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Tesla’s ‘dog mode’ keeps pets cool and other tech news

[ad_1] BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best tech news stories of the week including: Microsoft says it has discovered hacking attempts against democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organisations across Europe Google admits it made a mistake in not disclosing one of its home alarm products contained a microphone Tesla rolls out “Dog mode” to its vehicles which regulates the air conditioning and displays a message
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Anthem video game set for tough debut

[ad_1] Image copyright EA Image caption In Anthem, players are freelancers who use flying exosuits to take on alien enemies Highly-anticipated video game Anthem launches on Friday.The squad-based shooter challenges players to complete a variety of missions to defeat a series of enemy aliens or "exos".The online game is made by Bioware, which is best known for its stand-alone role-playing titles such as Mass Effect and Dragon Age.Some experts said
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The snow patrol drones saving skiers from an icy death

[ad_1] Image copyright Robodrone Image caption Rescue teams say drones can sometimes halve search times Being buried alive is a scenario most of us thankfully only experience in nightmares.But for off-piste skiing fans, lured by the thrill of carving their own tracks through fresh powder snow, it's an ever-present risk.More than 150 people - mostly skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers - are killed in avalanches every year, according to National Geographic
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AT&T and Hasbro pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AT&T is America's biggest telecoms company AT&T and Hasbro have become the latest firms to pull adverts from YouTube over claims paedophiles are leaving offensive comments next to videos of children on the platform. The telecoms firm and toymaker follow food giant Nestle, which on Wednesday said it had also "paused" its ads.YouTube said it had disabled comments on millions of videos that
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Twitch: How Ninja was unseated as most-subscribed streamer

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ninja is known for his trademark coloured hair and bandana In 2018, Ninja was at the top of this game and untouchable.At his peak Tyler "Ninja" Blevins led video gaming streaming site Twitch with over 200,000 subscribers - people have paid $5, $10 or $25 (£3.84, £7.68 or £19.20) per month to watch him play video games such as Fortnite.But it is now
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Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kit-Kat maker Nestle is one of several firms that have "paused" YouTube adverts The food giant Nestle and several other big companies have pulled their adverts from YouTube following claims they appeared next to offensive content. It comes after a vlogger accused YouTube of failing to stop a "soft-core paedophilia ring" on its platform.The vlogger said the firm made it easy to find
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Samsung Galaxy Fold: The internet reacts

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Samsung shows off its 'luxury' foldable phone "How much!?!"It wasn't so long ago that the tech press got in a tizz over the first $1,000 (£766) smartphones. Now we're being expected to stump up roughlys double that for the entry-level version of Samsung's Galaxy Fold.Yes, the phone-tablet hybrid seems to be a modern-day engineering marvel - although it is a