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Petya hackers issue fresh ransom demand

The perpetrators of a recent cyber-attack that disrupted businesses across the world appear to have accessed the ransom payments they raised. Just over £7,900-worth of virtual currency has been moved from the Bitcoin address listed in the…

Facebook hits 2bn users

More than a quarter of the world’s population now uses Facebook every month, the social network says. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially two billion people,” founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg posted. The…

Google hit with record $2.7bn fine

Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. The amount is the regulator's…

MTN partners Motorola to unveil Moto Z

Lenovo, through its subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, has today unveiled in Ghana its latest mobile device, the Moto Z, in partnership with MTN Ghana. Powerful and beautiful, the Moto Z is taking a stand against incremental innovation in the…

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…