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Apple asks suppliers in Taiwan to label products as made in China – report
Nikkei says firm wants components bound for mainland to now comply with longstanding Beijing rule

Alex Hern

07, Aug, 2022 @4:36 PM

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TechScape: I’m no longer making predictions about cryptocurrency. Here’s why
If you’d bought or sold bitcoin every time I wrote about it over the last decade, how much would you have made? Let’s do the maths

Alex Hern

03, Aug, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Apple should scan iPhones for child abuse images, says scanning technology inventor
Prof Hany Farid says all online services should adopt idea backed by GCHQ and National Cybersecurity Centre

Alex Hern Technology editor

31, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘Stop trying to be TikTok’: how video-centric Instagram sparked a revolt
Loyal users and Kardashians forced social network to partially retreat by demanding renewed emphasis on photo-sharing

Dan Milmo and Alex Hern

31, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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TechScape: What should social media giants do to protect children?
UK cybersecurity heads want companies like Apple to monitor suspicious activity on devices. It’s not the attack on privacy you might think it is

Alex Hern

27, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Playing video games has no effect on wellbeing, study finds
Research into gameplay habits of 40,000 people counters fears that gaming could harm mental health

Alex Hern

26, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Facebook considering ending restrictions on Covid misinformation
Social network turning to its ‘supreme court’ about decision, says head of global affairs, Nick Clegg

Alex Hern Technology editor

26, Jul, 2022 @2:39 PM

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‘Stop trying to be TikTok’: user backlash over Instagram changes
Updates to copy features of arch-rival leave some users struggling to find friends and family content

Alex Hern Technology editor

26, Jul, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Shares in France’s Eutelsat slump after it confirms OneWeb merger talks
Almost 17% fall follows confirmation of discussions with UK satellite firm bailed out by government

Dan Milmo, Alex Hern and Jasper Jolly

25, Jul, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Facebook to restore chronological feed of posts from friends
Firm is splitting its News Feed over two tabs on its apps, separating its algorithmic curation

Alex Hern UK technology editor

21, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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UK cybersecurity chiefs back plan to scan phones for child abuse images
Heads of GCHQ and NCSC say client-side scanning could protect children and privacy at the same time

Alex Hern Technology editor

21, Jul, 2022 @12:00 AM

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TechScape: suspicious of TikTok? You’re not alone
The Chinese app is known for its aggressive data collection – but it is a fool’s errand to prove that it is a threat to the west

Alex Hern

20, Jul, 2022 @10:40 AM

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