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Honor looks to go global in life after Huawei
Chinese phone maker Honor debuts its first phone since splitting off from blacklisted parent Huawei. Will its newfound freedom see it target international markets like New Zealand?
Social media face off with Australia
Google says it will pull its search engine service out of the Australian market if the government there goes ahead with plans to make the social media giant pay for access to news content. Is this the year when social media giants finally get called to account for their market dominance?
Griffin on Tech - A tidy transition, the end of T-Box and streaming Dylan
It could have got really nasty online and on Washington's streets. But a sense of calm pervaded the inauguration of President Biden.
Now the President has to give shape to his approach to dealing with Big Tech.
Aussie MPs unite to go after internet 'idiots and conspiracists'
Over 50 Australian MPs have joined a parliamentary group to examine ways to make social media platforms safer as the government seeks feedback on a bill to expand the eSafety Commissioner's powers.
Griffin on Tech: The social dilemma, duelling knights and Covid complacency
2021 gets off to a tumultuous start with Trump's de-platforming, plunging use of the Covid Tracer app and a fight over America's Cup graphics. Where's the peace, love and understanding we were promise…
The ramifications of Twitter’s Trump ban…
Twitter and Facebook banning Trump will only accelerate moves to regulate social media platforms as the US asks itself how much freedom of speech it really wants.
Google whacked with another anti-trust suit as lawyers gear up for a litigious 2021
Another week, another massive lawsuit for Google as ten US states allege the search and advertising giant manipulated ad exchange auctions and colluded with Facebook to control the online ad market.
FTC sues Facebook, seeks to undo WhatsApp and Instagram acquisitions
US regulators are ending the year as they intend to go on, with a flurry of anti-trust lawsuits that this time target social media giant Facebook.
Trump's fired cybersecurity chief - "It's not how I wanted to go out"
President Trump's cybersecurity chief Chris Krebs is a life-long Republican who was fired by the president for his efforts to preserve the integrity of the US election system.
Computer games - the new security breach vector
As the COVID pandemic sweeps the world, home entertainment (particularly online games) have surged in popularity, but for some users it also brings cyberbullying, personal attacks and hacking.
Github builds war chest to fight copyright claims, reverses takedown decision
A move by Github to support software developers fight copyright-infringement claims has been welcomed by the open-source software community.