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Swedish Court Rejects Huawei Appeal Over 5G Ban

Appeal by Huawei against Swedish regulator's decision to exclude it from 5G networks dismissed, with 5G auction slated to begin…

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Australian Government Slams Google For Blocking Local Content

Users in Australia complain after Google blocks local websites, after Australia seeks to force tech firms to pay for news…

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Death Threats Against Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

A number of death threats allegedly made against Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou, whilst she remains under house arrest in Vancouver

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey: Trump Ban Right Thing To Do

CEO of Twitter opens up about permanent ban on outgoing US President Donald Trump, after criticism from some quarters over…

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YouTube Suspends Donald Trump Channel

Google streaming service YouTube becomes latest social network to suspend President Donald Trump, following attempted insurrection

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Signal Installations Surge Amid WhatsApp Data Concerns

Research shows installations of Signal messaging app approaching one million a day, amid concern over WhatsApp data policy update

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Parler Sues Amazon Web Services After Hosting Takedown

Consequences from President Trump's attempted coup last week continues, with Google and Apple removing Parler from app stores

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Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly went 'ballistic' after he was permanently banned from his favoured messaging outlet

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Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

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Facebook Bans Donald Trump ‘Indefinitely’ After Capitol Killings

With five dead including a police officer and talk of his immediate removal from office, Mark Zuckerberg extends Donald Trump's…

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Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

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WhatsApp Will Share Data With Facebook, Despite User Wishes

What is the point of end-to-end encryption? Facebook to access people's WhatsApp data, whether they like it or not, from…

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NEC Facial Recognition Works Despite Masks

NEC launches facial recognition system that can identify people, even if they are wearing masks to protect against Coronavirus

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Russia Behind SolarWinds Hack – US Intelligence

Russia was the likely culprit of the damaging SolarWinds supply chain compromise, multiple US intelligence agencies declare

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YouTube Reinstates TalkRadio Channel After Ban Decision

Streaming service YouTube restores talkRADIO after a “further review” of its controversial decision to remove it over Covid-19 content

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Julian Assange Denied Bail, Despite Extradition Halt

Wikileaks founder denied bail and will remain at Belmarsh prison, as Assange still has “incentive” to abscond from unresolved proceedings

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President Trump Blacklists Eight Chinese Apps

Executive order signed by US President bans transactions with eight Chinese software applications including Ant's Alipay payment app

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Google To Add Privacy Labels To Its iOS App Portfolio

Bad news for advertisers. Search giant is to update all its iOS apps to carry Apple's privacy labels that will…

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YouTube Axes TalkRadio Channel

Coronavirus misinformation speculated as reason for YouTube removing Ofcom-regulated TalkRadio from its streaming platform

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Print Your Own: The State of 3D Printing

What’s happening with industrial 3D printing? How are businesses using the technology? And what’s the future look like for this…

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Julian Assange Extradition To US Denied By UK Judge

Protracted extradition of Wikileaks co-founder to the United States is halted by London court, but US DoJ is expected to…

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UK Drone Regulation Update ‘Clarifies Rules’

UK brings in new drone rules to harmonise regulatory environment across Europe, with light-weight devices now permitted to fly around…

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NYSE To Delist Chinese Telecoms Companies

New York Stock Exchange moves to suspend trading in China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom Hong Kong amidst ongoing…

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NSO Used Real Location Data Of People In Demo, Researchers Allege

In a demonstration of its Covid-19 contact-tracing system earlier this year, researchers allege NSO Group used real people's location data

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Apple Deletes 39,000 Games From Chinese App Store

Mass purge of unlicensed gaming apps on Apple's Chinese app store, ahead of local law requiring publishers to obtain licence

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Ticketmaster Pays $10m DoJ Fine For Accessing Rival’s Computer

Criminal computer intrusion fine imposed on Ticketmaster by the US DoJ, after it repeatedly accessed computer system of a rival

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SolarWinds Compromise May Have Started Earlier Than First Thought

US Senator on Intelligence Committee warns that Russian hack of US government departments may have begun earlier than first thought

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Facial Recognition Blamed For False Arrest And Jail Time

Racial bias and facial recognition. Black man in New Jersey arrested by police and spends ten days in jail after…

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Alibaba Faces Antitrust Probe By Chinese Authorities

China's answer to Amazon - Alibaba - faces antitrust investigation for preventing merchants from selling their goods elsewhere

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