TechScape: could a router revolution solve all your wifi woes?

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TikTok’s joy-miners and ‘shitposters’, and Instagram’s ‘cursed’ interiors

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Banning anonymous social media accounts would only stifle free speech and democracy | Owen Jones

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Best podcasts of the week: more supernatural spookiness with the creator of the Battersea Poltergeist

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Pinterest shares soar amid reports of $39bn takeover by PayPal

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At least 13 phone firms hit by suspected Chinese hackers since 2019, say experts

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BT took an age to install our community centre’s superfast broadband

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Small firms’ fury as Amazon offers £3,000 sign-up bonus to attract Christmas staff

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Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers

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Best podcasts of the week: Paris Lees unpicks our polar opposite opinions

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Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told

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Leave no trace: how a teenage hacker lost himself online

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Amazon could owe drivers thousands in rights claim, says law firm

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Russia and neighbours are source of most ransomware, says UK cyber chief

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Digital gender gap: men 50% more likely to be online in some countries – report

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Squid Game’s success reopens debate over who should pay for rising internet traffic

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UK takes on Elon Musk in the broadband space race

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Best podcasts of the week: how to solve a problem like the climate emergency

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End of the satellite dish? Sky to launch its own smart TV

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Twitter trials warnings about ‘intense’ conversations

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Bec Hill: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)

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