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Betfair forced to cancel £23 million horse racing payout
A technical hitch on the gaming website Betfair left punters furious after a huge horse racing payout was cancelled, as our technology correspondent Benjamin Cohen reports.
Voice recognition and computers that answer back
You can already tell a computer what to do – but what if it could answer back? Benjamin Cohen investigates a new wave of voice recognition technology.
Is your smartphone under threat from hackers?
As smartphones become the new target for hackers, Channel 4 News Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen investigates the new techniques being used to spy on phone calls and access personal data.
Facebook launches new privacy features which echo Google+
Facebook has announced new ways for users to control the privacy of the content that they share using the world’s largest social network, as our Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen reports.
BlackBerry messenger ‘curfew’ considered to hinder rioting
The instant messaging service on BlackBerry smartphones, thought to be used by London rioters to organise themselves, may be shut down at the request of the police tonight, as Benjamin Cohen reports.
New freedom to copy music and videos in Government review
Channel 4 News obtains the first details of the Government’s plans to overhaul what has been termed Britain’s “archaic” copyright law, as Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen exclusively reports.
Israel: the new Silicon Valley
A new generation of Israeli entrepeneurs is overturning the country’s traditional image and turning Tel Aviv as the new centre of excellence for high-tech industry , Benjamin Cohen reports.
Is Waze the biggest social network you have never heard of?
Waze has been described as a Facebook for drivers. Channel 4 News Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen looks at its potential to revolutionise driving and news coverage.
Smart phone app Mobli helps ‘see through eyes of a friend’
A new smart phone app is promising to help you “see through the eyes of a friend”. Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen looks at Mobli and the rise of “real life” mobile gadgets.
Nokia and Microsoft form partnership
The mobile phone maker Nokia joins forces with Microsoft to compete with Apple and Google – “a move that makes perfect sense”, writes Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen.
Groupon: the Google of tomorrow?
Is Groupon, the fastest growing company in history, a giant of the future or a sign of a new internet bubble? Channel 4 News’ technology correspondent Benjamin Cohen reports from Chicago.
Were WikiLeaks-linked cyber attacks over hyped?
Uncovering the true scale of the WikiLeaks-inspired Anonymous cyber attacks, they were not as bad as we were led to believe, writes Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen.
Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Games comes to Facebook
Monty Python’s stars are bringing their surreal characters to Facebook. As Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen explains, they’re silly-walking into a world of social gaming dominated by FarmVille.
Has Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg just killed off email?
“Email is dead, long live social mail,” was the effective cry of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Channel 4 News Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen asks whether Zuckerberg just killed off email.
Xbox Kinect: game for a game?
As the Xbox Kinect goes on sale in the UK, Channel 4 News’ Technology Correspondent Benjamin Cohen roadtests it on his grandmother.