Technology

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‘It spreads like a disease’: how pro-eating-disorder videos reach teens on TikTok
Although the platform bans content promoting dangerous weight loss, hashtags such as #skinnycheck can still be found

Kari Paul

16, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Apple fires employee Janneke Parrish, leader of #AppleToo movement
Parrish said she has been very vocal on the movement and that her firing ‘feels very much like retaliation’

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

16, Oct, 2021 @1:40 AM

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WhatsApp to bring in encryption for backup chats after privacy fears
Users can set encryption key for chats on Google Drive or iCloud to prevent authorities demanding access from provider

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers
More than 50,000 alerts sent so far this year, including of an Iranian group that targeted a UK university

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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AI and maths to play bigger role in global diplomacy, says expert
Professor of negotiation and conflict management says recent advances mean techniques will be used more

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Fairphone 4 review: ethical repairable phone gets big upgrade
New design and 5G updates modular smartphone but camera not as good as some cheaper rivals

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told
UK campaigners write to chief executive with list of demands to ensure online safety of young people

Dan Milmo

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 AM

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Lawmakers seek to rein in big tech with bills aimed at competition and liability
One bill would prevent platforms from giving preference to their own products, the other would remove Section 230 protections

Kari Paul

14, Oct, 2021 @9:58 PM

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Telegram is warned app ‘nurtures subculture deifying terrorists’
Hope not Hate urges messaging app to act on privacy policy that ‘facilitates’ murderous content

Ben Quinn

14, Oct, 2021 @2:21 PM

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Spot on or unfair? Facebook employees split on whistleblower Frances Haugen’s critique
Inside the notoriously insular company, employees’ perceptions of Haugen appear to be divided

Carly Olson

13, Oct, 2021 @5:49 PM

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Bitcoin could trigger financial meltdown, warns Bank of England deputy
Sir Jon Cunliffe likens danger to 2008 crash and calls for tough regulation of cryptocurrencies

Phillip Inman

13, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Snapchat outage leaves users unable to send or receive messages
Difficulty accessing app comes at bad time for platform in fight against TikTok

Ben Quinn

13, Oct, 2021 @3:43 PM

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