Dozens charged for Infraud cyber-crime site

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Thirty-six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in running a cyber-crime service responsible for more than $ 530m (£381m) of losses. The Infraud Organisation is said to have... Read More

Poundland 'naughty' elf ad deemed 'irresponsible' by regulator

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A Poundland ad campaign that featured innuendo and depictions of sexual acts has been deemed “irresponsible” by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The pre-Christmas social media posts featured a “naughty”... Read More

More than 746,000 NHS phishing emails blocked in a month

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More than 746,000 phishing emails pretending to be from the NHS were blocked in just one month in 2017, the National Cyber Security Centre says. A report on the first... Read More

Bitcoin falls below $6,000

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The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $ 6,000 – its lowest price since November 2017. The price fell to $ 5,947.40 (£4,256.44) on Tuesday, according to a price... Read More

New Spectrum Vega+ promises follow funds threat

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The team behind a controversial video games console has given a fresh delivery date pledge after the crowdfunding platform it used threatened to recoup backers’ funds. The Sinclair ZX Vega+... Read More

Lauri Love case: Hacking suspect wins extradition appeal

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Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against his extradition to the US. Mr Love, 32, from Stradishall, Suffolk, who was first arrested in October 2013,... Read More

Waymo v Uber: Who stole what?

Waymo v Uber: Who stole what?

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] A legal battle between Waymo and Uber over the theft and use of the former’s self-driving car technology is underway. BBC News – Technology... Read More

Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai to step down

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Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and handing the reins over to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida. Mr Yoshida, Sony’s chief financial officer, is to take over control of... Read More

'Egregious' YouTubers to face consequences

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YouTube says it is developing new policies to deal with video-makers who damage the reputation of the website. Chief executive Susan Wojcicki said “egregious” behaviour by video bloggers caused “significant... Read More

Atari co-founder denied award over sexist behaviour

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Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has “applauded” a decision that means he will not get an award for pioneering work on video games. Mr Bushnell was due to receive the prestigious... Read More