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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 1 April 2022

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Facebook in 'bare-knuckle' fight with TikTok

The chief executive of a political consulting firm has responded to a report alleging Meta paid his company to "undermine" TikTok.

Internal emails, apparently seen by the Washington Post, allegedly suggested Targeted Victory's campaign aimed to show TikTok "as a danger to American children".

90,000 Irish SMEs had data stolen in the last year

Almost 90,000 SMEs in Ireland have had their data stolen in the last 12 months, according to the findings of a new survey by Irish tech company Datapac.

Usain Bolt becomes co-owner of Irish e-sports business Wylde

Dublin-based Wylde currently has teams competing in Rainbow Six Siege, Valorant, Rocket League and FIFA.

Sprinting champion Usain Bolt is getting involved in another fast-moving sport. Irish e-sports organisation Wylde announced today (30 March) that Bolt is joining the company as a co-owner.​


Type 1 diabetes: All patients in England to be offered 'transformational' wearable tech

All patients with Type 1 diabetes in England are to be offered wearable technology to monitor their blood sugar levels in seconds.

Rise of the five-year-old 'TikTots'

Children as young as five use social media, despite most platforms having rules users must be over the age of 13.

An annual study into media habits,from Ofcom, highlighted the mini social-media mavens, with a third of parents of five- to seven-year-olds revealing their child had a social-media profile.