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Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

2 hours 45 min ago
The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook's global affairs and communications team.
Categories: Science

Google takes down Esta service ads - but many remain

5 hours 34 min ago
Many sites have been charging high rates since 2010 but Google has finally taken some of the ads down.
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eBay revs up to take on Auto Trader in car ads

6 hours 24 min ago
The online marketplace is acquiring, making it a "leading alternative" to Auto Trader.
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The story behind your PlayStation username

11 hours 50 min ago
PlayStation's long-awaited new feature means weird and embarrassing names will be no more.
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What's the point of concept cars?

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 19:08
Concept cars look beautiful and futuristic, but why spend millions on them if they're never going to make it into production?
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Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:00
Online retailer adds hundreds of "Silicon Valley" jobs in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.
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How U2's technology is changing concerts for the better

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:01
The band's groundbreaking stage show is designed to ensure everyone has a front-row seat.
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Take a tour of U2's ground-breaking stage

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:58
Bassist Adam Clayton shows us around (and through) U2's 30-metre long "barricage".
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Facebook in fresh video metrics row

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:36
Legal action brought by advertisers claims the social network knew about problems in metrics in 2015.
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Tiny companion phone released in Japan

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:15
The mobile is designed as a companion device for those who already own bigger smartphones.
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'Facebook baby ads taunted me after stillborn'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:32
Anna England Kerr was shown ads for cots, cribs and IVF, despite trying to turn them off.
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Mitsubishi windows shine 'alarmingly realistic' fake sunlight

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:15
Mitsubishi has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets.
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Would you splash out on a new phone to get VR on the go?

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:11
Superfast 5G mobile will require new handsets, but will the new services justify the extra expense?
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eBay files lawsuit against Amazon over 'seller recruitment'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:23
In a lawsuit, eBay says the retail giant used its internal message system to recruit sellers.
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Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:48
Millions of tweets published by suspected state-linked accounts are made public by Twitter.
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Just Eat listings include takeaways given zero ratings for hygiene

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:21
Outlets rated zero by the Food Standards Agency are among those listed on the food ordering app.
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What are NPCs and why are they all over social media?

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:40
The Trump-supporting right has a new favourite meme and they're trolling opponents far and wide.
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Grand Theft Auto 'cheats' homes raided

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 09:27
A court grants search warrants and freezes the assets of five people accused of making cheat software.
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Google unshackles Android-device firms

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:26
Phone and tablet companies will be able to experiment with alternative versions of Android.
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Children 'blackmailed' for sexual images in online video chats

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:47
One in 10 children have been asked to remove their clothes over online video chats, says the NSPCC.
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