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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Cybersecurity

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Google Maps

Suspended – Medium

Cream Bloodline Continues With New Tour

<i>The Music of Cream 50th Anniversary Tour,</i> featuring members of the blues-rock band’s dynasty with special guests, will tour in Australia and New …

Universal Music

Where are England's steepest streets?

<b>Where are England's steepest streets? We asked readers to name the thigh-burning inclines that fill their hearts with terror - and enlisted Ordnance Survey's help checking the gradients.</b><p>Shaftesbury, Dorset<p>For those of a certain age, this charming cobbled climb brings back memories of 1970s …

Tour de France

Scan and print anything from your phone

Take your office with you<p>Companies like Apple and Google are eager for mobile users to do more of their computing on the go, and that extends to printing and scanning. It's easier than you might think to print out a PDF or to scan in a document using nothing but your phone.<p>As you might have …

Apps

GeekWire Deals: Build Android apps with this beginner-friendly Nougat course bundle

There’s an app for everything, so your apps can’t be just anything. Simple, well-designed, and effective apps take a certain level of knowledge and …

Apps

Russia used a cybercriminal's botnet for a spying campaign

It's no secret that the lines between state-sponsored hacking and cybercrime are fuzzy. After all, relying on professional crooks offers plausible deniability if the intruders are ever caught. However, it's now apparent that those lines sometimes disappear altogether. The <i>New York Times</i> reports that …

BT Openreach deal aims to shake up UK broadband

<b>BT has bowed to demands by the telecoms regulator Ofcom to legally separate Openreach, which runs the UK's broadband infrastructure.</b><p>Ofcom said that Openreach will become a distinct company with its own staff, management and strategy "to serve all of its customers equally".<p>It must consult with …

Telecoms

Could Banksy's city rid itself of graffiti?

Mysterious street artist Banksy's home city of Bristol is determined to clean itself up.<p>The mayor has pledged to crack down on rubbish, graffiti and vandalism, but has also suggested making certain walls legal for street artists.<p>Will it work? BBC News went to find out.<p><i>Video Journalist: Dan Curtis</i>

Streetwear

A guided tour of the cybercrime underground

<b>One of the strange features of cybercrime is how much of it is public.</b><p>A quick search will turn up forums and sites where stolen goods, credit cards and data are openly traded.<p>But a glance into those places may not give you much idea about what is going on.<p>"Everyone can join as long as you speak …

Anti-Virus Software

Glastonbury 2017: Pink Floyd rumours surface, new area announced

As the winter months progress, it's only natural that thoughts turn to the approaching summer's festival season - namely Glastonbury, which …

Festivals

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

BBC Sound of 2017: Urban acts dominate longlist

<b>The rude health of British hip-hop is reflected in the BBC's Sound of 2017 line-up, with urban artists making up half of this year's longlist.</b><p>Building on the success of grime acts Stormzy, Kano and Skepta - who won this year's Mercury Prize - newcomers like <b>Ray Blk</b> and <b>Nadia Rose</b> are being tipped for …

Jorja Smith

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Productivity