Google leads gaming down a perilous path

  The future of the games industry, at least as Google sees it, is in streaming. It’s a trend that feels inevitable - just ask anyone in the music, TV or film business. Streaming is where it's at, and the possibility for what can be …

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Hotel guests 'secretly filmed and live-streamed'

  More than 1,500 hotel guests were secretly filmed with footage of them live-streamed to the internet, according to police in South Korea. The illicit activity was discovered in in 30 separate hotels across 10 South Korean cities. …

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Apple's new AirPods have Siri built-in

  Apple has launched a new version of its wireless earphones that allows users to activate the virtual assistant Siri by voice alone. It means that the assistant can now be reached without any buttons having to be pressed - users just …

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Apple responds to Spotify complaints over App store

  Apple has replied to claims by Spotify that App store policies gave it an "unfair advantage". Spotify made its comments as it filed an official anti-trust complaint against Apple in Europe saying it "limited" consumer choice. …

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Musk adds new Model Y to electric car line-up

  Tesla has launched its latest car, the Model Y, its second mass-market electric vehicle. The car was unveiled at an event in Los Angeles. The firm will first release a long-range version of the vehicle with a price tag of $47,000 …

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Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced the departure of the firm's chief product officer Chris Cox and head of WhatsApp Chris Daniels. Mr Cox joined in 2005, a year after Facebook was founded, while Mr Daniels took up his …

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Facebook blames server tweak for blackout issues

  Facebook has said that a "server configuration change" was to blame for the worst outage in its history. It said it had "triggered a cascading series of issues" for its platforms, including WhatsApp and Instagram. The …

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Inside Ocado's burning robotic warehouse

  Walking into the first chamber of Ocado's robot warehouse system in May, I was immediately struck by three things: how cold it was, how enormous it was, and how quiet. No shouts from warehouse staff, or tinny radios playing pop hits. …

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