BBC Technology News

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  • Manchester police still relies on Windows XP
  • More than 20% of Greater Manchester Police's PCs run on the operating system, posing a hack risk.   More
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  • Google launches UK 'anti-terror fund'
  • Google will give UK £1m to counter extremism as part of wider plans to deal with such content on its platforms.   More
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  • Smartphone sales boom with over-55s
  • A study indicates that 71% of 55-to-75 year olds in the UK now own an app-capable handset.   More
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  • Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content
  • The prime minister will say firms must go "further and faster" in removing extremist content.   More
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  • Apple's iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps
  • Apple's latest mobile operating system will not launch several ageing educational apps and games.   More
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  • Is Amazon recommending bomb ingredients?
  • What are Amazon's algorithms recommending when it comes to purchasing the ingredients to make a bomb?   More
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  • Pepe the Frog creator in copyright fight
  • The creator of the cartoon character says it has been hijacked by nationalists.   More
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  • Neo-Nazi site finds home in Iceland
  • The neo-Nazi Daily Stormer site, chased off the internet in the wake of Charlottesville, has found a company willing to host it in Iceland.   More
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  • Internet 'having midlife crisis', says Baroness Lane-Fox
  • Lastminute.com's founder says the internet has done much good but sees "social and economic tensions".   More
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  • China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close
  • All Bitcoin exchanges in Beiing and Shanghai must submit plans for winding down operations.   More
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  • Microsoft Outlook issue fixed
  • Email users across Europe were affected, the technology giant said.   More
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  • Visitors 'help' Pirate Bay mine virtual cash
  • Many visitors objected when the site hijacked their computer to mine coins for the Monero digital currency.   More
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  • Alert over booby-trapped security software
  • More than two million people downloaded a compromised version of Avast's CCleaner software.   More
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  • UK 'biggest audience' in Europe for jihadist web content
  • Britain is the fifth-biggest audience in the world for extremist content, a study finds.   More
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  • Uber sorry for 'Wife Appreciation Day' promotion
  • The company urged customers to "let your wife take a day off from the kitchen".   More
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  • Google faces lawsuit over removing Gab from Play Store
  • The free speech network says it has been unfairly removed from the Android app store.   More
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  • Google launches India mobile payments app Tez
  • Tez lets users transfer money via an audio signal as well as via the internet.   More
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  • Will Germany's new law kill free speech online?
  • It's called "NetzDG" and critics worry that it will push social networks to delete posts - even if they are entirely legal.   More
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  • Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia
  • Snapchat has been caught up in an international row between Qatar and Saudi Arabia.   More
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  • Nigel - the robot that could tell you how to vote
  • Could artificial intelligence save democracy or should human politicians put limits on it?   More
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  • Equifax data breach: Credit rating firm replaces key staff
  • Data on up to 143 million people may have been exposed when hackers hit the credit report giant.   More
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  • China Communist Party Youth Twitter account prompts abuse
  • An account in the youth league's name is criticised for hypocrisy, but the league denies it's theirs.   More
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  • Facebook to trim advert categories aimed at 'anti-Semites'
  • Adverts could be directed towards people who described themselves as anti-Semitic, find researchers.   More
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  • Google sued over 'sex discrimination'
  • Three former employees say Google pays women less than men for comparable work.   More
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  • UN warning on growing digital 'chasm'
  • Developed nations are pulling ahead of developing nations thanks to technology, says a UN report.   More
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  • Undercover reporter confronts spam text message pair
  • The men boasted about being the biggest distributors of nuisance text messages in the UK.   More
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  • Staying safe online at 'big school'
  • Are new secondary school students and their parents ready for the next level of social media?   More
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  • The museum where retro video gamers meet up
  • The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge has an archive of more than 10,000 games.   More
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  • Burger robot rolled out to US restaurants and other news
  • BBC Click's Stephen Beckett looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.   More
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  • Moona pad keeps pillow cold all night
  • A device that keeps your pillow cool all night by pumping it full of cold water is being developed.   More
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  • Kaspersky cyber-security chief urges customers to stay
  • The chief executive of the Russian cyber-security firm says Americans should not distrust his firm.   More
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  • Craig David 'most dangerous' celebrity to search online
  • The research reveals which celebrities give the riskiest search results that could potentially lead fans to malicious websites.   More
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  • Nerf guns can lead to serious eye injuries, doctors warn
  • Medics said they had treated patients with internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.   More
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  • Nasa tests new Dream Chaser spacecraft and other news
  • BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.   More
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  • Is quantum encryption the key to cyber-security?
  • Cyber-security has become an increasing concern after recent high profile hacking cases.   More
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  • The elevators that go sideways as well as up and down
  • Instead of using a steel rope, the cabin is carried by linear motors.   More
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  • How free wi-fi is transforming India's rail stations
  • Free high-speed wi-fi is now being offered at 115 stations on India's railway network.   More
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  • Slow drive?
  • Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead yet.   More
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  • Instagram secrets
  • The Facebook-owned photo app has become an important marketing tool for many small entrepreneurs.   More
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  • Sports tales
  • Newsbeat speaks to the stars of Madden NFL 18's new story mode called Longshot.   More
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  • Cashing out
  • Card and phone payments may be replacing coins and notes, but are Swedes ready to get rid of cash altogether?   More
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  • Strava it
  • How cycling app Strava became a must-have for cyclists around the world.   More
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  • Money machines
  • Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?   More
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  • Beyond the law
  • Initial coin offerings - firms issuing their own digital currencies for investors to buy - are concerning regulators.   More
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  • Inspiring inventors
  • To mark the launch of the 100 Women Challenge, meet the female inventors behind everyday innovations such as computer software to the dishwasher.   More
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  • Facebook raffles
  • The number of raffle groups has grown rapidly over the last few years, but so have the number of scams.   More
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  • Sky taxis
  • How Dubai may be winning the race to launch the first passenger-carrying flying drones.   More
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  • Hands on with the new iPhone X
  • Apple has announced a new iPhone that will cost $999. Is it worth the money? The BBC's Dave Lee got hands on with the much anticipated device.   More
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  • LG's V30 smartphone 'leaves gimmicks behind'
  • The device has an OLED display and advanced camera features but no second screen or add-on modules.   More
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  • Sony phone app takes 3D clone snaps
  • Software creates detailed 3D scans of any object using just a phone's camera and motion sensor.   More
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8: A giant phone
  • Samsung puts the disastrous Note 7 behind it with a follow-up that is both bigger and more costly.   More