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Portrait by AI program sells for $432,000
The AI-generated portrait of a fictional Frenchman sold for 45 times its original estimate.
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BA investigation into website hack reveals more victims
Details of the attack emerged as BA investigated a 'sophisticated' attack it suffered in September.
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Twitter earnings boosted by major sports broadcasts
Sales leap 30% in the third quarter, partly thanks to broadcasts of major US soccer and baseball games.
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Inside Rockstar: The developer behind Red Dead Redemption 2
The western-style adventure is the first major release from Rockstar Games for eight years.
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BT appoints Worldpay’s Philip Jansen as new chief executive
Philip Jansen takes the helm next year as Britain's biggest telecoms provider seeks to revive its fortunes.
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Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal
The Cambridge Analytica scandal was a "serious breach" of data protection laws, UK regulator says.
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Cathay Pacific data hack hits 9.4 million passengers
The Hong Kong airline said personal details including passport and credit card numbers were accessed.
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Tesla delivers ‘historic’ $311m profit
Elon Musk's electric car maker reports only the third quarterly profit in its 15-year history.
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How WhatsApp is being abused in Brazil’s elections
Software is being used to scrape phone numbers and send thousands of messages in minutes.
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Mitsubishi windows shine ‘alarmingly realistic’ fake sunlight
Mitsubishi has developed a new indoor lighting system that mimics blue skies, sunrises and sunsets.
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