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Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eugene Kaspersky founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997 Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab has halted all cyber-crime collaboration with European agencies and organisations. The decision is in protest against a European Parliament motion which called its software “malicious”. Kaspersky Lab said the accusation was “untrue” and …

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What's it thinking?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What’s it thinking? Will AI become too clever for us? We’re at an unprecedented point in human history where artificially intelligent machines could soon be making decisions that affect many aspects of our lives. But what if we don’t know how they reached their …

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'Fewer people' are using Facebook for news

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fake news, toxic debates and privacy issues are turning people off social news, a study says Fewer people are using Facebook to discover and discuss news, as messaging apps such as WhatsApp gain in popularity, a study has suggested. The seventh annual Digital News …

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Fortnite's World Cup to be 'open to all'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Fans flock to Fortnite’s first live event Epic Games, the maker of popular video game Fortnite, has announced more details about its first World Cup. It would be open to all players, Epic said at a live celebrity tournament at the …

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Tesla to slash thousands of jobs in profitability drive

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tesla’s Model 3 is crucial to the company’s profitability Tesla said it plans to cut 9% of its workforce as part of a restructuring intended to reduce costs and boost profitability. The layoffs at Elon Musk’s electric car company come as it tries to …

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US officially repeals net neutrality rules

Image copyright EPA Image caption FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said net neutrality rules held back innovation in telecom companies The US has officially repealed rules that governed the way net providers treated the data that travelled across their networks. The net neutrality rules said companies had to treat all data …

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E3: Xbox One chief teases Halo Infinite video game

Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft has shared a first look at the next Halo video game at its E3 Xbox press conference. But Halo Infinite – which will complete the second trilogy in the blockbuster series – was only briefly teased. More time was given to other exclusives, including fresh Gears …

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Tomorrow's Cities: Dubai and China roll out urban robots

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Future of robots in San Francisco It is a terrifying vision of the future – a robot police officer with dark eyes and no discernible mouth that can identify criminals and collect evidence. The robocop, complete with police hat to give …

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