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Fortnite predator 'groomed children on voice chat'

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A 41-year-old man accused of using the hit video game Fortnite to initiate sexual activity with children has been arrested in Florida. Anthony Gene Thomas of Broward County is accused of unlawful sex with a minor and possessing indecent images and videos of at least one victim. According to police, an accomplice used Fortnite’s voice Read More

Tencent weighing bid for holding company behind Korea's Nexon: sources

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HONG KONG/SEOUL (Reuters) – Chinese gaming titan Tencent Holdings Ltd is considering a bid for the holding company that controls South Korean gaming company Nexon, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Logo of Tencent is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Tencent is looking Read More

Apple ordered to pull part of press release in Qualcomm case

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Apple’s logo is seen outside flagship store downtown Milan, Italy, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Apple Inc has been ordered by a German court to stop using part of a press release claiming all iPhones would be available in the country through carriers and resellers, a copy of the ruling seen by Reuters Read More

Facebook shocker: Unsealed docs will detail how social media giant made money off children

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A figurine is seen in front of the Facebook logo in this illustration taken, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic – RC155C02C7D0 Facebook will surely be bracing itself for some fresh backlash from the public next week following a number of revealing legal documents being unsealed. Those documents are expected to detail how Facebook made money Read More

Can Apple Watch prevent strokes? New study aims to find out

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File photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch during an Apple event on Monday, March 9, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Apple Watch has already been credited with saving lives by alerting wearers about heart conditions. But can the smartwatch prevent strokes? A new Johnson & Johnson study aims Read More

Is Facebook's '10-Year Challenge' meme a creepy facial recognition gambit?

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By now, all of your social media feeds are probably brimming with then-and-now pictures showing the “glow-up” or positive transformations of people — including celebrities, friends, family or random folks — sharing decade-old images of themselves, alongside current photographs. Although the meme that’s proliferated on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter is a great way to show how Read More

Broke teen who sold kidney for an iPhone now bedridden for life

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A Chinese man is now bedridden for life after he sold his kidney as a teenager to the black market to buy the latest Apple products. Wang Shangkun was 17 years old when he made the fateful decision. Shortly after the illegal surgery he began suffering from a decreased level of kidney function. Eight years on, the 25-year-old Read More