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Samsung Galaxy Fold launch events delayed in China

[ad_1] Image caption The Samsung Galaxy Fold is supposed to be released on 26 April Samsung has postponed two launch events for its folding smartphone, days after several early reviewers said the screens on their devices had broken.In April, Samsung let several reviewers, including the BBC, try its new Galaxy Fold smartphone.But some found their folding display broke after just a few days.Samsung has now delayed launch events due to
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TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Zombie rumours - false stories that refuse to die - are proliferating online From so-called zombie rumours - viral online stories that refuse to die - to the difference between misinformation and fake news, much of the talk at TED 2019 has been about the need to improve online conversation.And this is not just because it would be nice to counter the vast
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Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Liverpool FC topped the list of Premier League club names used as passwords Millions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, suggests a study.The analysis by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) found 123456 was the most widely-used password on breached accounts.The study helped to uncover the gaps in cyber-knowledge that could leave people in danger of being exploited.The NCSC said
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TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space

[ad_1] Image copyright Rocket Lab Image caption Rocket Lab has had five successful launches from a base in New Zealand Peter Beck is a space entrepreneur with a rocket and launch pad in New Zealand that has permission for flights "every 72 hours for the next 30 years".The 25 satellites his firm Rocket Lab has launched include one from a US high school, which designed a spacecraft to measure the
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Robot dogs pull truck and other tech news

[ad_1] BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at some of the week's best technology stories including:Tech giants Apple and Qualcomm agree to settle all ongoing lawsuits, putting an end to a long-running battleSony releases the first details about its next PlayStation consoleBoston Dynamics show off their robot dogs that can pull a lorry across a car parkSee more at Click's website and @BBCClick. [ad_2] Source link
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Robot news presenter causes a stir on Russian TV

[ad_1] Image copyright Rossiya 24 Russian state news channel Rossiya 24 has introduced a robot presenter for some of its bulletins.'Alex' has already caused a stir, with some viewers complaining about his appearance and accusing him of peddling political propaganda.The robot was developed by Promobot in the city of Perm. His silicon head is modelled on the face of the company's co-founder Alexei Yuzhakov.At the moment, the robot anchor can
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Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Former BNP leader Nick Griffin and ex-Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen are among those affected Facebook has imposed a ban on a dozen far-right individuals and organisations that it says "spread hate".The ban includes the British National Party and Nick Griffin, the English Defence League and the National Front. The list also includes Britain First, which was already banned, but this latest