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Twitter Will Take Down Pictures of People Posted Without Their Permission

A sweeping expansion of Twitter’s policy against posting private information was met with backlash shortly after the company announced it on Tuesday, as Twitter users questioned whether the policy would…

The head of Meta’s cryptocurrency efforts is leaving the company.

David Marcus, the leader of cryptocurrency efforts at Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, said on Tuesday that he plans to leave his post at the end of the…

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Departure Hints at Big Tech’s Restlessness

“I don’t think there’s anything more important in my lifetime to work on, and I don’t think there’s anything more enabling for people around the world,” he told the audience…

Investors Snap Up Metaverse Real Estate in a Virtual Land Boom

Justin Bieber performed at a live concert this month, but the show wasn’t in a stadium or an arena. Like recent performances from Ariana Grande, the Weeknd and Travis Scott,…

Jim Warren, Early Influencer in Personal Computing, Dies at 85

Jim C. Warren Jr. was born on July 20, 1936, in Oakland, Calif., the only child of Jim Sr. and Gladys Warren. The family soon moved to Texas, where his…

Can omicron-specific vaccines arrive fast enough to make a difference?

Vaccine makers are already adapting vaccines to fight the omicron coronavirus variant, but it will probably already have swept the world by the time these arrive Health | Analysis 30…

Covid booster shots are pushing protection to unexpected heights

Evidence suggests that vaccine booster programmes can take people’s covid-19 protection to unexpectedly high levels, but we don’t yet know how effective existing vaccines will be against the omicron variant Health 30 November…

Arctic may switch from snow to rain-dominated as early as 2060

Parts of the Arctic are now predicted to be rain-dominated as early as 2060, two decades faster than previously expected Environment 30 November 2021 By Adam Vaughan Icebergs are seen…

UK competition watchdog orders Meta to sell Giphy

“Together, Meta and Giphy would enhance Giphy’s product for the millions of people, businesses, developers and API [application programming interface] partners in the UK and around the world who use…

Covid-19 news: All UK adults to be offered boosters to tackle omicron

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu and Layal Liverpool A mobile NHS vaccination service Maureen McLean/Shutterstock Latest…