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Quora says 100 million users hacked

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some of the questions people asked were exposed although this was public content Question-and-answer website Quora has been hacked, with the names and email addresses of 100 million users compromised.The breach also included encrypted passwords, and questions people had asked.In a statement, Quora said the situation had been "contained". Last week, hotel chain Marriott admitted that personal information on up to 500 million
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Can a brand create a ‘sonic identity’ from light bulbs?

[ad_1] Image copyright MassiveMusic Image caption Can you create a "sonic identity" from light bulbs? As we move to a more voice-controlled and audio-centric world, marketers are rediscovering the potential of sound to build brand identities and develop a new breed of advert for the streaming age. Some of our most powerful and emotive memories are triggered by sound. The music that was playing in the bar where you first
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Tumblr to ban all pornographic content from 17 December

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The move comes days after Tumblr said it found child sexual abuse images during a routine audit Social networking site Tumblr has announced plans to ban all pornographic content, effective from 17 December. The new policy comes weeks after the site was pulled from Apple's App Store after child abuse images made it past Tumblr's filters. In a post, CEO Jeff D'Onorio stressed
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Arrested Devon cyber-expert Marcus Hutchins ‘had used drugs’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Hutchins' lawyers said he was "exhausted from partying all week and staying up late the night before until the wee hours" A British cyber-security expert accused of offences in the US is trying to get an interview with the FBI thrown out as evidence.Marcus Hutchins, 24, from Ilfracombe in Devon said that he had been "intoxicated" by drugs.But prosecutors have rejected the
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YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m

[ad_1] Image copyright YouTube Image caption Ryan's earnings have doubled since last year A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has been revealed as YouTube's highest-earning star, raking in $22m (£17.3m).The estimate by Forbes magazine found that Ryan of Ryan ToysReview pipped Jake Paul by $500,000 for the 12 months to June.Videos are posted most days and one promoting a blue giant mystery egg bearing Ryan's face has had more than
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Samsung Nigeria tweets update using Apple iPhone

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Actress Gal Gadot was caught using an iPhone to promote a Samsung smartphone Samsung Mobile's promotional Twitter account in Nigeria has been caught sending updates about the Korean firm's phones via an Apple iPhone.YouTuber Marques Brownlee spotted the mistake and shared an image of a tweet sent out using the iPhone Twitter app.A separate analysis suggested that more than 300 of its tweets
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PewDiePie in battle with T-Series to keep top YouTube spot

[ad_1] Image copyright Pewdiepie Image caption PewDiePie posts vlogs and video game commentaries. YouTuber PewDiePie is battling Indian channel T-Series in a bid to retain his status as the YouTuber with the most subscribers.One fan hacked 50,000 printers over the weekend to print out a message urging people to subscribe to his channel.Both channels have more than 73 million subscribers, with PewDiePie currently in the lead by about 300,000.T-Series shares
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Pokemon Go ‘trespass’ legal action settled in US

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pokemon Go was hugely popular when it launched in 2016 Home owners who sued when virtual Pokemon were put on their property without permission have reached a settlement with game company Niantic.The legal action started after Pokemon Go players sought permission to catch digital creatures placed in private gardens.Aggrieved home owners sought compensation, saying the game constituted a "continuing invasion". Details of the
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The ferry using Rolls-Royce technology that sails itself

[ad_1] Sensors and cameras help this ferry in Finland navigate independently and allowing it to dock itself.In an emergency it can be controlled by humans offshore using satellite and internet communications.Rolls-Royce, who have developed the technology, believe it could eventually lead to ships not needing staff.But would you want to travel on a ship without a captain or crew?BBC Click finds out more.See more at Click's website and @BBCClick. [ad_2]