Google's AR animals entertain Android users Image copyright Kate Bevan Google is rolling out a tool that lets Android users view moving animals which make sounds in augmented reality through their device's camera. It currently only works with some animals but could be expanded to include objects and brands in future. It was unveiled last month at the firm's annual event for developers who create apps for Android devices. Gambling firm Betway hit with record £11.6m penalty Image copyright Getty Images Online betting firm Betway has been hit with a record penalty of £11.6m for failings over customer protection and money-laundering checks. The Gambling Commission said Betway failed to check the source of funds of one customer who deposited over £8m and lost over £4m in a four-year period.
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How the US elections helped bring Lebanon and Iraq to the brink These latest developments raise the specter of disaster in both these countries, according to analysts, and appear linked to the approach of US elections on November 3. The recent round of rocket assaults in Iraq may have triggered the threat to shutter the US embassy, but they are not a new phenomenon. "The timing is definitely something we have to look at," Iraq analyst Sajad Jiyad told CNN. "Why suddenly is the US talking about closing the embassy when these attacks have been going on since last year?" Amazon sued over Alexa child recordings in US Image copyright Getty Images Amazon is being sued over its smart assistant's recordings of children. Two US cases allege the firm lacks consent to create voiceprints that could let it keep track of a youngster's use of Alexa-enabled devices and thus build up a "vast level of detail about the child's life". Amazon has said it only stores data once a device-owner has given it permission to do so. And it says parents can delete a child's profile and recordings. Lawyers involved in the cases are seeking damages for the two plaintiffs involved, as well as others who are being invited to join the class-action lawsuits in nine states where it's claimed Amazon is in breach of privacy laws.
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Coronavirus vaccine: UK government signs deals for 90 million doses Image copyright University of Oxford/PA Media The UK government has signed deals for 90 million doses of promising coronavirus vaccines that are being developed. The vaccines are being researched by an alliance between the pharmaceutical companies BioNtech and Pfizer as well as the firm Valneva.