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Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers
More than 50,000 alerts sent so far this year, including of an Iranian group that targeted a UK university

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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TechScape: UK online safety bill could set tone for global social media regulation
Up for discussion in the Guardian tech newsletter: Facebook and Google will be watching closely as MPs and peers consider proposed landmark legislation

Dan Milmo

13, Oct, 2021 @10:34 AM

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Google Maps to show the lowest carbon route for car journeys
Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai said the initiative could save 1m tonnes of carbon dioxide a year

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

06, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The global corporate tax deal doesn't add up – we're about to be ripped off again | George Turner
The G7 package isn’t a ‘huge prize for UK taxpayers’, and Rishi Sunak should admit it, says TaxWatch director George Turner

George Turner

05, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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The truth about artificial intelligence? It isn't that honest | John Naughton
Tests of natural language processing models show that the bigger they are, the bigger liars they are. Should we be worried?

John Naughton

02, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Do I need a brolly? Google uses AI to try to improve two-hour rain forecasts
‘Precipitation nowcasting’ is attempt to predict weather more accurately in short term

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

29, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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From Babylon to Google: a history of weather forecasting
AI has taken the place of astrology as humans have worked through the millennia for knowledge of when it will rain

Tom Ambrose

29, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Social media firms serve as gateway for scammers, says finance watchdog
FCA threatens action unless platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram do not toughen up against fraudsters

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

28, Sep, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Google’s dominance of Australia’s online advertising needs to be reined in, says ACCC
Report by competition watchdog finds tech giant involved in almost every part of the digital advertising supply chain

Josh Taylor

28, Sep, 2021 @6:49 AM

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‘A race to the bottom’: Google temps are fighting a two-tier labor system
Contracted workers doing the same jobs for less pay and no job security are exposing the tech company’s workplace inequalities

Michael Sainato

24, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Big tech’s pro-climate rhetoric is not matched by policy action, report finds
Tech companies poured $65m into lobbying in 2020 – but only 6% of their lobbying activity is targeted at climate policy

Laura Paddison

20, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Nike and Amazon among brands advertising on Covid conspiracy sites
Household names may have unwittingly helped spread fake news, investigation reveals

Rob Davies and Jasper Jackson

18, Sep, 2021 @5:19 PM

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