Sunday, June 24, 2018

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...

MH370: Malaysia in deal with US firm to restart plane search

Image copyright EPA Image caption The search for the Malaysia Airlines plane was suspended in JanuaryMalaysia has struck a "no find-no fee" deal with a...

How games firm made Destiny 2

"Absolutely we took criticisms of the original Destiny to heart," Jason Jones, co-founder of Bungie, tells Newsbeat. "We knew it had amazing parts... but we...

The global shop

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Online shopping has become a $2.3tn global businessIn 1995, someone sold a broken laser pen for $14 on a...

Mobile companies overcharging customers after contracts end

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government thinks mobile operators need to inform customers once the handset is paid offVodafone, EE and Three are...

Amazon: More than 100 cities bid for new headquarters

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmazon wants US cities to bid for its second major HQUS cities seeking to bid for...

Native American tribe sues Amazon and Microsoft

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some believe the patent holder is using a loophole to avoid scrutinyA Native American tribe is suing Amazon and...

YouTube star Casey Neistat attacks video site’s leaders

Image copyright YouTube Image caption Mr Neistat suggests YouTube's community of creators acts as a defence against online competitorsOne of YouTube's most influential vloggers has...

Twitter pledges tougher action against abuse

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Twitter's chief executive, Jack Dorsey, has acknowledged that it needs to be tougher against abuseTwitter is planning to impose...