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Kodi magazine 'directs readers to pirate content'

A British magazine is directing readers to copyright-infringing software, the Federation Against Copyright Theft (Fact) has said. Kodi is a free, legal media player for computers but software add-ons that in some cases make it possible to download pirated content. ...

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AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

Two of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data. ...

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Virgin complaint bans Sky broadband ad

Sky has had another TV broadband advert banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following a complaint from rival Virgin Media. The advert featured the cast of The Secret Life of Pets, with one dog becoming frustrated with its broadband ...

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Google to add 'news feed' to website and app

Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search. It will display news stories, features, videos and music chosen on the basis of previous ...

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Social networks 'lead to anxiety and fear in young'

Research from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label suggests social media is making youngsters more anxious. Forty per cent said they felt bad if nobody liked their selfie and 35% said their confidence was directly linked to the number of followers ...

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Google Glass smart eyewear returns

Google is to sell a revamped version of its smart glasses to businesses, more than two years after the original version of the product was cancelled. The company said Glass Enterprise Edition had improved battery life and felt more comfortable ...

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Netflix says it now has 104 million subscribers worldwide

Netflix shares surged on Monday after the firm said it now has about 104 million subscribers, a larger-than-expected number that boosted revenues. Company leaders said the gains are a sign that investment in new shows and movies is paying off ...

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Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018

A nine-month countdown to the introduction of compulsory age checks on online pornography seen from the UK has begun. The April 2018 goal to protect under-18s was revealed as digital minister Matt Hancock signed the commencement order for the Digital ...

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Emojis honoured in world celebration

New York’s Empire State Building will be lit up in yellow to mark a day that organisers hope will put a smile on millions of faces. It is one of several stunts planned for World Emoji Day, which celebrates the ...

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DeepMind AI is learning to walk and other tech news

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news stories. BBC News – Technology

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