Hovering, gliding drone takes-off and other tech news

BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the week’s best technology news stories including: Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, comes under attack at a US Senate hearing New emojis, including a wheelchair user and people with a hearing aid, are revealed A hybrid drone which can hover, glide and takes-off vertically has been More...

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‘My $19 Uber ride cost 100 times that’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The charges prompted widespread complaints on social media  More...

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MPs call for halt to police’s use of live facial recognition

Image copyright Reuters The police and other authorities should suspend use of automatic facial recognition technologies, according to an influential group of More...

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Instagram hides likes count in international test ‘to remove pressure’

Image copyright Instagram Instagram is hiding the number of likes on posts in several countries, including Australia and Japan, in order to “remove pressure” More...

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UK workers who lose jobs to AI will be retrained

Image copyright iStock / Getty Images Workers whose jobs might become obsolete as a result of automation are to receive help in retraining from a new national More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Can you trust FaceApp with your face?

Image copyright FaceApp Image caption The app has gone viral – but how many fans have read the terms and conditions?  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Elon Musk reveals brain-hacking plans

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The aim of the firm is to find ways to stimulate the brain in paralysed humans to More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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‘Cordless’ Dyson fan advert falls foul of watchdog

Image copyright Dyson Image caption Dyson argued that consumers would not think the fan was cordless  More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Image copyright Reuters Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency has come under further attack at a US hearing, with politicians calling the company “delusional” More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump promises to look into Google’s business in China  More...

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