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Chinese social network to end 'gay censorship'

Chinese social network Sina Weibo is to stop a planned crackdown on content related to gay issues after a hashtag-driven campaign by outraged users. ...

Wetherspoon shuts down social media accounts

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon says it is closing down all its social media accounts following the "trolling" of MPs and ethnic minorities. ...

GDPR: how can I email data securely to comply with the new regulations?

As a freelance media professional, I am often asked by my various employers to send copies of my passport, completed visa forms and other sensitive data in the form of email attachments. I...

Killer robots: pressure builds for ban as governments meet

They will be “weapons of terror, used by terrorists and rogue states against civilian populations. Unlike human soldiers, they will follow any orders however evil,” says Toby Walsh, professor of artificial intelligence at...

Susan Fowler's plan after Uber? Tear down the system that protects harassers

Susan Fowler has a simple explanation for her decision to become a whistleblower: It was her only option. The software engineer had no idea that a blogpost detailing her experience of sexual harassment...

God of War review – violent, vital and more brilliant than ever

As the average age of video-game developers and players has crept upwards, everyone has started to expect more from their characters. In the last decade, formerly two-dimensional avatars from Lara Croft to Wolfenstein’s...

I'm angry at Facebook – but I'm also addicted. How do I break free?

I am too far in to leave Facebook, but I want to register my disapproval of the company after their part in the data leak to Cambridge Analytica. What should I do? Ah, the...

How can I store my digital photos for ever?

I read your article from June 2016 on What’s the best way to organise and store my digital photos? Is it not sufficient to save my pictures on one external hard drive? Must...

#IAmGay trends amid Weibo 'homosexuality clean-up'

A "clean-up campaign" by a popular Chinese social media site has sparked protests from its users. Sina Weibo...

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice dominates at video game Bafta awards

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, a dark mythological adventure that follows a young warrior suffering from psychosis, was the big winner at the 2018 Bafta video game awards on Thursday night at Tobacco Dock, London. The...

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Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM...

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly-named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As...