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Google’s AR animals entertain Android users
Augmented Reality animals are appearing as an option on some Android devices as Google rolls out a new feature.
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Selena Gomez: Instagram ‘would make me depressed’
The singer says she had to delete social media from her phone as it made her feel bad about herself.
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5G sign-ups outpace 4G’s launch in South Korea
More than one million people have a 5G subscription, despite the lack of a "killer app".
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Dating app scammers spotted by AI
Fakes on dating websites use emotional language, analysis of thousands of dating profiles reveals.
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Dinner and a Movie? Amazon Alexa Makes It Easier to Do Both
Amazon revealed new technology that allows its Alexa virtual assistant to handle multiple tasks in the same conversation.
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Model aircraft pilots angry over drone laws
The hobbyists do not want to be classified as drone pilots, pay registration fees or take tests.
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Facebook stops apps being pre-installed on Huawei phones
The block on pre-installed apps on Huawei smartphones will also apply to Instagram and Whatsapp.
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Huawei: ‘We stand naked in front of the world’
Huawei's cyber-security chief told MPs it has never been asked by China to do anything "untoward".
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Microsoft deletes massive face recognition database
The widely used database was created by copying images of celebrities found on websites and blogs.
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A brief history of Apple’s iTunes
Apple is now promoting new apps for music, TV and podcasts.
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Malware-ridden laptop artwork sold for $1.3m
The computer contains six well-known strains of malware and was bought by an anonymous bidder.
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Apple’s services disrupted for some
App store, music and radio services not working for "some users".
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