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Black Lives Matter: Ubisoft removes Tom Clancy image

[ad_1] image copyrightUbisoft/Owlient Ubisoft has apologised for giving fictional terrorists the symbol of the raised fist, associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, in its new mobile game, Tom Clancy: Elite Squad. The company faced a backlash after the video game’s trailer was released. Players have to kill members of …

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Rival powers jockey for the lead in hypersonic aircraft

[ad_1] Image copyright Reaction Image caption Hypersonic aircraft will need new engine technology “I’ve spent my career on things flying fast,” says Adam Dissel, who heads up the US operations of Reaction Engines. This British company is building engines that can operate at dizzying speeds, under conditions that would melt …

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The airline founder building Asia’s next super app

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images AirAsia’s founder Tony Fernandes is building what he hopes will be the region’s next “super app” as he deals with the coronavirus travel downturn. He wants to rival the likes of Grab, GoJek and WeChat with an all-in-one app for food delivery, shopping, payments, entertainment …

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Santander hit by online banking outage ahead of holiday weekend

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Santander UK customers were unable to access their online accounts for several hours from Friday morning until mid-afternoon. “We are currently experiencing issues with customers logging in to Online Banking,” the lender told customers via Twitter. It comes ahead of a bank holiday weekend and …

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Apple removes Fortnite developer Epic from App Store

[ad_1] Apple has terminated Epic Games’s account from its App Store amid a legal battle over in-app payments on the Fortnite game. Apple had already removed Fortnite from the store after the game offered a discount on its virtual currency for purchases made outside of the app, from which Apple …

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Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGertrude the pig had the chip implanted two months ago Elon Musk has unveiled a pig called Gertrude with a coin-sized computer chip in her brain to demonstrate his ambitious plans to create a working brain-to-machine interface. “It’s kind of like …

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Cloud gaming: Are game streaming services bad for the planet?

[ad_1] By David MolloyTechnology reporter image copyrightGetty Images image captionGoogle and Microsoft are offering cloud gaming services Microsoft is poised to launch its game streaming service, delivering high-end titles direct to phones – and Google already offers an equivalent service. Cloud gaming promises top-tier graphics and performance without the expensive …

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Elon Musk to show off working brain-hacking device

[ad_1] image copyrightGetty Images image captionGetting the human brain to communicate with machines is an ambitious goal Elon Musk is due to demonstrate a working brain-to-machine interface as part of his ambitious plans to give people superhuman powers. His brain-hacking company, Neuralink, applied to start human trials last year. But …

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TikTok Holocaust trend 'hurtful and offensive'

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Auschwitz Museum says people should not be shamed for taking part in the trend A TikTok trend where people pretend to be Holocaust victims is “hurtful and offensive”, the Auschwitz Museum says. Users have shared clips of themselves with fake bruises, wearing …

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TikTok boss quits as Trump's ban looms

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images TikTok chief executive Kevin Mayer has quit after just two months in the job ahead of an impending ban by US President Donald Trump. The Chinese-owned firm has been accused of being a threat to US national security by the Trump administration. Mr Mayer joined …

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