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Recent articles by Katie:

Kim Kardashian Agrees to Pay $1.26M to Settle Crypto Instagram Ad Charges

The SEC hopes the case will serve as a warning to other celebrities who encourage people to invest in cryptocurrencies without disclosing their compensation. → Read More

TikTok in Line for Hefty Fine Over Potential Children's Privacy Failures

The social media company could face a $29 million fine for possibly failing to protect children's privacy following a UK probe. → Read More

Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96 After 70 Years on the British Throne

Elizabeth's oldest child becomes King Charles III of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. → Read More

Funny Business: TikTok Is Putting a New Spin on Standup Comedy

The Edinburgh Fringe is the world's largest arts festival, and TikTok's influence can be felt everywhere. → Read More

Kids Are Being Exploited Online Every Day – Sometimes at the Hands of Their Parents

On TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, some kids are making millions. But any child working as an influencer is at risk of exploitation. → Read More

TikTok Parents Are Taking Advantage of Their Kids. It Needs to Stop

Any child working as an influencer is at risk of exploitation -- including from those who are supposed to protect them. → Read More

Risky Business: Parents, Beware When You Make Your Kids Into Influencers

Kids are being exploited online every day -- sometimes at the hands of their parents. → Read More

Want to Hold Instagram Accountable? Call Kim Kardashian or Taylor Swift

Commentary: They might not be able to get the "old Instagram" back, but big-name celebrities have a curious knack for drawing tech executives out of the woodwork. → Read More

Amazon to Hike the Cost of Prime Membership in UK And Europe

Prime membership will jump by up to 43% in mid-September. → Read More

Europe's Devastating Heat Wave Shows Keeping Calm and Carrying On Is Not an Option

Commentary: Every moment we waste on muddling through rather than aggressively following the science is a moment we lose to slow the escalating climate crisis. → Read More

Google Updates In-App Billing Rules to Allow Rival Payment Services

The policy changes will ensure Google is complying with new EU legislation. → Read More

I'm an Apple Fitness Plus Addict Without an Apple Watch

Commentary: Apple's platform has transformed my relationship with exercise, but the focus on Watch metrics is out of sync with my fitness goals. → Read More

US Climate Program Funding in Doubt as Manchin Refuses to Offer Support

A single Democratic senator and 50 Republicans are standing between President Biden and his climate ambitions. → Read More

UK Issues First Ever Red Extreme Heat Alert, Warns of Death Among Fit and Healthy

Human-induced climate change will make such brutal heatwaves even more common, says the Met Office warning. → Read More

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard Takeover Under Scrutiny From UK Competition Watchdog

Microsoft's acquisition of the gaming giant is still very much pending. → Read More

Meta's 'No Language Left Behind' AI Can Now Translate 200 Languages

The translation tool will be put to work on Facebook and Instagram and will also be open source for others to use. → Read More

Europe's Sweeping New Internet Rules Adopted by EU Parliament

Europe is set to usher in a new era of digital regulation this autumn. → Read More

Air New Zealand's 'Skynest' Bunk Beds Could Make Flying Ultra-Long Haul a Dream

The snooze pods will be available to add to economy bookings on the airline's new Dreamliners. → Read More

How War in Ukraine Is Changing Everything for Climate Activists

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is shaping the lives and work of European climate activists, who are asking their governments to stop financing the war through fossil fuels. → Read More

TikTok Cracks Down On 'Get Rich Quick' Schemes And Undisclosed Ads In Line With EU Rules

After complaints that TikTok was breaching EU consumer rules, the company has worked with the European Commission to update its branded content policy. → Read More