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Xbox Game Pass launch from day one for new game
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Xbox Game Pass launch from day one for new game

9 minutes ago Tom Gerken,Technology reporter Microsoft/Activision Microsoft has torn up the rules of big video game launches by announcing its most eagerly awaited new title – Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 – will be available straightaway to subscribers of its Game Pass service. Traditionally, gamers have had to hand over significant sums of...

Samsung Electronics union calls first-ever strike
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Samsung Electronics union calls first-ever strike

A union representing thousands of workers at Samsung Electronics has called the first strike at the South Korean technology giant since it was founded five and a half decades ago. The National Samsung Electronics Union says it will hold a one-day protest by asking all of its members to use their paid leave on 7...

WhatsApp boss in online spat with Elon Musk over message security
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WhatsApp boss in online spat with Elon Musk over message security

WhatsApp boss Will Cathcart has hit back at claims from Elon Musk that the messaging app “exports your user data every night.” Posting on X, Mr Cathcart said the allegation was simply “not correct”. He pointed to the fact WhatsApp messages are end-to-end encrypted, meaning they cannot be read by the company at all. Yann...

Google AI search tells users to glue pizza and eat rocks
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Google AI search tells users to glue pizza and eat rocks

Google’s new artificial intelligence (AI) search feature is facing criticism for providing erratic, inaccurate answers. Its experimental “AI Overviews” tool has told some users searching for how to make cheese stick to pizza better that they could use “non-toxic glue”. The search engine’s AI-generated responses have also said geologists recommend humans eat one rock per...

Why technology has not transformed building
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Why technology has not transformed building

Just now Emma Woollacott,Technology Reporter Getty Images Building is still largely manual work If you took a worker from a 1920s construction site and transported them to a present day project, they would not be that surprised by what they saw, according to Sam O’Gorman. “Overall, across Europe and the US, stuff is still built...

Pope clears way for ‘God’s influencer’ to become a saint
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Pope clears way for ‘God’s influencer’ to become a saint

A London-born teenager – whose proficiency at spreading the teachings of the Catholic church online led to him being called “God’s influencer” – is set to become a saint. Carlo Acutis died in in 2006, at the age of 15, meaning he would be the first millennial – a person born in the early 1980s...

BT to refund EE and Plusnet customers over exit fees
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BT to refund EE and Plusnet customers over exit fees

BT must issue refunds to customers for failing to provide clear information before they signed up to services from EE & Plusnet, which the firm owns. At least 1.1 million people were not given adequate information on the price and length of contracts, as well as fees to end contracts early. Telecoms watchdog Ofcom has...