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Code-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Enigma machine scrambled messages to make them much harder to decipher Computer historians have staged a re-enactment of World War...

‘Groomed aged 13 by hundreds of men on Kik’

Tech Tent: Do the police have your biometric digits?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police are testing facial recognition systems Campaign group Big Brother Watch claims that many people who have been wrongly...

Instagram’s IGTV recommended ‘abusive’ videos

Image copyright Chesnot Image caption Facebook hopes to compete with YouTube via the IGTV service Instagram has been criticised after sexually suggestive videos of...

Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns

Image copyright Reuters/Getty Images Image caption Facebook employees advised Donald Trump’s election campaign managers Facebook will no longer send employees to...

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China blocks Twitch game-streaming service

Image copyright Zhang Peng Image caption Gaming and e-sports are hugely popular in China Video game-streaming service Twitch has been blocked in China. Since 20...

Amazon makes Alexa-controlled microwave

How China’s GPS ‘rival’ Beidou is plotting to go global

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beidou’s coverage is expanding rapidly, with more than 10 satellite launches in 2018 China has ambitions for its rapidly...

GoPro Hero 7 camera films smooth videos without gimbal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: GoPro’s new stabilisation put to the test GoPro hopes it can tempt film-makers to try its latest...