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Facebook sued over video viewing figures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Video metrics were inaccurate, Facebook admitted in 2016 Facebook was aware of inaccuracies in the way it measured how many...

Google takes down travel visa ads

Image copyright Esta-Fasttrack Image caption Many commercial Esta sites look official Here’s a word of warning to anybody applying for a US travel visa or Esta...

Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

Image copyright PA Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg as head of its global affairs and communications team. The 51-year-old politician was...

Mitsubishi windows shine ‘alarmingly realistic’ fake sunlight

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets. The company hopes the system will prove popular in offices...

Tiny companion phone released in Japan

Image copyright NTT Docomo Image caption The credit-card-sized phone will fit inside a card holder A 5.3mm (0.2in) thick 4G phone has been announced by Japan’s...

Facebook in fresh video metrics row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Video metrics were inaccurate, Facebook admitted in 2016 Facebook was aware of inaccuracies in the way it measured how many...

Spotify ad banned for causing ‘distress’ to children

Image copyright Spotify Image caption The advert featured a doll surprising young people A Spotify ad has been banned for “unjustifiably” distressing...

Grand Theft Auto ‘cheats’ homes raided

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Grand Theft Auto lets players take on the role of criminals The publisher of video game Grand Theft Auto V has been granted...

Google unshackles Android-device firms

Image copyright Getty Images/Google Image caption Google is giving device-makers more freedom over their use of its apps and services Google is dropping restrictions it...

Tiny Palm smartphone baffles gadget fans

Image copyright Palm Image caption US basketball player Stephen Curry is one of the ambassadors for the new Palm phone A tiny Android smartphone designed to be a...