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TECH 17 Apr 2015 | 7:56 PM

'Star Wars: Battlefront' trailer to arrive after years of anticipation

Fans of Star Wars and action games alike can anticipate an April 17 trailer presentation at the Star Wars Celebration. Here's what we know going in to the event.

TECH 22 Oct 2015 | 9:30 AM

Record number of New Yorkers ratting on rodents thanks to smartphone app

A record 24,000-plus rat complaints have been made in New York so far this year as authorities step up their war against the vermin that roam subways, sewers and parks.

TECH 06 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Theories of cover-ups and police violence in black deaths rankle online community

Weeks after a black man was found hanged in an Atlanta park, social media was rife with theories surrounding the circumstances of his death. Some people called it a lynching; authorities deemed it suicide.

TECH 06 Dec 2016 | 9:14 AM

US pizzeria attack underscores fake news dangers

An assault rifle-wielding gunman’s appearance at a Washington pizzeria that was falsely reported to house a paedophile ring has elevated worries over the unrelenting rise of fake news and malicious gossip on the Internet.

TECH 21 Sep 2017 | 10:29 AM

Germany on guard against election hacks, fake news

As the clock ticks down to elections Sunday, Germany’s cyber defence nervously hopes it’ll be third time lucky after Russia was accused of meddling in the US and French votes.

TECH 03 Oct 2017 | 11:18 AM

Google, Facebook and Twitter put out fake news on Las Vegas massacre

If the bloody massacre in Las Vegas was a test of the ability of Google, Facebook and Twitter to stop fake news, all three failed miserably.

TECH 12 Oct 2017 | 1:30 AM

Job hunters: Quality tops quantity when it comes to contacts

Before online social networks came along, finding a job was often times a matter of who you knew.

TECH 22 Feb 2018 | 1:00 AM

As fake videos become more realistic, seeing shouldn’t always be believing

All it takes is a single selfie.

TECH 12 Apr 2018 | 1:00 AM

Fighting fake news on the front line

Olga Yurkova has spent years fighting fake news on the front line.

TECH 24 Apr 2018 | 8:55 AM

Facebook’s battle against fake news notches an uneven scorecard

A self-described liberal, Trenton Harris took a job writing for a website called the Conservative Daily Post, and he says he got a front-row view of the fake-news industry.