Islington Council in London, UK, has been fined £70,000 ($90,000) after it was revealed that it had failed to keep the personal data of up to 89,000 people secure in its parking ticketing system.
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Reddit has announced that it's extending the beta of video and GIF native uploads. Users will be able to upload videos and GIF content from mobile and desktop. Mobile users will be able to trim files.
Excelsior Springs High School in Missouri is the latest educational institution to require fingerprints from students. It hopes to track the students as it tries to implement a new learning regime.
Apple's latest build of iOS 11 comes with a new emergency feature which allows users to quickly tap the power button five times in order to disable Touch ID. Afterwards, a password will be required.
As UK students get their A-Level results it has been revealed that just 9.8% of those completing computing courses were girls. Computing courses saw fewer people than expected during the last year.
Netflix's Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarados, has announced that the company will increase content spending by a further $1 billion next year - raising the total to a huge $7 billion.
Google has acquired the Belarusian firm AIMatter. The startup, which operates from Europe and the US, has developed computer vision AI which is available through a proof-of-concept app.
China Unicom, has raised $12 billion by selling shares to the likes of Alibaba and Tencent, as part of an effort aimed at increasing mixed-ownership of state-run companies by the Communist Party.
Google has updated its cloud office applications - Docs, Sheets and Slides. With this new update, users will be able to create new templates with the ability of bundling useful addons into them.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 was the most popular Android phone globally during the second quarter of 2017. It could not displace Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from first and second place, though.
The secure email provider, ProtonMail, will now allow customers to pay with Bitcoin. The feature has been requested for several years already but now it works seemlessly when buying premium addons.
Facebook is rolling out new features in order to allow its users to enhance their birthday experience. Well-wishers will be able to send birthday videos and make donations to nonprofits as a gift.
Andrew Ng, formerly of Baidu and co-founder of Coursera, has filed with the SEC to set up 'AI Fund'. He hopes that the fund will raise $150 million in order to help AI startups get off the ground.
Google has made it possible for Chrome users to access the Allo web application. Google says that Allo for web will support more browsers in the future and it'll also be compatible with iOS.
The head of Roscosmos has stated that he hopes to see the number of space launches from the Vostochny Cosmodrome double in 2018. The Luna-Glob missions are expected to begin launching there in 2019.