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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 13 May 2022

VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week​Twitter executives ousted ahead of Elon Musk takeoverTwitter has confirmed that two of its bosses are leaving the social media company in ...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 06 May 2022

Apple, Google and Microsoft team up on passwordless loginsIn a rare show of alliance, Apple, Google and Microsoft have joined forces to expand support for passwordless logins across mobile, desktop...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 29 April 2022

Stripe teams up with Twitter to test crypto payoutsStripe is testing a way for users to receive their payouts in cryptocurrency, starting with “a select group of creators on Twitter.” Creators who ...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 22 April 2022

VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week​Self-driving cars: Motorists will not be liable for crashes and can watch TV behind the wheel, government saysInsurance companies rather t...

VANRATH Tech Roundup - 08 April 2022

​​Google is using AI to update business hours that are out of date on Google MapsGoogle has shared how it’s using artificial intelligence, including its restaurant-calling Duplex tech, to try and k...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 1 April 2022

​Facebook in 'bare-knuckle' fight with TikTokThe chief executive of a political consulting firm has responded to a report alleging Meta paid his company to "undermine" TikTok.Internal emails, app...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 25 March 2022

​Reddit weighs new video feature with 'reactions' for use in its online discussions Reddit is exploring the idea of bringing more user-generated video content to its online discussion forums, the c...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 18 March 2022

​Amazon completes $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM​Amazon has closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM, the company announced on Thursday. The completion of the transaction will see more than 4,00...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 11 March 2022

Catalyst Deal Tracker: Investment in NI tech firms topped £100m in 2021Investment in Northern Ireland tech firms reached its highest level ever in 2021, hitting over £100m, with the number of deals...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 4 March 2022

​VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week​How are the big tech companies responding to the invasion of Ukraine?Responses to information warfare, cyber attacks, and monitoring move...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 25 February 2022

​OpenSea confirms hacker stole NFTs 'worth £1.25m' from 32 usersAccording to the blockchain analysis company PeckShield, at least 254 non-fungible tokens were stolen as a result of an unknown attac...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 18 February 2022

Ford makes it easier to 3D-print your own accessories for the MaverickFord is encouraging its customers to 3D-print new accessories for the company’s new 2022 Maverick truck. This week, Ford releas...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 11 February 2022

​YouTube TV to finally add picture-in-picture on iOSYouTube TV users are about to get some much-requested features baked into their streaming experience, including a wider rollout of picture-in-pic...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 04 February 2022

​Scientists are building an AI-powered robot to take apart your old phoneFor several years, scientists have been exploring whether artificially intelligent robots could streamline the recycling pro...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 28 January 2022

Windows 11 is getting Android apps, taskbar improvements, and more next monthMicrosoft is planning to launch a public preview of its Android apps for Windows 11 next month, alongside some taskbar i...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 21 January 2022

​Google reportedly planning a new AR headset for 2024Frankly, it would be a bigger surprise at this point if Google wasn’t baking up its own AR headset. The company is said to be targeting a 2024 s...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 14 January 2022

Twitter now lets all iOS, Android and web users listen to recorded SpacesTwitter has rolled out to all users on iOS, Android and the web the option to listen to a recording of a Space. This latest ...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 07 January 2022

​​Year in tech: The stories making headlines in 20212021 introduced us to tech terms including Metaverse and NFT (non-fungible token). Facebook took a dramatic new direction, heading off into virtu...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 17 December 2021

​AI argues for and against itself in Oxford Union debateThe Oxford Union has heard from many great debaters over the years, but this week added an artificial intelligence engine to its distinguishe...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 19 November 2021

​Apple allows self-repairs to some iPhones and Macs after pressure from Biden administration and regulatorsIn a sharp turnaround, the US tech firm announced that users will be able to access genuin...