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Government error delays online pornography age-check scheme

Image copyright PA An age-check scheme designed to stop under-18s viewing pornographic websites has been delayed a second time. The changes – which mean UK...

Should we dislike the ‘Like’ button?

Image caption Like many people, comic artist Leah Pearlman uses Facebook to promote and share her work Leah Pearlman draws comics about ideas like “emotional...

China loses ground in top supercomputer list

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The second most powerful supercomputer in the world, Sierra, is owned by the US Department of Energy China has fallen behind...

Facebook urged to pause Libra crypto-currency project

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maxine Waters says Facebook has a troubled past A US lawmaker has said Facebook should delay the launch of its Libra...

Boris Johnson’s full fibre plan needs more detail says industry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson wrote that it was “outrageous” that some places were having to wait until the mid-2030s to get...

Samsung TVs should be regularly virus-checked, the company says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Samsung issued the safety advice to owners of its QLED-branded TVs Samsung has advised owners of its latest TVs to run regular...

US and Russia clash over power grid ‘hack attacks’

Image caption The complexity of Russia’s electricity grid makes it a hard target, says expert Russia has said it is “possible” that its electrical grid...

Public services web project cost soared to £110m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The project aims to transform public access to government services Moving public services online has cost more than twice as...

Extinction Rebellion postpone Heathrow drone protest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Climate protesters held a demonstration outside Heathrow Airport on 19 April A plan by climate protestors to shut down...

Porn trolling lawyer jailed for 14 years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The scheme involved uploading pornographic films and then prosecuting anyone who shared them An American lawyer who ran an...