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EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones
Manufacturers could be forced to change devices to a uniform charging system.
AI cannot be the inventor of a patent, appeals court rules
"Only a person can have rights. A machine cannot," one of the judges wrote.
Apple threatened Facebook ban over slavery posts on Instagram
The media giant warned it would take Facebook products out of its App Store.
Extremists using video-game chats to spread hate
Campaigners say including extremist narratives among everyday conversations can be a pathway to radicalisation.
'Side-eyeing Chloe' Clem to sell iconic meme as NFT
The image of Chloe Clem could fetch her tens of thousands of dollars at auction.
Lithuania urges people to throw away Chinese phones
The country's National Cyber Security Centre found security risks in both Xiaomi and Huawei models.
Vauxhall Motors plans Luton job losses amid chip crisis
The Unite union says it will "do everything in our power to mitigate or prevent" job losses.
NFT-based fantasy football card firm raises $680m
But some fans question if crypto-assets and football are a good mix.
Bitcoin mining producing tonnes of waste
Waste from the cryptocurrency process is similar to that from IT equipment somewhere like the Netherlands.
China: Children given daily time limit on Douyin - its version of TikTok
Douyin users aged under 14 will be limited to 40 minutes a day on the platform.
High-speed internet via airborne beams of light
The project has been developed by Alphabet's moonshot factory, X.
Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.
The AI body scanner detecting skin cancer and other news
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at the best tech news stories of the week.
Why Iceland’s volcanoes may aid future Mars exploration
Scientists are using the country to test drone tech that could one day explore the planet's terrain.
The world's most powerful magnetic field and other news
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Is this the era of a more shopping focused social media?
Virtual retail is changing and becoming more embedded in our day to day online activities.
Esports: Why are there so few professional women gamers?
There are no female players in the top 300 earners in esports, according to research shared with BBC News.
How 'nerd' culture powered through the pandemic
Meet the online content creators beating the odds to build successful careers from their passions.
Can apps manage our chronic health conditions?
A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.
Should schools retain online parents' evenings?
Parents and teachers seem to agree it is the number one innovation worth keeping post-lockdown.
The big problem of building waste and how to tackle it
How better technology and regulation could cut the waste generated by the construction industry.
Sir Clive Sinclair: Tireless inventor ahead of his time
The prolific innovator invented the pocket calculator and the ill-fated Sinclair C5 electric car.
Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis
A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.
Jesse Lingard takes control of a Rainbow Six Siege esports team
The footballer believes his experiences on the pitch will translate to the online world.
The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer
Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.
Could a reboot make social media a nicer place?
A Harvard University project will explore whether social media can be de-toxed

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