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Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement
Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement
As the first generation of professional gamers enters retirement, eSports is forced to confront a vexed question: after years spent killing rivals...
Cloudflare ends services for 'lawless' 8chan after El Paso massacre
Cloudflare ends services for 'lawless' 8chan after El Paso massacre
Digital security and infrastructure firm Cloudflare said Sunday it was terminating its services to 8chan, the message board where the El Paso...
American teen 'Bugha' becomes solo Fortnite champ, winning $3-million
American teen 'Bugha' becomes solo Fortnite champ, winning $3-million
American Kyle Giersdorf, alias "Bugha," became the first Fortnite world champion in the solo division, winning $3 million at age 16 on Sunday.
YouTube needs 'new set of rules and laws' — executive
YouTube needs 'new set of rules and laws' — executive
The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its...
The struggle to regulate online giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon
The struggle to regulate online giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon
Internet giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon have disrupted markets and culture in a lucrative rise to power that have regulators launching...
Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon
Proud India launches historic bid to put spacecraft on Moon
India on Monday launched a low-cost rocket on a historic bid to put a landing craft on the surface of the Moon and join an elite space force.
Uganda: One year of social media tax
Uganda: One year of social media tax
The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of...
US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp
US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp
Popular Russia-based application FaceApp, which allows users to change their appearance to look older or younger, came under fire in the United...
Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea
Internet a distant dream for many in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is awash in oil, although little of the wealth has trickled down to the poor.
'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on
'One giant leap': US marks Apollo mission 50 years on
Fifty years after a mighty rocket set off from Florida carrying the first humans to the Moon, a veteran of the Apollo 11 crew returned to its...
India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff
India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff
India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to become...
To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown
To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown
The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew...
Facebook's Libra currency under fire
Facebook's Libra currency under fire
Facebook's planned virtual unit Libra, already under heavy attack from US President Donald Trump and global regulators, faces scepticism among the...
France passes law taxing digital giants in defiance of US anger
France passes law taxing digital giants in defiance of US anger
France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe...

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