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Tech Roundup - 5th Aug 2022

  • Publish Date: Posted almost 2 years ago
  • Author:by VANRATH

VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week

​UK Parliament closes TikTok account after China data warning

The UK Parliament has closed down its TikTok account after MPs raised concerns about the risk of data being passed to the Chinese government


Remote surgery robot to be tested aboard International Space Station

Eventually, the surgical robot could be used to repair "an astronaut's ruptured appendix on a mission to Mars", say the researchers behind it.



Uber turns cash flow positive for the first time

The number of drivers and delivery agents on Uber's platform rose 31% to an all-time high of almost 5 million



Irish gym software firm Glofox to be snapped up by US company

Glofox and ABC said they will collectively support 31m members across more than 24,000 fitness locations around the world when the deal closes later this year.


Apple outlines its plans to get rid of passwords for good

We now know more on how Apple Passkeys will work


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