Nokia revives 8110 ‘banana phone’ as it continues mobile comeback

The company unveiled five new phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Huawei unveils new tablets and laptops to rival Apple and Microsoft

The company sees its new MateBook X Pro as a rival to Apple MacBook.

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Everything to expect at Mobile World Congress 2018

What’s set to make the headlines at the mobile tech show.

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Land Rover has made a super tough mobile phone which can last for two days without charge

And the screen can be on the whole time.

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The lobster emoji has finally been corrected to show it has 10 legs

Fans of lobsters and emojis were in uproar over the first eight-legged version.

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Watch Airbus’ flying taxi take off for the first time

Vahana’s Alpha One takes to the skies.

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Citymapper lays out plans for ‘responsive’ London bus service

The app has launched its new Smart Ride system in London.

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Super Mario Odyssey has been updated to add a new balloon-based mini-game

Balloon World is a new mini-game for Mario to take part in.

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Facebook Messenger enables adding more friends to voice and video calls

Users can now add extra people without ending a conversation.

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Snapchat introduces create your own Lens tool

Users can now create their own bespoke Lens.

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Britons receive 33,800 mobile phone messages a year

Mobile phone users receive 427% more messages and notifications than they did 10 years ago, the poll for Virgin Mobile found.

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Social media and the internet do not create echo chambers, a new study suggests

Oxford University research suggests social media is not as influential as previously thought.

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Privacy concerns as Google digital assistant expands to Nest cameras

Privacy watchdogs have warned about the potential for internet-connected devices being used as surveillance tools.

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NatWest testing ‘digital human’ Cora who can answer customers’ questions

People can have a verbal two-way conversation with ‘Cora’ on a computer screen, tablet or mobile phone.

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Experts warn of ‘malicious’ AI being used for future cyber attacks

The technology could also be used to hijack driverless cars and spread fake news, a new report suggests.

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The latest Volkswagen concept car can be controlled using just your voice

The I.D. Vizzion contains no steering wheel or visible controls, instead relying on voice and gestures.

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Windows Phone moves closer to death as Microsoft ends notification support for two software versions

Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 are having their notification support ended.

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Twitter urged to do more to tackle abuse of disabled users

Muscular Dystrophy UK has called on the social giant to improve its tool for reporting disability hate speech.

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Facebook turns to traditional postcards to fight election interference

The social media firm will use physical postcards to prove those buying political adverts live in the US.

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Meet the app that can fill your car with diesel at home

Zebra Fuel is trying to bring on-demand fuel delivery to the mainstream.

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Church spires will be used to boost rural broadband and mobile connections

Culture Secretary Matt Hancock said the move showed that even medieval buildings can be used for 21st century services.

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Twitter is testing local TV live streams as a way to beat fake news

The feature was used in the US to stream local news from the Florida school shooting.

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Uber announces new safety measures amid pledge to ‘change how it does business’

More proactive reporting of incidents to police and a new customer support line are among the new measures.

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Google Chrome now has a default ad-blocker

The new tool will detect and ultimately block adverts deemed in breach of guidelines.

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How Nintendo Labo is making cardboard cool

The cardboard-based game crafting kits for the Nintendo Switch are out in April.

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Tinder may adopt ‘women first’ messaging feature

Women may have the option to message their matches first on the dating app.

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Apple admits its HomePod speaker can stain some surfaces

Some users have reported white marks appearing after placing the smart speaker on oiled wooden furniture.

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Petition against Snapchat redesign gathers a million signatures

Users have complained that an update has made the social app too difficult to use.

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A new quiz app wants to help users beat their fear of finding out bad news from the doctor

Crush Your FOFO wants to end delayed medical appointments over fear of receiving bad news.

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You can now tour a Virgin Galactic rocket on its new VR-enabled website

Virgin has teamed up with the Microsoft internet browser Edge to showcase the company’s spaceships.

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Bill and Melinda Gates answer ‘tough questions’ on Trump and charity in their annual letter

The couple said they’ve met the US president but ‘disagree with this administration more than the others we’ve met with’.

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BBC Earth virtual reality app launched for Google’s Daydream VR platform

Android users with Daydream-compatible smartphones and a Daydream View headset will be able to play for free.

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Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared after cat food order

The advertisement activated a viewer’s own device and placed an order on their behalf.

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Domino’s will use a chatbot to feed Tinder users with cheesy chat-up lines this Valentine’s Day

‘Dom Juan’ is here to help users land a date.

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Facebook Messenger is ready for Valentine’s Day

New animations, customisation and camera filters are coming to the app.

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Watch this Boston Dynamics dog-like robot open a door using its creepy arm

The internet is freaking out.

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Instagram is testing a feature that tells users when a screenshot is taken of their Story

A small set of users are trying out the feature.

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£30 million Government funding for ‘vehicle to grid’ power projects

Funding will support 21 projects which aim to unlock the potential for electric vehicles to deliver power back to the grid from their batteries.

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Snapchat’s Snap Map can now be viewed on the web

The public content feature has been made available to anyone via a new website.

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Is Facebook becoming the social network for the older generation?

Research for eMarketer found that those under 24 were using the site less.

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New mobile fingerprint device lets police identify suspects in under a minute

Fingerprint scanners connected to smartphones allow officers instant access to police and immigration databases.

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Apple plays down security fears over leaked iOS source code

The code had appeared on open source site GitHub.

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Amazon Alexa updates to become your personal expert for the Winter Olympics

Amazon’s virtual assistant will keep users up to date with the games.

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Facebook reaffirms pledge to fight ‘bad content’ on the site

Chief product officer Chris Cox said the company would make the site “safe for everyone”.

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Review: Apple HomePod chooses sound over intelligence

HomePod focusses on the ‘speaker’ rather than the ‘smart’.

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How does Apple’s HomePod compare to Amazon Echo and Google Home?

The new smart speaker has gone on-sale in the UK.

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Apple’s HomePod arrives in the UK

The Siri-powered speaker was first announced last summer.

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EE launches 4G broadband antenna to connect rural homes struggling for internet signal

The system could benefit more than 580,000 homes.

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Twitter accounts linked to Russian ‘troll factory’ active in Brexit referendum

The social media site said that the 49 accounts received ‘very low levels of engagement’ from users.

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Google fined for ‘search bias’ in India

The Competition Commission of India said it is imposing a fine of 1.36 billion rupees (£15 million) on Google.

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