World High Tech News

Amazon’s Alexa boss Dave Limp on privacy concerns

Amazon’s head of Alexa, Dave Limp tells the BBC why his team is researching how to make the voice assistant understand emotion.

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition

Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used.

Tech Tent: Facebook’s deepfake dilemma

Facebook was confronted this week with a fake video of its own founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Huawei delays launch of folding smartphone

The Chinese tech giant says it's being "cautious" about the device, which was supposed to launch this summer.

Google's AR animals entertain Android users

Augmented Reality animals are appearing as an option on some Android devices as Google rolls out a new feature.

Twitter removes Iranian-backed accounts

The deleted accounts sent millions of messages trying to influence opinions about Iran, says Twitter.

Keanu Reeves and Cyberpunk 2077: Gaming doesn't need legitimising

The actor talks to Radio 1 Newsbeat at E3 about his starring role in the game Cyberpunk 2077.

The super-tough drones and robots going where we can't

How do you build unmanned vehicles that can withstand extreme temperatures, pressures and terrains?

Children use AI to try to survive Mars

New ways to harness artificial intelligence to solve humanity's greatest challenges.

The robot that understands irony and other news

BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.