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Digitalisation of services and money is creating a two-tier society | Letters
Letters: Andy Beverley is worried for those who are excluded by cashless systems, and Jane Ghosh says counter services are essential

Letters

29, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Tech firms under pressure to safeguard user data as abortion prosecutions loom
Private information collected and retained by companies could be weaponized to prosecute abortion seekers and providers

Kari Paul

25, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Shadowy Strava users spy on Israeli military with fake routes in bases
Exclusive: Personnel risk identification by running GPS ‘segments’ around top-secret sites

Alex Hern UK technology editor

21, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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The Splitwise app is excellent for divvying up the bill, but it can’t fix human nature | Imogen West-Knights
It’s great to split everything fairly – until you’re transferring each other 34p, and haggling over who had more of the tequila, says writer Imogen West-Knights

Imogen West-Knights

19, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The demise of the dating app? Why singles are swapping online matching for real life meetings
The desire to meet a new partner remains undimmed. But they might be more easily be found at a film club than on a phone screen

Lucy Cavendish

11, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Inventor of brain injury app wins second Young Innovators prize
Ellis Parry created the Alfred app to help the rehabilitation process after his twin brother suffered a devastating accident

Robin McKie Science Editor

29, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Alexa, why have you charged me £2 to say the Hail Mary?
Patricia Collinson, 87, unwittingly ordered an Amazon subscription for app to say a prayer

Patrick Collinson

28, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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YouTube Kids shows videos promoting drug culture and firearms to toddlers
Breaking Bad-themed cooking show and music with lyrics about cocaine among content deemed appropriate for children as young as two

Alex Hern

05, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Michael Horvath: the Strava co-founder who’s pacing himself
The chief executive of the booming fitness tracker wants to help reinvent urban travel, but he isn’t racing to float the company

Sarah Butler

30, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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On my radar: Jenny Lee Lindberg’s cultural highlights
The Warpaint musician on the latest Batman film, relaxing with a solitaire app and the joys of homemade pizza

Killian Fox

30, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Speed camera app developers face abuse from UK drivers
Speedcam Anywhere allows anyone to submit evidence of drivers speeding

Alex Hern

10, Apr, 2022 @1:53 PM

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Nudge, nudge: could a couples’ app revive your relationship?
First came self-care. Now it’s all about relationship maintenance. But can texts, prompts and emojis really bring you and your partner closer?

Tracy Ramsden

08, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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