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  • Twitter loses chief operating officer Anthony Noto to finance firm

    January 23, 2018 4:10 PM 34

    Noto spent three and a half years at Twitter. Twitter has lost one of its most high-profile employees, chief operating officer Anthony Noto. The social media platform announced on Tuesday (23 January) that Noto had been offered a chief executive position elsewhere and had chosen to leave Twitter. According to the Wall Street Journal last week, Noto was weighing

  • Megaupload's Kim Dotcom faces extradition to US, responds by suing New Zealand for $7bn

    January 23, 2018 2:23 PM 41

    The founder of a popular file-sharing site is taking extreme legal action against the New Zealand government, and hoping to fill his pockets with billions in the process. An arrest warrant has been issued by the US government for Kim Dotcom, the founder of Megaupload. Dotcom (born Schmitz) is facing charges of fraud and copyright infringement. The US is demanding

  • Facebook sets sights on Premier League streaming as it hires Eurosport veteran to drive deals

    January 22, 2018 1:46 PM 60

    Facebook has hired the former chief executive of Eurosport in another effort to bring live sport to the social media platform. According to the Guardian, Peter Hutton has signed to push through mega-money contracts to exclusively secure coverage for Facebook. Hutton will leave Eurosport once the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea finishes (25 February)

  • 'Are you kidding?' These bizarre photos of Trump 'working' during shutdown are being dragged online

    January 22, 2018 1:25 PM 55

    Twitter is having a field day with the "so obviously staged" photos and responded with a slew of mocking jokes, taunts and memes at the expense of the president. The White House released multiple photos of President Donald Trump "working in the White House" on the first day of the government shutdown - and they're already being hilariously dragged online

  • PORN HACK: 20,000 accounts COMPROMISED in latest data breach for a popular VR porn game

    January 22, 2018 11:15 AM 45

    Users of virtual reality porn have had their habits revealed and leaked by hackers with an 'ethical' motivation. Porn viewers on the SinVR system have had their names, email addresses and download habits leaked, cybersecurity company Digital Interruption has revealed. SinVR is a VR porn game that allows users to take an avatar into a fully 3D world and interact

  • These Chrome and Firefox extensions can hijack browsers, spy on you and are almost impossible to remove

    January 22, 2018 10:40 AM 37

    Security researchers have discovered a nasty pair of Chrome and FireFox extensions that can hijack browsers, spy on users' browsing activities and are nearly impossible to get rid of manually. According to researchers at Malwarebytes, the new malicious extension called "Tiempo en colombia en vivo" was found lurking in both the popular browsers. The forced

  • Theresa May to launch 'fake news' rapid response team

    January 22, 2018 7:00 AM 31

    The unit will be based in the Cabinet Office and will reportedly monitor social media to "identify and challenge disinformation". The team will be based in the Cabinet Office, according to Alex Aiken, the executive director of the Government Communication Service (GCS), the PR wing of the civil service. In an interview with PR Week, Mr Aiken said the civil

  • App compares selfies to classical art portraits

    January 16, 2018 9:10 AM 29

    Which famous portrait from classical art history does your selfie look like? Web users are posting hilarious wins and fails. Users have posted the comparisons on social media, displaying their delight at the app both getting it horrendously wrong and getting it wonderfully right. Google's Arts and Culture app is available for both iOS and Android phones

  • Sky TV: MAJOR new feature could be coming to customers THIS YEAR

    January 7, 2018 11:00 AM 35

    Sky has announced a new feature could be coming to its customers this year. The satellite broadcaster announced plans that will mean customers will be able to access its TV and streaming services without installing a dish on their properties. This means subscribers to Sky's various services will be able to enjoy a massive amount of TV and film content

  • KFC emulates Trump's nuclear war threat, takes strong stance on Ronald McDonald's 'red nosed regime'

    January 3, 2018 5:20 PM 44

    Don't mess with Colonel Sanders on Twitter... Donald Trump's Twitter tirades have become something of a regular occurrence, but his recent nuclear threats aimed at Kim Jong-un were met by many with unease and a resigned shrug. Anyone who has payed attention will know this isn't the first time Donald Trump has singled the North Korean leader for abuse