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Coronavirus – Tue Jan 5, 2021

Contact tracing app bug fixed, Google says

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Private firms pocketing millions from disinformation-for-hire, report says

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US trade deal will not affect UK move to regulate social networks – minister

Coronavirus – Tue Jan 5, 2021

NHS Covid-19 app developers working on fix for Android ‘loading’ bug


TikTok tightens privacy rules for under-16s

Social networks misinformation

Pandemic sparks dramatic rise in app use, report says

US President Donald Trump

YouTube suspends Donald Trump’s account

Cybersecurity funding and training

NCSC to coach professional sports teams on cybersecurity

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Twitter blocks 70,000 QAnon accounts after US Capitol riot

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Online child sexual abuse imagery created by children ‘up 77% in a year’

Samsung's new JetBot 90 AI+ robot vacuum cleaner

Samsung unveils trio of new robots to help out around the house

The deactivated Twitter account of President Donald Trump (Tali Arbel/AP)

Angela Merkel sees Twitter’s cancelling of Donald Trump as ‘problematic’

LG UV Robo

LG launches germ-killing autonomous robot

A woman draped in an American flag walks past a banner supporting President Donald Trump (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Donald Trump looking for new social media presence with Parler offline

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CES 2021: The tech show prepares for its first ever virtual convention

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Hancock: Decision to ban Trump raises big questions for social media regulation

President Donald Trump speaking at his rally on Wednesday

Silenced Trump looks for new online megaphone

Things must be really screwed up when Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg has to protect Americans from their own president, LBC's technology correspondent writes

Facebook has to protect Americans from their own president. What comes next?