to be tested in New York City

The self-driving shuttle will be available to workers at a large site in Brooklyn.

Why bots probably aren't gaming the 'Cancel Brexit' petition

Questions have been asked about whether all the 3m signatures on the petition are genuine.

Facebook staff 'flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought'

Facebook says concerns raised about data-scraping were not related to the previously reported scandal.

AI turns scribbles into masterpieces and other news

BBC Click's Omar Mehtab looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week.

Uber 'picks New York Stock Exchange' for stock listing

The firm's public stock offering is expected in the coming months and may be one of the biggest in 2019.

How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

New technologies are helping track the provenance of food throughout the supply chain.

'Cancel Brexit' petition passes 2m signatures on Parliament site

A call to revoke Article 50 generates the fastest ever rate of signatures on Parliament's website.

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

Developers working for Facebook logged the passwords in plain text as they wrote code for the site.

Arrests shut down illegal TV streaming gang

The gang behind the net TV services offered access to hundreds of channels in 30 countries.