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OK Beeb: BBC voice assistant will learn regional accents

Image copyright Getty Images Beeb, the BBC's voice assistant, has been released to early adopters for testing on Windows computers.The voice...

Is your boss spying on you as you work from home?

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, millions of people have left their offices and started working from home.But in the United States there has...

Google in $5bn lawsuit for tracking in ‘private’ mode

Image copyright Getty Images Google has been sued in the US over claims it illegally invades the privacy of users by...

US challenges ‘unfair’ tech taxes in the UK and EU

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer The US has launched a formal investigation into...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg is setting a "dangerous precedent" by allowing a post by Donald Trump to remain on...

Android: Why this photo is bricking some phones

Image copyright Universe Ice Dozens of Android phone owners are reporting on social media that a picture featuring a lake, a...

Indian app hunts out Chinese software on phones

Image copyright OneTouch Apps Image caption The app scans a phone for Chinese apps and lists them An Android...

George Floyd protests: Twitter bans over #DCBlackout hoax

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The lights remained on in the US capital Twitter has suspended hundreds of...

Can Zoom turn popularity into profit?

Image copyright Zoom Image caption Zoom has become the app many are using to stay in touch with friends, family...

Asia’s fishermen and farmers go digital during virus

Image copyright MyFishman During a national lockdown, farmers from Malaysia's Cameron Highlands were faced with throwing away tons of fresh vegetables.Wet...

Coronavirus: What’s it like to be laid off over Zoom?

Image copyright Ruthie Townsend Image caption Ruthie Townsend found her firm's redundancy process upsetting When travel start-up Pana held...

Grindr removes ‘ethnicity filter’ after complaints

Image copyright Grindr Image caption Grindr was launched in 2009 Dating and hook-up app Grindr says it will remove...

PlayStation 5: Sony postpones games event due to US protests

Image copyright Reuters Sony has delayed hosting a showcase event for its next games console.In a statement it did not directly...

George Floyd: Anonymous hackers re-emerge amid US unrest

Image copyright Getty Images As the United States deals with widespread civil unrest across dozens of cities, "hacktivist" group Anonymous has...

Facebook staff anger over Trump post

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Zuckerberg is reported to have spoken to President Trump on Friday by phone ...

George Floyd death: Jake Paul denies looting Arizona mall

Image copyright Getty Images YouTuber Jake Paul has denied looting during a protest against racial inequality in Arizona.The 23-year-old says he...

Drones keep a close eye on Australia’s wildlife

Australia's wildlife is under threat from disease and bushfires. But now drones and thermal imaging technology are being used to track their movements...

KSI: ‘I wanted to make my parents proud through YouTube’

Image caption KSI appeared on Top Gear in January YouTuber KSI has said his parents were initially disappointed with...

Amazon UK website defaced with racist abuse

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon has blamed a "bad actor" for racist abuse that appeared on multiple listings on its UK...

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronaut capsule docks with ISS

US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have docked with the International Space Station (ISS), after a 19-hour journey.The men will have to...

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts blast off to the International Space Station

Two Nasa astronauts have launched into orbit on a rocket and capsule system provided by Elon Musk's company SpaceX.Doug Hurley's and Bob Behnken's...

‘Why I recreated my local pub in virtual reality’

The coronavirus lockdown has seen pubs and bars closed in the UK, but one man has missed his local pub so much that...

Microsoft ‘to replace journalists with robots’

Image copyright PA Media Microsoft is to replace dozens of contract journalists on its MSN website and use automated systems to...

‘Hackers burned my hand with computer virus’

Image copyright Yosof Badr Bullets rained down from all angles but Abdelrhman Badr kept calm. Suddenly an enemy burst through a...

Twitter hides Trump tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter has hidden a tweet by President Donald Trump from his profile, saying it violates rules about...

PlayStation 5: Sony confident coronavirus won’t change release plans

Image copyright Getty Images Gamers across the world are about to get their first look at what the PlayStation 5 can...

Glastonbury Council plays down link to ‘anti-5G’ device

Image copyright Pen Test Partners A council has distanced itself from a device that claims to protect against 5G but which...

BBC orders review of social media use by staff

A former director of global news at the BBC is to review how the corporation maintains impartiality on social media. The...

Thousands of TalkTalk users hit by internet problems

Image copyright Getty Images Tens of thousands of TalkTalk customers reported problems with their internet connection on Friday morning.Popular tracking website...

A Raspberry Pi robot with emotions and other tech news

BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories including:Twitter adds a fact-check link to one...

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Aston Villa skipper Jack Grealish opens up and takes responsibility for coronavirus lockdown breach in March

Jack Grealish has acknowledged that footballers are open to greater scrutiny in the public domain as the Aston Villa skipper discussed his coronavirus...

Retired police captain shot to death at pawn shop

Subscribe for $1 a month Diane Davis wipes...

Rifle stolen from squad car, bottles thrown

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --  Officials with the Village of Shorewood say a rifle was stolen and multiple squad cars damaged during overnight protests...

Pastor walks out on meeting w/ governor

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Offended by a commented made by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, a group of Omaha pastors walked out on a...

Looting suspect shot by officer following chase

JENNINGS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Detectives are searching for a looting suspect who ran away from officers following a police chase and officer-involved shooting...
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