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Online Shopping: The Complete Wired Guide
Everything you ever wanted to know about Amazon, data privacy, and those weird new register-free retail stores.
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EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers
Digital minister Margot James says phone and broadband firms must "play by the rules".
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Award for wartime flight trainer returned to service
Tens of thousands of pilots trained in a tiny, mechanical flight simulator which has been restored.
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What Diane Greene’s Departure Means for Google Cloud
Google trails Amazon and Microsoft in the business of renting computing power to other businesses.
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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Is About to Make Grindelwads of Cash (and Other Culture News)
Plus: Guillermo del Toro's Bleak House is fine, directors are rallying to save FilmStruck, and a *Dumbo* trailer dropped.
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Prince William criticises social media firms
Prince William and Catherine were at the BBC to discuss its work on combating cyber-bullying.
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‘Ugly’ mistake sends Google data to China
A botched update to network hardware meant an African ISP wrongly took over Google net addresses.
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Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale
Xiaomi offered only two or three phones at the advertised price.
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Meeting Kosovo’s clickbait merchants
Western web-users lap up misinformation online - these are the shady "merchants" who push it on Facebook.
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Tesla’s Booming Model 3 Sales and More Car News This Week
Elon Musk puts Tesla in the black, cities rein in scooters, and a car engineer spends a lot of time
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Chinese headmaster fired over secret coin mining at school
A stack of crypto-currency mining machines was found after teachers complained about excessive noise.
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Blizzard’s ‘Diablo: Immortal’ Announcement Did Not Go Well
Nor did Nintendo's racist-imagery snafu or Square Enix's 'Final Fantasy' expansion plans. Plenty of wrong to go around!
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