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Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUber dashcam footage shows moment before fatal impact The “safety operator” of a self-driving Uber car was watching TV just before the vehicle was involved in a fatal collision, a police report reveals. The Uber car struck and killed pedestrian Elaine Herzberg, …

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Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The Bombe was used to work out Enigma machine settings to help read German communications The UK’s National Museum of Computing has expanded its exhibits celebrating the UK’s wartime code-breakers and the machines used to crack German ciphers. On Saturday it will open …

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YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers

Image copyright Getty Images YouTube is adding more ways for video-makers to make money, following criticism from bloggers and increased competition from rival platforms. Many video-makers have complained that changes to YouTube’s advertising policies have made it difficult for their videos to earn ad revenue. YouTube will now roll out …

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Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship

Image copyright Getty Images Chipmaker Intel has announced that its chief executive, Brian Krzanich, is stepping down with immediate effect because of “a violation of Intel’s non-fraternisation policy”. He had been in the post since May 2013. Intel said an inquiry had revealed that Mr Krzanich had had a consensual …

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Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Image copyright Instagram Instagram has released a long-form video feature which allows users to post hour-long clips. IGTV lets users create content exceeding the current maximum 60-second clip limit for the first time. It’s not clear if the longer videos would include adverts or if users would be paid for …

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Rural residents hang up on mobile banking, regulator finds

Image copyright Getty Images Consumers in rural areas of the UK are far less likely to use their smartphones for banking than their urban counterparts, a survey says. The findings, from the UK’s financial regulator, are set to reignite the debate over bank branch closures – particularly in rural locations. …

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Missing Norfolk man in 'lucky' police drone rescue

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrone finds missing man stuck in marshes A man who went missing and was found by a police drone up to his armpits in water said he was “lucky to live”. A major search was launched for Peter Pugh, 75, from Brancaster, …

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Apple fined for misleading customers in Australia

Image copyright AFP Image caption Customers were refused phone repairs in breach of Australian law An Australian court has fined Apple A$9m (£5m;$6.5m) for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties. The nation’s consumer watchdog took the tech giant to court last year following …

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YouTube's paid music and video services come to UK

Image copyright YouTube Image caption YouTube announced the expansion of its subscription services at a London press conference YouTube is expanding its subscription-based music and video services to the UK and a further 11 countries. The “premium” facilities strip ads from the platform’s content and allow it to be downloaded …

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How Assassin's Creed Odyssey is 'creating equal opportunities'

Image copyright Ubisoft/ Youtube Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will offer players more choice than ever, according to its makers. It allows players to choose between being a female or male assassin, and to control characters’ conversations. “We wanted players to make the experience their own,” says narrative director Mel MacCoubrey. The …

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