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May 25 2018


Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws

Complaints against the web giants are filed on the first day of the EU's new data protection law.

YouTube star John 'TotalBiscuit' Bain dies aged 33

Game critic John Bain - known as TotalBiscuit and the Cynical Brit - dies of cancer.

GDPR: US news sites blocked to EU users over data protection rules

The LA Times is among many sites blocked to European users over new EU rules on using personal data.

May 24 2018


Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestone

The online streaming giant temporarily becomes the world's most valuable media company before falling back.

Tech firms battle with GDPR privacy rules

EU residents are being blocked from several services and in some cases having their accounts wiped.

Google 'stole my video', says film-maker Philip Bloom

Film-maker claims his footage has been misused, after an internal Google video leaks online.

May 23 2018


Windrush women

Portraits of 11 women that form part of an exhibition by photographer Jim Grover on the Windrush generation.

Trump barred from blocking Twitter users by judge

A judge rules that blocking access to the president's tweets violates free speech.

Tesla Autopilot: Name deceptive, claim groups

Two consumer rights group claim the marketing for the driving assistant technology is deceptive and misleading.

Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn'

The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.

Steam store school-shooting game 'appalling'

An anti-gun violence charity calls for a school-shooting video game to be dropped from Steam.

UK military fears robots learning war from video games

Future cyber-attacks could come from robots trained on video games, the Ministry of Defence warns.

Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle

The announcement is being seen as a sign that a new, more powerful console is on the way.

Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave

Taxi app Uber is giving European drivers access to medical cover, sick pay and parental leave.

BMW cars found to contain more than a dozen flaws

China-based researchers are working with the carmaker to patch the security problems.

FBI admits over-counting locked iPhones and other mobiles

The use of numerous databases resulted in individual iPhones being erroneously counted multiple times.

Facebook wants your naked photos to stop revenge porn

The social network is extending a trial to the UK which hopes to block intimate photos before they appear online.

Ian Berry: Huddersfield artist creates works in denim

Using denim, scissors and glue Ian Berry, 34, creates art that has been shown around the world.

May 22 2018


Tremping' in the occupied West Bank

A photojournalist documents the risky world of Israeli “trempists” - Hebrew for hitchhikers.

Zuckerberg apologises to European Parliament for 'harm'

The Facebook founder faces questions from European lawmakers over the data scandal and fake news.
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