Scientists call them “particle robots” but even their creators admit they share similarities with the “grey goo” that prompted a famous warning from the Prince of Wales.
Gary Lineker has denounced Twitter for allowing “obvious bullshit” after it promoted scam articles about him.
Electric scooters could be allowed on public roads if a new review on modernising the UK’s highways network is put into action.
The Chancellor is to unveil plans for a £200 million investment in cutting-edge scientific research when he delivers his Spring Statement on Wednesday.
Facebook is to clamp down on anti-vaccination groups on the site, announcing it will reduce the ranking of pages that “spread misinformation” on the subject.
The Queen passed another social media milestone by posting an image on Instagram for the first time as she announced the Science Museum’s new summer exhibition – Top Secret.
O2 Academy venues across the UK will now accept mobile tickets in a bid to simplify the experience for concertgoers and reduce fraud.
A fibre training school featuring a replica street has been unveiled by Openreach to train the next generation of digital engineers.
A four-legged robot named the Mini Cheetah is now able to do backflips, thanks to researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Companies including Nestle and Fortnite maker Epic Games have suspended advertising on YouTube over claims their ads appeared next to offensive content on the video platform.
Social media platforms are behaving like “digital gangsters” and should be forced to comply with a regulated code of ethics to tackle harmful or illegal content on their sites, a Commons committee has demanded.
One of Huawei’s most senior executives has accused the United States of a “geopolitical campaign” against the company in an attempt to gain leverage in trade negotiations with China.
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has admitted that the social network needs to do more to help victims of abusive behaviour online.
Strategies to help trade unions adapt to the modern economy will be developed at a technology conference being held in Glasgow.
A new study has found that the development of self-driving vehicles in the UK is being hampered by potholes on roads and poor broadband.
Banking giant Lloyds has apologised after customers were locked out of their accounts and were unable to access online services.
Facebook has bought an AI furniture shopping startup called GrokStyle, as the social network continues to broaden its technology with greater focus on artificial intelligence.
Amazon has taken a massive leap into the driverless vehicle arena by investing in autonomous technology developer Aurora.
Advice to parents and carers on the use of screens and social media by children and young people has been issued by the UK’s chief medical officers.
Families should ban phones at bedtime and keep them away from the dinner table, according to the first official advice on social media and screen use from the UK’s top doctors.
A helicopter was called in to give Britain’s most northerly community better mobile phone coverage.
Too much time spent watching TV and playing computer games can hold back the development of young children, new research suggests.
Parts of Scotland receive the worst broadband connection in the UK, according to new research.
Social media giant Facebook has backed the Government’s new online safety lessons to help school pupils recognise online dangers.
An innovative system to reduce delays affecting smart devices has been designed by computer scientists in the UK.
The parent company of elections consultancy Cambridge Analytica has been fined £15,000 after it repeatedly ignored a Data Protection Act enforcement notice.
Departures were temporarily suspended at Heathrow following reports of a sighting of a drones at the airport.
Departures have been suspended at Heathrow after a suspected drone sighting.
Toyota has showcased its Guardian assistance system for the first time at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
New technology will cut the number of false “on time” train descriptions, the rail industry has claimed.