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

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

12

AI frenzy makes Nvidia the world's most valuable company

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The Californian firm's meteoric rise has been fuelled by its dominance of the "new gold" - AI chips.

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TikTok faces fresh US pressure over child privacy

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The allegation from US regulators adds to the growing pressure faced by the social media firm.

Tuesday, Jun 18

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McDonald's drops AI after bacon ice cream and nugget order mishaps

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The voice recognition system seems not to have recognised what customers were really ordering.

06

Apple scraps its Pay Later loan scheme

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It marks a retreat for the technology giant from plans to offer traditional financial services.

Building a $2bn online game by breaking the rules

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How the Elder Scrolls Online survived a difficult launch to become a quiet gaming success story.

02

Could brain-like computers be a 'competition killer'?

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Computers built like brains could be much more energy efficient than current designs.

Monday, Jun 17

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Software giant Adobe accused of 'trapping customers'

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Regulators allege Adobe failed to properly disclose subscription terms and made it too onerous to cancel.

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Surgeon general wants social media warning labels

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Vivek Murthy says social media increases the risk that children will experience anxiety and depression.

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Virtual camera operators: The unsung heroes of esports

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A different kind of esports pro explains how they capture all the action during tense matches.

02

'Hackers leaked intimate photos after my laptop was stolen'

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A Spanish filmmaker turned the cameras on herself and made a "sextortion diary" after being blackmailed.

Friday, Jun 14

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'Mouse jigglers' pretending to work fired by bank

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

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Is Elon Musk worth his $56bn Tesla pay package?

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He is beloved by his millions of followers online, but would Musk's businesses have succeeded without him?

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Tesla investors back $56bn Musk pay deal

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The multi-billionaire had campaigned for the payout, which is worth up to $56bn.

02

The battle for Gen Z social shoppers

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If TikTok is banned in the US, where might its social shoppers go?

Thursday, Jun 13

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Nasa astronaut distress message broadcast in error

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

03

Dan's the man: Why Chinese women are looking to ChatGPT for love

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A jailbreak version of ChatGPT is becoming popular with women who prefer it to real world dating.

Wednesday, Jun 12

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Gaming giant Steam accused of ripping off 14m UK gamers

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

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Elon Musk unexpectedly drops case against OpenAI

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The multi-billionaire Tesla boss filed the lawsuit against the ChatGPT developer at the end of February.

06

GameStop raises over $2bn after Roaring Kitty rally

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The company said it had sold all 75 million shares it had offered to investors.

02

College students on life without a smartphone

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Ten teenagers swap their smartphones for brick phones as part of a week-long digital detox.

'Insane' amounts of data spurs new storage tech

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Storing information with holograms and in glass is being proposed to deal with a deluge of data.

Tuesday, Jun 11

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Tech Life: Helping our animal friends

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This edition of Tech Life is all about animals and tech.

Monday, Jun 10

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Apple brings ChatGPT to iPhones in AI overhaul

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The company has been slower to roll out generative AI features than rivals including Google and Microsoft.

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Genetic testing firm 23andMe investigated over hack

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

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What we learned from gaming's big weekend

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Xbox's showcase tops off Summer Game Fest - here are some of the highlights from gaming's big weekend.

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O-type blood donors needed after London cyber-attack

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The NHS says last week's cyber-attack means blood cannot be sorted at the same frequency.

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Scammers use fake X accounts to impersonate airlines

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Holidaymakers are warned about scams where fake social media accounts are used to impersonate airlines.

Sunday, Jun 9

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Dead in 6 hours: How Nigerian sextortion scammers targeted my son

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Jenn Buta has been campaigning since her son was targeted by sextortionists in Nigeria - a hotspot for scammers.

Friday, Jun 7

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Microsoft 'recalls' screenshot feature after outcry

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Microsoft will modify a tool on its new AI-powered PCs that had sparked privacy concerns.