Category: Tech News

Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nearly 100% of energy in Iceland comes from renewable sources Iceland is facing an “exponential” rise in Bitcoin mining...

Winter Olympics hit by cyber-attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russia has already denied rumours that it was behind the cyber-attack The official Winter Olympics website was taken offline...

Sports Direct to offer e-sports in Game Digital tie-up

Image copyright John Nguyen Image caption E-sports fans like to gather in person to play their games Sports Direct plans to open e-sports areas in some of its stores as...

Criminals hide ‘billions’ in crypto-cash – Europol

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBitcoin explained: How do cryptocurrencies work? Three to four billion pounds of criminal money in Europe is...

This is how cryptocurrencies work

Schizophrenia patients calmed by video game

Image copyright King’s College London Image caption Patients in the study had to control the rocket and bring it down to earth People with schizophrenia can be...

Terror pranks

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Security footage shows the panic caused by a prank at London’s National Portrait Gallery Fake bombs, staged murders,...

Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash

Image copyright Getty Images The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) took down its website after a warning that hackers were taking control of visitors’...

Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded

Profile: Elon Musk

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Elon Musk, It Boy of Silicon Valley The Falcon Heavy’s boosters burned for 154 seconds before they jettisoned into space....