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‘You’re playing selective god’: Google ‘whistleblower’ tells Project Veritas search engine ‘skews’ results in Democrats’ favor
An alleged program manager at Google Cloud has said the search engine monolith is “playing god” in the US political scene, skewing results to benefit Democrats, according to an ...
Twitter user’s boast of sex with underaged ‘goddaughters’ sparks police inquiry
Blogger uncovers network of commenters offering information on how to find minors and avoid legal troubles.
Nokia wins NASA contract to put 4G network on the moon
Cell service could soon be out of this world. NASA has awarded Nokia a $14.1 million-dollar contract to bring astronauts the first cellular network on the moon, the space agency...
Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story
Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that h...
What's new on Zoom: A paid ticketing tool called OnZoom
Zoom, staging its virtual "Zoomtopia" user conference, introduces paid ticketing tools and apps, called "Zapps."
Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight
It’s time to address monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency – increasingly likely ...
Tesla reportedly forgot to pay its water bill, halting construction on its Berlin Gigafactory
A spokesperson for the local water utility told a German-language newspaper that "everyone is treated the same, including Tesla."
Soon, medical drones to transport Covid samples, test kits in Britain
Trainee doctors Hammad Jeilani and Christopher Law are trialing 'dronepad' infrastructure so the miniature aircraft can take off from and land on hospitals, laboratories and war...
Instagram to launch crackdown on paid social media influencers, says UK watchdog
Facebook-owned Instagram has agreed to crack down on hidden advertising on its platform by so-called ‘social media influencers’, and is promising to use technology to spot those...
Another ‘hack’ job? Censorship of the Hunter Biden story shows Twitter & Facebook have a big dog in the US political fight
By suppressing news of Joe Biden’s son’s alleged emails, the social media titans have revealed their political stakes. That should make them ineligible to protections granted by...
Instagram agrees curbs on paid influencers, says UK watchdog
Facebook's Instagram has agreed measures to crack down on hidden advertising by so-called influencers on its photo and video platform, Britain's Competition and Markets Authorit...
Robinhood says a 'limited number' of accounts were recently hacked
Trading app Robinhood said that a "limited number" of customer accounts were recently targeted by cyber criminals, though the service itself was not hacked.
Senate Judiciary Cmte to Vote to Subpoena Jack Dorsey
Sen. Ted Cruz: "Twitter is actively blocking, right now this instant, stories from the New York Post alleging corruption and the Biden family receiving millions of dollars from ...
Twitter Unblocks Trump Campaign Account
US President Donald Trump's Twitter election campaign account was unblocked on Thursday after the social media campaign temporarily restricted it claiming a video from the accou...
Twitter Says Investigating Global Platform Outage
Twitter was working Thursday evening to resolve a global outage of the social media platform used by hundreds of millions worldwide.
‘iPhone … no’: Why Blackpink won’t take selfies if you’re an Apple user
Unshakeable Samsung ambassadors, Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa refuse to take iPhone selfies and have special Galaxy S20 colours in their honour – didn’t you spot them in an MV a...
YouTube to remove videos containing Covid-19 vaccine 'misinformation'
Video sharing platform YouTube has said it is banning videos containing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines, in an expansion of the service's current rules regarding false...
Facebook’s Democratic comms chief admits to SHADOWBANNING NYPost story on Hunter Biden emails
A former Democratic Party staffer now working for Facebook has admitted to shadowbanning a viral story allegedly exposing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s Ukrainian...
iPhone 12 and 12 Pro: Apple's latest get 5G, 'ceramic shield,' MagSafe magnets
No, your current iPhone won't work on superfast 5G networks. But Apple's new lineup -- four devices in total -- will.
Twitter Locks Trump Campaign Account Less than 3 Weeks Before Presidential Election
Chinese democracy, American Style: Twitter locked the account of @TeamTrump, an official Trump campaign account, citing the same policy it used to ban links to the New York Post...
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