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Five held in ‘fully loaded’ Kodi streaming box raids

Five people have been arrested for being involved in the sale of modified set-top boxes that allow copyrighted video to be streamed for free. The so-called “fully-loaded” Kodi devices enable users to watch football matches,…




Apple hikes app store prices over weak pound

Apple has backed up last year’s 20% hike in laptop and computer prices with a sharp rise in app costs. The move will mean – for the first time – that there is price parity…


Phone-cracking firm Cellebrite hacked

Information about the customers of Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that markets hacking tools, has been stolen in a cyber-attack. The breach was first reported by tech site Motherboard, which said it was sent 900 gigabytes…


CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West

The first Nokia-branded smartphone is to be released exclusively in China. The device will be marketed in partnership with the local internet retail giant JD.com. The team behind the Nokia 6 phone said it believed…


The women who make a living gaming on Twitch

Two years ago Chelsea quit her job as a pharmacy technician to play video games. “I went to work one day and I was like, ‘I would actually be making more money if I had…


The iPhone at 10: How the smartphone became so smart

On 9 January 2007, one of the most influential entrepreneurs on the planet announced something new – a product that was to become the most profitable in history. It was, of course, the iPhone. There…