Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:08:58 GMT
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The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours. Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon' Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:09:01 GMT
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Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers. Thousands hit in OnePlus credit card hack Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:48:00 GMT
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About 40,000 customers of OnePlus could have had card details stolen in the attack by cyber-thieves TalkTalk most complained-about broadband provider Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:34:40 GMT
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The Post Office came out worst for landline services and Vodafone worst for mobile services. Apple hit with complaint by South Korean consumer group Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:22:35 GMT
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A South Korean consumer group has filed a complaint against Apple over iPhone slowdown. Google tackles Chromecast wi-fi blasting bug Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:34:17 GMT
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The problem can knock out home networks by overwhelming routers with data surge, it said Chrissy Chambers: Revenge porn almost killed me Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:35:23 GMT
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Singer Chrissy Chambers describes how her life changed when her ex posted an explicit video online. Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $9.3bn investment deal Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:24:21 GMT
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Travis Kalanick is selling shares worth $1.4bn as a consortium invests $9.3bn in Uber. Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:57:46 GMT
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A range of concept cars and trucks are showcased at the 2018 Detroit motor show. Apple and Google buses under fire in Silicon Valley Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:52:13 GMT
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Buses carrying Apple and Google employees to work have been targeted while en route. Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:20:00 GMT
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The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues". Intel fix causes reboots and slowdowns Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:41:17 GMT
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The chip-maker says the patches it has issued to fix two security flaw can cause further problems. Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:57:04 GMT
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Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit. YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:55:01 GMT
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Chrissy Chambers is awarded damages from her ex-boyfriend who posted sexual videos of her online. Tide Pod challenge: YouTube blocks videos after poisoning fears Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:11:47 GMT
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American teenagers have been swallowing laundry detergent and posting videos online as part of a challenge. BT guarantees broadband speeds for two new services Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:14:13 GMT
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Only 250,000 homes will be able to access the new services - a fraction of the total connected to the internet. YouTube toughens advert payment rules Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:17:03 GMT
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The video-clip platform will require creators to have more than 1,000 subscribers to feature adverts. Kitty Perry and the copyright lessons for seven-year-olds Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:40:19 GMT
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A new campaign aims to make lessons about intellectual property infringement fun. Drone hit newly erected crane during Kent site survey Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:40:14 GMT
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It struck a crane that was not in place when the pilot carried out site safety check, a report says. Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:31:33 GMT
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The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes. Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:41:28 GMT
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A 19-year-old woman finds her location in Charleroi in Belgium and alerts her brother. Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:01:25 GMT
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The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December. Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:04:54 GMT
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SinVR app says it has fixed an issue which left 20,000 names and email addresses exposed. Twitch spamming suspect charged in Canada Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:59:29 GMT
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Streams were widely disrupted by a series of attacks that hit them with hundreds of toxic comments. Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices - but how? Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:16:19 GMT
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The Asian nation has been a big adopter of virtual currency, so developments there have a global impact. OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:12:58 GMT
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More than 200 people report seeing fraudulent charges following a purchase via the OnePlus site. Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:42:04 GMT
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Drivers who do not take a long enough break will not be able to log in to the app and take trips. Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:35:42 GMT
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The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years. Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:40:27 GMT
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They are accused of sharing explicit videos of two 15-year-olds via Facebook Messenger. Hackers steal $400,000 of crypto-currency Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:45:15 GMT
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The group breached BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores the Stellar Lumen currency. American charged over deadly 'swatting' raid Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:56:42 GMT
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A man accused of making a prank call that led to a fatal shooting is charged in the US. Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:52:28 GMT
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The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders. Malware populates children's apps with porn adverts Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:57:47 GMT
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Apps containing the malicious code were downloaded more than three million times. Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:26:34 GMT
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Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues. CES 2018: Wireless recharging while on the move Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:15:41 GMT
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An over-the-air recharging solution designed for use in the car is on show at the CES trade fair. Softbank plans $18bn share sale of its mobile business Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:05:04 GMT
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The share sale could include listings in Tokyo and London but Softbank says no decision has been taken. Apple health data used in murder trial Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:56:55 GMT
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Data suggesting movements correlating to how a suspect disposed of a body used as evidence. Snapchat redesign is a 'flop' with users Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:25:19 GMT
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Social media service Snapchat redesign has not proved popular with many of its regular users Facebook plans major changes to news feed Fri, 12 Jan 2018 02:08:48 GMT
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CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he plans to make posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent. China shuts Marriott's website over Tibet and Taiwan error Fri, 12 Jan 2018 03:38:33 GMT
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The hotel chain apologises, saying it "respects and supports" Chinese sovereignty. Europe puts 1bn euros into supercomputer research Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:47:43 GMT
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The Commission wants to spend 1bn euros on machines far faster than existing supercomputers US retirement village to have 'largest' self-driving taxi scheme Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:49:54 GMT
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Start-up company Voyage will start rolling out the service at The Villages, Florida next year. US man charged over 15-year spying campaign Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:10:21 GMT
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The attacked allegedly spied on users via webcams and stole personal data and login information. PUBG 'not eSports-ready' yet - but 'will be one day' Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:53:06 GMT
