Andrew Tate banned from Facebook and Instagram

Meta removes influencer Andrew Tate from its platforms for violating its policies.

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Hackers may have exploited security flaws – Apple

Users of some models of iPhone, iPad and Mac are being urged to run ‘important security update’.

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Doubts cast over Elon Musk's Twitter bot claims

Elon Musk thinks a third of visible Twitter accounts could be bots, but researchers have their reservations.

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Experts warn no easy answer to how safe self-driving cars should be

Thatcham Research, the motor insurers’ automotive research centre, welcomed the government’s ambition but warned “complete clarity around the driver’s legal responsibilities” was needed, along with transparency on how the technology is marketed, “how the dealer describes systems when handing over the keys and how the self-driving system itself communicates with the driver”.

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Fifa 23: EA honours 99% discount price error on football game's new edition

A glitch on India’s Epic Games store let fans pre-order the new edition for the equivalent of 5p.

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TikTok to teach influencers about US mid-term election rules

For TikTok, a lot of the focus is also on influencers being paid by political groups to promote their campaigns. That’s prohibited by the app, but TikTok stars have often found ways of getting around this, with opportunities and events offered to them by groups rather than money.

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How to make movies without a huge carbon footprint

The film and TV industry is switching towards greener energy sources but the transition has challenges.

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Young watch almost seven times less TV than over-65s – Ofcom

The average 16 to 24-year-old watches TV for 53 minutes a day compared with nearly six hours for over-65s.

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Holocaust activist seems to talk to guests at her funeral

Conversational video tech allowed the late Marina Smith to answer mourners’ questions via recordings.

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Chinese internet giants hand algorithm data to government

Alibaba and Tiktok-owner ByteDance are among firms that have shared information with regulators.

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