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MPs call for tax on social media companies

Image copyright Getty Images A group of MPs is calling for a tax on social media companies’ profits, saying the firms are operating in “an online wild...

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chris Cox was one of Facebook’s longest-serving executives and a confidante of Mr Zuckerberg. Facebook founder Mark...

Apple responds to Spotify complaints over App store

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Spotify wants the European Commission to investigate Apple’s app store Apple has replied to claims by Spotify that App...

Can you murder a robot?

Image copyright Ryserson University Image caption The road can be a lonely place when you are a little robot Back in 2015, a hitchhiker was murdered on the streets of...

How swarming drones will change warfare

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Swarms of drones may work in a similar way to birds or insects The swarm robots are coming and they could change the way wars...

Christchurch shootings: Social media races to stop attack footage

Media captionChristchurch was put into lockdown as events unfolded A gunman opened fire in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 49 people and injuring 20 more....

Christchurch shootings: Sajid Javid warns tech giants over footage

Image copyright PA Social media companies have been told to “clean up their platforms” or be prepared to face the “force of the law” by Home...

Prisoners in England to be taught code

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reoffending costs the UK government billions of pounds each year The government is to fund a scheme that will see...

Facebook blames server tweak for blackout issues

Image copyright Yui Mok Image caption Facebook has only just offered an explanation for the problems it has experienced over the past 24 hours Facebook has said that a...

Musk adds new Model Y to electric car line-up

Image copyright Tesla Image caption Teaser pictures of the Model Y were released by Tesla ahead of the launch Tesla has launched its latest car, the Model Y, its second...