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Prince Philip crash: Debris for sale on eBay

Prince Philip crash: Debris for sale on eBay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Debris at the scene where Prince Philip was involved in a traffic accident Debris said to be from a crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh was put up for sale on eBay. Seller morbius777 said the debris was from the collision near King’s Lynn, Norfolk, on Thursday. The listing, which […]

Heathrow: Man charged with flying drone near airport

Heathrow: Man charged with flying drone near airport

Image copyright PA Image caption George Rusu is accused of using a drone on a field near the runway (file picture) A man has been charged with flying a drone near Heathrow Airport on 24 December. George Rusu is accused of using a drone on a field near the runway just days after a scare […]

Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years

Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Twitter said it did not know how many people had their private messages exposed Private tweets sent by users of Twitter’s Android app could have been exposed publicly for years. Twitter said it had discovered a security flaw which meant “protected” tweets became public when some changes were made to […]

Fortnite predator 'groomed children on voice chat'

Fortnite predator 'groomed children on voice chat'

Image copyright Epic Games Image caption Players can form squads to help them survive in Fortnite A 41-year-old man accused of using the hit video game Fortnite to initiate sexual activity with children has been arrested in Florida. Anthony Gene Thomas of Broward County is accused of unlawful sex with a minor and possessing indecent […]

YouTube suspends ads on Tommy Robinson channel

YouTube suspends ads on Tommy Robinson channel

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Robinson said the ad suspension amounted to censorship YouTube has suspended adverts on the account of former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson. Mr Robinson had broken the site’s advertising rules, said YouTube, adding that his channel covered “controversial issues and sensitive events”. The decision means the channel, which […]

Domino's Pizza app must be accessible to blind people

Domino's Pizza app must be accessible to blind people

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Domino’s is accused of failing to make its app fully compatible with Apple’s accessibility software Domino’s Pizza has been told its website and app must be made fully accessible to blind people, after losing a legal case in the US. It follows a complaint from a blind customer who […]

Nike's phone-controlled self-lacing trainers

Nike's phone-controlled self-lacing trainers

Image copyright Nike Image caption The shoe, which has is connected to a smartphone app which will store fit preferences Nike has launched self-lacing trainers, which fit themselves to the shape of the foot and are controlled via a smartphone. It is the latest iteration of the futuristic footwear, first referred to in the film […]

Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway

Tidal streaming data figures investigated by Norway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beyonce’s husband, Jay-Z, bought Tidal in 2015 The streaming figures of music service Tidal are under investigation in Norway over claims the numbers of listeners to 2016 albums by Beyonce and Kanye West, among others, were inflated. The Norwegian authorities said they would explore whether “someone” had manipulated the […]

Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to combat fake news

Facebook employs UK fact-checkers to combat fake news

Image copyright Reuters Facebook has employed a UK fact-checking service to help it deal with the spread of fake news. Full Fact, a charity founded in 2010, will review stories, images and videos and rate them based on accuracy. It said that it will focus on misinformation that could damage people’s health or safety or […]

US government shutdown disrupts website access

US government shutdown disrupts website access

Image copyright US Court of Appeals Image caption Some government websites are telling users not to enter sensitive information The US government shutdown is making many official websites harder to access and potentially leaving users more vulnerable, tech experts are warning. Affected websites include the US Department of Justice, the Court of Appeals and Nasa. […]

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