Facebook tackles Russians making fake news stories

The pages campaigned for months creating and sharing stories that were fake, said Facebook.

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US ‘probes Huawei for trade secret theft’

The investigation, reported by US media, adds to pressure facing the Chinese technology giant.

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GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes

The UK’s intelligence services say there are too few young women working in cyber-security.

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Netflix’s Bird Box film contains footage of Lac-Megantic disaster

Two Netflix productions used stock images of the Lac-Megantic rail disaster in a fictional context.

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University switches off social media to help student well-being

A university is switching off its social media channels to promote a healthier online culture.

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Laser shoes made for Parkinson’s patients

People with Parkinson’s can freeze when they walk but laser shoes are helping them to keep moving.

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Ace Combat 7: Can it match flying in real-life?

The latest version of the game Ace Combat 7 has a new VR mode for more realistic aerial acrobatics.

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