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Twitter: Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked

Media captionWho is Elon Musk? Several popular verified Twitter accounts have been hacked by scammers to promote an ad using Tesla boss Elon Musk’s name and...

US attacks UK plan for digital services tax on tech giants

The US has hit back against a UK plan to impose a new tax on sales by technology giants. US political leaders and business groups say the proposal would violate tax...

Brexit: UK government’s battle with Apple over EU citizens app

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is preparing to launch a smartphone app to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens to apply to remain in the UK after...

Apple to stop reporting sales numbers

Image copyright Getty Images Apple briefly lost its $1tn valuation on Thursday when its shares fell 7% in after-hours trading despite posting record results. The tech...

Shop accidentally deletes game built by 12-year-old boy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Internet cafes are still popular across South East Asia A Malaysian 12-year-old boy who spent almost a year developing a...

US mid-terms: Twitter deletes anti-voting bots

Image copyright AFP Image caption The bots were taken down in September and October Twitter has deleted an estimated 10,000 automated accounts that were posting messages...

Facebook sorry for ‘white supremacist ad’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook has said it will add more human reviewers to its advertising system Facebook has apologised after it approved an ad...

Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale

Image copyright Getty Images Hackers appear to have compromised and published private messages from at least 81,000 Facebook users’ accounts. The perpetrators told...

‘The real Super Mario’ dies aged 84

Image copyright Johnny R Russo / Nintendo Mario Segale, the man after whom video game hero Super Mario was named, has died aged 84. Mr Segale was a successful...

Web needs more love, says its creator

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hate-filled comments seemed to do better online, said Sir Tim Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee is “disappointed” with...