Technology

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Facebook claims it does not conduct business in Australia in Cambridge Analytica appeal
Social media company aims to avoid liability over Cambridge Analytica scandal by arguing it does not collect or hold data in Australia

Christopher Knaus

19, Jan, 2021 @3:19 AM

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Twitter suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene, QAnon-backing Republican
Georgia congresswoman is banned for 12 hours after berating her state’s election officials and making baseless election fraud claims

Guardian staff and agency

18, Jan, 2021 @5:02 PM

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How Trump supporters are radicalised by the far right
A move by extremists to the encrypted Telegram app from Parler makes it harder to track where the next attack could come from

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

17, Jan, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Far-right website 8kun again loses internet service protection following Capitol attack
Shell company owned by two Russians cut ties with internet host of 8kun, which has been linked to other acts of violence

Kari Paul, Luke Harding and Severin Carrell

15, Jan, 2021 @8:22 PM

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Should you keep using WhatsApp? Plus five tips to start the year with your digital privacy intact
We spoke to convicted hacker turned security consultant Kevin Mitnick to find out how to maintain your security online

Shelley Hepworth

15, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Wikipedia at 20: last gasp of an internet vision, or a beacon to a better future?
The naysayers said the user-written encyclopedia would never work. Now it boasts 55m articles and 1.7bn visitors a month

Alex Hern UK technology editor

15, Jan, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Samsung Galaxy S21 launch: 10x superzoom camera phone unveiled
S21 Ultra with 3x and 10x dual optical zoom camera announced plus cheaper models and Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

14, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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One third of Australian users have not updated Covidsafe app
New data reveals that more than two million users are using an outdated version of the contact tracing app

Josh Taylor

14, Jan, 2021 @5:43 AM

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Twitter chief says Trump ban was right decision but sets 'dangerous precedent'
Jack Dorsey says ‘I do not celebrate having to ban Donald Trump’ and that ‘a ban is a failure of ours, ultimately, to promote healthy conversation’

Kari Paul

14, Jan, 2021 @2:16 AM

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TikTok to tackle grooming with safeguards for young users
NSPCC welcomes changes as it says abusers are taking advantage of pandemic to target children online

Alex Hern UK techonology editor

13, Jan, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Google admits to running 'experiments' which remove some media sites from its search results
The tech giant says it is ‘running a few experiments that will each reach about 1% of Google Search users in Australia’

Paul Karp

13, Jan, 2021 @8:12 AM

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Programmer has two guesses left to access £175m bitcoin wallet
Stefan Thomas is not the first person to forget a password, but memory lapses are rarely so potentially costly

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

12, Jan, 2021 @7:19 PM

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