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The brains behind PUBG, one of the most popular games in the world, talks eSports with the Radio 1 Gaming Show. CES 2018: Samsung launches modular TV called The Wall Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:28:14 GMT
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The modular parts used to make the 146in TV also allow for screens of unusual shapes to be made. YouTube punishes Logan Paul over Japan suicide video Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:08:06 GMT
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Logan Paul loses business deals after posting a video showing an apparent suicide victim in Japan. CES 2018: Power cut at Vegas tech show blamed on rain Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:14:22 GMT
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Attendees were evacuated from an area hosting Samsung, LG and Sony at the giant Las Vegas trade fair. South Korea considers Bitcoin trading ban Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:31:19 GMT
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Government cryptocurrency concerns include tax evasion and people developing gambling addictions. Taiwanese police give cyber-security quiz winners infected devices Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:32:27 GMT
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Taiwanese police gave malware-infected thumb drives as prizes at a cyber-security expo. Facebook kills virtual assistant M Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:36:21 GMT
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The social media company says the text-based service that operates with human input, was an experiment. Meltdown fix can make some machines slower - Intel Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:56:40 GMT
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The patch for a security hole in its chips may slow down machines but the impact will be limited, it says. Moscow taxi users confusion amid GPS meddling claims Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:50:01 GMT
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Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles away. Carphone Warehouse fined 400,000 over data breach Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:31:58 GMT
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The regulator says its 400,000 fine follows the discovery of rudimentary mistakes by the retailer. Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:36:48 GMT
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A company linked to the Chinese government will operate the service in China from 28 February. Freezing machines halt chip bug patch Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:48:37 GMT
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Fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre flaw are temporarily halted by Microsoft after AMD machines freeze. Twitch in last-minute deal with Overwatch Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:15:27 GMT
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An innovative e-sports league will be broadcast exclusively on social video service Twitch. Huawei's US smartphone deal collapses Wed, 10 Jan 2018 06:36:15 GMT
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A tie-up with AT&T was seemingly scuppered over concerns about Chinese firms entering US telecoms. Toy firm VTech fined $650,000 over data breach Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:29:00 GMT
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US regulators say it did a poor job of protecting data it gathered about children and parents. India woman kills self 'over WhatsApp bullying' Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:03:44 GMT
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The Hindu woman had been bullied over her friendship with a Muslim man, Indian police say. Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:21:08 GMT
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Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality? Swimmers rescued by drone in Australia Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:38:02 GMT
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Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue. RAF Marham: F-35 fighter jet simulator unveiled Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:14:20 GMT
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The F-35 fighter due to arrive at RAF Marham in Norfolk this summer. CES 2018: Floating ads created by Kino-mo's spinning tech Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:18:24 GMT
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Spinning LED strips are used to create video images that appear to float in mid-air like holograms. CES 2018: Time machine camera lets you record 'missed moments' Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:10:31 GMT
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A wearable camera lets users record events that have already happened over the past 10 seconds. CES 2018: CarWink emojis seek to replace driver hand gestures Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:17:57 GMT
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A small display that shows images offers motorists a new way to communicate to each other. Just Eat offers 10 after unwanted texts Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:19:22 GMT
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Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver. CES 2018: Zano the zombie drone whirs back to life Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:09:57 GMT
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Drones that were incapacitated by the collapse of their creator are set to work again. How baby play is helping robots imagine the future Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:04:22 GMT
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Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have taught a robot to play. Quantum computing: Modular system announced Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:05:22 GMT
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Linking modular quantum computers together could create a more powerful network. Nikon v Kodak: 360 cameras go head-to-head Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:39:50 GMT
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Two mid-range 360 cameras are put to test by the BBC Click team. AI helps write Harry Potter fanfiction and other news Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:41:40 GMT
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BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories. Switch on, switch off Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:46:35 GMT
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As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers. Heads up Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:36:15 GMT
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This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights. Panic buying Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:20:34 GMT
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Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers. Captured paedophile Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:08:33 GMT
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A BBC Trending report about online predators prompted a reader to investigate and eventually led to the conviction of a dangerous paedophile. Robot hits and misses Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:54:39 GMT
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Tech firms try to convince the public their robots are ready to buy despite several stumbles. Power up Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:41:16 GMT
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A smattering of gadgets show off at the tech show promise better battery life than we're used to. Audience with robot Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:03:02 GMT
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An awkward audience with a celebrity robot still has the power to impress. Hey Google Wed, 10 Jan 2018 04:25:14 GMT
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The rivalry between Amazon and Google's virtual assistants is fiercer than ever at the tech show. Will taps run dry? Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:04:32 GMT
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With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently. CES 2018: Omron's ping pong robot keeps ball in play Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:56:31 GMT
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A robot that matches its ping pong-playing skill level to its human opponent's is on show at CES. CES 2018: Luka owl robot reads bedtime stories to kids Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:40:29 GMT
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A robot that can read any of 50,000 picture books to young children will soon launch. CES 2018: Intel's swarm of drones lights up Vegas night sky Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:18:59 GMT
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More than 200 drones are dazzling audiences in Las Vegas with a sky show timed to coincide with CES. CES 2018: Panasonic's concept car has pick-your-own views Thu, 11 Jan 2018 23:16:07 GMT
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Panasonic shows off a concept car with windows that can swap out the real view for one you prefer. CES 2018: Merge Blaster mixes real world with game Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:36:05 GMT
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A hi-tech toy gun lets gamers play virtual reality-style games without having to wear a headset. CES 2018: Hushme mask lets users make private calls Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:50:40 GMT
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A hi-tech face mask is being pitched as a way to obscure users' voices to let them speak in private.