HQ TRIVIA: THE FREE APP GIVING AWAY THOUSANDS OF POUNDS

How does a free app with no adverts go about becoming a success with Hollywood actors whilst giving away thousands in cash?

RUSSIA'S TELEGRAM BAN 'FAILING'

The messaging app is working around attempts to block it by authorities.

 
 
 

GDPR: ARE YOU READY FOR THE EU'S HUGE DATA PRIVACY SHAKE-UP?

Organisations have just seven weeks to prepare for a major shake-up to EU data privacy laws.

OFCOM SEEKS TO SCRAP LOCAL TV ROLL-OUT

The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.

 
 
 

GERMAN SUPREME COURT REJECTS AD-BLOCK CHALLENGE

Publishing giant Axel Springer has lost a long-running case seeking to limit the use of Adblock Plus.

FACEBOOK REMOVES 'GAY SEX FOR RENT' POSTS

An investigation found groups offering free accommodation for young men in exchange for sex.

 
 
 

GOOGLE'S SMS REPLACEMENT READY TO LAUNCH

Android phones are beginning to receive Google's feature-rich new service called Chat.

ROBOT VISITS A PUB FOR WESTWORLD PROMOTION AND OTHER NEWS

BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

 
 
 

MINISTER RIDICULED FOR SAYING ANCIENT INDIA INVENTED INTERNET

Biplap Deb cited the ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata but his statement has attracted ridicule.

MEET THE ROBOTS THAT CAN PICK AND PLANT BETTER THAN WE CAN

Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

 
 
 

GOD OF WAR: GIVING GAMING NEW EMOTIONS

The team behind God of War tell Newsbeat the gaming industry is maturing to tackle more complex emotions than ever before.

ROBO FARMERS

Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.

 
 
 

FACEBOOK TO EXCLUDE BILLIONS FROM EUROPEAN PRIVACY LAWS

A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.

IKEA'S TASKRABBIT APP BACK ONLINE AFTER DATA BREACH

The odd jobs marketplace has been investigating a "cyber-security incident".

 
 
 

TALKTALK AND VODAFONE TOP COMPLAINTS CHART AGAIN

TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT drew the most complaints for their services, the regulator says.

THE HELMET WHICH GIVES FIREFIGHTERS 'X-RAY VISION'

The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters' sight in poor visibility.

 
 
 

NASA'S TESS: PLANET-HUNTING SATELLITE LIFTS OFF

Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite searches for new planets.

WHY INDIA'S PAYTM ISN'T AFRAID OF WHATSAPP

India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.

 
 
 

NHS WEBSITE DEFACED BY HACKERS

The digital vandalism was spotted by a security researcher and has since been fixed.

ARE AI FAIRYTALES THE FUTURE?

The first AI fairytale has been written by an algorithm, a company says - a taste of future story-telling?

 
 
 



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Buy a Nokia 6 (2018), 7 plus or 8 Sirocco in the UK, receive a Google Home Mini

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