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LAST_UPDATEThu, 19 Jul 2018 2pm

Apple Launches Faster Processors On MacBook Pro

Apple Inc unveiled new features on the MacBook Pro on Thursday, including faster core processors, larger memory and better security to 13-inch and 15-inch models with touch bar.

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BlackFly Is Latest Attempt At Flying Car

A flying car that will not require a pilot's licence to operate has been unveiled in California.

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Top Twitter Users Lose 2 Percent Of Followers On Average As Policy Changes

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: A Twitter Inc policy change on Thursday to increase the service’s credibility cost its 100 most popular users about 2 percent of their followers, on average, according to social media data firm Keyhole.

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YouTube Terminates Accounts Promoting Twitch Streams

The fight between YouTube and Twitch just got a little uglier. Producers like Linus Tech Tips, Surny and Aztrosizt have complained that YouTube abruptly (though temporarily) terminated their accounts for using videos to promote their Twitch streams, such as LTT's The WAN Show. It's not that the videos weren't violating rules (the site has long forbidden videos that primarily "drive people off of YouTube").

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Facebook Faces £500,000 Fine From UK Data Watchdog

The UK's data protection watchdog intends to fine Facebook £500,000 for data breaches - the maximum allowed.

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Emma's Diary Faces Fine For Selling New Mums' Data To Labour

A company that offers pregnant women and new parents health advice and gifts, faces a fine for illegally sharing more than a million people's personal data with the Labour Party.

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Facebook Removes Treason' As Tag To Identify Users' Interests

Pic: ReutersCOPENHAGEN: Facebook has removed “treason” as a keyword to identify its users’ interests for advertisers, it said on Wednesday, after Danish state broadcaster DR revealed its existence.

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Nikon Discontinues Its Mirrorless Cameras

Nikon hasn’t found much success with its efforts to expand from DSLRs into the mirrorless camera market. The company made a halfhearted attempt to chip away at Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and other mirrorless specialists a few years ago with the Nikon 1 line, but as reported by NikonRumors, the whole series has now been discontinued.

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Dark Web Shop Was Selling Access To A Major Airport's Security Systems

While McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team was looking into dark web marketplaces, it found a number of shops offering stolen access to various companies' and groups' systems. Disturbingly, among the findings was access to a major international airport's systems, which could be bought for the low price of just $10. McAfee said the shop appeared to be offering access to the airport's security systems as well as its building automation, surveillance and transit systems.

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Facebook Scandal: Who Is Selling Your Personal Data?

Offering handy parenting tips and £200 worth of vouchers, Emma's Diary may have seemed like the perfect website for new parents to sign up to.

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