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  • 'Just don't': Ivanka and Melania Trump blasted for their 'hypocritical' Black History Month tweets

    February 3, 2018 1:25 PM 63

    In light of President Donald Trump's history of controversial statements and policies, many blasted their tweets as hypocritical and "complicit". Ivanka and Melania Trump took to Twitter this week to commemorate the first day of Black History Month on Thursday (1 February), but were both immediately eviscerated, triggering swift and furious backlash

  • Every prisoner in New York is about to get a tablet computer

    February 1, 2018 1:26 PM 63

    Inmates incarcerated in prisons across the state of New York will receive a free tablet, as part of a project to boost education schemes in jail. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) said on Wednesday (31 January) that approximately 51,000 inmates across 54 facilities within the state will be eligible to receive one of the tablets

  • John McAfee goes rogue, says he will be 'toiling in obscurity' after MGT split

    January 29, 2018 5:18 PM 42

    The tech pioneer said that he was "very happy" with the decision to leave MGT. John McAfee speaking at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. Tech pioneer John McAfee is going it alone, departing the US-based MGT Capital Investments where he has worked in the roles of CEO, designer and cybersecurity visionary

  • Sean Hannity's Twitter page compromised and vanishes for hours

    January 28, 2018 9:58 AM 43

    The Fox News host's account disappeared on 27 January Fox News host Sean Hannity's Twitter account was compromised and was unavailable for a few hours on Saturday (27 January), inspiring speculation by his conservative followers that a government cabal they call the "deep state" or a rogue employee could be to blame. After Hannity's verified Twitter

  • Twitter loses chief operating officer Anthony Noto to finance firm

    January 23, 2018 4:10 PM 41

    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 49

    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 74

    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 64

    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 53

    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 44

    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