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Meet the student who has created African emojis

Texting your friends and ‘:)’ isn’t quite enough? Meet O’Plerou Grebet, who has created more than 350 downloadable emojis with West African cultural...

Vatican launches new ‘eRosary’ bracelet

Image copyright Vatican News Image caption The “eRosary” is activated by making the sign of a cross The Vatican is hoping to pull in tech-savvy youngsters...

O2 launches 5G network in five UK cities and Slough

Image copyright O2 Image caption O2 envisages a 5G future of smart roads, drones, connected trainers and ‘helper’ robots O2 has switched on its 5G network,...

Three phone services restored ‘for majority’

Image copyright Getty Images Mobile network Three has acknowledged “technical difficulties with voice, text and data” that left many customers unable to use...

League of Legends boss: ‘It’s not for casual players’

Image copyright Riot Games Riot Games know a little bit about appealing to gamers. After all, 100 million of them play their game League of Legends. This week LoL...

Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut

Google has confirmed the Pixel 4 smartphone’s Face Unlock system can allow access to a person’s device even if they have their eyes closed. One security...

‘WhatsApp tax’ plan dropped in Lebanon

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands have taken to the streets over the handling of an economic crisis Protests raged for a second day in Lebanon despite the...

Banning out-of-hours email ‘could harm employee wellbeing’

Image copyright Getty Images Banning staff from accessing their work emails outside office hours could do more harm than good to employee wellbeing, a study suggests....

Facebook chief rules out banning political adverts

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Mr Zuckerberg gave his speech to an audience of students and others at Georgetown University in Washington DC Facebook’s...

Samsung: Anyone’s thumbprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone

Image caption A graphic symbol tells users where they need to press to provide a fingerprint A flaw that means any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10 phone has been...