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UK government suspends YouTube ads after some appear on extremist videos

(credit: Rego Korosi) YouTube and Google have some explaining to do to the government of the United Kingdom.According to a report by UK...

Welcome to the age of the manufactured meme

In the most wholesome meme on the Internet, a professor attempts to talk about South Korean politics while his kids dance around and...

Facebook—in hate-crime clash with MPs—claims it’s “fixed” abuse review tool

Enlarge (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) Facebook has claimed that it tweaked its community standards review system that allows users to report abusive, offensive,...

ZX Spectrum Vega+ in limbo after Retro Computers tries to halt...

The BBC reports that the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+ crowdfunding project has been suspended by Indiegogo.The project raised well over $500,000 from thousands of backers—but...

Uber says it will stop using Greyball to evade authorities

Enlarge (credit: Daniel Sorabji / Getty Images News) On Friday, The New York Times reported that Uber had developed a tool called Greyball...

BBC screenshots child abuse images on Facebook—Facebook reports it to cops

(credit: Facebook) Facebook was forced to report the BBC to the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) after the broadcaster shared with the company...

Facebook shopped BBC hacks to National Crime Agency over child abuse...

PR 101: How not to head off an embarrassing investigation + Comment  Facebook reported BBC journalists to the police after the reporters accidentally emailed...

Scammers hired hundreds of ‘staff’ to defraud TalkTalk customers

BBC probe reveals scale of the scam Hundreds of staff were hired by scammers in Indian call centres to defraud TalkTalk customers, according to...

Top Gear teases its new season, starting in March

(credit: BBC) Bored now that The Grand Tour's first season is done? In need of some arty, slow-motion shots of tires being converted...

Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong arrested for bribery

Enlarge / Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung, seen here leaving a court hearing in January 2017. (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) On Friday...

Prince’s music will be on Spotify and other services starting Sunday

Enlarge / Prince performing on stage during the 1984 Purple Rain tour. (credit: Richard E.Aaron/Redferns) While he was alive, Prince was notable for...