Etika: Body found in search is missing YouTuber

Etika: Body found in search is missing YouTuber

Image copyright Etika/YouTube Police investigating the disappearance of YouTuber Etika have confirmed that they have found his body. The gamer, 29, whose real name is Desmond Amofah, was reported missing six days ago. His belongings were found on Manhattan Bridge on Monday. He had uploaded an eight-minute YouTube video in which he talked about suicide. […]

Google city sparks fresh controversy

Google city sparks fresh controversy

Image copyright Sidewalk Labs Image caption An image from Sidewalk Labs’s plans for Toronto Sidewalk Labs, a sister company of Google, has published its plans to build a smart city in Toronto, sparking fresh controversy. In a 1,500-word document, the company laid out its ambitions to “improve the urban environment” with a variety of high-tech […]

Facebook to identify French hate speech suspects

Facebook to identify French hate speech suspects

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook has agreed to give the names of French users who are suspected of using hate speech on its platform to the courts when requested. The deal is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. In the past, the tech giant has revealed IP addresses and other […]

Etika: Body found in search for missing YouTuber

Etika: Body found in search for missing YouTuber

Image copyright Etika/YouTube Police investigating the disappearance of YouTuber Etika have found a body in New York City’s East River. The body has yet to be formally identified. Police say the investigation is continuing. The gamer, 29, whose real name is Desmond Amofah, was reported missing six days ago. His belongings, including his Nintendo Switch, […]

Global phone networks attacked by hackers

Global phone networks attacked by hackers

Image copyright Getty Images Hackers targeted mobile phone networks around the world to snoop on specific users, according to a report. The level of access they gained to the networks meant they could have shut them down had they wanted to. US-Israeli security firm Cybereason concluded “with a high level of certainty” that the hackers […]

Dutch emergency line hit by KPN telecoms outage

Dutch emergency line hit by KPN telecoms outage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The disruption originated from the network of national carrier KPN The Netherlands has been hit by its largest telecommunications outage in years, with the 112 emergency number knocked out across the country. The disruption, which lasted four hours, originated from national carrier KPN, and affected other providers linked to its […]

Icelanders tire of disrespectful Instagram influencers

Icelanders tire of disrespectful Instagram influencers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Locals say they have seen numerous examples of bad behaviour from Instagrammers With over 10 million images on Instagram, Iceland is a popular destination among tourists wanting to get the perfect picture. The Nordic country has long been considered an “Instagrammable destination” but now locals say the island has […]

Cyber-bullying affects more girls than boys in Northern Ireland

Cyber-bullying affects more girls than boys in Northern Ireland

Image copyright martin-dm Girls in Northern Ireland are more likely than boys to experience cyber-bullying, new research suggests. The EU-funded Blurred Lives project studied how young people between the ages of 14 and 16 experienced and responded to cyber-bullying. More than one in five children (22%) in the study said they recently had nasty or […]

Missing YouTuber Etika’s belongings found

Missing YouTuber Etika’s belongings found

Image copyright Etika/YouTube The belongings of a gaming YouTuber who has been missing for five days have been found on Manhattan Bridge in New York. Desmond Amofah, known as Etika, had uploaded an eight-minute video in which he talked about suicidal thoughts. Etika was known for playing and discussing Nintendo games on YouTube and streaming […]

EE fined £100,000 for unlawful texts

EE fined £100,000 for unlawful texts

Image copyright Getty Images The Information Commissioner (ICO) has fined mobile network EE £100,000 for sending text messages to customers without their consent. The ICO says more than 2.5 million messages were sent in 2018. The purpose of the texts was to encourage EE customers to use the firm’s app and also to upgrade their […]

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