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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The scripts also record the entire contents of the pages visited, the researchers said Hundreds of web firms are tracking every single keystroke made by visitors, a study from Princeton University has suggested. The technique – known as session replay – is used by…

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Image copyright HBO Image caption The leaks were released prior to the broadcast of Game of Thrones series seven US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man with hacking into HBO, leaking Game of Thrones scripts and demanding a $6m (£4.5m) ransom. Behzad Mesri is accused of computer fraud, wire fraud,…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Theresa May made Philip Hammond her chancellor in June 2016 The UK must “seize the opportunities” from Brexit while tackling deep-seated economic challenges “head on”, Philip Hammond is to say in his second Budget. The chancellor will promise investment to make Britain “fit for the…

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Image copyright Getty Images Rodney Bewes has died aged 79, his agent has confirmed. The actor had a career spanning six decades and is best known for playing Bob Ferris in sitcom The Likely Lads. His agent issued a statement saying: “It is with great sadness that we confirm that…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tencent chief executive Ma Huateng is now worth more than Google’s founders The value of China’s biggest social network company – Tencent Holdings – has overtaken that of Facebook. The company owns WeChat, an enormously popular messaging app in China, and hit gaming franchises…

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Image caption RT has run a series of ad campaigns on the London Underground Google is to “derank” stories from Kremlin-owned publications Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik in response to allegations about election meddling by President Putin’s government. Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt said the search giant needed to deal with…

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I’m taking a week off from producing a full podcast, and am instead presenting what I hope will be a fun Thanksgiving road-trip accompaniment. It’s an audibobook excerpt. But since it’s the very start of that audiobook – and as it’s read by the flat-out brilliant comedian/actor John Hodgman –…

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Image copyright EPA Brexit supporters in the cabinet have agreed the UK should offer to pay more money to the EU as it leaves. But no formal offer will be made until the EU agrees to begin talking about a new trade deal with the UK. No new figure has…

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