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Computer game addiction: 'I spend 20 plus hours a week gaming' - 18/06 5:02 am

The World Health Organisation lists gaming addiction as a mental health condition for the first time.

Tomorrow's Cities: Will the bike become an urban must-have? - 17/06 8:24 am

Urban spaces are congested and polluted, so do we all need to get on our bikes?

Tomorrow's Cities: The bike that tells the city what it wants - 17/06 8:24 am

In Manchester bikes are feeding back data to the city about where they go.

Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work - 16/06 12:59 am

The security firm halted the work after questions were asked in the European Parliament about its software.

Google diversity figures show little change - 15/06 7:33 pm

The tech giant's new reports reveals that fewer than 30% of its global staff are women.

Protests greet Brussels copyright reform plan - 15/06 7:29 pm

Critics say changes to copyright laws could "break" the net and stifle online life and creativity.

How Assassin's Creed Odyssey is 'creating equal opportunities' - 15/06 4:35 pm

The narrative director of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Mel MacCoubrey, explains how the new game's interactive features give people choice over how they play.

The 3D magnets that go inside your body plus other news - 15/06 3:52 pm

BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

E3: The retro arcade machines that sit on your desk - 15/06 3:25 pm

A start-up has recreated classic video game cabinets but at a much smaller size than the originals.

China's ride-hailing giant Didi to launch in Australia - 15/06 1:07 pm

China's Didi Chuxing will compete with India's Ola and Uber when it launches in Melbourne on 25 June.

Call of Duty takes aim at Fortnite Battle Royale at E3 - 15/06 12:54 am

CoD is adopting a last-fighter-standing challenge, but can it beat Fortnite at its own game?

What's it thinking? - 15/06 7:11 am

"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.

AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back - 15/06 7:09 am

Neural networks have given political radio journalist Jamie Dupree the ability to speak once more.

Spider-Man: Why PlayStation is getting an older Peter Parker - 14/06 4:37 pm

Makers of the PlayStation blockbuster explain why they wanted a more mature Peter Parker.

Tetris gets psychedelic virtual reality revamp at E3 - 14/06 3:28 pm

Classic game Tetris has been a hit for more than three decades, but it is now headed in a new direction.

Who's testing the World Cup 2018 football? - 14/06 3:19 pm

Telstar 18 - the official World Cup 2018 ball - gets put through its paces at a British university.

Apple to close iPhone security loophole used by police - 14/06 2:43 pm

The move will make it more difficult for hackers, and police, to unlock handsets without authorisation.

Sony faces growing Fortnite backlash at E3 - 14/06 10:31 am

Firm is under pressure to explain why Switch owners cannot use PS4-linked Fortnite accounts.

Fewer people 'using Facebook for news' - 14/06 7:08 am

Fear of fake news and the toxic nature of debates are turning people away from news on social media, a study says.

E3: Hands-on with Jurassic World Evolution video game - 14/06 7:04 am

Dinosaurs destroy gamers' careful park-planning in the latest Jurassic World game on show at E3.

UK rebuffed over Galileo sat-nav procurement - 14/06 12:36 am

Delegations to the European Space Agency vote to procure another batch of spacecraft, despite British calls to delay.

Iceland expands food delivery by drone in Reykjavik - 13/06 8:31 pm

Israeli company Flytrex is to expand its drone delivery partnership with Icelandic retailer Aha

Smart lock can be hacked 'in seconds' - 13/06 7:42 pm

A smart lock that has won an award can be broken into by anyone with a smartphone, say researchers.

E3: Fortnite fans flock to first live stadium tournament - 13/06 7:01 pm

Fans of the runaway success Fortnite enjoy the game's first ever live event in Los Angeles.

Fortnite's World Cup to be 'open to all' - 13/06 6:16 pm

The game that has been grabbing everyone's attention now has its own World Cup event.

Robotic fingers flex their human muscles - 13/06 6:13 pm

Researchers in Tokyo are developing human muscles that can be attached to, and used by, machines.

Dixons Carphone admits huge data breach - 13/06 3:01 pm

The retailer says it has begun investigating unauthorised access of data held by the company.

E3: Nintendo's Super Smash Bros Ultimate battle-tested - 13/06 1:57 pm

Hands-on with Super Smash Bros Ultimate and two of its new characters at the E3 games expo

China's telco giant ZTE sees shares collapse 39% - 13/06 11:36 am

ZTE's shares commence trading again in China after the firm reaches a deal with US.

E3: Battlefield V creator resists gender attacks - 13/06 9:29 am

The developer of the WWII game dismisses criticism of it placing a woman on the war's front line.

Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube - 13/06 7:02 am

Parents complained after ads for the 15-rated film were shown before Frozen, Lego and Minecraft videos.

Tesla to slash thousands of jobs in profitability drive - 13/06 2:39 am

Elon Musk says laying off almost one in ten workers is needed to cut costs and boost profitability.

E3: Nintendo Switch gets Fortnite and Super Smash Bros Ultimate - 13/06 1:08 am

The blockbuster battle game comes to Nintendo's handheld to coincide with the Los Angeles expo.

Yahoo fined 250,000 over cyber-attack - 13/06 12:45 am

The fine relates to a data breach in 2014 which affected more than 500,000 Yahoo customers.

This car is on Autopilot. What happens next? - 13/06 12:16 am

Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.

Spanish football league defends phone 'spying' - 12/06 11:42 pm

La Liga was found to be using the microphone and GPS on Android devices during match times.

E3: Nolan North wants to turn movies into video games - 12/06 10:12 pm

The Tom Cruise of gaming, Nolan North, reflects on his career at E3 2018.

TSB crisis continues eight weeks on - 12/06 9:58 pm

The problems caused by TSB's computer chaos are continuing more than eight weeks after the meltdown.

Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog - 12/06 8:58 pm

The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.

Uber applies for patent to spot drunk passengers - 12/06 6:01 pm

The taxi app is considering using artificial intelligence to determine "uncharacteristic user activity".

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1MDB Scandal Turns Funds Cool on Malaysia - Bloomberg - Bloomberg
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At least three dead, dozens injured, after strong .. - Straitstimes
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Japan Paces Asia Stocks Drop on Trade; Oil Falls: .. - Bloomberg
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Liberty systems breached in hack - BusinessTech - Businesstech
BusinessTech Liberty systems breached in hack BusinessTech Since becoming aware we have taken immediate steps to secure our computer systems and are investigating the incident . We are giving this matter the highest priority and will keep you informed as appropriate. According to the group, ..
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WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase .. - Ndtv
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Google places a $550 million bet on China's .. - Cnbc
CNBC Google places a $550 million bet on China's second-largest e-commerce player CNBC Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As part of a strategic partnership, Google will put $550 million in cash into JD.com, ..
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Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim .. - NewsCom
NEWS.com.au Mercedes EQC wagon, an electric performer, takes aim at Tesla NEWS.com.au The German brand previewed the look of the first member of its planned family of Tesla-beaters back in 2016, with a one-off motor show concept car called Concept EQ. ... If this all sounds like cutting edge ..