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Global Ransomware Attack Causes Turmoil

Global Ransomware Attack Causes Turmoil

Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. The virus, the source of which is not yet known, freezes the user's computer until a ransom in untraceable Bitcoin is paid. It seems many companies still haven't applied software patches which could protect them as we hear from computer consultant Stuart Miles.

What happens to ripped or unsold clothing that is given to charity? Much of it is sent to India to a recycling hub in Panipat, also known as the world's cast off capital. The BBC's Shilpa Kanna has paid a visit to find out more.

This week is the tenth anniversary of the iPhone. Gadget expert Stuart Miles tells us how it changed the mobile phones market, and the challenges Apple faces to keep making it better.

Rob Young is joined throughout the programme by Jyoti Malhotra in Delhi and Eve Epstein in Portland, Oregon.

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