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Android Oreo released by Google

Image copyright Google Image caption Android Oreo continues the sweet-themed naming convention of Google's mobile operating system Google has released the latest version of its Android mobile operating system (OS), which is named after Oreo chocolate biscuits.It adds a new "picture-in-picture" mode that lets some apps run in a small corner of the screen.Google's own...

Apple’s ‘hidden’ job ad found online

Image copyright Apple An advert for an engineer at Apple has been found hidden in the tech giant's website.The text begins: "Hey there! You found us", and says the firm is looking for "a talented engineer to develop a critical infrastructure component".It has since been either removed or moved elsewhere.Cyber-security reporter Zack Whittaker discovered it by chance...

‘Snapchat race’ driver killed friend in Aberystwyth crash

Image copyright Dyfed-Powys Police Image caption Ricafort Gamboa had been driving friends home following a caravan holiday A driver has been jailed for causing a crash which killed his friend as he tried to reach 100mph to film footage for Snapchat.Ricafort Gamboa, 25, from Bolton, raced along country roads near Aberystwyth, while friends inside his...

Lions, mice and spaniels: Match the manager to the quote

After Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho said he "let the horses run freely" in Saturday's 4-0 victory over Swansea, can you match the managers to their animal analogies?This content will not work on your device, please check Javascript and cookies are enabled or update your browser http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40999247

Dating app aims to boost Russian voter turnout

Image copyright MAMBA Image caption "You can find love anywhere - even during the elections," the app claims A Russian dating app is attempting to boost voter turnout in the upcoming elections by finding users an election "date", it's reported. Popular dating service Mamba has introduced a feature called "Voting Together" which offers to help...

Scotland call up Archer and Whittaker for World Cup qualifiers

Jordan Archer helped Millwall win promotion to the English ChampionshipMillwall goalkeeper Jordan Archer has received his first call-up to the Scotland squad, with Hibernian utility man Steven Whittaker being recalled.Newcastle United duo Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie also return for World Cup qualifiers against Lithuania and Malta.And West Bromwich Albion winger Matt Phillips is back too from injury.But...

Personal bodyguard app to launch in northeast China

By News from Elsewhere... ...as found by BBC Monitoring Image copyright PEAR VIDEO Image caption The app's name, Jinyiwei, comes from the name of a group of secret police during the Ming Dynasty An app is set to launch in a northeast Chinese city that allows anybody - not just the rich...

Hate crimes: Online abuse ‘as serious as face-to-face’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKaye Medcalf explains what online hate crime looks likeOnline hate crimes should be treated as seriously as abuse committed face-to-face, prosecutors in England and Wales have been told.Revising its guidance for prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service said the impact of tweeting abuse can be as "equally devastating" as shouting...

EFL Cup draw to be held at 04:15 BST – in China

Holders Manchester United enter the draw - which is being held at 11:15 Beijing timeThe EFL Cup third-round draw will take place in Beijing, China on Thursday - at 04:15 BST.The seven Premier League sides playing in Europe this season, including EFL Cup holders Manchester United, will be among the 32 clubs in the draw.Previous draws for the...

Grimsby Town fans ‘had to show bras’ to Stevenage security

Image copyright PA Image caption Grimsby Town supporters claimed the searches were "a gross invasion of privacy" Female football fans were made to show their bras to stewards during security searches, a supporters' group has said.Grimsby Town fan group the Mariners Trust made the allegation in a letter to Stevenage FC after the two sides...