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YouTube cuts ties with vlogger over suicide video 10 Jan 11:39pm YouTube cuts ties with vlogger over suicide video
YouTube has cut ties with US internet star Logan Paul following his controversial video showing the body of a suicide victim.
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CES 2018: Sticky note printer created for technophobe mother 10 Jan 11:24pm CES 2018: Sticky note printer created for technophobe mother
An inventor creates a machine that churns out retro-style coloured notes for his far-off mother.
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CES blackout: rain stops play at hi-tech trade show 10 Jan 11:21pm CES blackout: rain stops play at hi-tech trade show
The irony of the partial power cut at an event designed to showcase the latest electronic advances did not escape social or industry media The digital economy’s big annual trade show, CES, suffered a brief, disruptive plunge into darkness on Wednesday because of a power outage that the event’s organisers blamed on heavy rain.
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CES 2018: Willow and Freemie breast pumps offer mums freedom 10 Jan 10:25pm CES 2018: Willow and Freemie breast pumps offer mums freedom
The battery-powered devices are designed to be worn more discreetly than traditional pumps.
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YouTube cuts ties with vlogger over Japan suicide video 10 Jan 9:01pm YouTube cuts ties with vlogger over Japan suicide video
Logan Paul loses business deals after posting a video showing an apparent suicide victim in Japan.
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YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising 10 Jan 8:50pm YouTube Drops Online Star Logan Paul From Premium Advertising
The online service also suspended production of a movie with Mr. Paul a week after he posted a video of a dead body hanging from a tree in Japan.
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State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets 10 Jan 6:33pm Updated State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets
Peloton, which sells an internet-connected spin bicycle, unveiled a $4,000 internet-connected treadmill. The company’s insight: The gadget is not as important as the service.
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CES 2018: Power cut at major Las Vegas tech show 10 Jan 5:14pm CES 2018: Power cut at major Las Vegas tech show
Attendees were evacuated from an area hosting Samsung, LG and Sony at the giant Las Vegas trade fair.
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CES 2018: Boxer Floyd Mayweather ducks crypto-controversy 10 Jan 5:00pm CES 2018: Boxer Floyd Mayweather ducks crypto-controversy
Floyd Mayweather is keen to discuss virtual reality but not to discuss his promotion of crypto-cash.
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India Extends Hand to Apple and Others by Easing Rules on Foreign Firms 10 Jan 4:18pm India Extends Hand to Apple and Others by Easing Rules on Foreign Firms
The government said foreign-owned, single-brand retailers would get more time to meet its requirements to sell products made by Indians.
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Outing Death 10 Jan 4:00pm Outing Death
Once a social taboo, the topic is trending.
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CES: Power cut at major Las Vegas electronics show 10 Jan 3:12pm CES: Power cut at major Las Vegas electronics show
The Las Vegas Convention Center hosting the CES event went dark at 11:20 local time (19:20 GMT).
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Facebook kills virtual assistant M 10 Jan 12:36pm Facebook kills virtual assistant M
The social media company says the text-based service that operates with human input, was an experiment.
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Building blocks of life found on meteorites 10 Jan 11:16am Building blocks of life found on meteorites
The search for aliens has taken another mysterious turn after scientists said they have discovered the essential ingredients for life on ancient meteorites.
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U.S., French Officials Question Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns 10 Jan 11:15am Updated U.S., French Officials Question Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Apple is facing new questions from government officials in the U.S. and France about its handling of battery-related performance issues on iPhones, a sign that controversy over the problem continues despite the technology giant’s apology last month.
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US Congress targets Apple over iPhone slowing 10 Jan 10:38am US Congress targets Apple over iPhone slowing
Apple is set to face a grilling in the US Congress over allegations it slowed older phones to encourage consumers to purchase newer models.
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Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify in Congress over extremist content 10 Jan 10:32am Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify in Congress over extremist content
Firms to give evidence in Senate on combating spread of extremist propaganda, while Twitter misses Russian election interference information deadline Twitter, Facebook and Google are to be hauled in front of the US Congress again, to give testimony to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for extremist content. On 17 January, the three companies are required to give evidence on the steps they are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the internet,
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Tech We’re Using: He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why. 10 Jan 10:20am Tech We’re Using: He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why.
