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Don't blame us for people suffering - London hospital hackers

Don't blame us for people suffering - London hospital hackers

They claim the cyber attack - which has disrupted more than 1,000 procedures - was politically motivated.

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Apple scraps its Pay Later loan scheme in US

Apple scraps its Pay Later loan scheme in US

The decision marks a retreat for Apple from its plans to offer traditional financial services.

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Sam Bankman-Fried funded a group with racist ties. FTX wants its $5m back

Sam Bankman-Fried funded a group with racist ties. FTX wants its $5m back

The Guardian reveals FTX trustees, in charge after the CEO’s downfall, allege payments were made with looted fundsMultiple events hosted at a historic former hotel in Berkeley, California, have brought together people from intellectual movements popular at the highest levels in Silicon Valley while platforming prominent people linked to scientific racism, the Guardian reveals.But because of alleged financial ties between the non-profit that owns the building – Lightcone Infrastructure (Lightcone) – and jailed crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried, the administrators of FTX, Bankman-Fried’s...

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Bank fires employees over fake keyboard activity

Bank fires employees over fake keyboard activity

Wells Fargo has fired a number of workers, after reviewing claims of fake keyboard activity.

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Nasa astronaut distress message broadcast in error

Nasa astronaut distress message broadcast in error

Space agency says the clip was from a training exercise which was accidentally put on YouTube,

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Gaming giant Steam accused of ripping off 14m UK gamers

Gaming giant Steam accused of ripping off 14m UK gamers

Legal claim alleges Steam's market dominance means consumers are paying too much for video games.

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Genetic testing firm 23andMe investigated over hack

Genetic testing firm 23andMe investigated over hack

Criminals gained access to 6.9 million records when the firm was hacked in October 2023.

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Why is Nvidia boss the 'Taylor Swift of tech'?

Why is Nvidia boss the 'Taylor Swift of tech'?

Jensen Huang is at the forefront of an AI boom, which coincides with Nividia's rise as a leading chip firm.

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Plans to use Facebook and Instagram posts to train AI criticised

Plans to use Facebook and Instagram posts to train AI criticised

Public posts, images and image captions will also be used to develop parent company Meta's AI tools.

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Could AI put an end to animal testing?

Could AI put an end to animal testing?

Artificial intelligence systems are increasingly being used to help test new drugs and chemicals.

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Court rules Google must face £13.6bn advertising lawsuit

Court rules Google must face £13.6bn advertising lawsuit

The search giant's parent Alphabet called the case 'incoherent' in arguments to get the case dropped.

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Australia wants to become a renewable energy superpower. Can it?

Australia wants to become a renewable energy superpower. Can it?

The country has come up with an ambitious plan to become the engine room of the new green economy.

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Instagram tests forcing users to watch adverts

Instagram tests forcing users to watch adverts

The "ad break" feature it is trialling means users cannot scroll or swipe past adverts as usual.

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Oral history: how Tick Begg revolutionised braces and made 1920s Adelaide ‘the orthodontic centre of the world’

Oral history: how Tick Begg revolutionised braces and made 1920s Adelaide ‘the orthodontic centre of the world’

A South Australian museum honours the man who changed the way dentistry was done ‘on a global scale’In medieval Europe, barber-surgeons might cut your hair, shave your face, do a bit of blood-letting and tend to a broken limb.They might also pull a tooth out with a “pelican” – a crude beak-like shank – or lever it out with an iron “tooth key”. By the 17th century they might just knock it out with a steel punch elevator. Continue reading...

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Donald Trump joins TikTok despite previously wanting ban

Donald Trump joins TikTok despite previously wanting ban

The former president joins the current US leader in using the platform despite backing concerns.

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All Santander staff and '30 million' customers hacked

All Santander staff and '30 million' customers hacked

Their data is being sold online by the same gang who this week claimed to have hacked Ticketmaster.

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BT to refund EE & Plusnet customers over exit fees

BT to refund EE & Plusnet customers over exit fees

The telecoms giant did not provide clear details of contract lengths and exit fees to customers.

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Grand Theft Auto maker firms up GTA 6 release date

Grand Theft Auto maker firms up GTA 6 release date

The latest instalment of the hugely popular series will be released in autumn 2025, its publisher says.

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Sony slams tech giants for unauthorised use of stars' songs

Sony slams tech giants for unauthorised use of stars' songs

Sony Music suspects Google, Microsoft and OpenAI have used music from the likes of Adele and Beyonce.

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Period trackers 'coercing' women into sharing risky information

Period trackers 'coercing' women into sharing risky information

Research finds poor data management practices such as not being able to delete data about abortions.

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iPad Pro M4 review: ludicrously good hardware that’s total overkill for most

iPad Pro M4 review: ludicrously good hardware that’s total overkill for most

Apple sets new standard in screen and power but Pro model verges away from consumer tablet needsApple’s latest iPad Pro is thinner and lighter, and has a stupendous new OLED screen, plus oodles of power to do practically anything. But it is no longer just the super-premium iPad – it is also aiming to be an impressive tool for the creative industry.It still looks and acts like an iPad, ready to do regular iPad things such as browse the web, watch TV or chat to your family on the other side of the country. But to do only that with a machine this advanced is total overkill – Apple has many...

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Christie's £670m art auctions hit by cyber attack

Christie's £670m art auctions hit by cyber attack

The auction house's website is down as it seeks to sell items ranging from high art to rare wine.

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US bans China crypto-miner from nuclear base area

US bans China crypto-miner from nuclear base area

Chinese firm MineOne Partners has been ordered to sell land it owns near a US nuclear missile site.

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Cow dung's key role in India's energy industry

Cow dung's key role in India's energy industry

India is hoping that biogas, produced from farm waste, will curb its reliance on imported gas.

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New version of Chat-GPT can teach maths and flirt

New version of Chat-GPT can teach maths and flirt

OpenAI has unveiled a new, faster version of its generative AI tool, ChatGPT.

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