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Hotel guests ‘secretly filmed and live-streamed’

Image copyright Getty Images More than 1,500 hotel guests were secretly filmed with footage of them live-streamed to the internet, according to police in South Korea....

Artificial intelligence: Algorithms face scrutiny over potential bias

Image copyright Getty Images More research into computer algorithms is needed as they could have gender or race biases, the government has warned. It announced...

Tracking tools found on EU government and health websites

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Almost all EU government websites have trackers Online tools which track user behaviour for advertisers have been found on a...

Huge aluminium plants hit by ‘severe’ ransomware attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hydro employs more than 35,000 people One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers has switched to manual operations...

£36 iPhone XR ad criticised

Image copyright Dixons Carphone Image caption Mobiles.co.uk charges callers a premium phone rate for its helpline An online advertisement, offering a monthly contract...

UK cyber-security efforts criticised by audit office

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The report finds fault with the government’s plans to protect national infrastructure, which includes energy and...

MySpace admits losing 12 years’ worth of music uploads

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kate Nash started out by uploading her music on MySpace MySpace, one of the first online social networks, has apologised after...

Christchurch shootings: Facebook gives new details on NZ attack video

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A tribute to victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks Facebook has said a live broadcast of last week’s Christchurch...

Hong Kong subway trains collide amid new signal system trials

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The collision was said to have involved a “modernised train” and occurred during a signal trial Two subway trains have...

UK space internet firm OneWeb ready for lift-off

Image copyright ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE UK based start-up OneWeb has secured $1.25bn (£940m) in new funding enabling it to speed up its plans to launch a global high-speed...