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Man slammed with £45,000 fine for sharing Sky Sports livestreams online

A MAN who illegally shared Sky Sports streams online has been ordered to pay £45,000 in fines and damages after being found guilty of infringing the company’s copyright. Waqas Rasheed shared broadcasts from the then Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 ch

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Apple’s £999 iPhone X deemed a FLOP by experts – is it just too expensive?

APPLE’S gorgeous iPhone X wowed crowds at its September 2017 launch – but the phone has since been deemed a flop. Industry watchers reckon Apple is struggling to shift the £999 blower because customers simply can’t afford it. The iPhone X i

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New Snapchat update adds Lens face filters for multiplayer games you control with your face

SNAPCHAT is launching new shared Lenses that let you play games using facial expressions and goof around with your mates in tow. They’re called Snappables and they boast aliens, a rock band, a disco dance party, and a basketball challenge, among oth

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Instagram lets you share multiple photos and vids in Stories at once – here’s how

INSTAGRAM addicts will love the latest app update: you can now upload multiple photos and videos to your Story in one go. It means making an awesome Instagram Story will now be much quicker – so expect to see celebs posting way longer stories from now o

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Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition revealed – will the smart speaker land in the UK soon?

AMAZON is coming after your kids with a brand new smart speaker aimed at children. The Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition is a voice-controlled pod powered by the Alexa digital assistant – now rejigged to be child-friendly. The new model features bright and c

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Snapchat update scrapped? Some users say controversial redesign has DISAPPEARED

SNAPCHAT is reversing its controversial redesign for a select few after facing the furore of users and celebs alike over the massive overhaul. The original update arrived with a thud last year, completely separating your friends’ posts from those of

Gaming

PS5 and Xbox 2 release dates leaked? Here’s when experts think the new consoles are coming out

YOU MAY want to re-consider splurging on an Xbox One X or PS4 Pro as both Microsoft and Sony could launch brand-spanking new consoles in less than two years. Yes, we’re talking about the rumoured Xbox 2 and PlayStation 5, which experts predict will

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Snapchat SCAM messages threaten to publicly share your nude photos and ‘wipe all your pics’

SNAPCHAT is being flooded with scam messages threatening to share users’ nude photos and wipe all the pics from the app. The company is warning of a specific fake message that tells users their saved pictures, known as “Memories“, will b

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WhatsApp raises age limit to ban under 16s from using app in the UK

BRITISH TEENS will have to wait a bit longer to chat with their mates on WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned messaging service is raising its age limit from 13 to 16 due to new EU privacy rules, ostensibly banning a portion of its younger user base from accessin

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Amazon will deliver packages straight to your car boot – would you trust it?

AMAZON has launched a new service that lets delivery drivers drop off parcels in your car boot. It’s part of the groundbreaking (and slightly terrifying) Amazon Key scheme, which already gives drivers access to your front door – using a smart lock

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New FREE Spotify app lets you choose the songs you want to hear

SPOTIFY has unveiled a brand new version of its free smartphone app that let’s you CHOOSE the songs you want to play. Previously, only paid-up Spotify members could pick songs they want to hear – while free users have to put up with shuffled playl

Gaming

Massive Fortnite bill? An easy guide to stop your kids spending money in the hit video game

DO you have a child obsessed with Fortnite? The popular video game is loved by Britain’s youngsters, but some parents aren’t as happy. Mums and dads have revealed how they’re being hit by surprise bills caused by their kids spending cash

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iPhone pop-up won’t go away in Safari or Chrome? Here’s how to fix it

GOT an iPhone pop-up that you just can’t seem to get rid of? It’s a common problem, and the fix is easy enough. Here’s a quick guide on how to close seemingly unkillable iPhone pop-ups on Safari and Chrome. Why can’t I close an iPh

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Netflix and Vin Diesel are making a Fast and the Furious cartoon TV series

