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Are our online lives about to become ‘private’ again?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images There's a strong chance you've recently seen an email or pop-up box offering "some important updates" about the way a social media company or website plans to use your data. Are we about to regain control of our personal information?In our increasingly connected world, data has come to be seen as something to buy and sell. Businesses offer personalised goods and services to consumers, raising
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‘It’s a hacker’s paradise out there’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Beware of connecting an aquarium to your computer network In what could have been the plot of a Hollywood heist movie, the hackers took great interest in the vast aquarium that a Las Vegas casino had installed in its lobby.The casino's owners thought that the huge fish tank was an impressive sight that helped create a classy ambience as people arrived.What they failed
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Porn: All you need to know about the UK’s porn block for under 18s

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images You're soon going to have to prove you're 18 or over if you want to watch porn online.It could mean handing over your email address or even credit card details to verify your age.This is because the government is going to make it a legal requirement for all porn sites to introduce age-verification software.It claims the change in the law is to protect children.But there's
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God of War: The single dad opening gaming up to new emotions

[ad_1] The God of War franchise is back and has made some major changes to its iconic lead character Kratos. No longer simply angry, violent and focused solely on revenge - the son of Zeus is now struggling with being a single parent. Newsbeat's gaming reporter Steffan Powell has been to Norway to find out how major titles in the gaming industry are trying to tackle more complex emotions. [ad_2]
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Google’s 3D scans aim to preserve historical sites

[ad_1] High resolution 3D scans of more than 25 historical sites from around the world are being released.CyArk used cutting edge digital archaeology techniques including laser scanning and drones to capture the images which have been released by the Google Arts and Culture project.The project coincides with World Heritage Day on Wednesday 18 April 2018.BBC Click’s Stephen Beckett reports.See more at Click's website and @BBCClick. [ad_2] Source link
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What does the future hold for humanoid robots?

[ad_1] Humanoid robots will be used as entertainers and in commercial spaces but will not undertake major tasks, according to the director of a company that makes robotic performers.Most artificial intelligence (AI) does not need a body to work, explains Engineered Arts director Will Jackson, adding that the human body is very hard to replicate and there is much more work to be done.BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly finds out more.