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Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

Xbox's owner confirms it has bought the game developer ahead of the launch of the new Xbox console.

TikTok deal under new threat as Trump insists on total US control

The US president says he will not approve the deal if Chinese company Bytedance remains involved.

Twitter investigates racial bias in image previews

After users highlight problems, Twitter says more work on racial bias in algorithms is needed.

WeChat: Judge blocks US attempts to ban downloads of Chinese app

The ban on the Chinese-owned messaging and payments apps was to come in on Sunday night.

The tech putting the beef into Australian cattle farming

Why Australia's huge farms are increasingly relying on technology to monitor their livestock.

Friend challenges Facebook over Ronnie McNutt suicide video

Videos of army veteran Ronnie McNutt's online suicide are still accessible on the internet.

TikTok: Trump says Oracle deal for video app 'has my blessing'

The president says the bid by Oracle and Walmart would protect the data of TikTok users in the US.

Satellite achieves sharp-eyed view of methane

A Canadian company debuts a powerful new capability to monitor the potent greenhouse gas.

Police launch homicide inquiry after German hospital hack

Woman dies being transferred from German hospital which is hit by hackers.

Google and Facebook under pressure to ban children's ads

An open letter from academics and politicians also targets Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.

Twitter beefs up security for US election candidates

The social network has activated password reset protections and is demanding stronger passwords.

Social media 'a blessing and a curse' for Little Mix

The band say the pressures associated with an online presence can be harmful to young people's mental health.

'Mythical' Aston Martin Bulldog supercar being restored

Only one Bulldog was ever built but it was sold by the company 40 years ago to raise cash.

Google’s zero carbon footprint and other tech news

BBC Click’s Paul Carter reports on some of the best technology news stories this week.

Could VR help universities teach students?

With social distancing rules in place, universities are looking at new ways to educate students.

How e-commerce is exploding in South Africa

E-commerce has been one sector that has boomed in South Africa during the pandemic.

'Lack of investment' behind snarled-up legal system

Court cases face serious delays in the UK and lawyers say more investment in technology would help.

Super Mario at 35: 'The little plumber who defined a genre'

Battling Bowser, protecting Peach, what makes Mario magical as he celebrates 35 years?

'They used my picture and I should've got paid for it'

Some call them copyright trolls, but these companies say they defend photographers' rights.

PS5 vs Xbox Series X: How do they compare?

Who will win the console war this Christmas? We take a look at the new Xbox and Playstation.

Singapore becomes hub for Chinese tech amid US tensions

Technology firms Tencent and Alibaba are among those expanding operations amid US-China tensions.

Working from home: The rise of the DIY office

From treetops to ironing-board desks - a look at some of your creative home offices.

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Social media 'a blessing and a curse' for Little Mix

The band say the pressures associated with an online presence can be harmful to young people's mental health.

'Mythical' Aston Martin Bulldog supercar being restored

Only one Bulldog was ever built but it was sold by the company 40 years ago to raise cash.

Google’s zero carbon footprint and other tech news

BBC Click’s Paul Carter reports on some of the best technology news stories this week.

Could VR help universities teach students?

With social distancing rules in place, universities are looking at new ways to educate students.

How e-commerce is exploding in South Africa

E-commerce has been one sector that has boomed in South Africa during the pandemic.

‘You get fully submerged’ - Taser training in VR

The virtual worlds helping to train and sharpen the skills of a UK police force.

'Anxiety app helped me at my new school' says Essex pupil

Maisie, 11, speaks about how a new app funded by the NHS helped her cope as she started a new school.

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