This January 30, 2014 photo taken in Washington,DC, shows the splash page for the social media internet site Facebook.

Facebook tackles hoax posts in your News Feed in change to social media website

Scams and fake news stories are being targeted by the latest update

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX, on a cargo resupply service mission to the International Space Station, lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida

Google invests in SpaceX 'to help take internet into space'

Deal could value private space company at $10 billion

The largest collection of Nintendo Entertainment System paraphernalia belongs to Ahmed Bin Fahad (UAE) and consists of 2,020 items and was verified in Dubai, UAE

Club Nintendo: flagship rewards programme is closed as company plans Wii U revamp

Programme will be brought to an end in September, and replaced with something new

Technology firms like WhatsApp and Apple need to agree how to share data with British spies, says former head of MI6

Seeming to back David Cameron’s possible ban on WhatsApp and FaceTime encryption, Sawers said that ‘impenetrable’ communications were ‘inviting problems’

Reserve soldiers of 7 Battalion The Rifles, deployed alongside members of Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, working hard to dam a breach in the Kennet Canal that threatened an electrical sub-station near Burghfield, south of Reading, as the military were called in by local authorities to provide flood relief assistance

The Army is using Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets to sign up new recruits

Virtual reality headsets are used to give potential recruits a taste of life in the Reserves

'Password' and '123456' keep top spot on list of most popular passwords, as security experts panic

New entries include '696969' and 'batman'

The study involved using machine-learning software to analyse Facebook “likes” to assess a person’s personality based on the five main traits commonly used in psychological assessments: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism

Facebook was worth $227 billion to global economy and created millions of jobs, says report (that was paid for by Facebook)

In the UK, the economic impact has been about $11 billion and it has created 154,000 jobs

Microsoft exec Terry Myerson launches Windows 10

Windows 10: Microsoft prepares to show off new operating system

Microsoft hopes the new operating system will revive Internet Explorer and its mobile business, as well as being the future of Windows

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor

UK Government is most open but one of worst for spying, says inventor of the world wide web

Of European countries, only Turkey is worse at protecting its citizens' data

A chinese man plays online games at an internet cafe in Beijing

Outlook email taken down in China, as Gmail block continues

Monitoring site claims that outage was the work of the government body that censors the internet

A time-lapse photo of the Middle Drum facility of the Telescope Array, a $25 million cosmic ray observatory that sprawls across the desert west of Delta, Utah.

Hearing cosmic radiowaves live for first time, scientists could solve years-long mystery

The mysterious ‘blitzar’ has been heard since 2007, but scientists have caught it live for the first time

Gogoro: the electric scooter that could change the way we think about transport

Shown off at CES, the new scooter borrows from phones to revolutionise travel

Lizard Squad’s cyberattack tool hacked, customer details leaked

The hack is the second piece of bad news in a week for the group, after a man was arrested in connection to the hacks on Friday

iPad Pro: Apple could be planning big screen tablet with stylus

12.9-inch tablet, plus stylus, could debut in the first half of this year

Man dies after playing online games for three days, lies dead for hours in internet café

Other gamers at the internet café didn’t notice that the unemployed man had died of cardiac failure

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