Rory Cellan-Jones has been reporting on business and technology for the BBC for thirty years, on TV, radio and online. And from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Elon Musk he has interviewed many of the leading technology figures of our times. Since 2014 he has presented the BBC World Service’s weekly "Tech Tent" programme and podcast.
He is the author of "Dot Bomb: The Rise and Fall of Dot Com Britain" and "Always On: Hope and Fear in the Social Smartphone Era."
May 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 12 mins
bitcoin, blockchain, colonial pipeline, cryptocurrency, darkside, dogecoin, elon musk, eufy, ransomware
The Colonial Pipeline attack has shone light on the activities of the Darkside ransomware gang, we take a skeptical look at cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, and Eufy security cameras suffer an embarrassing security failure.
August 20th, 2020 | 49 mins 27 secs
contact tracing, coronavirus, robocall, scam, the ritz
A scam involving restaurant bookings at The Ritz is suitably sophisticated, the second wave of UK coronavirus testing apps, and we take a look at one of the biggest studies ever into the scourge of robocalls.