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Interest in dangerous ‘NyQuil chicken’ videos surged after US agency warning
TikTok searches soared amid flood of media coverage, raising questions about the response to extreme social media challenges

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

23, Sep, 2022 @10:02 PM

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A laughing robot and the possibilities of AI | Letter
Letter: Yvonne Whalley remembers a play in which a robot develops at least one human trait

Letters

23, Sep, 2022 @4:31 PM

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Pinterest executive admits platform ‘not safe’ when Molly Russell used it
Inquest hears teenager viewed multiple images of self-harm on Pinterest before she killed herself

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

22, Sep, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Ofcom to investigate tech giants’ dominance of cloud computing
Regulator’s inquiry will also focus on messaging and smart devices as three ‘hyperscalers’ face scrutiny

Alex Hern UK technology editor

22, Sep, 2022 @10:40 AM

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TikTok removes posts promoting weight loss aids to children
The Pharmaceutical Journal found users being offered prescription drugs as diet pills

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Molly Russell accessed ‘ghetto of the online world’, father says
Ian Russell tells inquest into death of his daughter children are still at risk from content on social media platforms

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Dall-E 2 users to be allowed to upload faces for first time
Feature marks latest relaxation of rules around how image-generating AI tool can be used

Alex Hern

21, Sep, 2022 @4:41 PM

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TikTok tightens policies around political issues in run-up to US midterms
Politicians will be banned from using social media platform for campaign fundraising

Alex Hern

21, Sep, 2022 @2:49 PM

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TechScape: AI’s dark arts come into their own
Advanced AI is moving from the lab into the mainstream – offering a glimpse of the dangers ahead. Plus, What3Words loses its direction

Alex Hern

21, Sep, 2022 @10:57 AM

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‘Bully in a cheap suit’: Apple agrees to negotiate with Australian staff after union showdown
Tech giant to come to the table after unions take fight over pay and conditions to Fair Work Commission

Josh Taylor

21, Sep, 2022 @7:07 AM

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Asic bolsters its cryptocurrency team and looks to regulate more digital assets
The regulator’s potential move to classify cryptocurrencies as financial products would make selling them much more difficult

Ben Butler

20, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s not that hard’: Does kicking Kiwi Farms off the internet prove tech firms can act against hate speech?
The extent to which private companies should be held responsible for online content is a global issue yet to be resolved

Josh Taylor

19, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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