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Frances Haugen: Key moments from Facebook whistleblower's UK parliamentary testimony

The former Facebook product engineer answered questions from lawmakers on regulation, Instagram Kids and whether she thought Facebook was evil. → Read More

Facebook apps used in more than 5,000 child grooming crimes, says UK charity

Since 2017, police in the UK recorded 24 online grooming crimes every week where offenders used Facebook-owned sites. → Read More

16-inch MacBook Pro: Apple updated everything for 2021, including M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

This machine is truly designed with pros in mind, bringing the extra va-va-voom of the company's homegrown, powerful new silicon. → Read More

Facebook whistleblower advises UK lawmakers on enforcing Online Safety Bill

If left to conduct their own risk assessments, social media companies may "bury their head in the sand," said Sophie Zhang in a parliamentary hearing on Monday. → Read More

16-inch MacBook Pro: Everything Apple updated for 2021, including M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

At the larger end of Apple's MacBook range, this machine is designed for power users looking for extra va-va-voom from the company's homegrown, powerful new silicon. → Read More

Apple updates 16-inch MacBook Pro for 2021 with M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

At the larger end of Apple's MacBook range, this machine is designed for power users looking for extra va-va-voom from the company's homegrown, powerful new silicon. → Read More

UK schools are installing facial recognition cameras in canteens

Students are able to pay for their lunch using only their faces. → Read More

UK schools are installing facial recognition cameras in canteens

Students are able to pay for their lunch using only their faces. → Read More

Prince William announces winners of first Earthshot Prize to tackle climate crisis

The five inaugural prize winners will receive £1 million each to support their scalable solutions to environmental challenges. → Read More

Facebook's 3D social metaverse will be partly built in Europe

The company has announced the creation of 10,000 jobs within the EU within the next five years. → Read More

Nothing's future mystery products will be powered by Qualcomm

The maker of the Ear 1 transparent earbuds also has new backers in the form of Swedish House Mafia. → Read More

Future proof: How Scotch distilleries are crafting whisky for tomorrow's world

Scotland and whisky are such an iconic duo that they've spawned their own moniker. Here's how distillers of Scotch are preserving its heritage with one eye firmly on the future. → Read More

Gender inequality online is 'expensive for all of us,' says web inventor's foundation

Tim Berners-Lee's Web Foundation hopes governments will be spurred to act upon seeing the economic cost of the digital gender divide. → Read More

Gender inequality online costs governments $1 trillion, says web inventor's foundation

Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation hopes governments will be spurred to act after learning about the economic cost of the digital gender divide. → Read More

Google is giving you new tools to fight the climate crisis

Updates to Maps, Search and Shopping might lead you to reconsider which route you take, which hotel you book or which dishwasher you buy. → Read More

Google's Maps, Search and Shopping updates could help us make more-sustainable choices

You might want to reconsider booking that first-class airplane seat once you see what Google has to say about it. → Read More

Amazon's Astro is the ultimate test of whether we really need home robots

Can Amazon succeed where others have failed? → Read More

Europe's message to the US: To trust tech, regulate it

Europe is trying to find common ground with the US on issues such as AI, competition and taxation. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has high hopes for a new trade council. → Read More

Europe seeks alignment with US on tech issues ahead of first trade council meeting

Europe is trying to find common ground with the US on issues such as AI, competition and taxation, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Tuesday at a conference. → Read More

Amazon Astro could be the robot we've been waiting for

Inspired by science fiction, cute as a button, capable and smart, Amazon's $1,000 home robot Astro is here to help. → Read More