Ex-SpaceX engineers in race to build first commercial electric speedboat

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A ‘safe space for racists’: antisemitism report criticises social media giants

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In search of the crypto-criminals

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Listen up: why indie podcasts are in peril

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Big tech’s big week raises fears of ‘Blade Runner future’ of mega-company rule

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Sydney man told he was fully vaccinated – despite not receiving a single Covid jab

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SolarWinds: Russian hackers broke into email accounts at US attorney offices

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Out of control and rising: why bitcoin has Nigeria’s government in a panic

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From Oslo pram guy to the teenage vacuum expert: inside the obsessive world of niche online reviewers

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How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google

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Can Australia fix its CovidSafe app and turn the pandemic into a ‘pingdemic’?

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Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 review: flexible laptop with beautiful OLED screen

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Was a serial arsonist hiding in plain sight? – podcasts of the week

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Google becomes latest tech firm to delay reopening as Delta variant spreads

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Amazon sales top $100bn for third quarter running as profits hit $7.8bn

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Mental health memes are everywhere – can they offer more than comic relief?

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‘Disinfo kills’: protesters demand Facebook act to stop vaccine falsehoods

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TechScape: Facebook’s biggest problem? Mark Zuckerberg

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Why is a big oil company investing huge amounts of money in Wyoming wind?

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Leading the charge! Can I make it from Land’s End to John o’Groats in an electric car?

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Vagina tunnels and sneaker closets: the escapist appeal of celebrity house tours

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The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong

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Wanted: browsers to help uncover the truth about online search result bias

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Tesla second-quarter profits top $1bn even as it struggles to handle demand

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Virtual contact worse than no contact for over-60s in lockdown, says study

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Jeanette Winterson: ‘The male push is to discard the planet: all the boys are going off into space’

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Sucks to be him! How Henry the vacuum cleaner became an accidental design icon

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Smart security: how to keep your home safe while you’re away

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Facebook forced to limit Sydney lockdown misinformation spread via WhatsApp

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Demonstrations and inquiries: the global impact of the Pegasus project

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How NSO became the company whose software can spy on the world

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How male celebs really feel about their bodies – podcasts of the week

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Tech firm hit by giant ransomware hack gets key to unlock victims’ data

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Online banking and gaming services hit by internet outage

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Burner phones, fake sources and ‘evil twin’ attacks: journalism in the surveillance age | Bradley Hope

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Israel to examine whether spyware export rules should be tightened

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New device could help visually impaired avoid obstacles, research suggests

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AI firm DeepMind puts database of the building blocks of life online

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Tesla likely to start accepting bitcoin as payment again, says Elon Musk

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