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Tuesday, Jun 27

19

What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

Sky News

The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?

Is this finally a fight Google can't win?

Sky News / Business

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.

16

'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

Sky News

A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.

12

Google fined £2bn over shopping service

Sky News

Google has been ordered to pay a record fine of £2.1bn (€2.42bn) for abusing its dominance as a search engine to boost its shopping comparison service.

01

Facebook to produce its own TV series

Sky News / Business

Facebook will soon begin to produce its own television shows and series, a senior executive has confirmed.

Monday, Jun 26

13

SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours

Sky News / Technology

Space X has pulled off the successful launch and landing of two rockets in a weekend.

Sunday, Jun 25

22

Quacking idea: Could duck sounds replace car honks?

Sky News / Technology

Researchers are tackling sound pollution from loud car horns by developing a beep which apparently sounds like a duck's quack.

17

Dozens of Parliamentary email accounts hacked

Sky News / US News

A cyberattack on Parliament has compromised dozens of email accounts belonging to parliamentarians, according to Sky sources.

Saturday, Jun 24

Parliament targeted in 'sustained' cyberattack

Sky News / Politics

A cyberattack on MPs and Peers' emails has prompted Parliament's security team to shut down external access to its systems.

Friday, Jun 23

11

Russia threatens to ban messaging app

Sky News / Technology

Russia has threatened to block access to Telegram unless the company which runs the messaging app provides information about itself.

07

Facebook reveals plans to tackle online extremism

Sky News / Technology

Facebook has revealed plans to tackle extremism by educating charities and other organisations on countering hate speech.

Thursday, Jun 22

10

UK tech firm up for sale amid Apple dispute

Sky News / Technology

A UK tech firm locked in a licencing row with Apple has put itself up for sale after receiving bid interest.

Wednesday, Jun 21

20

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Sky News / Technology

Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed.

19

Government seeks 'balance' for online freedoms

Sky News / Technology

The Government has announced it will develop a "Digital Charter" to establish the "balance" between freedoms and protections online.

17

Deep-space craft to join hunt for new planets

Sky News / Technology

A new observatory to be built and sent into deep-space to search out habitable planets has been approved by the European Space Agency.

14

Queen's Speech introduces Electric Vehicles Bill

Sky News / Technology

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".

09

Uber boss Travis Kalanick quits after revolt

Sky News / Business

Uber's troubled chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has quit following a revolt by major shareholders.

05

British scientists invent nanotech microscope

Sky News / Technology

Nanotechnology developed in the UK could completely revolutionise the optical microscope by quadrupling its magnification capabilities.

Tuesday, Jun 20

17

Scientists find clouds full of 'ice-lollies'

Sky News / Technology

Scientists have discovered clouds full of 'ice-lollies' - for the second time.

12

Tesco hit by grocery home shopping glitch

Sky News / Technology

Thousands of Tesco customers across the UK have had home grocery deliveries held up by a technical glitch.

10

Trump: Govt must catch up with tech revolution

Sky News / Technology

Donald Trump has gathered the most prominent American technology executives to the White House and asked them to reform IT across the federal government.

04

'We are probably not alone' - NASA finds new worlds

Sky News / Technology

NASA has discovered more than 200 new planets and 10 of them are the right size and temperature to sustain life.

Monday, Jun 19

14

Computing GCSEs slump prompts skills fears

Sky News / Technology

A decline in the total number of students taking GCSEs in computing subjects is fuelling fears of a looming skills shortage.

Sunday, Jun 18

03

Questions raised over Battersea Power Station

Sky News / Technology

The cage that hoists you to the top of the north west chimney of Battersea Power station, 102 metres high, stops with a shudder.

Friday, Jun 16

19

Glastonbury attendees' wee to power displays

Sky News / Technology

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.

16

Amazon founder asks how to give away money

Sky News / Business

The billionaire founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has asked people on Twitter to help him with ideas for philanthropy.

15

UK and US blame North Korea for NHS cyberattack

Sky News / Technology

Cybersecurity agencies in the US and UK have pointed the finger at North Korea for the ransomware attack which hit the NHS.

11

Three fined £1.9m over 999 network failure

Sky News / Business

Mobile phone operator Three has been fined £1.9m by regulator Ofcom after a weakness in its emergency call network was uncovered.

03

Facebook uses AI in fight against terrorism

Sky News / Technology

Artificial intelligence is being deployed by Facebook in an effort to stop terrorists from using its website.

Thursday, Jun 15

21

Four UK arrests amid cybercrime crackdown

Sky News / Technology

Four people have been arrested in the UK as part of an international operation targeting criminals developing tools to fool anti-virus software.