BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his twin. BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons set... Read More

Will your next operating system be a game engine?

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If you’re not a gaming enthusiast, you probably aren’t familiar with software engines like the Unreal Engine or Unity Engine. That’s because until recently, outside the world of computer games,... Read More

Million euro prize for cracking brain's reward system

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The winners cracked the brain’s “reward centre”. It influences your happiness, pleasure or motivation to do something. But the system can go wrong turning people become into addicts. Three UK-based... Read More

Ford developing pothole alert system for drivers

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Carmaker Ford has said it is experimenting with technology to detect potholes and warn drivers of their locations. Cars equipped with cameras could constantly scan roads during journeys, with resulting... Read More

Ambulance system failure 'might have led to patient death'

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The London Ambulance Service is investigating whether computer failure early on New Year’s Day may have contributed to the death of a patient. BBC News can reveal that at least... Read More

Baseball's qualifying offer system as we know it needs to end

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As the players and owners continue to negotiate the collective-bargaining agreement, the inequities created by the qualifying offer remain infuriating. Kenley Jansen received a qualifying offer. Fellow free-agent closers Aroldis... Read More

Bird tracking could provide flu early warning system

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Monitoring birds on their long distance migrations may provide early warning of bird flu outbreaks, say scientists. There is growing evidence that wild birds move the disease around the world... Read More

TARGETING DEMS: Clinton campaign system hit by DNC cyberattack

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  A computer system used by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was hacked, a spokesman for the Democratic nominee said Friday.  Nick Merrill said in a statement that the cyber breach... Read More