Digital bank Revolut has clinched 250 million US dollars (£179 million) in a fresh funding round that values the London-based fintech firm at 1.7 billion US dollars (£1.2 billion).
Facebook has reported strong financial results despite questions over its data privacy practices in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Martin Lewis has become one of Britain’s most high-profile and trusted consumer champions, having set up the MoneySavingExpert.com website for just £100.
TalkTalk is the most complained about home broadband and landline provider, while BT and Vodafone drew the most complaints for their mobile services, figures show.
One of China’s top social networking sites has announced it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a public outcry.
Cyber security specialist Avast is lining up a bumper London listing, valuing the software group at 4 billion US dollars (£2.8 billion).
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that his personal data was handed over to election consultants Cambridge Analytica, the British firm accused of helping politicians use Facebook data to manipulate users’ voting intentions around the world.
Artificial intelligence and predictive text software have been used to create a new fairy tale inspired by the work of the Brothers Grimm.
Music video service Vevo has confirmed its YouTube page suffered a security breach, after some of the video-sharing site’s most popular videos were doctored by hackers.
Emoji characters with a range of skin colour options have been a success in representing diversity, an academic study has found.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum on video games will explore “one of the most important design disciplines of our time”, its director has said.
Facebook has removed 135 accounts which it believes are linked to the Russia-based Internet Research Agency (IRA), an organisation accused of spreading divisive messages across the internet, supporting the Russian government and attempting to weaken its rivals.
If you’re a fan of both 1990s video games and the television sitcom Friends, this re-working of the popular show’s theme tune might overwhelm you.
Amazon has been announced as the new broadcast sponsor for the second series of Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off in a deal reported to be worth around £5 million.
Facebook has announced new privacy tools that will allow users to edit personal information the social network holds.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Facebook’s privacy practices following a week of scandals including allegations a Trump-affiliated political consulting firm obtained data inappropriately from millions of the social network’s users.
The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook’s privacy practices following a week of scandals including whether the company engaged in “unfair acts” which cause “substantial injury” to consumers.
Video of a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber suggests the pedestrian who was killed should have been within range of the car’s laser and radar sensors, two experts have said.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the social media giant “made mistakes” over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Politicians from across the House of Commons have been airing their concerns over the use of Facebook data by the company Cambridge Analytica, which has boasted about using personal information to target voters during elections.
The Church of England is bringing the collection plate into the digital age with the introduction of contactless payment terminals across every diocese.
Rihanna has accused Snapchat of “intentionally” shaming victims of domestic violence and making fun of them.
Rapper Drake set the gaming world alight as a record-breaking 600,000 people tuned in to watch him play a game live on the internet.
Sky is set to launch a new virtual reality experience that will allow its customers to have a “one-on-one” audience with Sir David Attenborough in their living rooms.
Rail passengers recovering from a week of freezing temperatures were taken on a trip to a warmer climate as they returned to work on Monday morning.
Robotic seals that respond to touch and speech are a step closer to being introduced on to dementia wards.
Facebook has told MPs it has found no new evidence of adverts from Russian-linked accounts targeting voters in the Brexit campaign.
Kylie Jenner has shared a brief glimpse of her newborn daughter Stormi’s “cute little toes” to fans on Snapchat.
Snapchat lost around 1.3 billion dollars (£930m) in market value after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted that she was no longer using the social app.
A new mobile fingerprint scanning system allows police to identify a potential suspect in under a minute at the scene of an incident, according to officers testing the technology.
The BBC has launched its first augmented reality (AR) app to coincide with a new arts and culture series, with users able to explore museum exhibits from their living room via their smartphone.
SpaceX’s new rocket the Falcon Heavy has blasted off on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car on an endless road trip past Mars.