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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, has acknowledged that it needs to be tougher against abuse Twitter is planning to impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery as part of a renewed effort to tackle abuse on its social network. The US company has…

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Image copyright YouTube Image caption Mr Neistat suggests YouTube’s community of creators acts as a defence against online competitors One of YouTube’s most influential vloggers has attacked the service’s leaders, claiming they are failing many of their most popular video creators. Specifically, Casey Neistat criticised the way the platform had…

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[embedded content] Ah, yes, nothing like a quaint dramedy about a fictional Hollywood sexual predator to get our minds off of all those real Hollywood sexual predators. Especially when it’s made by someone who is, himself, an alleged Hollywood sexual predator. Insert upside-down smiley face emoji here. Louis C.K. directed,…

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Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Karissa Bell2017-10-18 19:29:45 UTC Samsung wants Bixby to power your smart home, and it has a Chromecast-like dongle to make it happen. The company unveiled an experimental dongle prototype called Project Ambience that turns “dumb” appliances and gadgets into Bixby-enabled smart home accessories. During a demo onstage…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some users did not want to be told how many cakes they had walked Google has decided to remove an update to Maps that shows users how many calories they would burn if they walked to their destination. It follows what the search giant…

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Image copyright NCC Some smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, a watchdog has warned. The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) tested watches from brands including Gator and GPS for Kids. It said it discovered that attackers could track, eavesdrop or even communicate with the…

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