• Published on 12 Nov 2017 Sections

    When you talk of the digital revolution and the brave new world of virtual reality Jaron Lanier wouldn’t necessarily be the first name you’d think of. But the scientist is helping shape the technology which could change our lives for good or bad.

  • Published on 20 Sep 2017 Sections

    Theresa May has held a meeting with the Iranian president, one of many at the UN General Assembly. Later she’ll sit down with some of the biggest of the internet giants to demand they do more to tackle extremist material online. Along with the French President and Italian Prime Minister, Mrs May will meet executives…

  • Published on 18 Sep 2017 Sections UK

    A Channel 4 News investigation can reveal how Amazon’s algorithm can guide users to the chemical combinations for producing explosives.

  • Published on 18 Sep 2017 Sections UK

    Yvette Cooper, chair of the home affairs committee, responds to our report on Amazon.

  • Published on 25 Aug 2017 Sections World

    The heir to South Korea’s massive Samsung business empire has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in a bribery scandal that’s already toppled the country’s former president. Billionaire Lee Jae-Yong, who’s the firm’s acting chair, was found guilty of crimes including offering bribes and perjury. Lee’s lawyers said they’d appeal, meaning…

  • Published on 25 Aug 2017 Sections UK

    Rod McKenzie, from the Road Haulage Association, and the director of the Transport Research Laboratory, Richard Cuerden, discuss ‘self-driving’ lorries.

  • Published on 25 Aug 2017 Sections UK

    They’re not quite as driverless as you might think, but the Government is spending £8m to test out convoys of ‘self-driving’ lorries on British roads by the end of next year. The lead vehicle will control things like acceleration and braking, and there’ll still be a driver in the cab to operate the steering. Ministers…

  • Published on 7 Aug 2017 Sections

    First Uber – now Google is the latest tech giant to be embroiled in a sexism row.  An internal memo written by a male software engineer has gone viral – and sparked outrage amongst Google’s female staff over his claims that the lack of women in senior roles was down to biological differences.

  • Published on 7 Aug 2017 Sections

    There’s no escaping your past if you live your life online: it’s all out there, visible for anyone to see. But soon you could get the right to make sure those episodes you’d prefer to forget can actually be forgotten. Ministers have outlined a new Data Protection Bill – giving people more control over what…

  • Published on 22 May 2017 Sections Business

    The social media giant Facebook is facing new scrutiny over the way it moderates potentially harmful or dangerous content, after its secret guidelines for staff and moderates were leaked to the press, revealing huge inconsistencies over issues like violence, sexual images and hate speech. The company says with such a diverse global community there will…

  • Published on 12 May 2017 Sections UK

    From Dumfries and Galloway to Colchester in Essex, hospitals and NHS trusts across the country have been thrown into chaos by a massive cyber hack.

  • Published on 12 Apr 2017 Sections Business, Science, UK

    Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?

  • Published on 9 Apr 2017 Sections Culture, Science

    This Google executive was desperately unhappy despite his success, so he decided to find the equation for happiness.

  • Published on 21 Feb 2017 Sections Business

    Jacquelyn Guderley, co-founder of Stemettes a social enterprise supporting young women into the science, technology, engineering and maths industries, and Merici Vinton, co-founder of Ada’s list, an online community that aims to connect and support women in tech.

  • Published on 18 Jan 2017 Sections United States

    Passwords used by Donald Trump’s incoming cyber security advisor Rudy Giuliani and 13 other top staff members have been leaked in mass hacks, a Channel 4 News investigation can reveal.