Google AI will play live Go match

By BBC Google's artificial intelligence (AI) software will go head-to-head with the world's highest ranked Go player Lee Sedol, the firm has said. It comes a week after the search giant announced that AlphaGo had beaten...

Twitter shuts 125,000 ‘terror’ accounts

By BBC Twitter says it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts since mid-2015 "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts". In a blog, the US-based firm said the accounts "primarily related to ISIS" (the so-called Islamic State...

Microsoft recalls fire-risk power cord

By BBC Microsoft is recalling more than two million power cords sold with Surface tablets worldwide after 56 reports of them overheating and emitting flames. It has also received five reports of customers receiving electrical shocks. Users...

Uber drops its U. Why?

By BBC Before someone shouts "is Uber changing its logo really news?", let me answer that for you: no, it probably isn't. Yet, much like my Dad's sensational perm in the 70s, a striking new look...

Porsche boss rejects driverless cars

By BBC Porsche has no plans to develop driverless cars, unlike most other carmakers who are embracing the autonomous driving revolution, its chief executive has said. Oliver Blume told German newspaper Westfalen-Blatt that people wanted "to...

Twitter scraps ‘unengaging’ homepage

By BBC Twitter is rolling out a new homepage designed to engage people who have not logged in to the website. The new page shows real-time updates from celebrities and news websites, and lets people search...

Microsoft buys UK AI firm SwiftKey

By BBC. UK-based artificial intelligence firm SwiftKey has been acquired by Microsoft, the company has confirmed.   The Financial Times reports the deal is worth $250m (£174m).   SwiftKey is known for its predictive keyboard, which can be found...

Africa’s first solar bus unveiled

By BBC A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa has been driven in public. Kiira Motors' Kayoola prototype electric bus was shown off at a stadium in Uganda's capital, Kampala. One...

Fury at YouTubers’ trademark attempt

By BBC The creators of one of YouTube's biggest channels have sparked fury over plans to trademark and license a popular video format. The Fine Brothers produce a popular series of "reaction videos", in which people...
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WhatsApp used by a billion people

By BBC Mobile messaging service WhatsApp is now used by a billion people every month, Facebook has reported. The Facebook-owned app now outperforms the social network's own Messenger mobile app, which has 800 million monthly users. The...
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