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Privacy activists are winning fights with tech giants. Why does victory feel hollow? | Evgeny Morozov
Perhaps we wasted energy achieving privacy concessions, when we should have been building a more foundational critique of the power of big tech

Evgeny Morozov

15, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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How private is your Gmail, and should you switch?
You might be surprised how much Google’s email service – and others – know about you

Kate O'Flaherty

09, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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UK ministers urged to make tech giants responsible for scams
Coalition of organisations including City of London police and Which? demand social media sites vet adverts

Rupert Jones

06, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Antitrust: Hawley and Klobuchar on the big tech battles to come
The Republican senator has written a sort of manifesto for the presidential primary. The Democrat seems focused on the supreme court

Lloyd Green

02, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Alphabet: revenue soars for Google owner as Covid lockdown boom continues
Tech firm beat Wall Street forecasts with $55bn in revenue, even as it faced antitrust lawsuits

Mark Sweney and Gabrielle Canon

28, Apr, 2021 @1:44 PM

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Social media sites warned over risky investment offers
City watchdog flags up platforms such as YouTube and TikTok in promoting investments to inexperienced consumers

Rupert Jones

20, Apr, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Google location data: what does Australian court ruling mean and how can I turn off my tracking history?
Two experts on the significance of the ACCC court win that found Google ‘partially’ misled users over location data

Royce Kurmelovs and Naaman Zhou

16, Apr, 2021 @9:22 AM

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Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin join $100bn club
Surge in share price of parent company Alphabet moved pair on to eight-man list

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @6:19 PM

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How would a global minimum tax work and why is it needed?
The Biden administration wants to end profit-shifting to tax havens by big tech firms and other multinationals

Richard Partington

09, Apr, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Biden proposes global reforms to end ‘profit shifting’ to tax havens
‘Seismic’ plan to get big tech and multinationals to pay their fair share could be in place by mid-2021

Richard Partington

08, Apr, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Google Nest Hub (2nd gen) review: wearable-free sleep tracking smart display
Radar-based gesture and sleep tracking turns top smart assistant into a great alarm clock too

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

08, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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AstraZeneca vaccine scientists set for £22m payday in New York float
Sarah Gilbert, Adrian Hill and Oxford University to get windfalls when Covid vaccine firm Vaccitech goes public

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

07, Apr, 2021 @5:18 PM

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