Computing

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UK regulator to investigate Apple over 'unfair' App Store terms
UK watchdog opens inquiry over claims US firm is imposing ‘anti-competitive’ terms on app developers

Alex Hern UK technology editor

04, Mar, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Researchers read sealed 17th century letter without opening it
‘Virtual unfolding’ is hailed a breakthrough in the study of historic documents as unopened letter from 1697 is read for the first time using X-ray technology

Alison Flood

02, Mar, 2021 @3:18 PM

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On the scene, like a sex-obsessed machine: when a robot writes a play
In a drama written by artificial intelligence, the computer’s imagination touches on themes of love and loneliness – but is mostly obsessed with sex

Arifa Akbar

01, Mar, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Deep Nostalgia: 'creepy' new service uses AI to animate old family photos
Service from MyHeritage uses deep learning technique to automatically animate faces

Alex Hern UK technology editor

01, Mar, 2021 @1:01 PM

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Israeli spyware firm NSO Group faces renewed US scrutiny
Department of Justice said to have asked WhatsApp for details of alleged targeting of clients in 2019

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington DC

01, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Our 11-year-old daughter ran up a £2,400 Roblox gaming bill
My wife was in hospital and couldn’t monitor her spending on in-app purchases

Anna Tims

25, Feb, 2021 @10:25 AM

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AI could have profound effect on way GCHQ works, says director
Jeremy Fleming’s comments come as agency endeavours to placate critics of bulk surveillance activities

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

24, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Digital fashion designers sought for UK’s first degree in virtual couture
Environmental concerns and tech boom have conjured ‘perfect storm’ for master’s course in fashion and gaming, says professor

Hannah Marriott Fashion editor

23, Feb, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Drug companies look to AI to end 'hit and miss' research
Technology that speeded the development of Covid vaccines has potential to transform the pharmaceutical industry

Julia Kollewe

20, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Bill Gates: ‘Carbon neutrality in a decade is a fairytale. Why peddle fantasies?’
After putting $100m into Covid research, the billionaire is taking on the climate crisis. And first he has some bones to pick with his fellow campaigners...Read an exclusive extract from Gates’ new book

Emma Brockes

15, Feb, 2021 @1:30 AM

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Don Hunter obituary
Other lives: Pioneering physicist at the forefront of computer development in the UK

Moira Jones

14, Feb, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Mike Maltby obituary
Other Lives: Head of student accommodation at University College London who lived for and loved his job

Rebecca Maltby

10, Feb, 2021 @12:34 PM

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