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Apple rattles privacy advocates with plan to scan for child porn

Apple rattles privacy advocates with plan to scan for child porn

New software will scan iPhones in the US for illegal images, prevent sexting for underage users and identify known child pornography in the cloud.

  • by Reed Albergotti

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Call for Australia to declare spyware use as Pegasus outrage grows

Call for Australia to declare spyware use as Pegasus outrage grows

Amnesty Australia says countries should immediately implement a moratorium on the export, sale and use of surveillance software.

  • by Tim Biggs
A connected speaker for fans of CD and radio

A connected speaker for fans of CD and radio

Old meets new in the Ruark R5, a box that combines high-end audio and internet connectivity with more old-school formats.

  • by Tim Biggs
Alan Jones broadcast on Sky News, May 3, 2021
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Alan Jones broadcast on Sky News, May 3, 2021

Excerpts from the broadcast, uploaded to YouTube, that resulted in Sky News being suspended from the video platform for 7 days.

As Twitter retires Fleets, the social media site is stuck with itself
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Social media

As Twitter retires Fleets, the social media site is stuck with itself

Seemingly talked about more than it’s talked on, Twitter has struggled to find a way to expand.

  • by John Herrman
Remix Lady Gaga, Dua Lipa in Apple’s latest Garageband update

Remix Lady Gaga, Dua Lipa in Apple’s latest Garageband update

For fans of pop who are just getting started with making music, Apple’s software is more compelling than ever.

  • by Alice Clarke
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Google turns to in-house chips for AI-powered premium phone

Google turns to in-house chips for AI-powered premium phone

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will feature Tensor, Google’s first system-on-a-chip designed wholly in-house.

  • by Tim Biggs
Indie game devs speak to the success of Xbox exclusive 'Death's Door'
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Indie game devs speak to the success of Xbox exclusive 'Death's Door'

A video game created by just two people is topping the charts and cementing itself as one of the best games of the year.

How the third time could be the charm for Samsung’s folding phones

How the third time could be the charm for Samsung’s folding phones

With the Galaxy Fold 3 set to be unveiled next month, here are the areas Samsung will be focusing on.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Exercising at home? Here’s how to stay motivated

Exercising at home? Here’s how to stay motivated

There are plenty of apps and gadgets to keep you moving at home, ranging from free to expensive.

  • by Alice Clarke
Check your passwords: streaming video account theft booms in lockdown
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Home tech

Check your passwords: streaming video account theft booms in lockdown

While streaming video services have enjoyed a boom during lockdown, so have people who sell stolen passwords.

  • by Adam Turner