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Why tech is taking a hammering

  Technology stocks have had a very bad week. For the FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) which have led the charge in growth over the past decade, it was grim. At their lowest point, all five were down more than 20 per cent …

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Uber fined £385,000 for losing UK customer data

  Uber has been fined £385,000 for letting hackers steal data on 2.7 million UK customers. The full names, addresses and phone numbers of users went astray in the 2016 attack. The data had been stolen thanks to "avoidable data …

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MPs' fury over Mark Zuckerberg 'no-show'

  Politicians from nine countries reacted angrily to the absence of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing today. The event is part of an unprecedented international inquiry into disinformation and fake news. Richard …

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Google challenged over location tracking

  Google has been accused of flouting European data protection laws when it tracks users' locations. A coalition of seven consumer organisations is filing complaints with local data protection regulators over Google's tracking system. The …

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Cyber Monday 2018: The Cheapskate's top deals

  Black Friday 2018 is now officially in the rear-view, and that means Cyber Monday is upon us. This post -- which actually started a couple weeks ago -- has been updated again to reflect the best of the latter, but I've also included some …

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Which iPad you should buy: Cyber Monday 2018 edition

  Apple's latest iPad Pro models are here. But it doesn't mean that's what you should choose if you're shopping for an Apple tablet this Cyber Monday. There are actually five iPads you can choose from right now: the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad …

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