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Thousands report issues with US mobile services

Tracking website Downdetector shows a spike in issues for users of AT&T but the cause is unclear.

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Xbox games coming to Nintendo Switch named

Grounded and Pentiment are the first of four games Microsoft is making available to rivals.

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Don’t dry your iPhone in a bag of rice, says Apple

The popular remedy risks “small particles” entering the phone and causing damage, new advice says.

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Tinder introduces passport-scanning ID checks

The dating app, which has been targeted by scammers, has previously trialled the system in Australia

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Hacker group’s site taken over by law enforcement

LockBit is a major criminal gang that uses its software to steal sensitive data until a ransom is paid

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Sacked Twitter staff in Ghana finally get pay-off

Former workers at X’s Africa base say they have got their severance pay after a year-long campaign.

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Big tech vows action on ‘deceptive’ AI in elections

Twenty firms have signed an accord pledging to stop voters being deceived but critics say it lacks teeth.

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Xbox, Nintendo or PlayStation: does it still matter?

Why the war between the big games console makers may be coming to an end.

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Facebook £3bn legal action given go-ahead in London

A mass legal action alleges Facebook abused its dominance to monetise 45 million UK users’ personal data.

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Offenders confused about ethics of AI child abuse

A charity warns that creating or viewing such images is still illegal, even if the children are not real.

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