Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:19:47 GMT
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Department of Justice seeks 1.3 million IP addresses of visitors to an anti-Trump protest site. Scottish Parliament targeted in 'brute force' cyber attack Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:26:31 GMT
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The Scottish Parliament is targeted in a "brute force" cyber attack, Holyrood's chief executive confirms. AI seeks fantasy football challengers Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:12:06 GMT
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The University of Southampton is challenging fantasy football fans to beat its AI at Premier League predictions. GoFundMe removes campaigns for Charlottesville suspect Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:35:54 GMT
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GoFundMe removes campaigns for James Alex Fields Jr, arrested after a car ploughed into protesters. Record-sized data centre planned inside Arctic Circle Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:08:13 GMT
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The facility in the north of Norway will take advantage of cheap energy and the cool air. DJI drones to gain privacy mode after US Army ban Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:17:03 GMT
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The app that controls DJI's drones will stop sending data to the internet to reassure customers. NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:11:35 GMT
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Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas. Indian police arrest four for Game of Thrones leak Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:52:41 GMT
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The HBO show has seen several leaks over the years and is the most pirated show in TV history. Intel chief resigns from Trump council Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:15:34 GMT
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But the president's remarks fail to head off further resignations from White House business groups. GoDaddy and Google expel Daily Stormer over victim smear Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:13:55 GMT
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First GoDaddy and then Google expel the Daily Stormer from their web address registration services. Lovefilm By Post DVD rental service to close Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:48:44 GMT
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Amazon, which owns Lovefilm, says it will cease offering DVDs and Blu-ray discs via post on 31 October. Uber allows in-app tips for UK drivers Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:01:19 GMT
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The ride-sharing company says the move is part of a number of improvements for drivers. Facebook launches China-only version of Moments photo app Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:48:37 GMT
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The BBC understands that Facebook wants to study how apps organically gain users in China. HBO hackers leak Curb Your Enthusiasm and Insecure shows Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:58:37 GMT
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HBO reportedly offered a $250,000 "bounty payment" to delay TV episode data leaks. Teen's death at Chinese internet addiction camp sparks anger Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:32:07 GMT
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The death has reignited criticism of internet addiction 'boot camps' known to employ harsh practices. Armed Met Police officers to wear head-mounted cameras Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:47:42 GMT
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the cameras will help to build "trust and confidence". US firm reveals gun-toting drone that can fire in mid-air Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:40:12 GMT
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Military technologists Duke Robotics have developed drones that can shoot at enemies remotely. US warns of fidget spinner fire and choking hazards Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:21:13 GMT
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Users are advised to avoid charging the battery-operated toys overnight. Google cancels all-staff diversity meeting Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:52:57 GMT
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Some staff were reportedly concerned about being "outed" online if they contributed. Snapchat registered with Russian regulator 'unknowingly' Fri, 11 Aug 2017 17:04:46 GMT
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US parent company Snap says the registration was done without its knowledge and it will not comply. Blizzard starts drive to recruit more women and ethnic minorities Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:16:44 GMT
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The company, which is behind games like World of Warcraft, launches a "global diversity and inclusion initiative". Facebook introduces new video service Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:53:23 GMT
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The new platform, called Watch, will be personalised and allow users to see comments in real time. China's WeChat, Weibo and Baidu under investigation Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:18:08 GMT
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The authorities allege Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba are being used for terrorism and rumours. Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs? Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:54:37 GMT
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It's digital blackface, according to this writer - see if her arguments change your emoji habits. Password guru regrets past security advice and other news Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:54:40 GMT
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BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories. Creating a robot to combat loneliness Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:59:01 GMT
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Japanese inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji built his Orihime robot to address the loneliness he felt as a child. Could VR help rehabilitate injured footballers? Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:22:29 GMT
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Passing and shooting drills and rehabilitation exercises feature in the virtual reality software. Could 'solar roads' help generate electricity? Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:15:24 GMT
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A stretch of road has been paved with solar PV (photovoltaic) panels in France. Sarahah: The honesty app that's got everyone talking Mon, 07 Aug 2017 01:48:16 GMT
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Sarahah is an app from Saudi Arabia which allows users to send messages anonymously. Trump tweets cartoon of train hitting CNN reporter Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:44:38 GMT
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The US president also apparently accidentally retweeted a post by someone calling him "a fascist". Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:26:53 GMT
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Bill Gates remains the world's richest person despite giving away 5% of his fortune. Algorithm learns to understand natural beauty Tue, 08 Aug 2017 03:31:34 GMT
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Researchers at the University of Warwick are using deep learning to quantify the beauty of outdoor places. Black Hat: The conference teaching hacking skills Wed, 02 Aug 2017 00:59:11 GMT
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Security researcher Scott Helme goes on a training course at the Black Hat conference The hi-tech badges made for hackers Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:48:58 GMT
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The unofficial badges made by "hackers" for "hackers" contain a mini processor. How easy is it to hack a cash machine? Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:05:29 GMT
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After cash machines were hacked in Thailand and Taiwan Click asks if it could happen again. The right note? Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:38 GMT
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Why hi-resolution sites are music to the ears of fans who want the best possible sound. Cam-girls Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:47:43 GMT
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In Romania, thousands of women work as "cam-girls", earning money by undressing and talking to clients on the other side of the world. Shaming culture? Tue, 08 Aug 2017 23:26:23 GMT
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A Google employee who wrote that women are less biologically suited to tech careers has been fired. Pilotless planes Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:08:02 GMT
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Remotely controlled planes could save more than 20bn in costs, a survey says, but passengers are wary. From meds to medals Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:09:35 GMT
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How tech is helping chronically ill people relying on repeat prescriptions for medications. Real deal Mon, 07 Aug 2017 23:26:00 GMT
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As well as playing for trophies, the Spanish football giants are competing off the pitch for fans. Amazon v Alibaba Thu, 03 Aug 2017 20:05:39 GMT
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As Amazon launches its Prime Now delivery service in Singapore, Asia's e-commerce market is hotting up. Using cheap magnet, hacker beats protections on a "smart" handgun. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 05:38:59 GMT
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A hacker circumvents protections on a gun designed to limit who can shoot it. Deception tech helps to thwart hackers' attacks Fri, 28 Jul 2017 23:58:42 GMT
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Fake networks and spoofed data can frustrate hackers looking for an easy way to cash in Ransomware 'here to stay', warns Google study Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:03:05 GMT
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Cyber-thieves made at least $25m from ransomware in the last two years suggests research by Google Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:30:45 GMT
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Cyber-experts need to concentrate on reducing harm not technical proficiency, says Facebook security head