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What is the internet? 13 key questions answered

17 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Thousands of miles of cables connected to data centres underpin our way of life. How many people are online, what are they doing there - and what comes next? The internet is...
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Twitter fired an engineer after intelligence officials said he might be spying on the accounts of Saudi dissidents

Twitter fired an engineer after intelligence officials said he might be spying on the accounts of Saudi dissidents

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Twitter fired an engineer in 2015 after intelligence officials alerted the company to the fact that he might be a mole working for Saudi Arabia, The New York Times reports...
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Japan tells Facebook to improve data protection

31 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Japan's government on Monday told U.S. technology firm Facebook Inc to better protect its users' personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people...
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Japan tells Facebook to improve data protection

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's government on Monday told U.S. technology firm Facebook Inc to better protect its users' personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people...
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Japan to tell Facebook to improve data protection: Kyodo

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Japanese government is set to tell Facebook Inc to better protect its users' personal data after a leak involving British firm Cambridge Analytica that affected 87 million...
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Australian government invests AU$6m in EV charging network

5 hours ago   |   ZDnet

A AU$15 million 'ultra-rapid' electric vehicle charging network being built by Chargefox has received a AU$6 million boost from the Australian government.
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WeHearYouKhashoggi

WeHearYouKhashoggi

11 hours ago   |   Privacy Online

The image you see above, is part of a full page ad we ran in The New York Times Sunday Edition today, October 21, 2018. Late last night, we were informed that our ad had been...
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Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed Twitter employee to spy on user accounts

Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed Twitter employee to spy on user accounts

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

On Saturday, The New York Times published a report detailing Saudi Arabia's efforts to combat dissent on platforms like Twitter, such as slain US journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
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Apple CEO Cook says Bloomberg needs to "do the right thing" and publicly retract its spy chip story

Apple CEO Cook says Bloomberg needs to "do the right thing" and publicly retract its spy chip story

1 day ago   |   Phone Arena

Early this month, Bloomberg reported how small "spy chips" were being placed by the Chinese government on motherboards found inside servers used by U.S. tech firms. According...
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China is funding the future of American biotech

China is funding the future of American biotech

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Silicon Valley is in the midst of a health craze, and it is being driven by “Eastern” medicine. It's been a record year for US medical investing , but investors in Beijing and...
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HMD readying Nokia 9, slashes Nokia 8 Sirocco prices in the UK & other...

HMD readying Nokia 9, slashes Nokia 8 Sirocco prices in the UK & other markets too after India

HMD may be planning to launch Nokia 9 with Penta-Lens Camera soon as it has slashed the Nokia 8 Sirocco pricing in even more markets. Last we reported about Nokia 8 Sirocco... Read more ...

Razer Phone 2 Review: A Good Gaming Phone Looking to Break Out

Razer Phone 2 Review: A Good Gaming Phone Looking to Break Out

The Razer Phone 2 offers good performance, excellent audio and a 120-Hz display, but the phone's camera still needs work. Read more ...

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 to support faster wireless charging

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 to support faster wireless charging

Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, is set to unveil its upcoming flagship smartphone, Xiaomi Mi MIX 3. This smartphone will arrive on October 25 but until now, we are still... Read more ...

Apple vend désormais un chargeur USB-C pour recharger l'Apple Watch

Apple vend désormais un chargeur USB-C pour recharger l'Apple Watch

Apple et l'USB-C, c'est une histoire qui prend du temps à se mettre en place. Aujourd'hui, la firme de Cupertino fait un pas dans le bon sens en vendant un chargeur USB-C pour... Read more ...

Honor Magic 2 teaser puts YoYo AI in focus, triple camera, Kirin 980

Honor Magic 2 teaser puts YoYo AI in focus, triple camera, Kirin 980

OPPO and Vivo may have seemingly given up on the elevating camera design but two of their rivals are taking it for another yet different spin. Huawei sub-brand Honor is marking... Read more ...

Honor Magic 2 with Kirin 980, 8GB RAM gets certified by TENAA

Honor Magic 2 with Kirin 980, 8GB RAM gets certified by TENAA

Huawei's sub-brand Honor upcoming smartphone - the Honor Magic 2 with it slider camera mechanism has in the past few weeks appeared in a number of leaks, while the firm has... Read more ...

First OnePlus 6T camera sample appears

First OnePlus 6T camera sample appears

OnePlus is announcing the OP6T next Monday, but we've already seen CAD-based renders how the phone will look. We still have a week until the official unveiling, but Pete Lau... Read more ...

Elon Musk tweets that the Boring Company's first tunnel is set to open on...

Elon Musk tweets that the Boring Company's first tunnel is set to open on December 10

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter on Sunday that his Boring Company, which aims to lower the cost of building high-speed transit tunnels, has almost completed its... Read more ...

Flying food: Uber has set a target date to use drones for meal delivery

Flying food: Uber has set a target date to use drones for meal delivery

Uber is better known for transporting people around town, but it also has a growing meal-delivery business called UberEats. It currently uses drivers and cyclists to deliver... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) to arive China on October 24 as the Galaxy A9s

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) to arive China on October 24 as the Galaxy A9s

It turned out that the Samsung launch event that promised “4x fun” was for the unwrapping of the Galaxy A9 2018. With that announcement, Samsung officially out do the like of... Read more ...