A problem dating back five decades may have been cracked by artificial intelligence created in the UK, paving the way for faster development of treatments and drug discoveries.
A new competition regime designed to rein in the dominance and power of platforms such as Google and Facebook has been announced.
Facebook, Google and Twitter have been asked to explain their handling of vaccine misinformation online to MPs, amid fears it could hinder efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic.
The Government should invest in inland waterways if it is serious about a green industrial revolution, according to the barge transport industry.
The world’s major technology giants have agreed to work more closely with the Government and researchers over fears that misinformation could jeopardise coronavirus vaccines and prolong the pandemic.
Discontinuing face unlock and reverting back to a fingerprint sensor on the Pixel smartphone is “a good trade-off” to enable other premium features, a Google product manager has said.
Google has announced it will stop providing free unlimited photo and video storage from next year.
Three quarters of parents are concerned about their children being exposed to fake news but few are actually having a conversation about how to spot it, according to a survey.
Some of Britain’s most rewatchable and nostalgic movies are being scattered across Google Maps to watch for free in a virtual lockdown Easter egg hunt.
Facebook has not followed Twitter in banning former Donald Trump advisor Steve Bannon from its platform after he suggested America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci and FBI director Christopher Wray should be beheaded.
The chief executives of Twitter, Facebook and Google have been criticised by US Republican senators for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies’ social media platforms and received a warning of coming restrictions from Congress.
The US Justice Department has launched legal proceedings against Google alleging that the tech giant abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
Google Search users can now hum the tune of the song they are looking for into the search engine to find it.
US Supreme Court justices discussed restaurant menus, computer keyboards, songs and even the periodic table on Wednesday in trying to resolve a copyright dispute between tech giants Google and Oracle.
US Democrats are calling for Congress to rein in several Big Tech companies, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to break up their businesses.
Google is entering the world of 5G with new smartphones set to launch in the UK this October.
The rollout of the new contact tracing app in England and Wales has been hit by complaints from some users that they are unable to download it because of the age of their mobile phone.
The technology in our pockets can now play a role in tracing the spread of coronavirus, with the launch of an app for England and Wales.
With England and Wales’s coronavirus contact tracing app rolling out, here we explain how to get hold of it and how to use it:
Google said it has eliminated its entire carbon legacy and has pledged to operate completely on carbon-free energy by 2030.
A stronger clampdown is needed to tackle scam adverts appearing on Google search results, according to Which?.
There have been “frantic, difficult months” during the development of a coronavirus contact tracing app but lengthy testing was the right approach, the head of an NHS innovation division has said.
Italy’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple, Google and Dropbox over their cloud storage services.
Gmail and a number of other Google services have gone down for users around the world because of a “service disruption”.
Google Maps is set to receive a visual makeover, adding greater detail and making natural features easier to see.
Apple has said it “won’t make an exception” for Fortnite as the payments dispute between it and developer Epic Games continues.
Google is continuing with its budget line of Pixel smartphones, launching the 4a slightly later than in previous years due to the coronavirus.
Google is preparing to reveal its first 5G-enabled smartphones later this year.
Google’s first foray into premium headphones did not go down too well in 2017, but the firm has gone back to the drawing board to launch another pair it hopes will turn things around.
Apple and Google have offered a first look at some of the new emoji designs they will add to their ecosystem later this year to mark World Emoji Day.