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City scraps influencer plan for George Floyd murder trial
Minneapolis was planning to pay social media influencers to post "city-approved" messages.
Anti-Covid vaccine tweets face five-strikes ban policy
Twitter warns users who post Covid vaccine-related misinformation that they face permanent bans.
Fortnite: From piano player to pro gamer - aged just eight
Joseph Deen tells the BBC about his ambitions after signing with a professional esports team.
Biden urged to back AI weapons to counter China and Russia threats
A long-awaited report says the US president should ignore calls for a ban on autonomous weapons.
Last of Us 2 leads Bafta Games Awards nominations
With 13 nominations, the action-adventure horror game has the most nominations in history.
Volvo Cars to go fully electric by 2030
The Swedish firm is to phase out all models with internal combustion engines over the next few years.
Recipeasly: Food website removed after blogger backlash
Copying content without consent could be a breach of copyright, lawyers say.
Zoom sees more growth after 'unprecedented' 2020
Zoom boss calls working from home "new reality" and predicts growth - but not at last year's pace.
'Drunk' robot vacuums spark complaints from owners
Some Roombas have been behaving strangely following a recent software update from parent company iRobot.
The influencer effect: 'Love Island star transformed my business'
Influencers can have a bad reputation but for some people they have proved to be a business lifeline.
Covid-19: How would an NHS vaccine passport app work?
There is growing speculation that a certificate scheme could be built into the main NHS app.
MyHeritage offers 'creepy' deepfake tool to reanimate dead
Genealogy firm admits some might find the controversial technology "uncanny or creepy".
Military trials training for missions in virtual reality
BBC's Zoe Kleinman experiences software which creates virtual training simulations for the military.
Explore the Cairngorms - in Minecraft
The landscape has been recreated to help young people understand how to run a national park.
BBC Micro at 40: How it inspired a generation of coders
Launched in the 1980s the Computer Literacy Project helped people understand the world of computing.
'My campaign outperformed non-disabled influencers'
Disabled influencer Pippa Stacey says "brands are beginning to see our value".
Church of England vicar ‘games for God’
A London vicar says he was "called by God" to create the virtual 'Church of Chat'.
'Fake accounts used my pictures to sell sex'
Women tell BBC Scotland how scammers used their images on fake accounts advertising sex work websites.
Are in-app purchases ruining mobile video games?
How mobile games make money is a big talking point on the latest episode of gaming podcast Press X to Continue.
'Farms are going to need different kinds of robots'
A growing number of tech firms are helping farmers better look after their animals and crops.
Monsters, mania and the unstoppable march of Pokémon
Several waves of Pokémania have swept the globe, keeping this lucrative franchise relevant for 25 years.
Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?
Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.

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