US bans China Telecom over national security concerns

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Google parent Alphabet posts revenues of $65bn as ads move online

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Facebook was born, lives and thrives in scandal. It’s been lawless for years | Matt Stoller

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Facebook admits site appears hardwired for misinformation, memo reveals

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Facebook boss ‘not willing to protect public from harm’

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Facebook crisis grows as new whistleblower and leaked documents emerge

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Finally, Facebook can say it’s not the most toxic social network | Marina Hyde

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Twitter admits bias in algorithm for rightwing politicians and news outlets

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Facebonk, Bacefook, Hellsite: Zuck, the internet has some suggestions

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

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Netflix employees join wave of tech activism with walkout over Chappelle controversy

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Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation

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Bill Gates reportedly advised to end inappropriate emails with female employee in 2008

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‘It spreads like a disease’: how pro-eating-disorder videos reach teens on TikTok

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Apple fires employee Janneke Parrish, leader of #AppleToo movement

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‘This comforter of blue’: how Shatner’s blast into space became an ode to Earth

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US leads world in bitcoin mining after China crackdown sends industry overseas

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Facebook rule protects journalists and activists as ‘involuntary’ public figures

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Spot on or unfair? Facebook employees split on whistleblower Frances Haugen’s critique

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Apple may cut iPhone 13 production by millions as US warns of Christmas shortages

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A boy wrote about his suicide attempt. He didn’t realize his school’s Gaggle software was watching

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‘She opens the app and gets bombarded’: parents on Instagram, teens and eating disorders

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How to blow the whistle on Facebook – from someone who already did

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

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Frances Haugen takes on Facebook: the making of a modern US hero

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California companies can no longer silence workers in victory for tech activists

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Tesla headquarters will move from California to Texas, Elon Musk announces

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‘Facebook can’t keep its head in the sand’: five experts debate the company’s future

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