Technology

Apple iCloud: Chinese data now managed by state-owned firm

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In February, Apple moved iCloud encryption keys for Chinese users to China ICloud data belonging to Apple's China-based users is now in the hands of the Chinese government.The emails, pictures and text messages of users in China are now being managed by a division of the state-owned firm, China Telecom.Privacy advocates have warned that the shift could make user data vulnerable to state
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Rail ombudsman created to handle rising tide of complaints

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA A new rail ombudsman is to be set up to handle complaints from passengers about train travel.Complaints about train services are currently running at over half a million a year, following widespread dissatisfaction.The ombudsman will deal with complaints that have not been resolved by train operators or passenger groups such as Transport Focus.It is thought around 6,000 complaints a year will be referred to the service.
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In-flight bacon roll row passenger fined

[ad_1] Image copyright NICK IRVING Image caption Ronald James poked members of the flight crew and demanded to see the captain. A plane passenger who flew into a rage after being denied a bacon roll by cabin crew has been fined £230.Ronald James, 68, shouted at staff and "poked them with his finger", leaving one in tears when his demand to see the captain was refused, a court heard.Exeter Magistrates'
Entertainment

Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 ways the Queen trailer rocked

[ad_1] The latest trailer for the long-awaited Queen biopic offers almost as many layers as Bohemian Rhapsody.The clip at nearly three minutes is mercifully nowhere near as long. Packed full of the some of the group's biggest hits, the trailer offers a dizzying snapshot into the highs and lows faced by the band and its iconic front man Freddie Mercury - played by Rami Malek.Here are five things we learned:
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7 shows that helped make Netflix so popular

[ad_1] Image copyright Courtesy of Netflix Image caption Stranger Things has become one of the company's biggest hits In the early days of Netflix, subscribers used the streaming service to binge-watch shows like Breaking Bad, which they'd missed when they were first broadcast.But as the company grew larger, it became even better known for making high quality content of its own.The company took their venture to new heights when it
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Dozens of photographers recreate famous Birmingham images

[ad_1] Seventy one photographers have recreated famous images of Birmingham for a new exhibition in the city.More than 850 photographs of Birmingham were taken in locations that university lecturer Phyllis Nicklin photographed between 1953 and 1969.Her images were discovered in 2015 when University of Birmingham staff were clearing out a building.In the Footsteps of Phyllis runs at the Library of Birmingham until 15 September.Video journalist: John Bray [ad_2] Source link
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Huge Jeff Goldblum statue erected next to Tower Bridge

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The statue mimics a pose Goldblum made in Jurassic Park, which was released 25 years ago. A 25ft (7.6m) statue of Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum has been put up in the shadows of Tower Bridge.The monument marks the 25th anniversary of the film Jurassic Park, in which Goldblum played Dr Ian Malcolm.The statue, which is said to weigh 150kg (330lb), has become a temporary
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Sir Cliff Richard: Reaction to the High Court ruling

[ad_1] Image copyright PA The High Court ruling on Sir Cliff Richard's privacy case against the BBC has prompted reaction from media, police and friends of the singer. Here's what's being discussed.What has the BBC said? While the BBC has apologised to Sir Cliff Richard for the distress caused by coverage of the raid on his home, the ruling could impact press freedom, its director of news said. Fran Unsworth