Shops and retailers are taking over where street cameras left off, watching shoppers' every move.

Tomorrow's cities: Are your shoes giving away data? - BBC News
A young woman was tricked into handing over her passwords and then blackmailed over explicit photos.

Spear-phishing scammer demanded sex show - BBC News
The UK has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops on passenger flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.

UK flight ban on electronic devices announced - BBC News
Apple has launched a red version of its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as well as a new video app for iOS.

Apple launches red iPhone 7 and video app - BBC News
The controversy over ads appearing next to extremist content on YouTube has been a largely British affair - but now it's making waves at Google's Mountain View HQ.

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Can Google police YouTube? - BBC News
A Canadian photographer and comedian has admitted posting explicit images of women along with their names on controversial internet forum 4Chan.

Canadian photographer 'sorry' for explicit image sharing - BBC News
Three women at Texas tech festival South by Southwest tell us about their innovative projects. #SXSW

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US Marines have been given guidelines for using social media after it was discovered some had been sharing nude photos of female colleagues online.

US Marines get social media tips after nude photos scandal - BBC News
Matt Brittin's appearance at a London advertising conference could not have been better timed - for the watching journalists at least.

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Google's crisis of confidence - BBC News
Data on 2.2 million users was easy to access using standard web queries, says security firm.

McDonald's India delivery app 'leaks user data' - BBC News
A deal between Google's artificial intelligence firm DeepMind and the UK's NHS had serious "inadequacies", an academic paper has suggested.

Google DeepMind's NHS deal under scrutiny - BBC News
Recent increases in line rental charges have hit elderly people the hardest, according to an Ofcom report.

Elderly 'hit by line rental charges' - BBC News
Data on 100,000 US Department of Defense employees is reported to be contained in the leak.

Millions of US employee records 'leaked' - BBC News
Two members of the FSB, the Russian intelligence agency, conspired with criminal hackers, according to the DOJ officials announcing the charges.

US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach - BBC News
Your phone, your freezer, any smart device could have been hacked...without you even noticing.
A partnership between Levi’s and Google has yielded the Jacquard, a denim jacket with technology woven into the fabric.

Hands-on with the jacket with Google woven in - BBC News