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A brief history of Apple’s iTunes
Apple is now promoting new apps for music, TV and podcasts.Read more.
Malware-ridden laptop artwork sold for $1.3m
The computer contains six well-known strains of malware and was bought by an anonymous bidder.Read more.
Apple’s services disrupted for some
App store, music and radio services not working for "some users".Read more.
Would you recognise yourself from your data?
Firms make all kind of assumptions about you based on the data they receive.Read more.
Don’t Overestimate the ‘Semi’ in Semiautonomous Cars
A new report shows more cars in the US can guide themselves down the highway—but drivers often don’t know whatRead more.
8 Best Smart Speakers in 2019: Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana
Smart speakers with Google Assistant, Alexa, and Siri are popular, but which one is right for you?Read more.
To Fight Deepfakes, Researchers Built a Smarter Camera
One way to tell if an image has been faked? Bake the tamper-proofing into the camera itself.Read more.
The tablet computer pulled by donkey
Communities in Mozambique learn about health, banking and elections via giant interactive screens.Read more.
Scam victims to be refunded by banks
With fraud victims losing huge sums, a new code will offer more protection - but not all banks are signedRead more.
Fitness trackers ‘add miles to your marathon’
Tests by a consumer watchdog found that several brands were inaccurate in calculating running distance.Read more.
‘Extremist’ Google algorithms concern ex-police chief
Google insists that its search software is not used to promote contentious online material.Read more.
Will Artificial Intelligence Enhance or Hack Humanity?
Historian Yuval Noah Harari and computer scientist Fei-Fei Li discuss the promise and perils of the transformative technology with WIREDRead more.