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Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:14pm
More than seven million "hate speech" posts were removed by the social network, also a record high.

Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:04am
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.

DJI drones to come with plane detection

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 7:14am
From January, new DJI drones will be able to detect nearby planes and helicopters.

Nintendo removes mobile games in Belgium

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 7:11am
The two titles break local gambling laws that prohibit giving players random rewards in "loot boxes".

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 3:57pm
Chinese company is dealt an "insurmountable" blow as chip designer says it must comply with US trade ban.

Google's Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 1:35pm
The Irish Data Protection Commission will look into whether Google's Ad Exchange system is GDPR-compliant.

Apple to warn iPhone users about update impact

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 9:45am
The tech giant must tell customers if a software update will slow down their iPhone, UK regulator has said.

EA shows off its next-generation hair

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:53am
Developers at EA want limp, lifeless hair to be a thing of the past.

Would you pay $1m for a laptop full of malware?

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:50am
The laptop is infected with six notorious strains, including WannaCry and ILoveYou.

Tesla 'hires' witty museum sheep tweeter

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 8:26am
Social media expert who propelled The Museum of English Rural Life to global fame is snapped up by Tesla.

EE to launch UK's first 5G service in May

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:00am
Firm says that Huawei's 5G phones will not be available initially.

If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 7:30pm
This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.

How computing's first 'killer app' changed everything

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 7:22pm
Technology reshapes the workplace in much subtler ways than simply robots stealing jobs.

TalkTalk data breach customer details found online

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 7:17pm
Personal details for 4,545 TalkTalk customers stolen during a 2015 data breach are accessible online.

Amazon set for facial recognition revolt

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 7:14pm
Investors are to vote on whether the firm should continue selling its facial ID tech to the police.

Bleach peddled as 'miracle' autism cure on YouTube

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 1:17pm
An investigation by Business Insider led the site to take down most - but not all - of the videos.

Driverless cars: Cambridge University model cars 'talk' to avoid jams

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 1:14pm
Researchers say it shows driverless cars working together could improve traffic flow by at least 35%.

Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN report

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:08am
Female-voiced AIs are portrayed as "eager to please", suggesting women are "subservient" says study.

Google changes policy on abortion advertising

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:29am
Advertisers will be made to disclose whether they provide abortions before running ads in the US, UK and Ireland.

US warns of threat from Chinese drone companies

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 8:47am
The alert raises concerns that the Chinese government might gain access to confidential data.