107915436 faceapp2 - Can you trust FaceApp with your face?
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Can you trust FaceApp with your face?

Image copyright FaceApp Image caption The app has gone viral – but how many fans have read the terms and conditions? Everyone is talking about FaceApp – the app that can edit photos of people’s faces to show younger or older versions of themselves. Thousands of people are sharing the results of their own experiments […]

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Google suspends ticket site Viagogo from advertising

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Arctic Monkeys’ manager has called for Viagogo to be shut down Google has suspended Viagogo as an advertiser, after claims touts resell tickets at inflated prices on the site. The Competition and Market Authority is taking the ticketing website to court, alleging it has not done enough to […]

104857289 china google1 - Google's Project Dragonfly 'terminated' in China
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Google's Project Dragonfly 'terminated' in China

Image caption Google’s plans for a Chinese search engine attracted criticism from some Google’s controversial plan to launch a censored search engine in China has been “terminated”, a company executive has said. The project was reported to have ceased late last year but rumours that it remained active persisted. “We have terminated Project Dragonfly,” Google […]

107910064 neurons - Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans
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Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The aim of the firm is to find ways to stimulate the brain in paralysed humans to allow them to control computers NeuraLink, a company set up by Elon Musk to explore ways to connect the human brain to a computer interface, has applied to US regulators to start […]

107910731 gettyimages 1146371592 - Data of 'nearly all adults' in Bulgaria stolen
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Data of 'nearly all adults' in Bulgaria stolen

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bulgarian authorities are trying to find out who was behind the cyber-attack Personal data belonging to millions of Bulgarians has been stolen in a cyber-attack on the country’s tax agency. According to a local cyber-security researcher, most adults in the country of seven million people are likely to have […]

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'Cordless' Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

Image copyright Dyson Image caption Dyson argued that consumers would not think the fan was cordless An advert for one of Dyson’s £400 fans has been labelled misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The video, for the company’s Pure Hot and Cool Fan, suggests the fan is cordless when it actually needs to be […]

107889711 emojis - Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user made available
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Disability emojis: Guide dog and wheelchair user made available

Image copyright Apple/ Unicode Apple has announced some new emojis – including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid. They’ve been released on World Emoji Day as part of a move by the tech company to represent disabled people better. New designs were proposed last year and will be released for […]

107902531 gettyimages 1084571354 - Juventus to be called Piemonte Calcio in Fifa after PES deal
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Juventus to be called Piemonte Calcio in Fifa after PES deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Juventus player Cristiano Ronaldo was the cover star of the past two Fifa games Fifa 20 will not feature Juventus, after Konami, the games company that makes Pro Evolution Soccer 2020, signed an exclusive deal with the club. Players of Fifa 20 will instead have to search for “Piemonte […]

107894744 alien976 - Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event
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Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some people believe Area 51 is home to crashed alien spaceships It started as a bit of a joke, but now the US Air Force has told people not to go near Area 51. More than a million people have RSVP’d to an event on Facebook, threatening to storm […]

107899171 gettyimages 830617784 - Daily Stormer founder 'should pay $14m' in damages, judge says
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Daily Stormer founder 'should pay $14m' in damages, judge says

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption The Daily Stormer suffered a major backlash after right-wing rallies in Charlottesville in 2017Neo-Nazi website publisher Andrew Anglin should pay $14m (£11.2m) in damages to a Jewish woman subjected to a “troll storm” at his urging, a US federal magistrate recommends. Tanya Gersh said that Mr Anglin had published 30 […]

99185963 gettyimages 57327036 - Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim
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Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump promises to look into Google’s business in China President Trump has said his administration will look into alleged links between Google and China. It follows a speech given by Peter Thiel in which the billionaire tech investor asked whether Google’s senior management considered itself to have been infiltrated […]

107897901 rubikscube - AI solves Rubik's Cube in under one second
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AI solves Rubik's Cube in under one second

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Rubik’s Cube is a puzzle challenging people to create six sides of a single colour An artificial intelligence system created by researchers at the University of California has solved the Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second. DeepCubeA, as the algorithm was called, completed the 3D logic […]