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Telegram battles to vet extremists flocking to its encrypted platform

Telegram battles to vet extremists flocking to its encrypted platform

Administrators of the encrypted messaging platform Telegram have banned 1338 Jihadist-related bots or accounts in the past three days.

  • by Tom Ravlic

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US Election 2020: Melania Trump joins Donald at Florida rally
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US Election 2020: Melania Trump joins Donald at Florida rally

Melania Trump has joined Donald Trump at a rally in Florida as he and Joe Biden make a final pitch in the crucial swing state.

Apple ramps up Google Search competitor as US antitrust case looms
Software

Apple ramps up Google Search competitor as US antitrust case looms

With Apple's lucrative deal to make Google default on iPhones potentially under threat, the company is exploring its own home-grown search engine.

  • by James Cook
Google's latest Chromecast finally puts a remote control in your hand
Gadgets

Google's latest Chromecast finally puts a remote control in your hand

Latest streaming devices from Google and Amazon can both turn your old TV into a connected smart screen, but the Chromecast comes out on top.

  • by Adam Turner
How Watch Dogs Legion will show off next-gen gaming hardware
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How Watch Dogs Legion will show off next-gen gaming hardware

9News reporter Mark Santomartino speaks with the developers of the highly-anticipated Watch Dogs Legion.

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How the Xbox Family Settings App works
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How the Xbox Family Settings App works

Power to parents.

Best consumer VR yet comes with a serious warning
Virtual reality

Best consumer VR yet comes with a serious warning

The Oculus Quest 2 is much improved over the original and even costs less, but its status as a Facebook-controlled product will understandably put some people off.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Apple and Google's web-controlling pact under threat in US lawsuit
Web culture

Apple and Google's web-controlling pact under threat in US lawsuit

Up to 21 per cent of Apple's annual profits come direct from Google; payment for helping make Google Search the centre of most consumers' lives.

  • by Daisuke Wakabayashi and Jack Nicas
How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones
Phones

How the iPhone 12 compares to Google and Samsung's latest phones

Here's how the latest baseline iPhone compares to Google's just-released $999 Pixel 5, and Samsung's identically-priced Galaxy S20 FE.

  • by Tim Biggs
Tiny USB dongle the key to stronger security
Review
Gadgets

Tiny USB dongle the key to stronger security

Yubico's YubiKey 5C NFC offers an extra line of defence to keep out uninvited guests.

  • by Adam Turner