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YouTube drops ads from Logan Paul channels

Image copyright Getty Images YouTube has suspended advertising on video blogger Logan Paul’s channels owing to his “pattern of behaviour”. In December, he was criticised for uploading a video of a dead body recorded in Japan’s so-called suicide forest. He later apologised. Since his return to YouTube, he has made …

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EE 'shoebox' to tackle broadband not-spots

Image copyright EE Image caption EE said its antenna was the size of a shoebox Telecoms company EE has revealed plans to sell a 4G antenna that promises to bring fast broadband internet to thousands of homes in rural areas. EE’s Simon Till said the “shoebox-size” antenna would let more …

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Twitter makes a profit for the first time

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter has reported its first quarterly net profit helped by a rise in video advertising sales. The news sent Twitter’s shares surging more than 18% in early morning trading in New York. That was despite the number of people using the social network coming in below …

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Facebook moderator: I had to be prepared to see anything

Image caption Sarah Katz worked at Facebook for eight months This article contains descriptions of child sexual abuse and other acts readers may find disturbing. “It’s mostly pornography,” says Sarah Katz, recalling her eight-month stint working as a Facebook moderator. “The agency was very upfront about what type of content …

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Deepfake pornographic videos banned by Twitter

Image caption Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley is one celebrity to have had a computer-generated version of her face featured in a deepfake clip, as seen in this screenshot Twitter is the latest platform to ban a new type of pornographic video that replaces the original actor’s face with that …

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Elon Musk's huge Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch

Image copyright SPACEX Image caption Elon Musk’s roadster is ready to head in the direction of Mars Elon Musk is attempting to fly the world’s most powerful rocket with his own sports car on the top. The US entrepreneur’s Falcon Heavy launcher is designed to have twice the lifting capacity …

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YouTube Kids still shows disturbing videos

Media playback is unsupported on your device YouTube Kids still showing disturbing videos YouTube says it is “very sorry” after more disturbing videos were found on the YouTube Kids app. Newsround found several videos not suitable for children, including one showing how to sharpen knives. Another had characters from children’s …

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Virgin Money joins ban on buying Bitcoin on credit cards

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFran Boait, from campaign group Positive Money, backs Lloyds’ move Virgin Money has joined Lloyds Banking Group in banning customers from buying Bitcoin and other digital currencies with their credit cards. Virgin Money’s spokesperson said: “Following a review of our policies, I …

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Google's pestering ads get 'mute' button

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google will let people hide “reminder ads” Google will now let people “mute” advertisements that encourage them to buy products from websites they have previously visited. So-called reminder ads track which products people have looked at online and then promote them across the web. …

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