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  • Net firms 'better' at removing hate speech, says EU
  • The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.   More
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  • Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'
  • Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.   More
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  • Thousands hit in OnePlus credit card hack
  • About 40,000 customers of OnePlus could have had card details stolen in the attack by cyber-thieves   More
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  • TalkTalk most complained-about broadband provider
  • The Post Office came out worst for landline services and Vodafone worst for mobile services.   More
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  • Apple hit with complaint by South Korean consumer group
  • A South Korean consumer group has filed a complaint against Apple over iPhone slowdown.   More
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  • Google tackles Chromecast wi-fi blasting bug
  • The problem can knock out home networks by overwhelming routers with data surge, it said   More
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  • Chrissy Chambers: Revenge porn almost killed me
  • Singer Chrissy Chambers describes how her life changed when her ex posted an explicit video online.   More
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  • Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $9.3bn investment deal
  • Travis Kalanick is selling shares worth $1.4bn as a consortium invests $9.3bn in Uber.   More
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  • Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like
  • A range of concept cars and trucks are showcased at the 2018 Detroit motor show.   More
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  • Apple and Google buses under fire in Silicon Valley
  • Buses carrying Apple and Google employees to work have been targeted while en route.   More
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  • Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates
  • The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues".   More
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  • Intel fix causes reboots and slowdowns
  • The chip-maker says the patches it has issued to fix two security flaw can cause further problems.   More
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  • Nintendo Labo: The DIY cardboard accessory for Switch
  • Labo will turn Switch controllers into a piano, a fishing rod, a motorbike or even a robot suit.   More
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  • YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case
  • Chrissy Chambers is awarded damages from her ex-boyfriend who posted sexual videos of her online.   More
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  • Tide Pod challenge: YouTube blocks videos after poisoning fears
  • American teenagers have been swallowing laundry detergent and posting videos online as part of a challenge.   More
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  • BT guarantees broadband speeds for two new services
  • Only 250,000 homes will be able to access the new services - a fraction of the total connected to the internet.   More
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  • YouTube toughens advert payment rules
  • The video-clip platform will require creators to have more than 1,000 subscribers to feature adverts.   More
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  • Kitty Perry and the copyright lessons for seven-year-olds
  • A new campaign aims to make lessons about intellectual property infringement fun.   More
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  • Drone hit newly erected crane during Kent site survey
  • It struck a crane that was not in place when the pilot carried out site safety check, a report says.   More
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  • Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile
  • The payment is expected to be the largest of its type following US tax code changes.   More
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  • Belgium 'abduction': Woman uses phone map to provide her location
  • A 19-year-old woman finds her location in Charleroi in Belgium and alerts her brother.   More
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  • Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December
  • The crypto-currency has nearly halved in value since its peak in December.   More
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  • Flaw in VR porn app leaves 20,000 names exposed
  • SinVR app says it has fixed an issue which left 20,000 names and email addresses exposed.   More
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  • Twitch spamming suspect charged in Canada
  • Streams were widely disrupted by a series of attacks that hit them with hundreds of toxic comments.   More
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  • Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices - but how?
  • The Asian nation has been a big adopter of virtual currency, so developments there have a global impact.   More
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  • OnePlus phone company investigates card fraud claims
  • More than 200 people report seeing fraudulent charges following a purchase via the OnePlus site.   More
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  • Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours
  • Drivers who do not take a long enough break will not be able to log in to the app and take trips.   More
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  • Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022
  • The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.   More
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  • Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged
  • They are accused of sharing explicit videos of two 15-year-olds via Facebook Messenger.   More
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  • Hackers steal $400,000 of crypto-currency
  • The group breached BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores the Stellar Lumen currency.   More
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  • American charged over deadly 'swatting' raid
  • A man accused of making a prank call that led to a fatal shooting is charged in the US.   More
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  • Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end
  • The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.   More
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  • Malware populates children's apps with porn adverts
  • Apps containing the malicious code were downloaded more than three million times.   More
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  • Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website
  • Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues.   More
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  • CES 2018: Wireless recharging while on the move
  • An over-the-air recharging solution designed for use in the car is on show at the CES trade fair.   More
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  • Softbank plans $18bn share sale of its mobile business
  • The share sale could include listings in Tokyo and London but Softbank says no decision has been taken.   More
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  • Apple health data used in murder trial
  • Data suggesting movements correlating to how a suspect disposed of a body used as evidence.   More
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  • Snapchat redesign is a 'flop' with users
  • Social media service Snapchat redesign has not proved popular with many of its regular users   More
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  • Facebook plans major changes to news feed
  • CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he plans to make posts from businesses, brands and media less prominent.   More
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  • China shuts Marriott's website over Tibet and Taiwan error
  • The hotel chain apologises, saying it "respects and supports" Chinese sovereignty.   More
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  • Europe puts 1bn euros into supercomputer research
  • The Commission wants to spend 1bn euros on machines far faster than existing supercomputers   More
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  • US retirement village to have 'largest' self-driving taxi scheme
  • Start-up company Voyage will start rolling out the service at The Villages, Florida next year.   More
