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Facebook ‘mysteriously locks out Hungarian users’

Image copyright David Butykai Image caption A message to a Hungarian Facebook user who has had their account disabled Facebook has been accused of disabling a large...

Fortnite makers grilled by MPs over game safety

Image copyright PARLIAMENT.TV Image caption Video game industry representatives faced tough questions from MPs The makers of Fortnite, one of the most popular video...

Unseen 9/11 photos bought at house clearance sale

Image copyright Jason Scott/Textfiles Archivists who bought a stash of CDs at a house clearance sale found 2,400 photos of Ground Zero in New York taken following the...

Apple warns Trump that more China tariffs will help rivals

Image copyright Getty Images Apple has joined a growing chorus of firms urging the Trump administration to drop a plan for more US tariffs on Chinese goods. The US has...

X-Prize winner: Children are not a product

Media captionWATCH: Andrew Ashe won the global learning X-Prize The winner of Elon Musk’s global learning X-Prize award says children should not become the...

Slack: Shares surge as messaging app joins the stock market

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Slack founder Stewart Butterfield takes a selfie outside the New York Stock Exchange as the firm’s shares begin trading...

Florida town pays $600,000 virus ransom

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attackers demanded a payment of 65 bitcoins to unlock computers A Florida town has decided to pay malicious hackers $600,000...

Walmart uses AI cameras to spot thieves

Image copyright Reuters US supermarket giant Walmart has confirmed it uses image recognition cameras at checkouts to detect theft. The cameras identify when items are...

Loot boxes aren’t gambling, says EA

Image copyright Getty Images A vice president of EA games has defended the company’s use of loot boxes, saying they’re just the same as Kinder Eggs. Kerry...

Watch Dogs at E3: We want players to find value in other people

Image copyright Ubisoft The maker of a game set in a post-Brexit London says he wants it to help players “value” people from different backgrounds. In Watch...