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Gigabit broadband: Rural households urged to claim upgrade cash

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government wants all the UK - including remote areas - to have access...

Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use

A new project encouraging adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their smartphones has been launched. It includes sending...

What is Tencent?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The penguins are symbols of Tencent's iconic messaging platform QQ, which launched five years...

Facebook removes QAnon conspiracy group with 200,000 members

Image caption This symbol and slogan has become an emblem of QAnon Facebook has deleted a large group dedicated...

Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Xbox subscribers will soon be able to stream games to their mobiles - but...

Trump: US firms must end links with TikTok and WeChat

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump has told US firms they have 45 days to stop doing business with TikTok...

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has seen his personal wealth rise to $100bn (£76bn) after the launch of...

The coldest computers in the world

Image copyright Jack Hao Yang Image caption Scientists are capturing atoms and slowing them down Imagine the US is...

E-skin recreates sense of touch and other tech news

BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week including:Google’s planned takeover of the wearable tech...

Is the US about to split the internet?

Image copyright Dimitri Otis US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet. What he means by that...

Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus

Image copyright Getty Images ChinaJoy, Asia’s biggest video game conference, went ahead at the weekend, although it was very different from...

Coronavirus: England’s contact-tracing app readies for launch

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The app should log when two people have been within 2m of each other...

Fifa 21: ‘Toxic behaviour’ cut from goal celebrations

Image copyright EA Sports Image caption The "shush" goal celebration will be removed from Fifa 21 The Fifa 21...

Twitter to label state-controlled news accounts

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Twitter will label state-controlled media and official government accounts Twitter says it will no...

TikTok twins charged over bank robbery ‘prank’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Alex Stokes and Alan Stokes make videos on TikTok and YouTube TikTok and...

Uber to expand across UK with Autocab takeover

Image copyright PA Media Uber has agreed to buy its biggest UK rival Autocab, which operates a ride-booking app for independent...

ARM: Tudor Brown says chip-maker should remain independent

Image copyright Getty Images/ARM ARM's ex-president has warned the sale of the UK-based chip designer to another semiconductor company could put...

What’s new in Fifa 21?

EA SportsThere's loads of changes to gameplay in the new Fifa gameThe official gameplay trailer for Fifa 21 has been released showing off...

Facebook and Twitter restrict Trump accounts over ‘harmful’ virus claim

Image copyright Fox News Image caption A clip from President Trump's Fox News interview was posted to his Facebook page...

TikTok: Trump administration plans Chinese tech crackdown

Image copyright Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has outlined the steps he wants US companies to take to deal...

TikTok to open $500m data centre in Ireland

Image copyright Getty Images/TikTok TikTok has said it plans to build a $500m (£375m) data centre in Ireland.It will store videos,...

Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFBI raids home of YouTube star Jake PaulThe FBI have conducted a raid...

Mulan: UK cinemas hit out at ‘disappointing’ Disney+ release

Image copyright Disney Image caption The live-action remake cost a reported $200m to make Disney's decision to release its...

Twitter users urged to update over Android security flaw

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Twitter says the loophole affects a fraction of Android app users Millions of...

Twitter hack teen’s court date ‘Zoombombed’ with porn

Image copyright Getty Images A court hearing for the Florida teenager accused of being behind last month's major Twitter hack was...

Instagram rolls out its TikTok rival Reels

Instagram is rolling out its TikTok rival Reels, adding the ability to create and discover short videos to the main Instagram app.The company...

Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Note 20 smartphones

Image copyright Samsung Image caption The Galaxy Z Fold 2's exterior screen now nearly fills the side of the device...

Tesla touchscreen wiper controls land driver with fine after crash

Image copyright Getty Images Tesla's touchscreen car controls should be treated as a distracting electronic device, a German court has decided.A...

TV watching and online streaming surge during lockdown

Image copyright Netflix Image caption Comedy series The Good Place can be seen on Netflix, which saw an increase in...

Anthony Levandowski: Ex-Google engineer sentenced for theft

Image copyright AFP Image caption Anthony Levandowski was dismissed by Uber An ex-engineer for Google's self-driving car unit has...

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Death was from gun man thought was unloaded

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) – Police in Kansas City, Kansas are investigating a shooting from late Thursday night that left one man dead...

Woman confesses to killing former state senator

I would personally like to thank the Lead Investigator, Creston Hutton, of the Arkansas State Police, the Randolph County Sheriff, Kevin Bell and...

Teacher interrupts governor’s press conference

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Reflecting the anxiety so many Minnesotans are feeling right now, Gov. Tim Walz was holding a news conference on COVID-19...

Commissioner under fire for using N-word

A Leelanau County leader is under fire after using the N-word during a public meeting this week. According to officials at Tuesday’s meeting, another...

30 test positive for Covid-19 following funeral

"I don't regret making the choice to be there for my friend… I wish this virus wasn't happening," Family Friend Kathleen Keen Said....
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