NETFLIX is turning Fast and the Furious into an animated series with the help of Vin Diesel. The show will switch the focus to Tony Torreto, cousin to Dom from the movies, who’s recruited by a secret agency to infiltrate an elite racing league servi

World

Toronto van attack – ‘Socially awkward’ tech student Alek Minassian, 25, ‘killed 10 and injured 15 when he deliberately mowed into pedestrians’

A SOCIALLY awkward tech student “deliberately drove a van down a Toronto pavement killing ten people and injuring another 15”. Alek Minassian was arrested following a tense stand off in the Canadian city after the white vehicle mounted the wal

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YouTube removed 8 MILLION extreme videos in just three months – the true scale of terrorism, child abuse and hate speech videos revealed

YOUTUBE was forced to remove more than 8million inappropriate videos during the last three months of 2017. The enormous figure highlights the staggering scale of extreme clips posted to the site every single day. The video-sharing site revealed the stat i

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YouTube can’t stop Jihadis and paedos posting BANNED ‘child abuse and violent extremist’ videos

BANNED videos promoting terrorism or child abuse can make it past YouTube filters, The Sun can reveal. If an extreme video has already been taken down, YouTube will prevent it from being uploaded ever again – but minor edits make it possible to bypass t

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Amazon’s next big flick is called Zoe, and it stars Christina Aguilera as a sex robot

AMAZON’S next film features Christina Aguilera as a robot prostitute named Jewels who works in a seedy underground brothel. The movie, titled Zoe, is a futuristic sci-fi drama about the troubled relationship between an android (played by Spectre Bo

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Amazon Vesta leaks as ‘mobile Alexa’ house ROBOT that moves around like a self-driving car

AMAZON is working on a robot to help you out around the home, apparently. A new report claims that the online retail giant is looking to usher in a sci-fi future where droids live in your house – and it could happen as soon as 2019. Bloomberg reports th

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Siri fails – 7 times Apple’s iPhone assistant was hilariously wrong

APPLE’S SIRI is so bad at its job that people have resorted to mocking the bot’s blunders on social media. Needless to say, a digital voice assistant that keeps getting its answers wrong is pretty embarrassing for the tech giant. Especially wh

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Hoovering up Facebook data without user permission was ‘normal practice’, says prof behind Cambridge Analytica scandal

ALEKSANDR KOGAN, the UK-based academic at the heart of Facebook’s privacy scandal, has said that swiping user data was “normal practice” for companies like Cambridge Analytica. In an interview with NBC News’ Today show, he added th

Gaming

Fortnite players can now get a university scholarship – but only if you’re good enough

HAVING INVADED teen bedrooms everywhere, Fortnite is now heading to universities. Ohio’s Ashland University will be the first school in the US to offer scholarships specifically for the game, ranging up to $4,000 worth of tuition for each player tha

Science

World’s first ocean plastic-cleaning machine to gobble up Great Pacific Garbage Patch

THE WORLD’S first machine to clean up the planet’s largest chunk of ocean plastic is due to set sail. It’s heading to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, halfway between California and Hawaii, where it will commence collecting the 1.8 trill

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Robots could outnumber HUMANS in just 15 years and will feel ‘genuine emotions’ by 2028

THERE could be more robots than humans on Earth by 2033, according to a leading futurologist. Dr Ian Pearson says the risks of a robot takeover are very real, and that we’re only a few years away from robots having “genuine emotions”. Ac

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Death planet ‘Nibiru’ tipped to destroy Earth today – all you need to know about the imminent apocalypse

THE WORLD is going to end today, according to alarming crackpot theories. The barmy predictions suggest April 23 2018 is the date when the Biblical Rapture will take place and a mysterious planet known as “Nibiru” will spark chaos, World War T

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Samsung’s next Galaxy smartphone tipped to be even BIGGER than iPhone X

SAMSUNG could be bulking up its next flagship smartphone, according to a new leak. The size boost means that the hotly rumoured Samsung Galaxy S9 spin-off may have an ever bigger screen than Apple’s £999 iPhone X. Last month, a regulatory filing in

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