US stocks tumbled on Thursday with technology companies suffering their worst loss in seven years after Apple reported iPhone sales in China are slumping.
Apple has acknowledged demand for iPhones is waning, fulfilling the worst fears of investors concerned the company’s most profitable product has lost some of its lustre.
The Government is investing millions of pounds in the development of futuristic micro-robots designed to work in underground pipe networks and dangerous sites like nuclear decommissioning facilities.
Data breaches continued to be a major issue for the public in 2018 with a series of serious cases ranging from retailers to social networks, resulting in millions of personal records being compromised.
Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities including Louis Theroux, Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan were hacked on Thursday to expose a security flaw on the social network.
Christmas just isn’t Christmas without an annual viewing of Home Alone – and now, thanks to Google, the experience has been updated for the 21st century.
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his ground-breaking underground transportation tunnel, which he hopes will provide an answer to “soul-destroying traffic” across the world.
Donald Trump has once again called out social networks and internet giants for allegedly giving less prominence to him and fellow Republicans.
Augmented reality experience maker Blippar has gone into administration.
A digital air traffic control (ATC) centre has opened at a UK airfield for the first time.
The Duchess of Sussex and actress Roxanne Pallett were the “top trending” people in the UK in 2018, Google has announced.
With the world perhaps more confusing than ever in 2018, Google users were bombarding the search engine with plenty of “what is…?” questions.
Question Time, The Andrew Marr Show and Doctor Who have been named the most tweeted about BBC TV shows of 2018, according to figures from TV Licensing.
Mobile banking customers can now choose to block their ability to spend with certain types of retailer, in a move which could put people struggling with addictions more in control of their finances.
How Royal Bank of Scotland is embracing creativity and technology to build a safe and secure future for customers.
Spotify has released a feature which allows its users to see a breakdown of the music they have listened to in 2018.
Thousands of O2 mobile phone users have reported problems using data and 4G services this morning.
Sir Paul McCartney’s appearance on Carpool Karaoke has been named the top trending YouTube video of the year in the UK.
Andrew Davies’s classics from Pride And Prejudice to the original House Of Cards are returning for Christmas as the BBC announces its iPlayer box sets.
The smart meter rollout will be vital in ensuring we have an energy system that is cleaner, greener and fit for the future.
Free charging points for electric cars are to be rolled out at hundreds of Tesco stores from next year, the supermarket has announced.
BBC regional news presenter Alex Lovell revealed that an app called Hollie Guard provided her with great comfort during two years of rape threats from 68-year-old Gordon Hawthorn.
Germany’s antitrust agency said it has begun an investigation of online retailer Amazon over complaints it is abusing its position to the detriment of sellers who use its “marketplace” platform.
New Zealand’s international spy agency has halted mobile company Spark from using Huawei equipment in its planned 5G upgrade, saying it posed a “significant network security risk”.
Apple is launching a new programme designed to address the technology industry’s scarcity of women in executive and computer programming jobs.
HSBC has become the latest high street bank to report IT issues after customers were locked out of their online accounts on the busiest shopping day of the year.
This Is England stars Stephen Graham and Thomas Turgoose have reunited, in the name helping friends recharge their phones.
Cyber security chiefs are warning Black Friday deal-hunters to be wary of risks while looking for bargains online.
Citizens Advice has warned buyers to beware of online marketplaces ahead of Black Friday as thousands report being ripped off.
Autonomous vehicle trials serving London and Edinburgh have received a funding boost from the Government as the UK ramps up its self-driving ambitions.
A play starring Maisie Williams is to be made available to stream free of charge on Instagram’s IGTV channel in a first for the social media app.
Some 10% of the UK’s 13 to 18-year-olds have spent their pocket money on gambling “skins” – virtual items bought within video games – and a third think it is a major problem, research suggests.