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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Are the tech giants getting too big to control? The US tech giants Apple, Google’s parent Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are the five biggest companies in the world by market capitalisation. Their increasing dominance is fuelling concerns about competition and data privacy. So…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III is the heaviest rocket ever made by India India’s space agency has successfully launched its heaviest rocket. The 640-tonne rocket blasted off from a launching site off the Bay of Bengal in Sriharikota. As one website put it, “it’s…

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Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has said the government will focus on social issues and “delivering a successful Brexit” as she completed a Cabinet reshuffle. The PM said the new line-up brought in “talent from across the whole of the Conservative party”. Her comments came after Michael Gove, one of…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May’s Conservatives are seeking a deal with Arlene Foster’s DUP The Democratic Unionist Party says it has had “positive talks” over a possible deal to support a Conservative minority government. Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson met DUP chiefs in Belfast on Saturday. The…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Paying for Amazon Prime gives customers access to the retailers’ online video services Amazon is to offer discounts on its Prime subscription service to Americans receiving financial aid from the US government. Instead of a monthly fee of $10.99 (£8.50), those eligible for the discounted…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption One “emergency” proposal would give police forces direct access to servers Police forces across Europe could get data from net firms almost immediately under new European Commission plans. The proposals aim to help police act quickly in the wake of terror attacks to round up…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May’s former director of communications, Katie Perrior, explains how the inner circle operates Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned she faces a leadership challenge on Monday unless she sacks her two closest advisers, the BBC understands. One senior Tory said…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many news and sport websites do not use secure HTTPS connections News and sports websites have some of the lowest levels of security adoption, a study has suggested. A team of cyber-security experts looked at the security protocols used by the top 500 sites…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of people attend E3 every year Gamers from around the globe are heading to Los Angeles for the E3 video games showcase, which lays out what players can expect in the year ahead. E3 is traditionally an industry-only event, but in recent years…

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