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Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022
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British hypocrisy: University finds novel 1984 ‘offensive and upsetting’ as it perfectly predicted the current miserable state of Britain as the No.1 surveilled state
Protecting students from the ugly reality of Britain today: a British university has issued a warning over “offensive and upsetting” content in Orwell’s famous "1984" dystopia. Students are being warned of ‘explicit material’ awaiting th...
Journalist Julian Assange wins first stage of attempt to appeal against extradition for the crime of reporting the real facts
WikiLeaks founder is seeking to appeal against ruling that he can be sent to US to face espionage charges
US woman finds $3m lottery ticket in junk email folder
A US woman discovered she had won $3m (£2.2m) from the lottery after checking her spam folder for an unrelated email.
Mark Zuckerberg says Meta is building the world’s fastest supercomputer
Facebook founder’s planned metaverse, blending reality with digital experiences, will require enormous computing power
The surveillance concerns around China’s Winter Olympics app – explained
A report found the app that will be used to monitor athletes’ health and travel data has a ‘devastating’ encryption flaw
Apple fined over dating apps
A Dutch watchdog has said the Big Tech firm failed to comply with an order on alternative payment methods
A global tax on millionaires would benefit the wealthy as well as the poor
An open letter was recently published that was signed by more than 100 millionaires and billionaires, pleading to their class brethren – particularly those participating in the World Economic Forum’s recent online Davos summit – to adopt...
Julian Assange: From liberal darling to public enemy no. 1
“The UK High Court will deliver its decision on Monday morning [January 24] about whether to permit Julian Assange to appeal the US extradition decision to UK Supreme Court,” WikiLeaks tweeted on Friday.
Google accused in new lawsuit of ‘invading’ user privacy
The attorneys general for three states and Washington DC claim the tech giant used “deceptive and unfair” practices
Bitcoin tumbling below $34,000
The selloff in cryptocurrencies gained new momentum on Monday, with Bitcoin tumbling to a six-month low and other tokens seeing big losses.
How the US messed up its new 5G rollout: ‘It wasn’t our finest hour’
Longstanding disagreements between federal agencies over potential risks to aircraft remained unresolved in the days leading to the 5G debut
Video games that diagnose, monitor and treat depression developed by scientists
Software analyses the patient's voice, eye gaze and micro-expressions along behavioural measures including reaction times, memory and error rates.
Link between internet speed and political activism revealed
A new study has found that peoples’ political activism seems to inversely correlate to how fast their internet connections are
Ireland's data centers are an economic lifeline. But environmentalists say they're wrecking the planet
In the west of Ireland lies a medieval market town, its roots steeped in legend. Beyond the labyrinth of narrow streets of the center are the chimney stacks of housing developments that still puff coal and peat.
Analysis: The sky is falling for Netflix
Just like its comedy film "Don't Look Up," the sky may be falling for Netflix.
The countries where Bitcoin and crypto are banned or restricted
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others like China are leading sustained crackdowns on their use.
Instagram, Snapchat sued over alleged role in girl’s suicide
The social media platforms are addictive to an extent that caused a kid to kill herself, mother claims in lawsuit
Crypto meltdown erases $1 trillion in value
Bitcoin has now shed more than 50% from its record high in November while adding further momentum to the latest meltdown in cryptocurrencies.
Twitter suspends hundreds of accounts promoting Philippines' Marcos
Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Friday it had suspended hundreds of accounts that were promoting Philippines presidential election candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr, which it said had violated rules on spam and manipulation.
Israel's attorney general orders probe into illegal police spyware agains democracy activists allegations
Israel's attorney general has ordered an investigation into police surveillance tactics amid reports that law enforcement improperly used a disputed hacking tool.
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