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We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
Two-day bitcoin sell-off wipes out over $100 billion from the entire crypto market
The price of bitcoin slipped 10% in two days to fall below the $32,000 level for the first time since Jan. 11.
Instagram model Natalia Garibotto: Pope Francis ‘like’ was good for business
Never mind the Book of Job - she’s booking jobs. Natalia Garibotto, who caused a sinful scandal when Pope Francis’ Instagram account liked a steamy photo of her, says the papal publicity gained her 600,000 followers - and now she’s makin...
Snap and Twitter jump on announcement of integration partnership allowing users to share tweets via Snapchat
Mobile Twitter users who are logged into the Snapchat app can now tap on a tweet and embed it into a snap. The feature rolled out on iOS on Thursday.
Karl Rove shreds Big Tech's ‘consistent hostility’ toward center-right
Karl Rove reacts to Trump blasting the media and Big Tech for being ‘massively corrupt.’
Facebook sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users through phone cameras
Social media giant Facebook secretly used iPhone cameras to obtain “extremely private and intimate” information about the uses of its Instagram picture and video sharing app, a new US lawsuit claims.
'Clean Network' is dirty play by Washington
The goal is not to protect the privacy of Americans. If it was, the US government would be doing something about Facebook, Amazon and other tech companies that harvest users' personal information to feed them fake news and ads. The Europ...
Twitter may have to pay hundreds of millions in fines for privacy screw-up
As far as mistakes go, Twitter's notorious two-factor authentication boondoggle could end being a costly one.
You Can Now Use Reels, Instagram's TikTok Rip-Off
Reels is just like TikTok - but built right into the Instagram app.
Instagram morphs into an information powerhouse
Instagram is in the midst of a transformation - what was once the place to share photos of food and social outings is quickly becoming a hub for information and advocacy.
TikTok is being reviewed by US national security panel CFIUS, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says
Trump administration acts on fears that the app’s user data could be subject to access requests by the Chinese government. TikTok’s CEO says the short-video platform has become ‘the latest target, but we are not the enemy’
The Quantum Internet of the Future is Here
Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced America’s Blueprint for the Quantum Internet. When developed with DOE’s National Labs and private sector partners, the Quantum Internet will offer a world of new possibilities and opportun...
TikTok Could Be Tougher Target for Trump Administration
The Trump administration’s efforts to thwart a perceived security threat from video-sharing app TikTok faces challenges beyond those it faced when taking on other Chinese-owned businesses such as Huawei.
With US ban on TikTok on the table, opponent of move warns of retaliation against American firms
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign has started running Facebook ads warning about the Chinese-owned app. ‘Foreign tech companies should not be kept out of the US market because of rumours and innuendo,’ analyst says
Twitter locks down accounts with password changes in last 30 days after massive bitcoin scam hack
Twitter is locking down the accounts of users whose passwords have been changed in the past 30 days following a massive hacking attack targeting a slew of high-profile figures including Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk.
Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian West, And Barack Obama's Twitter Accounts Were Hacked In A Bitcoin Scam
A tweet sent by some of Twitter's biggest accounts asked for Bitcoin and promised to "double all payments" sent to an address. It's a scam.
Why China-based TikTok became the fastest growing social media app in the West, and how fashion and beauty brands have embraced its Gen Z vibe
Known for its funny videos, lip-synched songs and dance videos, TikTok has grown its reach during the Covid-19 pandemic. TikTok stars with their millions of fans have been courted by fashion labels and become A-list influencers
Twitter, Facebook remove doctored toddler video posted by Donald Trump
Twitter and Facebook took down a doctored video posted by President Donald Trump that showed the interaction of two toddlers, one black and one white, after receiving notices that the footage was a copyright violation.
5G Conspiracy Theorists Are Using Fears About The Coronavirus To Make Money
For $350, they’ll sell you a USB stick they claim protects you from harmful 5G radiation and prevents infection from the coronavirus. (It doesn't.)
How is coronavirus benefitting technology companies?
We are no longer physically shopping or eating in restaurants. And a flight to one of the world's favourite destinations, is now only a dream.
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