Showing posts with category "technology"

Google to stop advert tracking across apps on Android

Google will stop advertisers tracking users across apps on Android smartphones - a significant blow to Meta Platform’s advertising business.

February 17, 2022
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Meta promotes Nick Clegg to be equal to founder Mark Zuckerberg – making former UK deputy PM one of most powerful people in tech

Former leader of Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg has been promoted at Facebook parent Meta - making him one of the most powerful people in tech

February 17, 2022
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Virgin Media O2 commits £10bn investment in UK as London boasts largest 5G footprint

Virgin Media O2 has revealed that its 5G network has now hit two thirds of the capital, giving London the largest 5G footprint within the group

February 15, 2022
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Openreach creates 4,000 jobs for broadband rollout

Openreach is to create 4,000 jobs this year as part of its plans to expand its full-fibre broadband across the UK.

February 11, 2022
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Mark Zuckerberg and team consider shutting down Facebook and Instagram in Europe if Meta can not process Europeans’ data on US servers

If Meta is not given the option to transfer, store and process data from its European users on US-based servers, Facebook and Instagram may be shut down across Europe

February 10, 2022
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EU hopes €43bn plan will fix chip shortages as supply chain crisis bites

The European Union has announced a €43bn ($48bn) plan to overcome its dependency on Asian computer chip makers

February 9, 2022
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SpaceX to lose up to 40 Starlink satellites after geomagnetic storm

SpaceX will lose up to 40 of the 49 Starlink satellites it launched last week as the result of a geomagnetic storm, the company has announced.

February 9, 2022
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TikTok ousts Google to become favourite online destination

Move over Google, TikTok is the world's new most popular online destination.

February 1, 2022
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Teenager seeks $50k from Elon Musk to delete Twitter bot tracking private jet

A row has broken out between the world’s richest person, Elon Musk, and a 19-year-old student and aviation enthusiast from Florida.

February 1, 2022
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Apple defies supply woes to achieve record sales

Demand for the latest iPhone propelled Apple’s quarterly sales and profit to record levels even as the company grappled with supply chain issues

January 28, 2022
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Smart devices will let us control gadgets with our minds

They already help play music and control appliances at home, but virtual voice assistants may soon also be able to detect if people are ill

January 27, 2022
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Vodafone to switch off UK 3G network by end of 2023 in worrying step for rural users

Vodafone has set a deadline for switching off its ageing 3G network next year with a promise that “no one will be left behind”.

January 26, 2022
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