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February 08 2018

13:30

Google-Nest merger raises privacy issues

Campaigners are concerned that smart home specialist Nest will no longer be a separate business.
00:09

Facebook moderator: I had to be prepared to see anything

A former moderator for the social network recalls some of the content she had to tackle.
00:06

MPs travel to US on fake news mission

A House of Commons committee is in Washington to question Google, Facebook and Twitter on fake news.

February 07 2018

23:20

Reddit bans deepfake porn videos

The discussion site bans all faked pornography that uses people's faces without their permission.
18:19

Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

Thirty-six people are charged for their alleged involvement in running a giant cyber-crime site.
12:54

Deepfake pornographic videos banned by Twitter

Videos that merge celebrities faces with explicit sexual activity are blocked by the social network.
07:53

Gig economy: Holiday and sick pay promise for millions

The government says it will strictly enforce employment rights to improve conditions for millions of workers.
05:01

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully

The world's most powerful rocket successfully lifts clear of its pad on historic maiden flight.
00:13

BBC launches first augmented reality app for Civilisations

People will be able to explore historical artefacts in a virtual exhibition on their smartphones.
00:10

Poundland 'naughty' elf ad deemed 'irresponsible' by regulator

The social media campaign, which featured sexual references, breached the ASA code of practice.

February 06 2018

22:26

Uber boss takes stand at driverless trial

Ex-Uber boss is pressed on allegations he orchestrated the theft of trade secrets from Google's Waymo.
17:03

More than 746,000 NHS phishing emails blocked in a month

The NCSC has brought down the UK's share of global phishing attacks by securing government systems.
11:14

Bitcoin falls below $6,000

Investor fears over tightening crypto-currency legislations could be contributing to the fall.
11:13

Child abuse images behind Telegram ban

Users who posted "this horrible content" have been banned, said Apple's app store boss.
08:16

YouTube Kids still shows disturbing videos

YouTube says it is “very sorry” after more disturbing videos were found on YouTube Kids.
01:40

Elon Musk's huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch

The entrepreneur will attempt to fly the world's most powerful rocket with his own Tesla as payload.
00:50

The street dancers who dream big

The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.

February 05 2018

16:06

Microsoft warns firms of technology 'distractions'

Staff suffer from technostress, says an expert, with few Europeans feeling they work at their best.
14:16

New Spectrum Vega+ promises follow funds threat

The makers of a retro games console give a new delivery date after a threat to recoup funds.
11:43

Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

Lauri Love, from Suffolk, is suspected of hacking into FBI, US Central Bank and Nasa systems.
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