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Google’s AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge

Google’s AI takes on champion in fresh Go challenge

Image copyright Google Image caption The game is being analysed and live-streamed on YouTube Google DeepMind’s AI system, AlphaGo, has won the first of three matches it is playing against…

Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon is adding live TV to Prime Video Amazon has announced it will offer live television channels via its Prime Video service, for an extra…

Leaks ‘expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy’

Leaks ‘expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The guidelines Facebook uses to decide what users see are ‘confusing’ say staff How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by…

Leaks ‘expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy’

Leaks ‘expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The guidelines Facebook uses to decide what users see are ‘confusing’ say staff How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by…

UK firm designs ‘world’s most affordable solar lamp’

UK firm designs ‘world’s most affordable solar lamp’

Image copyright Inventid A UK design consultancy has teamed up with a giant Chinese manufacturer to produce what they say is the world’s most affordable solar lamp. Manchester-based firm Inventid…

Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

Windows 7 hardest hit by WannaCry worm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The WannaCry outbreak got started by infecting a small number of vulnerable machines The majority of machines hit by the WannaCry ransomware worm in…

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system

Image caption The bank’s voice-based ID system was fooled by Dan and his twin Security software designed to prevent bank fraud has been fooled by a BBC reporter and his…

Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad

Electoral Commission wants powers to tackle election meddling from abroad

Image copyright Getty Images A probe into the political use of private data has been opened by the information commissioner. Elizabeth Denham announced the review amid concerns over allegations involving…

App maker’s code stolen in malware attack

App maker’s code stolen in malware attack

Image copyright Getty Images The Mac and iOS software developer Panic has had the source code for several of its apps stolen. Panic founder Steven Frank admitted in a blog…

EU fines Facebook over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp data claim

EU fines Facebook over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp data claim

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook has been fined 110m euros (£95m) by the EU for providing “incorrect or misleading” information during its purchase of messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. The…

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