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The Twisted Toys range of mock toys that mimic the behaviours many children encounter online and bring them into the physical world

Mock toy range created to highlight online risks children face

Openreach workers on the Forth Road Bridge

Engineers to create single-thread digital highway across Forth Road Bridge

The new Snapchat augmented reality lens brings the Alan Turing £50 note to life

New Snapchat Lens celebrates Alan Turing £50 note

Tinder Hot Takes

Tinder gives daters new chance to chat briefly before swiping right

Coronavirus vaccine

Monday’s coronavirus vaccine figures for England delayed after IT system crash

Emergency alert

Government tests emergency terror alert system that sounds siren from mobiles

Dating app Bumble has given its staff a paid week off

Bumble gives staff paid week off to tackle 'collective burnout'

A London Underground roundel

Tube to get full mobile phone coverage by the end of 2024

A picture of a mobile phone with social media apps

Negativity trumps positivity on social media, research suggests

Technology Stock

New Twitter prompt to offer support to online scam victims

Laptop stock

New tool to help children prevent nude images from being shared on internet

GP surgery stock

New NHS strategy to give patients more control over their health and care data

The Government says there is a 'small chance' Android users may receive a test alert

Some Android users to get Government Emergency Alert as part of new trial

Vaccine

Vaccine IT system crashes forcing clinicians to log jabs using pen and paper

2.7m education boost for Gaelic language

Researchers hope to develop a Gaelic speaking voice assistant

Technology Stock – Social Media

Snapchat, TikTok, Reddit and YouTube encourage young people to get vaccinated

Breast cancer screening

Ministers eye technology to save thousands of NHS staffing hours

NHS app

NHS app gains 2.7 million users since Covid-19 vaccine status feature added