Mike Isaac, a tech reporter for The Times, now uses Uber and Lyft infrequently, though he remains a steady user of Twitter and HQ Trivia.
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10 Jan 10:05am Tech Tip: Adding Gmail Contacts to an iPad
You can synchronize your Google Contacts to an iOS device with just a few taps.
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Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach 10 Jan 9:31am Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach
The regulator says its £400,000 fine follows the discovery of rudimentary mistakes by the retailer.
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Meltdown fix can make some machines slower - Intel 10 Jan 8:56am Meltdown fix can make some machines slower - Intel
The patch for a security hole in its chips may slow down machines but the impact will be limited, it says.
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Taiwanese police give cyber-security quiz winners infected devices 10 Jan 8:32am Taiwanese police give cyber-security quiz winners infected devices
Taiwanese police gave malware-inflected thumb drives as prizes at a cyber-security expo.
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Apple pays UK £137m in back taxes after audit 10 Jan 8:07am Apple pays UK £137m in back taxes after audit
Apple has handed over an extra £137m to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) following a probe into its tax payments going back years.
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Renault-Nissan Starts Up $1 Billion Venture Fund for Car Technology 10 Jan 7:51am Renault-Nissan Starts Up $1 Billion Venture Fund for Car Technology
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is starting a venture-capital fund to invest in automotive tech, committing $200 million a year over five years for startup advances in batteries and self-driving vehicles.
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Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts 10 Jan 7:36am Updated Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts
A company linked to the Chinese government will operate the service in China from 28 February.
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10 Jan 7:03am Updated Hey Big Spender: Samsung Splurge Beats Exxon and Shell Combined
The tech giant spent more on capital expenditures last year than any other publicly traded company, investing $44 billion. It is a dramatic example of how technology and telecom firms have driven an uptick in global manufacturing investment.
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Carphone Warehouse fined £400k over cyberattack 10 Jan 6:44am Carphone Warehouse fined £400k over cyberattack
Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 after substantial cyberattack on one of its UK computer systems.
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A tall tale: Astronaut sorry for height claim 10 Jan 6:20am A tall tale: Astronaut sorry for height claim
A Japanese astronaut who wrongly claimed he had grown 9cm (3.5in) taller in space has apologised for a "mis-measurement".
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HMRC forces Apple to pay £137m extra tax 10 Jan 6:03am HMRC forces Apple to pay £137m extra tax
‘Corporate income tax adjustment’ made as settlement after multi-year audit by tax authorities into iPhone-maker’s UK operations Apple Europe has agreed to pay more than £100m of extra taxes following an “extensive audit” by HMRC, the firm revealed
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Moscow taxi users face the bill amid GPS meddling claims 10 Jan 5:50am Moscow taxi users face the bill amid GPS meddling claims
Taxi users are facing inflated fares because their position has been wrongly located thousands of miles away.
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Apple questioned by US Senate over practice of slowing down iPhones 10 Jan 5:40am Apple questioned by US Senate over practice of slowing down iPhones
Apple now under pressure from both sides of Atlantic over admission it slows phones with older batteries, after French government opened investigation Apple is facing questions from the US Senate over its practice of deliberately slowing down iPhones with older batteries, as the firm finds itself under pressure from both sides of the Atlantic. Chair of the Senate commerce committee, Senator John Thune, has written to Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, questioning the company’s handling of iPhone slowdown and consumers.
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CES 2018: iKeyp smart safe proves easy to crack open 10 Jan 5:38am CES 2018: iKeyp smart safe proves easy to crack open
Tests of a smart safe on display at CES suggest it is relatively easy to steal its contents.
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CES 2018: Robot battles BBC at Scrabble 10 Jan 4:17am CES 2018: Robot battles BBC at Scrabble
The BBC's Dave Lee challenges a robot to a game of Scrabble at CES 2018.
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