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Germany shooting: 2,200 people watched on Twitch

About 2,200 people watched a gunman’s video of his attack outside a synagogue in Germany before it was removed from video-streaming site Twitch. Twitch, which is owned by retail ...

Apple drops Hong Kong police-tracking app used by protesters

Apple has removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements and tear gas use, saying the app violated its rules. The company said the app, HKmap.live, ...

Liverpool is home to the ‘chattiest mobile phone users’

People in Liverpool have longer mobile phone calls than the residents of nine other major British cities, an Ofcom survey has suggested. Liverpudlians spend six minutes and 51 seconds ...

Call of Duty breaks records as developer faces Hong Kong backlash

A mobile version of video game Call of Duty has been downloaded more than 100 million times in its first week. However, a boycott aimed at the game’s publisher, Activision Blizzard, ...

No-deal Brexit data – should firms worry?

“Take steps now to keep receiving data legally from the EU.” That’s the message for businesses in a full page government advert in the Financial Times and elsewhere. ...

Femtech: Right time, wrong term?

The meteoric rise of the label “femtech” to describe technology products, apps and hardware addressing women’s health and wellbeing issues divides opinion. While ...

Apple approves Hong Kong protest location app

An app that tracks the location of police patrols in Hong Kong is now available via Apple, despite the firm’s reservations about its potential use. Apple had said the crowd-sourced ...

Copycat coders create ‘vulnerable’ apps

Lazy developers who copy solutions to tricky programming problems are creating apps that are vulnerable to attack, research suggests. A team of computer scientists looked at more ...

YouTube terminates Addy A-Game and Street Attraction channels

YouTube has deactivated two channels run by “pick-up artists” after a BBC investigation into the online industry. It has removed hundreds of videos from accounts linked ...

Libra: PayPal first to drop out of Facebook cryptocurrency

Payments firm PayPal has become the first company to pull out of an alliance that is trying to launch Facebook’s digital currency Libra. PayPal made the announcement in a ...