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24m Google removes cupcake calorie counter from Maps
BBC
Feature showed users how many calories they would burn if they walked to destination.
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Adobe Flash Player users urged to disable software after it lets criminals infect computers1h 37m Adobe Flash Player users urged to disable software after it lets criminals infect computers
The Independent
The software is being killed off in 2020, but for many that date can't come soon enough
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Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool4h Updated Australia launches revenge porn reporting tool
BBC
One in five Australians have been victims of image-based abuse, but very few report the offence.
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High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second12h High speed camera uses 1,000 frames per second
BBC
The camera that can process images faster than the eye can see.
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Daimler recalls 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK13h Daimler recalls 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK
BBC
More than a million vehicles worldwide are being recalled over a potential airbag safety issue.
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Facebook lets you order takeaways on the app and website, but only in the US18h Facebook lets you order takeaways on the app and website, but only in the US
The Independent
The social network has been busy ripping features from other popular apps and services over recent months
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UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack18h UK TV drama about North Korea hit by cyber-attack
BBC
The TV series Opposite Number was cancelled following a cyber-attack in 2014.
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Anita Sarkeesian: ‘It’s frustrating to be known as the woman who survived #Gamergate’20h Anita Sarkeesian: ‘It’s frustrating to be known as the woman who survived #Gamergate’
The Guardian
The founder of Feminist Frequency refuses to be defined by the horrific abuse she has faced online. Instead, she has launched a new project, The FREQ Show, looking at the media in the age of TrumpIt has been five years since the feminist critic and blogger Anita Sarkeesian became the target for a staggeringly vicious online hate campaign after producing the online video series
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Why is the sky yellow? People can't agree if it's a red sun or orange sky20h Why is the sky yellow? People can't agree if it's a red sun or orange sky
The Independent
Most people appear to think it's yellow – but they are slowly changing their mind
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Huawei Mate 10 uses AI to distinguish cats from dogs21h Updated Huawei Mate 10 uses AI to distinguish cats from dogs
BBC
Huawei Mate 10 handsets use a new type of processor to recognise objects being photographed.
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Microsoft Windows 10 breaches Dutch privacy law21h Microsoft Windows 10 breaches Dutch privacy law
BBC
The Dutch regulator says sanctions may be imposed if Microsoft does not comply.
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Two stars crash into each other, wobbling the universe and flinging out huge amounts of gold21h Two stars crash into each other, wobbling the universe and flinging out huge amounts of gold
The Independent
The discovery opens a 'new chapter in astrophysics', say experts, and has been described as one of the most exciting ever
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Huawei Mate 10: Price, release date and everything else you need to know22h Huawei Mate 10: Price, release date and everything else you need to know
The Independent
It has an AI processor to help it learn from your usage habits
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Huawei launches Mate 10 Pro with built-in AI to challenge Apple and Samsung22h Huawei launches Mate 10 Pro with built-in AI to challenge Apple and Samsung
The Guardian
Top-end phone with premium design and big battery looks to lead new trend of baking AI in locally to make smartphones smarter and with greater privacy Huawei’s new Mate 10 Pro takes aim squarely at Samsung, Google and Apple with a large screen, competition-beating big battery and AI baked in.
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'Krack' Wi-Fi breach means every modern network and device is vulnerable to hack, researcher says24h 'Krack' Wi-Fi breach means every modern network and device is vulnerable to hack, researcher says
The Independent
Every modern Wi-Fi network, and every device that has connected to one, could potentially have been hacked after a huge breach, researchers have said.
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Drone collides with commercial aeroplane in Canada24h Drone collides with commercial aeroplane in Canada
BBC
The aircraft sustained only minor damage and landed safely, the Canadian transport minister said.
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Facebook funds anti-bullying training in schools25h Facebook funds anti-bullying training in schools
BBC
The tech giant will extend a scheme which trains young people to help those who suffer cyber-bullying.
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WhatsApp update makes changing phone numbers much less stressful25h WhatsApp update makes changing phone numbers much less stressful
The Independent
You can tell all of your contacts with the touch of a button
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WPA2 wifi security vulnerable to hacking, US government warns27h WPA2 wifi security vulnerable to hacking, US government warns
The Guardian
Protocol used by vast majority of wifi connections has been broken by Belgian researchers, highlighting potential for internet traffic to be exposed The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks, according to the US government’s cybersecurity group. The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (Cert) issued a warning last night in response to the vulnerability in the wireless security protocol WPA2. More details are to do be released at 1pm BST today.
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'Most or all' WiFi security hacked, potentially allowing any device to be broken into, US government warns28h 'Most or all' WiFi security hacked, potentially allowing any device to be broken into, US government warns
The Independent
The problem is in WPA 2, the security protocol that is almost certainly guarding your house right now
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Games reviews roundup: Marvel vs Capcom Infinite; SteamWorld Dig 2; Kingdom: New Lands29h Games reviews roundup: Marvel vs Capcom Infinite; SteamWorld Dig 2; Kingdom: New Lands
The Guardian
Playability, creativity and decision-making are to the fore in the best of this week’s games releases
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