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Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

Image copyright Alamy The government has approved the use of equipment from Chinese telecoms firm Huawei in the UK’s new 5G data network despite warnings of a...

Netherlands ‘hosts most child sex abuse images’

Image copyright Getty Images Almost half of the child sexual abuse images reported to the Internet Watch Foundation last year were hosted in the Netherlands, the...

Microsoft Paint: Fans rejoice as art app saved ‘for now’

Image copyright Pat Hines Image caption A scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, digitally rendered in Paint by artist Pat Hines Fans of low-fidelity art app...

Vodafone named ‘worst’ mobile network

Image copyright Getty Images Vodafone has been rated as the UK’s worst mobile network provider for the eighth year in a row, in consumer lobby group Which?’s...

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Zombie rumours – false stories that refuse to die – are proliferating online From so-called zombie rumours –...

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Broken screens delay launch

Image caption The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to be released on 26 April Samsung has postponed the release of its folding smartphone, days after several early...

Google to police new app developers more closely

Image copyright Google Image caption Google has said that it will take longer to vet apps from new developers on its Android app store Android developers new to...

TED 2019: Prize to online classes project causes controversy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Upstart offers online lessons, and says it is something children should do with their parents The TED talk organisers have...

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone

Parents are desperate to record childhood memories and the smartphone has allowed them to do this like never before. But what is the best way to go about it? If all the...

Notre-Dame fire: Assassin’s Creed’s maker pledges aid

Image copyright Ubisoft Image caption Notre-Dame cathedral as it appears in the Assassin’s Creed game The maker of the Assassin’s Creed games will donate...