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'I run the last Blockbuster video store'

'I run the last Blockbuster video store'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBlockbuster memories: “Every Friday my parents would let us pick a video” Standing unpretentiously in the car park of a petrol station at a busy intersection in Oregon, this Blockbuster is the last one still open in the US. Over 10 years ago, the Blockbuster chain, known […]

Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boy hacked Apple because he was a fan of the firm, reports from the court case say A teenage boy from Australia has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple’s network and downloading internal files, according to reports. The 16-year-old accessed 90 gigabytes worth of files, breaking into the […]

Body scanners to screen LA subway riders

Body scanners to screen LA subway riders

Image copyright Thruvision Image caption The Thruvision camera can detect concealed objects Body scanners will be used on the Los Angeles subway to screen passengers for explosives and weapons, the local transport authority has announced. It is the first mass transport system in the US to adopt the technology. Portable scanners will be used to […]

Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

Mystery Russian satellite's behaviour raises alarm in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US says it does not know what the satellite is or why it is behaving strangely A mysterious Russian satellite displaying “very abnormal behaviour” has raised alarm in the US, according to a State Department official. “We don’t know for certain what it is and there is no […]

Fortnite used by company for job interviews

Fortnite used by company for job interviews

Image copyright Dare.Win A French marketing agency is inviting applicants for an internship to discuss the opportunity over a game of Fortnite. Candidates are asked to add Dare.Win on the Playstation Network, which is one of its clients, and then be interviewed while playing the video game. Dare.Win says the game-play fits with its entertainment-focused […]

Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout

Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout

Image copyright Getty Images Elon Musk has outlined his plan to take Tesla private and said he discussed financing the deal with Saudi Arabia. The founder of the electric car maker also indicated that he would need to raise far less than the $70bn it has been estimated he would need. In a blog post, […]

Butlin's says guest records may have been hacked

Butlin's says guest records may have been hacked

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Butlin’s says it will contact affected guests Holiday camp firm Butlin’s says up to 34,000 guests at its resorts may have had their personal information stolen by hackers. The company says the data in question included names, home addresses, contact details and holiday arrival dates. Managing director Dermot King […]

Gab user's anti-Semitic posts removed

Gab user's anti-Semitic posts removed

Image copyright Gab.ai Image caption Gab’s frog logo Two anti-Semitic posts have been deleted from fringe social network Gab after Microsoft, citing the content, threatened to take the site down. The posts were made by Patrick Little, who says he is running for US president and wants to remove Jewish people from America. Microsoft hosts […]

Germany lifts total ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany lifts total ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Image copyright Bethesda Image caption In Germany, there are no video game Nazis – and swastikas are banned from being shown Nazi symbols can now appear in video games in Germany, ending a long-running and frequently ridiculed censorship. Germany bans symbols belonging to unconstitutional groups, which has caused problems in games where the Nazis are […]

PGA Championship servers hacked and files locked

PGA Championship servers hacked and files locked

Image copyright Montana Pritchard/PGA of America Image caption The PGA Championship is taking place in Missouri this week. Hackers have broken into servers belonging to PGA of America, which runs the PGA Championship golf tournament. Files containing marketing materials for that competition as well as the Ryder Cup in France have been locked, pending payment […]

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