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‘One billion’ affected by Yahoo hack

Yahoo has said more than one billion user accounts may have been affected in a hacking attack dating back to 2013. The internet giant said it appeared separate from a 2014 breach disclosed in September,…




Nokia smartphones to return in 2017

Do you pine for the days of your Nokia 3210? When phones were simple and the Finish company was cutting edge? That’s the kind of nostalgia that the Nokia brand will be banking on when…


Five of the best phablets for 2016

If a big screen for watching videos, playing games or simply to fit more on the screen when browsing, emailing and texting is what you’re after, these are the best phablets available right now. Apple…




Tesla announces new gigafactory in European expansion

Tesla is making a “significant investment” in expanding its European operations, its CEO, Elon Musk, told investors on Tuesday, announcing a new “gigafactory” battery production plant and an automated manufacturing research centre. The expansion follows…


Hack attacks cut internet access in Liberia

Liberia has been repeatedly cut off from the internet by hackers targeting its only link to the global network. Recurrent attacks up to 3 November flooded the cable link with data, making net access intermittent….


Insurer to analyse drivers’ Facebook profiles

An insurance company is to analyse the personalities of first-time drivers by checking their Facebook profiles. Under the optional scheme, Admiral said it will use an algorithm to examine social media pages to determine whether…