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Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Zuckerberg spent time in France last week, discussing regulation with President Emmanuel MacronFacebook has published its latest "enforcement...

Baltimore government held hostage by hackers’ ransomware

Image copyright Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images Image caption Baltimore's government servers have been attacked by ransomwareThe US city of Baltimore's government, long plagued by dysfunction, is...

DJI drones to come with plane detection

Image copyright DJIDrone-maker DJI has pledged to add plane and helicopter "detection" features to its consumer drones, to reduce the risk of collisions. Some of...

Nintendo removes mobile games in Belgium

Image copyright NintendoTwo Nintendo mobile games will soon no longer be available in Belgium as the game-maker moves to comply with local gambling laws. In...

Google’s Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google is to be investigated for its advertising practices.The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has started an inquiry into...

EA shows off its next-generation hair

Image copyright EAGaming giant EA has been showing off its next-generation hair-rendering capability in a blog post. It said it had put together a...

Would you pay $1m for a laptop full of malware?

Image copyright Guo O Dong Image caption The laptop is being live-streamed on gaming platform TwitchA laptop deliberately infected with six notorious strains of malware,...

Amazon set for facial recognition revolt

Image copyright Amazon Image caption Rekognition can match photos to databases holding millions of people's facesOpposition to Amazon's sale of its facial recognition technology to...

Bleach peddled as ‘miracle’ autism cure on YouTube

Image copyright Getty ImagesHundreds of videos that promote bleach as a cure for autism have been discovered on YouTube. The substance, which is peddled as...

Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN report

Image caption Most smart-speaker assistants have a female voiceAI-powered voice assistants with female voices are perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a UN study. These...
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