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Two Britons arrested over Microsoft hack

Two men have been arrested for their part in an alleged plan to hack into Microsoft's network. A 22-year-old from Sleaford and a 25-year-old from Bracknell were detained by police on Thursday. It is believed that the men were involved in…

MTN donates books to students

MTN Ghana as part of its ‘21 days Y’ello Care’ programme has donated over 2,000 books to some seven schools in Accra at the Kwashieman Cluster of Schools. The ‘Y’ello Care’ initiative is an annual staff volunteer programme that involves…

E3 2017: Gamers head to LA to play

Gamers from around the globe are heading to Los Angeles for the E3 video games showcase, which lays out what players can expect in the year ahead. E3 is traditionally an industry-only event, but in recent years some studios have held their…

Android creator launches own smartphone

Andy Rubin, one the creators of Google's Android software, has launched his own high-end smartphone. Mr Rubin left Google in 2014 to create Playground, a technology investment company. Essential is one of the companies it funds - and the…

Robot police officer goes on duty in Dubai

Dubai Police have revealed their first robot officer, giving it the task of patrolling the city's malls and tourist attractions. People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information by tapping a touchscreen on its…

Microsoft launches new Surface Pro

Microsoft has launched a "faster, more powerful" Surface Pro tablet, with a battery life of 13.5 hours. The device, which weighs 770g (1.69lb) and has a 31cm (12.3in) screen, will cost from $799 in the US and £799 in the UK. Microsoft…