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Instagram vows to remove all graphic self-harm images from site

All graphic images of self-harm will be removed from Instagram, the head of the social media platform has told the BBC. The move comes after the father of 14-year-old...

Skype can now blur the background during video calls

Thanks to the rise of WhatsApp and other free calling and messaging apps, Skype is no longer the go-to service it once was for many people. But the company...

Huawei: Tackling security concerns in UK may take five years

It will take three to five years for Huawei to address security issues raised by the UK government, the company has said. The Chinese firm, which has earmarked $2bn (£1.5bn)...

Ghana Link, UNIPASS dragged to court for allegedly cloning single window software

The controversy surrounding the UNIPASS National Single Window is far from over, with West Blue Ghana Limited, an IT solution firm, suing the operators of the system for allegedly...

Facebook ordered by Germany to gather less data

Germany's competition authority has told Facebook it can only continue gathering so much data about users from beyond its app and website if it gets individuals' consent.The watchdog has...

UK wants fully autonomous cars on road

The Department for Transport wants to see fully autonomous cars - driving with no human oversight - and cars with no steering wheels tested on UK roads. Currently, the rules...

Microsoft really, really, really doesn’t want you to buy Office 2019

Microsoft launched a new ad campaign for its Office suite today. Usually, that’s not something especially interesting, but this one is a bit different. Instead of simply highlighting the...

Disability-themed emojis approved for use

The introduction of dozens of new accessibility-themed emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters include hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, white "probing" canes and guide...

Facebook Messenger gets ‘unsend’ feature

Facebook has come out with a feature that lets you delete messages from a conversation after you have sent them, as previously spotted in leaks. So in case you...

Twitter may be getting an edit feature

Twitter is still trying to figure out how to let users edit their posts. During an interview with Joe Rogan last week, CEO Jack Dorsey opened up about the firm’s...

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