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This Week in Tech: 2nd - 5th September

Published on September 6th, 2019 by Duncan McClean.

In this week's roundup:

  • Currys PC World to start selling Amazon TVs
  • Facebook hinting a hiding like count on posts
  • Users of email from Yahoo, BT, Sky and TalkTalk left without email access
This Week in Tech: 2nd - 5th September

Currys PC World to start selling Amazon TVs

High street retailer Currys PC World will start selling 4k TVs made by Amazon later this year. The TVs will be manufacturers by JVC and they will be powered by the same software that runs Fire TV sticks.

The news originally spilled on TechCrunch but the page has now been deleted.

Facebook hinting a hiding like count on posts

Researcher Jane Manchun Wong found the commented out code in the source code of Facebook's Android app.

Facebook are also experimenting with the same thing on Instagram, which is a part of Facebook.

Users of email from Yahoo, BT, Sky and TalkTalk left without email access

On Thursday, users of email services provided by Yahoo couldn't access their email. The company have not yet told users what the issue was. However, the issue has now been solved and service has resumed to normal.