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  • US man charged over 15-year spying campaign
  • The attacked allegedly spied on users via webcams and stole personal data and login information.   More
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  • PUBG 'not eSports-ready' yet - but 'will be one day'
  • The brains behind PUBG, one of the most popular games in the world, talks eSports with the Radio 1 Gaming Show.   More
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  • CES 2018: Samsung launches modular TV called The Wall
  • The modular parts used to make the 146in TV also allow for screens of unusual shapes to be made.   More
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  • YouTube punishes Logan Paul over Japan suicide video
  • Logan Paul loses business deals after posting a video showing an apparent suicide victim in Japan.   More
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  • CES 2018: Power cut at Vegas tech show blamed on rain
  • Attendees were evacuated from an area hosting Samsung, LG and Sony at the giant Las Vegas trade fair.   More
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  • South Korea considers Bitcoin trading ban
  • Government cryptocurrency concerns include tax evasion and people developing gambling addictions.   More
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  • Taiwanese police give cyber-security quiz winners infected devices
  • Taiwanese police gave malware-infected thumb drives as prizes at a cyber-security expo.   More
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  • Facebook kills virtual assistant M
  • The social media company says the text-based service that operates with human input, was an experiment.   More
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  • Meltdown fix can make some machines slower - Intel
  • The patch for a security hole in its chips may slow down machines but the impact will be limited, it says.   More
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  • Moscow taxi users confusion amid GPS meddling claims
  • Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles away.   More
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  • Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach
  • The regulator says its £400,000 fine follows the discovery of rudimentary mistakes by the retailer.   More
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  • Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts
  • A company linked to the Chinese government will operate the service in China from 28 February.   More
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  • Freezing machines halt chip bug patch
  • Fixes for the Meltdown and Spectre flaw are temporarily halted by Microsoft after AMD machines freeze.   More
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  • Twitch in last-minute deal with Overwatch
  • An innovative e-sports league will be broadcast exclusively on social video service Twitch.   More
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  • Huawei's US smartphone deal collapses
  • A tie-up with AT&T was seemingly scuppered over concerns about Chinese firms entering US telecoms.   More
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  • Toy firm VTech fined $650,000 over data breach
  • US regulators say it did a poor job of protecting data it gathered about children and parents.   More
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  • India woman kills self 'over WhatsApp bullying'
  • The Hindu woman had been bullied over her friendship with a Muslim man, Indian police say.   More
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  • The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub
  • The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.   More
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  • Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future
  • Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?   More
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  • Swimmers rescued by drone in Australia
  • Lifeguards were being trained how to use the drone when the drama unfolded in what's being called a world first rescue.   More
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  • RAF Marham: F-35 fighter jet simulator unveiled
  • The F-35 fighter due to arrive at RAF Marham in Norfolk this summer.   More
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  • CES 2018: Floating ads created by Kino-mo's spinning tech
  • Spinning LED strips are used to create video images that appear to float in mid-air like holograms.   More
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  • CES 2018: Time machine camera lets you record 'missed moments'
  • A wearable camera lets users record events that have already happened over the past 10 seconds.   More
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  • Just Eat offers £10 after unwanted texts
  • Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver.   More
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  • CES 2018: Zano the zombie drone whirs back to life
  • Drones that were incapacitated by the collapse of their creator are set to work again.   More
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  • How baby play is helping robots imagine the future
  • Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have taught a robot to play.   More
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  • Quantum computing: Modular system announced
  • Linking modular quantum computers together could create a more powerful network.   More
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  • Nikon v Kodak: 360 cameras go head-to-head
  • Two mid-range 360 cameras are put to test by the BBC Click team.   More
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  • AI helps write Harry Potter fanfiction and other news
  • BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.   More
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  • Switch on, switch off
  • As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.   More
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  • Heads up
  • This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.   More
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  • Panic buying
  • Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.   More
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  • Captured paedophile
  • A BBC Trending report about online predators prompted a reader to investigate and eventually led to the conviction of a dangerous paedophile.   More
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  • Robot hits and misses
  • Tech firms try to convince the public their robots are ready to buy despite several stumbles.   More
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  • Power up
  • A smattering of gadgets show off at the tech show promise better battery life than we're used to.   More
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  • Audience with robot
  • An awkward audience with a celebrity robot still has the power to impress.   More
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  • Hey Google
  • The rivalry between Amazon and Google's virtual assistants is fiercer than ever at the tech show.   More
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  • Will taps run dry?
  • With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.   More
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  • CES 2018: Omron's ping pong robot keeps ball in play
  • A robot that matches its ping pong-playing skill level to its human opponent's is on show at CES.   More
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  • CES 2018: Luka owl robot reads bedtime stories to kids
  • A robot that can read any of 50,000 picture books to young children will soon launch.   More
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  • CES 2018: Intel's swarm of drones lights up Vegas night sky
  • More than 200 drones are dazzling audiences in Las Vegas with a sky show timed to coincide with CES.   More
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  • CES 2018: Panasonic's concept car has pick-your-own views
  • Panasonic shows off a concept car with windows that can swap out the real view for one you prefer.   More
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  • CES 2018: Merge Blaster mixes real world with game
  • A hi-tech toy gun lets gamers play virtual reality-style games without having to wear a headset.   More
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  • CES 2018: Hushme mask lets users make private calls
  • A hi-tech face mask is being pitched as a way to obscure users' voices to let them speak in private.   More