Facebook failed to remove sexualised images of children

Facebook has been criticised for its handling of reports about sexualised images of children on its platform. The chairman of [...]

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Windows 10 to offer update ‘snoozes’

Microsoft will enable Windows 10 users to choose when security updates are installed once they arrive rather than enforcing them [...]

Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee arrives at the office of the independent counsel team in Seoul, South Korea, February 19, 2017.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
Samsung Group chief to be charged with bribery, embezzlement amid…

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday it will charge Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee and four other [...]

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Nokia 3310 mobile phone resurrected at MWC 2017

Nokia’s 3310 phone has been relaunched nearly 17 years after its debut. Many consider the original handset iconic because of [...]

Google’s self-driving firm sues Uber

Uber is being sued for stealing trade secrets and technology from Google. Waymo, set up by Google owner Alphabet, is [...]

Tinder wants AI to set you up on a date

When I first met Sean Rad, back in 2013, Tinder was a blossoming dating app. It was known primarily for, [...]

YouTube ditches unskippable 30-second ads

YouTube is to scrap “unskippable” 30-second advertisements on the video-streaming service, from 2018. Google confirmed the plan to the BBC’s [...]

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This 14-year-old made the best Facebook chatbot

It’s been nearly a year since Microsoft’s Satya Nadella proclaimed “bots are the new apps”. Yet despite the promise of [...]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai writes back to girl, 7, who…

An “entrepreneurial” seven-year-old wrote to Google for a job and its CEO replied. After discussing her father’s work, Chloe Bridgwater [...]

Leverage technology to improve lives, Bawumia urges African leaders

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, has challenged African leaders to take advantage of growing advances in technology to better [...]