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Recent articles by Katie:

Amazon hit with record $888M fine over GDPR violations

EU data protection laws look to be incompatible with the way the online retailer processes customer information, according to Luxembourg. → Read More

Nothing's Ear 1 earbuds are designed to be seen, and seen through

Nothing's first device is a promise of what's to come from the design-led tech startup. → Read More

Social networks struggle to shutdown racist abuse after England's Euro Cup final loss

Social media users have been frustrated at having to perform moderation duties to keep racist abuse in check. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have drifted apart, say Facebook book authors

Facebook rejects claims made in a new book about the company that policy issues have driven a wedge between the company's two top execs. → Read More

Tech giants threaten to leave Hong Kong over proposed anti-doxxing law

Hong Kong defended its proposal, saying doxxing has "tested the limits of morality and the law." → Read More

Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter commit to tackling abuse of women online

The commitments include promises to bring in new features that will help women better curate their online experiences and improve reporting features. → Read More

How Facebook's AI is training home robots to tackle the chores you hate

That robot butler dream? With AI Habitat 2.0, we're one step closer to it coming true. → Read More

Nothing Ear 1 earbuds to launch late July

The design is still under wraps for now, but will include "notes of transparency." → Read More

What the US can learn from Europe about broadband affordability (and what it can't)

Increased competition and more government support have helped keep broadband prices low in Europe, but not everything is perfect. → Read More

How much CO2 do you produce using Facebook? Less than in 2016, report shows

Facebook hit a number of major climate-related targets in 2020, according to its annual sustainability report. → Read More

Apple and Google mobile ecosystem dominance under scrutiny by UK antitrust regulator

Are customers losing out or paying more due to iOS and Android ruling the mobile ecosystem playing field? That's what the CMA wants to find out. → Read More

Top EU court makes it harder for Silicon Valley giants to dodge GDPR privacy suits

National regulators should be able to pursue investigations into big tech, says the court ruling. → Read More

Julian Assange case: UK lawmakers ask Biden to drop charges against WikiLeaks founder

Pressure is mounting from the UK for the US to rescind its demand for Assange's extradition. → Read More

Fastly internet outage explained: How one customer broke Amazon, Reddit and half the web

The internet was brought to its knees by a massive outage on Tuesday. Now we know exactly what the cause was, and how the problem was fixed. → Read More

Fastly outage: Why it just broke Amazon, Reddit, Twitch and much of the internet

The internet was brought to its knees on Tuesday, with 503 errors showing up across the web. A fix came just over an hour later. → Read More

What is Fastly and why did it just break the internet?

Amazon, Reddit, Pinterest and CNET, along with much of the rest of the internet was brought to its knees by a major outage on Tuesday. → Read More

Facebook hit with EU and UK antitrust probes over potential ad data abuses

Regulators want to know whether Facebook is using data gathered from advertisers to directly compete with them. → Read More

EU unveils digital wallet to allow for easier cross-border identity checks

European citizens will be able to use new digital identification to access public and private services across the bloc. → Read More

Etsy acquires Depop for $1.6B to cash in on Gen Z shopping habits

Depop's community-powered marketplace is super popular among teens looking to buy secondhand fashion. → Read More

Etsy acquires fashion resale app Depop for $1.6B to cash in on Gen Z shopping habits

Depop's community-powered marketplace is super popular among teens. → Read More