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TalkTalk hack attack: Friends admit cyber crime charges

Matthew Hanley, 22, and Connor Allsopp, 20, accessed customer's information during the cyber attack.

Game guide malware 'targeted more than 500,000 users'

App-based guides for games like Fifa targeted more than 500,000 users with malware, a cyber-security company says.

UK protests Twitter's block on user data

Previously, the firm had allowed the government access to the data when investigating potential terrorist plots.

Fitbit investigates report of 'exploding' tracker

A woman in Wisconsin said she suffered second-degree burns when her fitness tracker exploded.

Twitter users up but 'headwinds' forecast

More people than ever are regular users of the message-in-brief platform, but it is still losing money.

MP asks Facebook to tackle 'fake news' as election approaches

The social network must address fake news as the UK's general election approaches, Damian Collins told the Guardian.

Ted 2017: Scary robots that want to be useful

Boston Dynamics reveals the softer side of military robots, at the Ted conference.

Naked selfie-detecting app Gallery Guardian tested

Gallery Guardian is designed to protect children from explicit images, but does not spot every snap.

Facebook baby killing: Grief and questions after shocking murder

It comes after a Thai man broadcast the murder of his 11-month daughter on Facebook Live.

Uber plans to test on-demand flying cars network by 2020

The firm plans to work with aviation companies to trial the technology in Dubai and Dallas.