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Is the US about to split the internet?
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.
August 6, 2020 11:13pm UTC

Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones
Apple is denying consumers cloud gaming, says Microsoft, as streaming service is blocked on iPhones.
August 7, 2020 10:43am UTC

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
The Chinese firm says it is "shocked" by an order for US companies to stop doing business with the app.
August 7, 2020 10:37am UTC

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch
The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.
August 7, 2020 4:07am UTC

Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus
Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.
August 6, 2020 11:10pm UTC

Fifa 21: 'Toxic behaviour' cut from goal celebrations
Players will no longer be able to use the "shushing" goal celebration to gloat and stall games.
August 6, 2020 4:47pm UTC

Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app readies for launch
The app will use QR barcode scans as well as Bluetooth handshakes to determine if users are at risk.
August 6, 2020 5:04pm UTC

Uber to expand across UK with Autocab takeover
The move will see Uber made available in about 170 towns and cities.
August 6, 2020 1:41pm UTC

TikTok twins charged over bank robbery 'prank'
Alan and Alex Stokes are accused of faking a bank robbery "to gain popularity on social media".
August 6, 2020 3:15pm UTC

ARM: Tudor Brown says chip-maker should remain independent
The UK-based chip designer's ex-president Tudor Brown warns of the risks of the firm being sold on.
August 6, 2020 12:44pm UTC