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Microsoft says it is not binning ‘trusty old’ Paint

Today, however, Microsoft has released a statement saying the reaction had made the company realise that "after 32 years, MS Paint has a lot of fans"

Google parent Alphabet’s profit hit by EU fine

Alphabet, which also owns YouTube, said it made $3.5bn (£2.7bn) in net income on sales of $26bn (£19bn) in the three months to the end of June - revenues were up 21% compared to the same period last year

Future astronauts could be drinking Moon water

The sub-surface water reserves appear to be contained within volcanic deposits and are further proof the Moon is water-rich, researchers at Brown University say

Smart home gadgets could give hackers access to bank accounts

They are urging manufacturers to introduce security ratings for wifi-enabled appliances such as televisions, cookers, kettles and fridges which are linked to home computers and mobile phones

Microsoft giving Paint the brush-off after 32 years

In the next Windows 10 update, Paint will shuffle onto Microsoft's deprecated features list - setting the stage for its departure from PCs like other former favourites such as Solitaire and Minesweeper

Melted nuclear fuel spotted in Fukushima reactor

"There is a high possibility that the solidified objects are mixtures of melted metal and fuel that fell from the vessel," a Tokyo Electric Power Company spokesman said, adding that the company was planning further analysis of the images

The Rock stars in ‘movie’ with Apple’s Siri

At least, Mr Johnson at first described The Rock x Siri: Dominate the Day as a "movie", although that description has since been refined

New battery technology could cut energy bills by up to £40bn by 2050, says...

The long-term vision includes creating giant battery facilities around the National Grid to store excess wind and solar energy for when demand rises

Drones will have to be registered in the UK, Government says

The new measures come after research found the gadgets posed a real danger of smashing plane windscreens and shattering helicopter rotors

Man plays guitar during brain surgery to help surgeons cure muscle spasms

Abhishek Prasad, who was fully awake during the operation, said surgeons asked him to strum his instrument to help them identify problem areas in his brain

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