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Gigabit broadband: Rural households urged to claim upgrade cash
The government's gigabit voucher scheme has £70m available to poorly served communities.
What is Tencent?
The Chinese firm's investments include Fortnite, Tesla and Universal Music - but it's under fire in the US.
Is the US about to split the internet?
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.
Facebook removes QAnon conspiracy group with 200,000 members
Facebook has joined Twitter and TikTok in taking action against QAnon conspiracy-theory content.
Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones
Apple is denying consumers cloud gaming, says Microsoft, as streaming service is blocked on iPhones.
TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
The Chinese firm says it is "shocked" by an order for US companies to stop doing business with the app.
Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch
The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.
Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus
Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.
Fifa 21: 'Toxic behaviour' cut from goal celebrations
Players will no longer be able to use the "shushing" goal celebration to gloat and stall games.
Coronavirus: England's contact-tracing app readies for launch
The app will use QR barcode scans as well as Bluetooth handshakes to determine if users are at risk.
Uber to expand across UK with Autocab takeover
The move will see Uber made available in about 170 towns and cities.
Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use
A new project encourages adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their devices.
E-skin recreates sense of touch and other tech news
BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.
Instagram rolls out TikTok 'rip-off' Reels
As TikTok faces uncertainty, Instagram adds new features that will be very familiar to TikTok fans.
What's going on with TikTok?
Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.
LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth.
The coldest computers in the world
New computers promise to cruise through old problems, but involve mind-boggling low temperatures.
What's new in Fifa 21?
A new trailer for Fifa 21 reveals new gameplay features. Newsround takes a look at them.
TikTok: The story of a social media giant
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?
Beyond TikTok: Who else might President Trump ban?
Other Chinese-owned software could face difficulties in the US, if TikTok ban goes ahead.
Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost
Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets.
TikTok: How would the US go about banning the Chinese app?
Several options exist, from preventing Google and Apple offering the app, to blocking its servers.
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