Monday, October 30, 2017

Project Loon restores web in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Image copyright Alphabet Image caption The balloons carry telecommunications equipment that allows them to form an airborne networkMobile phone data services have been boosted in...

FBI failed to access 7,000 encrypted mobile devices

Image copyright AFP Image caption Christopher Wray said more than half of the devices the FBI had tried to access in 11 months had been...

Sunderland businessman’s second wife website ‘benefits women’

Image caption Azad Chaiwala set up the website because he wanted to find a second wife for himselfA man who is running a website...

Israel Facebook: Mistranslated post creates security alert

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The post that caused the alert has now been deletedIsraeli police arrested a Palestinian man last week after a...

Remove ads that appeal to children, gambling sites told

Image copyright Getty ImagesOnline gambling companies have been urged to remove adverts featuring images likely to appeal to children. Regulators said the "unacceptable" ads and...

Middlesbrough modified Kodi box trader gets suspended jail term

Image caption Brian Thompson had previously said he wanted to know whether he was doing anything illegalA trader who sold TV boxes which allowed...

Tech firms to remove extremist posts within hours

Image copyright AFP Image caption IS militants have used social media to spread propagandaTech giants Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Google have agreed to do more...

Bitcoin boom prompts growth of coin-mining malware

Image copyright Vichai Image caption Generating crypto-currencies involves lots of computer hardwareThe booming price of Bitcoin and other crypto-coins has kicked off a gold rush...

Famous Irishmen subject of Westminster Wiki editing spree

Image copyright PA Image caption Éamon de Valera is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin, Republic of Ireland or just Ireland?Where did Éamon de Valera...

Players ‘applaud’ Xi Jinping in Tencent game

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Users "clap" for Mr Xi by tapping their phone screenA smartphone game in which players can "applaud" Chinese president...

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