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WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU1h 10m WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU
BBC
The messaging app is changing its rules ahead of the introduction of new data privacy regulations in May.
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Shark-spotting drones help keep swimmers safe1h 25m Shark-spotting drones help keep swimmers safe
BBC
The drones sound an on-board siren to warn swimmers when spotting a nearby shark.
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Facebook releases content moderation guidelines – rules long kept secret2h Facebook releases content moderation guidelines – rules long kept secret
The Guardian
A year after the Guardian revealed Facebook’s secret rules for censorship decisions, the company has released a public version A year after the
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4h TSB online banking chaos continues despite apology
BBC
The bank's IT chaos is set to continue into a fifth day despite an apology from the chief executive.
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Twitter announces new privacy policy ahead of European data law5h Twitter announces new privacy policy ahead of European data law
The Independent
Sweeping General Data Protection Regulation set to take effect in EU next month
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TSB customers still locked out of accounts6h TSB customers still locked out of accounts
BBC
The bank's IT chaos is set to continue into a fifth day despite an apology from the chief executive.
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Canada developing quantum radar to detect stealth aircraft7h Canada developing quantum radar to detect stealth aircraft
BBC
The Canadian government has invested $2.7m in a project developed by the University of Waterloo.
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Indian police trace 3,000 missing children in just four days using facial recognition technology7h Indian police trace 3,000 missing children in just four days using facial recognition technology
The Independent
The technology helped identify thousands of missing children within just four days of launching
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Machine lets people control their dreams as they sleep10h Machine lets people control their dreams as they sleep
The Independent
The Dormio system uses a glove-like device and a robot
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Facebook is in crisis over data abuse scandal and harvesting of information was rife, says academic at heart of it10h Facebook is in crisis over data abuse scandal and harvesting of information was rife, says academic at heart of it
The Independent
'I think they realise that their platform has been mined left and right by thousands of others'
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Amazon now delivers packages straight to car boots11h Amazon now delivers packages straight to car boots
The Guardian
Latest in Amazon Key programme sees newer Volvos and General Motors vehicles become lockboxes for Prime members Amazon has begun offering deliveries direct to car boots for members of its Prime subscription service.
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Spotify update will let users listen to music on demand without paying11h Spotify update will let users listen to music on demand without paying
The Independent
The company had to sign new deals with labels so that they can give away music without paying
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Uranus smells like rotten eggs, scientists find12h Uranus smells like rotten eggs, scientists find
The Independent
It would be very difficult to actually smell it, since the suffocating, cold atmosphere would take you first
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Music streaming revenues overtake CDs to hit $6.6bn globally12h Music streaming revenues overtake CDs to hit $6.6bn globally
The Guardian
Popularity of services such as Spotify and Apple Music outstrips traditional formats Streaming music revenues surpassed income from the sale of traditional music formats for the first time last year, as the booming popularity of services such as Spotify put an end to the era of the CD. Revenue from music fans paying for services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music surged more than 41% last year to $6.6bn (£4.7bn), accounting for more than 38% of the $17.3bn total global recorded music market. The sale of physical formats, primarily CDs, fell 5.4% to $5.2bn to account for 30% of the global market.
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12h BBC iPlayer streams sport in 4K HDR for first time
BBC
A rugby match was livestreamed via iPlayer in a trial featuring the high-quality TV formats.
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Ransomware infects Ukraine energy ministry website13h Ransomware infects Ukraine energy ministry website
BBC
Hackers have taken Ukraine's energy ministry website offline, demanding a Bitcoin ransom to release encrypted files.
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14h Bitcoin value is on the verge of another 'price explosion', according to cryptocurrency experts
The Independent
Recent market activity indicates bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are set for massive price gains in the near future
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The senior citizens taking on coding14h The senior citizens taking on coding
BBC
In Singapore, senior citizens are learning how to code computer programs on training courses designed to modernise skills and keep older brains sharp.
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15h Vodafone rated worst mobile provider by Which? survey
BBC
The mobile phone giant is ranked lowest for the seventh year in a row by consumer body Which?.
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Huawei P20 Pro review: the three-camera iPhone killer15h Huawei P20 Pro review: the three-camera iPhone killer
The Guardian
The Chinese smartphone maker has hit a home run with a top-end smartphone that’s on a par with the best With the P20 Pro, Huawei has not only proven that it can compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung, but it can beat them in many ways. Three cameras really are better than one (or two).
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Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency value continues to rise16h Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency value continues to rise
The Independent
The price of bitcoin rose more than twenty-fold in 2017, generating huge amounts of interest in the cryptocurrency.
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Bitcoin price surges by a third as cryptocurrency breaks above $9,00016h Bitcoin price surges by a third as cryptocurrency breaks above $9,000
The Independent
Bitcoin's recent price rise has given a big boost to other cryptocurrencies, with some experiencing gains of more than 20 per cent over the last 24 hours
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New Europe law makes it easy to find out what your boss has said about you19h New Europe law makes it easy to find out what your boss has said about you
The Guardian
General Data Protection Regulation holds that anyone in Europe can ask any company for the data it has on them Have you ever wondered what your boss or co-workers say about you behind your back? If you’re located in Europe, it will soon be extremely easy to find out. Under the
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Facebook urged to use face recognition to block scam ads20h Facebook urged to use face recognition to block scam ads
The Guardian
Media committee chair says Martin Lewis’s case shows yet another failure to protect users Facebook is facing calls to deploy facial recognition technology to block scam adverts featuring celebrities,
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Facebook says its free news feed is helping journalism24h Facebook says its free news feed is helping journalism
The Guardian
Company tells Australian regulator that news makes up just 5% of content shared, and downplays its collection and use of people’s data
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YouTube publishes deleted videos report25h YouTube publishes deleted videos report
BBC
The video-sharing website details the reasons why millions of videos have been removed.
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Lab-grown meat25h Lab-grown meat
BBC
The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.
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