Technology

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UK watchdog fines facial recognition firm £7.5m over image collection
Clearview AI hit with penalty for collecting images of people from social media and web to add to global database

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

23, May, 2022 @11:08 AM

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Tether pays out $10bn in withdrawals since start of crypto crash
Pace of withdrawals in May means ‘stablecoin’ company effectively dealing with slow-motion bank run

Alex Hern Technology editor

22, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Ukrainian man loses life savings in ‘stablecoin’ crypto slump
Yuri Popovich invested in the supposedly safe cryptocurrency to protect against risks of the invasion

Alex Hern UK technology editor

22, May, 2022 @2:44 PM

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YouTube removes more than 9,000 channels relating to Ukraine war
Exclusive: Platform takes ‘unprecedented action’ to address content guideline violations since invasion

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

22, May, 2022 @10:07 AM

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Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have an unhealthy Twitter habit | John Naughton
They are two of the world’s richest people, and both are obsessed with space travel, but they use social media for very different reasons

John Naughton

21, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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TikTok and tiaras: the youngsters leading a new generation of royalists
A 70-year reign is being hailed in 60-second video clips to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee – winning over hundreds of thousands of followers

Ruchira Sharma

21, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Elon Musk denies he sexually harassed attendant on private jet in 2016
Billionaire says report is ‘utterly untrue’ after allegation he paid $250k in 2018 to settle claim

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, May, 2022 @12:45 AM

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Elon Musk plans to ‘vote Republican’ and warns of political attacks on him
The Tesla CEO expressed discontent with Democrats amid speculation he is seeking to back out of his Twitter deal

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

18, May, 2022 @10:17 PM

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Crypto crash unlikely to reduce its climate impact, expert says
Enormous energy consumption has barely reduced despite $1tn being wiped off the sector

Alex Hern Technology editor

18, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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TechScape: How Musk and crypto bros get away with it
In this week’s newsletter: Just like Donald Trump’s political rise, Tesla’s CEO and firms like Tether win by simply not playing by the same rules as everyone else

Alex Hern

18, May, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Older people using TikTok to defy ageist stereotypes, research finds
There are an increasing number of accounts belonging to users aged 60 and older with millions of followers

Amelia Hill

18, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Facebook fails to stop Spanish language anti-abortion disinformation, study says
A group examined nine profiles reaching more than 2.79 million people peddling inaccurate information without consequence

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

18, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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