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How 200,000 antelope suddenly died

The world's scientists were baffled in 2015 when 200,000 antelope suddenly dropped dead in Kazakhstan

Nintendo unveils cardboard Switch accessories

They can turn the Switch into a fishing rod, a steering-wheel, and even an intricate mechanical robot suit which gamers can use to play bespoke mini-games

Apple employees to get bonuses of $2,500 in stock

According to Bloomberg, the bonuses are available for almost all of Apple's 120,000 employees

iPhone ‘text bomb’ can crash your phone by text

Software developer Abraham Masri discovered the bug and said he released it to get Apple's attention after his reports and warning to the company went unheeded

YouTube star Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn damages in first case of its kind

Chrissy Chambers, who is based in Los Angeles, crowdfunded a legal action against her UK-based ex-boyfriend for uploading films to an adult website

Facebook widens probe into Russian influence on Brexit vote

The social media giant wrote to a committee of MPs on Wednesday agreeing to their request for more information about potential coordinated activity on its website around the Brexit vote in 2016

Pregnant and ill migrants ‘too scared to see a doctor,’ health experts warn

Health experts told Parliament's health committee of the dangers of the data-sharing agreement, saying many migrants in need of healthcare are too scared to see a GP for fear of deportation

Powerful ‘Skygofree’ Android malware able to steal WhatsApp messages

The malware is designed for targeted cyber-surveillance and includes hacking abilities which have never been seen before outside of controlled research settings

App compares selfies to classical art portraits

Users have posted the comparisons on social media, displaying their delight at the app both getting it horrendously wrong and getting it wonderfully right

Google pulls apps showing pornographic adverts to children

The apps were infected with malicious code called "AdultSwine" which as well as displaying inappropriate ads, attempted to trick users into installing fake security apps and register for expensive services

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