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Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:43
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.
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HQ Trivia: The free app giving away thousands of pounds

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:00
How does a free app with no adverts go about becoming a success with Hollywood actors whilst giving away thousands in cash?
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Russia's Telegram ban 'failing'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:38
The messaging app is working around attempts to block it by authorities.
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GDPR: Are you ready for the EU's huge data privacy shake-up?

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:55
Organisations have just seven weeks to prepare for a major shake-up to EU data privacy laws.
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Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:09
The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.
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German supreme court rejects ad-block challenge

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:19
Publishing giant Axel Springer has lost a long-running case seeking to limit the use of Adblock Plus.
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Facebook removes 'gay sex for rent' posts

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:13
An investigation found groups offering free accommodation for young men in exchange for sex.
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Google's SMS replacement ready to launch

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:34
Android phones are beginning to receive Google's feature-rich new service called Chat.
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Robot visits a pub for Westworld promotion and other news

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 06:05
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
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God of War: Giving gaming new emotions

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:47
The team behind God of War tell Newsbeat the gaming industry is maturing to tackle more complex emotions than ever before.
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Robo farmers

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:04
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.
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Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 19:03
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.
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Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:43
A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.
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Ikea's TaskRabbit app back online after data breach

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:46
The odd jobs marketplace has been investigating a "cyber-security incident".
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TalkTalk and Vodafone top complaints chart again

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:38
TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT drew the most complaints for their services, the regulator says.
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The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 05:21
The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters’ sight in poor visibility.
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Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:42
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.
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Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApp

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:44
India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.
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NHS website defaced by hackers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:32
The digital vandalism was spotted by a security researcher and has since been fixed.
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Are AI fairytales the future?

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:03
The first AI fairytale has been written by an algorithm, a company claims - a taste of future story-telling?
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