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Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years
A security flaw meant many private messages were readable for years said Twitter.
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Is It Time for a Google Fitness Watch?
Fitness is what’s driving smartwatches.
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An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach
Collection #1 appears to be the biggest public breach yet, with millions of unique passwords sitting out in the open.
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US government shutdown disrupts website access
The partial US government shutdown has led to many website security certificates not being renewed.
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CES 2019: Hunting down the big beasts of tech
Dave Lee goes on 'safari' in Las Vegas to find out what the tech giants are showing off.
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CES 2019: Amazon and Google voice assistants carve up CES
The rivalry between Amazon and Google's voice assistants is in full swing at the Las Vegas tech show.
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How Tech Shaped ‘The Scream,’ ‘The Kiss,’ and ‘American Gothic’
These three iconic historical paintings pulse with intense anxieties about electricity, hematology, and astronomy.
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Worry less about children’s screen use, parents told
There is little evidence screens are harmful, say leading paediatricians, but they recommend they are not used the hour before
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The hot new tech at the CES 2019 expo
Emotional robots, beer pods, flexible phones and 8K TVs are all part of our CES tech show preview.
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Net’s founding father Dr Larry Roberts dies aged 81
Dr Roberts was chief scientist in charge of designing and building the tech that became the internet.
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The firm whose staff are all autistic
A California father set up a company where his sons could work - and now employs more than 150 people.
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We’re all Just Starting to Realize the Power of Personal Data
This year revealed consumers have a lot more to learn about what happens to their information online.
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