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How DAOs work – and why they matter
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How DAOs work – and why they matter

Everything you need to know about the major new cryptocurrency trend
17 Nov 2021
Lloyd vs. Google: what blocking of £3.2bn lawsuit means for tech users
UK Supreme Court
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Lloyd vs. Google: what blocking of £3.2bn lawsuit means for tech users

Supreme Court judgment described as ‘a dark day when corporate greed is valued over our right to privacy’
10 Nov 2021
Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system
In Depth

Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system

Tech tells soldiers whether a person should be ‘detained, arrested or left alone’
8 Nov 2021
Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders
Social media entrepreneur Zaryn Dentzel
Stranger than fiction

Millionaire ‘mugged’ of bitcoin fortune by masked raiders

Co-founder of ‘Spanish Facebook’ says he was tortured into revealing cryptocurrency passwords
5 Nov 2021
Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world
Mark Zuckerberg in his metaverse
Behind the scenes

Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world

Is Zuckerberg right to be betting so much on the metaverse?
5 Nov 2021
Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set
Sky Glass TV set
In Focus

Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set

Sky promises to ‘simplify’ the way that many of us watch our favourite shows and films
1 Nov 2021
I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud
GCHQ
Business Briefing

I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud

Companies in the news include AWS, Facebook and Gieves & Hawkes
28 Oct 2021

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Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?

Tesla chief Elon Musk leads the way ahead of Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault
26 Oct 2021
Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower
Frances Haugen
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Who is Frances Haugen? Facebook employee turned whistle-blower

Former social media employee says she developed interest in civic responsibility as a child
25 Oct 2021
Is Facebook about to change its name?
Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Is Facebook about to change its name?

Branding shift could reflect ambition to become ‘metaverse company’
20 Oct 2021
Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Focus

Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?

Facebook knows its products are destructive, but it does not appear to be doing everything it can to fix them
15 Oct 2021
Welcome to the metaverse 
Horizon Workrooms: the office of the future?
In Depth

Welcome to the metaverse 

The metaverse is Silicon Valley’s new obsession. Could it change the world?
15 Oct 2021
An0m: the surveillance sting of the century
An0m shown on a phone
In Depth

An0m: the surveillance sting of the century

Simon Parkin reports on the encrypted messaging service used by criminals around the world
8 Oct 2021
The whistle-blower allegations against Facebook explained
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Depth

The whistle-blower allegations against Facebook explained

Former product manager Frances Haugen claims social media giant is ‘putting profit over safety’
6 Oct 2021
Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office

Share price is hit by global service outage and whistleblower allegations
5 Oct 2021
Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI
Beethoven statue in Germany
Stranger than fiction

Beethoven’s unfinished symphony finished by AI

Musicians, historians and scientists join forces to ‘create something that Beethoven himself might have written’
1 Oct 2021
Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting
Wheat farming
Podcast

Gene editing, joke theft and manifesting

Are we on the verge of a new agricultural revolution? Why are comedians going to court? And what on earth is manifesting?
1 Oct 2021
Is social media bad for your mental health?
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In Depth

Is social media bad for your mental health?

Facebook faces damaging claims that it was aware of harm Instagram caused to children
28 Sep 2021
The arguments for and against universal chargers
Phone charger cables
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against universal chargers

European Commission pushing to establish USB-C as standard for all phones
27 Sep 2021
Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas
A nurse with a vaccine
Podcast

Clinical injustice, wireless power and pandas

Why do so many clinical trials exclude women? Will we soon be free of power cables? And is panda fertility finally on the rise?
24 Sep 2021
Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?

Leaked documents revealed the social network’s ‘corporate hypocrisy’ 
24 Sep 2021
Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 
Peloton exercise bikes
In Focus

Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 

Exercise equipment company going ‘beyond the home’ following Precor acquisition
22 Sep 2021
Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini come in five aluminium colours
In Focus

Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more

What the tech experts said about the new devices
16 Sep 2021
Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?
Ray-Ban Stories
In Focus

Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?

Tech giant has partnered with Ray-Ban to launch internet-connected eyewear 
13 Sep 2021
Alien soil, cookies and long dogs
Mars
Podcast

Alien soil, cookies and long dogs

Why does Nasa want to bring Martian soil samples back to Earth? Will cookie warnings soon be a thing of the past? And are dachshunds getting too cute …
10 Sep 2021
Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple
Galaxy Watch4
In Review

Galaxy Watch4: the new Samsung smartwatch that’s challenging Apple

The watch has some ‘new health capabilities’, such as snoring detection, but it’s a bit of a work in progress
10 Sep 2021
What you can and can’t share on OnlyFans
Man takes photo of woman posing
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What you can and can’t share on OnlyFans

Social platform’s U-turn on porn ban followed backlash from users and financial partners
7 Sep 2021
Why doctors are issuing warnings over viral Milk Crate Challenge
Person participating in the milk crate challenge
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Why doctors are issuing warnings over viral Milk Crate Challenge

Hospitals reporting fractured ribs and broken bones as result of dangerous TikTok dare
26 Aug 2021
Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’
Apple CEO Tim Cook
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Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’

The 60-year-old is celebrating a decade as boss of the tech giant
23 Aug 2021
Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’
People in New Delhi demonstrating with placards
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Pegasus: behind the hacking spyware that can access ‘our most intimate secrets’

Ingenious software covertly allows access to target’s mobile phone - with ‘devastating’ implications for democracy
22 Jul 2021
What is cyberflashing?
Woman on phone
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What is cyberflashing?

New report recommends that harmful online behaviour be criminalised under Sexual Offences Act
21 Jul 2021
‘There is no end in sight’: everything to know about the great microchip shortage
Employees of Japan’s microprocessor maker Renesas Electronics in June 2021
In Depth

‘There is no end in sight’: everything to know about the great microchip shortage

Since late last year, there has been a severe shortage of microchips, which is now affecting industries across the world
9 Jul 2021
Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?
US President Joe Biden
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Ransomware attacks: the new top threat to national security?

Joe Biden orders probe into latest hack of hundreds of US businesses
5 Jul 2021
The chip shortage
The chip shortage
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The chip shortage

The global chip crunch is hurting industry and consumers. How can it be fixed?
2 Jul 2021
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