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UK's controversial 'porn blocker' plan dropped
A plan to force porn sites to verify users' ages will be shelved, says Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan.
October 16, 2019 3:49pm UTC

Unmanned ship to go on 400-year-old journey across the Atlantic
UK-based team to chart unprecedented waters with fully autonomous sea journey.
October 16, 2019 11:01am UTC

'Sextortion botnet spreads 30,000 emails an hour’
A huge network of hijacked computers is sending out notes threatening to publish compromising images, researchers say.
October 16, 2019 2:16pm UTC

'Send nudes' Boohoo ad banned after complaint
The advert for clothes in skin tones was not socially responsible, the UK advertising watchdog rules.
October 15, 2019 11:01pm UTC

Germany will not bar Huawei from its 5G networks
The ruling is welcomed by the Chinese company, which warned against "politicising security".
October 16, 2019 9:45am UTC

Twitter tweaks rules after calls to ban Trump
Twitter clarifies how the viral spread of world leaders' tweets could be limited in future
October 16, 2019 12:59pm UTC

Google chief: I'd disclose smart speakers before guests enter my home
Rick Osterloh suggests house guests have the right to know smart speakers are in use before entering.
October 15, 2019 3:09pm UTC

Pixel 4 seeks to reclaim low-light photography crown for Google
Google adds an astrophotography mode to its new phone, allowing it to take pictures of the Milky Way.
October 15, 2019 3:07pm UTC

'Deletefacebook' trends after Zuckerberg backlash
It follows revelations Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had unofficial meetings with right-wing politicians.
October 15, 2019 1:30pm UTC

YouTube regrets: Anecdotal claims of damaged users
Fresh evidence that Google's video clip service is promoting harmful and hate-filled content.
October 15, 2019 12:28pm UTC