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YouTube Rewind 2018 becomes site's second-most disliked video

Image copyright YouTube Image caption The Rewind 2018 thumbnail image features various YouTubers including popular Fortnite streamer Ninja The annual recap touting “the videos, music and trends that defined YouTube in 2018” has become the second-most disliked video in the website’s history. YouTube Rewind 2018 has amassed over 6.8M dislikes …

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Canada Moose Cree First Nation to get drone deliveries

Image copyright Drone Delivery Canada Image caption Moose Factory island is difficult to transport goods to when the river freezes and thaws Residents of a remote First Nation island in northern Ontario will begin receiving goods by drone next year. The Moose Cree First Nation has signed a C$2.5m (£1.5m) …

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Teen jailed for email bomb hoaxes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGeorge Duke-Cohan’s arrest by NCA officers was captured on a bodycam A teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare has been jailed for three years. George Duke-Cohan, 19, sparked nationwide panic and …

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Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court sketch shows Meng Wanzhou during her bail hearing at the Supreme Court of British Columbia The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed. Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s …

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What's going on with Huawei?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei is now the second biggest smartphone-maker after Samsung Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been the focus of international scrutiny, with several countries raising security concerns about its products. Then on 1 December, the company’s chief financial officer was arrested in Canada. A bail hearing …

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The blind woman developing tech for the good of others

Image copyright IBM Image caption Chieko Asakawa received Japan’s Medal of Honour for her contribution to accessibility research An accident in a swimming pool left Chieko Asakawa blind at the age of 14. For the past three decades she’s worked to create technology – now with a big focus on …

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Data problems hit O2 mobile network

Image copyright Getty Images Millions of smartphone users in the UK have lost their data services after the O2 network suffered technical problems. O2 has 25 million customers, but also provides services for the Sky, Tesco, Giffgaff and Lycamobile networks which have another seven million users. Many users took to …

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Facebook chief's emails exposed by MPs

Image copyright Getty Images The UK parliament’s fake news inquiry has published a cache of seized Facebook documents. The correspondence includes internal emails sent between Mark Zuckerberg and the social network’s staff. The emails were obtained from the chief of a software firm that is suing the tech giant. About …

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VTech flags tablet flaw after BBC Watchdog probe

Image copyright VTech Image caption VTech allows parents to determine which sites their children can visit with the tablet Child gadget-maker VTech’s website is promoting a security fix for its flagship tablet, following an investigation by BBC Watchdog Live. The Storio Max – which is called the InnoTab Max in …

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