Brazilian Senate passes fake news bill

Proposals to tackle the spread of false information online advance; president Jair Bolsonaro considers the possibility of a veto.

Brazilian Senate passes fake news bill

Proposals to tackle the spread of false information online advance; president Jair Bolsonaro considers the possibility of a veto.

Russia reforms: Putin strongly backed by voters, partial results

Victory would allow the president to stay in power until 2036, but critics say he wants to be a tsar.

Thursday's football gossip: Arsenal and Inter linked to Griezmann

Arsenal and Inter Milan linked to Griezmann, Gunners step up Partey chase, Salah wants to stay at Liverpool for "long time", plus more.

Arsenal 4-0 Norwich City: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores two

A howler by goalkeeper Tim Krul helps lift Arsenal up to seventh as bottom club Norwich City's hopes of staying in the Premier League fade.

Human remains found in search for US soldier

Unidentified human remains were discovered on Tuesday in the search for the missing soldier.

New Windows 10 Dev Channel test build tweaks Start Menu, notifications, taskbar layout

Microsoft's latest Dev Channel/Fast Ring Windows 10 test build, No. 20161, adds a number of new features which ultimately may or may not make it into Windows 10 21H1.

New Windows 10 Dev Channel test build tweaks Start Menu, notifications, taskbar layout

Microsoft's latest Dev Channel/Fast Ring Windows 10 test build, No. 20161, adds a number of new features which ultimately may or may not make it into Windows 10 21H1.

Hacker ransoms 23k MongoDB databases and threatens to contact GDPR authorities

The hacker has attempted to ransom nearly 47% of all MongoDB databases left exposed online.

Hacker ransoms 23k MongoDB databases and threatens to contact GDPR authorities

The hacker has attempted to ransom nearly 47% of all MongoDB databases left exposed online.

Backed to Business: Sizing up PCs and peripherals

A baseball-sized desktop, a pocket-friendly trackpad, and an expansive portable monitor are all set to ship in the next months.

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.

Vint Cerf: COVID-19 highlights how we need better internet access everywhere

Vinton G. Cerf? is vice president and chief internet evangelist for Google. Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," Mr. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the internet. Mr. Cerf shares his views on the future of the internet, the importance of trust and empathy, and the impact of new technologies like IoT and AI on the future of communications.

Bournemouth 1-4 Newcastle: Cherries fighting for survival after thrashing

Bournemouth's Premier League survival hopes are dealt another blow as Newcastle beat them comprehensively with an exciting performance at Vitality Stadium.

Linux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk

As usual, Linux Mint's latest release, Mint 20, is better than ever, but its developers' refusal to make it easy to use Ubuntu Snap is a trifle annoying.

Sir Everton Weekes: West Indies legend dies aged 95

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes dies at the age of 95.

Hong Kong: First arrests under 'anti-protest' law as handover marked

A man with a pro-independence flag is among 360 held on the first day of the new law, police say.

AR 1.0 is dead: Here’s what it got wrong

The first wave of AR startups offering smart glasses is now over, with a few exceptions.
Google acquired North this week for an undisclosed sum. The Canadian company had raised nearly $200 million, but the release of its Focals 2.0 smart glasses has been cancelled, a bittersweet end for its soft landing.

Young and Sanchez score as Inter put six past Brescia

Ashley Young, Alexis Sanchez and Christian Eriksen all score and assist goals as Inter Milan thrash Brescia.

Everton 2-1 Leicester: Hosts boost European hopes with victory

Everton maintain their post-lockdown push for a place in next season's Europa League with an impressive home win over Leicester.

Child with unicorn picture takes over TV interview

Dr Clare Wenham explained local lockdowns to viewers, despite her daughter's best efforts to distract her.

Trump, Russia and the Taliban: The story in 300 words

It's a complicated story about bounties and back channels. Let's break it down.

Finland's air force quietly drops swastika symbol

The force, which has been using a swastika in its emblem since 1918, said it had caused misunderstandings.

Tony Hudgell raises £1m walking 10km on prosthetic legs

Five-year-old Tony Hudgell set a target of raising £500 for the hospital that saved his life.

5G and Wi-Fi 6: Unlikely allies

Before the pandemic, telcos pondered how to sell 5G fixed wireless so convincingly that consumers would willingly ditch their Wi-Fi routers. Now that Wi-Fi is everyone’s best friend, that strategy has pivoted completely.

Coronavirus: US buys nearly all of Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir

The US will acquire almost all the next three months' production of the drug from Gilead.

Hong Kong's new security law: Why it scares people

New crimes with severe penalties - what the security law brought in by China means in practice.

Twitch breaks records again in Q2, topping 5B total hours watched

Twitch had already broken viewership records in the first quarter of 2020 amid coronavirus lockdowns, surpassing 3 billion total hours watched in a single quarter for the first time.

Core of a gas planet seen for the first time

Astronomers have found a previously unseen type of object circling a distant star.

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