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Computer games relieve phantom limb pain: study

Paris (AFP) - Amputees who played computer games using a virtual, on-screen arm, experienced relief from the phantom pain that often afflicts people who have lost a limb, scientists said Friday.


Internet Archive heads to Canada to be 'safe'

Washington (AFP) - The Internet Archive, which keeps historical records of Web pages, is creating a new backup center in Canada, citing concerns about surveillance following the US presidential …


GoPro cuts staff, shifts focus

San Francisco (AFP) - Mini-camera maker GoPro announced plans Wednesday to cut 15 percent of its staff as its shifts its focus to its core manufacturing operations.


Trump claims mirror conspiracy-pushing website

Washington (AFP) - Some of the most incendiary claims made by Donald Trump -- both before and after his election -- appear to be based on a US website denounced as a purveyor of hoaxes and conspiracy …


Netflix launches offline viewing, matching Amazon

Washington (AFP) - Netflix said Wednesday it would allow offline viewing of streamed videos, a feature long sought by users who want to watch on a plane or to avoid data-connection charges.


Growing fears of IS use of weaponised drones

Baghdad (AFP) - The Mosul battle in Iraq has seen the Islamic State group increasingly resort to weaponised drones, which Western governments fear could lead to a new type of attack at home.


Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger

San Francisco (AFP) - Facebook on Tuesday unveiled "Instant Games" allowing users of the world's biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news feeds.


Britain seeks to restrict access to online porn

London (AFP) - Pornographic websites could be forced to check their users are over 18 under new measures debated by British lawmakers Monday that are designed to protect children but have raised …


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