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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: First look at the Xbox One X Microsoft has unveiled the latest games console in its line-up, a more powerful version of the Xbox One called the Xbox One X. The tech giant touted the machine’s specs, including its ability to…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. The Queen’s Speech – in which the government sets out its legislative programme – has been delayed for a few days, the BBC understands. The set-piece event had been…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Are the tech giants getting too big to control? The US tech giants Apple, Google’s parent Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are the five biggest companies in the world by market capitalisation. Their increasing dominance is fuelling concerns about competition and data privacy. So…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III is the heaviest rocket ever made by India India’s space agency has successfully launched its heaviest rocket. The 640-tonne rocket blasted off from a launching site off the Bay of Bengal in Sriharikota. As one website put it, “it’s…

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Image copyright Reuters Theresa May has said the government will focus on social issues and “delivering a successful Brexit” as she completed a Cabinet reshuffle. The PM said the new line-up brought in “talent from across the whole of the Conservative party”. Her comments came after Michael Gove, one of…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May’s Conservatives are seeking a deal with Arlene Foster’s DUP The Democratic Unionist Party says it has had “positive talks” over a possible deal to support a Conservative minority government. Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson met DUP chiefs in Belfast on Saturday. The…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Paying for Amazon Prime gives customers access to the retailers’ online video services Amazon is to offer discounts on its Prime subscription service to Americans receiving financial aid from the US government. Instead of a monthly fee of $10.99 (£8.50), those eligible for the discounted…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption One “emergency” proposal would give police forces direct access to servers Police forces across Europe could get data from net firms almost immediately under new European Commission plans. The proposals aim to help police act quickly in the wake of terror attacks to round up…

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