Facebook is allow profiles to be "memorialised" allowing a trusted friend or family member to take control of a user's profile after death.Read the full story ›
Trials of driverless cars have been launched in Greenwich, Bristol and Milton Keynes today.
For the purposes of the trials, driverless cars will still have a fully-qualified driver ready to take over active control if necessary.
ITV News' Science Correspondent Alok Jha explains how the driverless pod will work:
Trials of driverless cars will be launched today which could, eventually, save motorists six working weeks a year in driving time.Read the full story ›
Two in five girls aged between 13 and 17 have been coerced into sexual behaviour according to new research.Read the full story ›
The robotic dog walks, trots and moves remarkably like an animal. It is unclear what it could be used for or why it was invented.Read the full story ›
NASA has released stunning video of the northern lights being chased away by the dawn.Read the full story ›
An image taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope appears to show a smiling face made of galaxies.Read the full story ›
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he was often "deeply embarrassed" by the Church of England's failings in tackling anti-SemitismRead the full story ›
The company is warning customers not to discuss sensitive information in front of their TV whilst using voice activation features.Read the full story ›
An All Party Parliamentary Inquiry Into anti-Semitism has said social media platforms have "increasingly been used for the spread of anti-Semitism". The report said "Hitler" and "Holocaust" were among the top 35 key words used on Twitter last summer.
There is an allowance in the law for banning or blocking individuals from certain aspects of internet communication in relation to sexual offences.
Informal feedback we have received from policy experts indicates that this is a potential area of exploration for prosecutors in relation to hate crime.
If it can be proven in a detailed way that someone has made a considered and determined view to exploit various online networks to harm and perpetrate hate crimes against others then the accepted principles, rules and restrictions that are relevant to sex offences must surely apply.
Highly abusive posts on the microblogging site were singled out, including the hashtag "Hitler was right", which was trending in July, as well as the "presence of Hitlerian themes and imagery on Facebook".