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Possible deal for arrested Huawei finance chief

The deal would let Meng Wanzhou return to China from Canada, where she was arrested in 2018.

Why our ageing social networks may need Tiktok

TikTok feels like the new kid on the block but it may have to stick by its stablemates.

Joe White: UK appoints entrepreneur as first tech envoy to US

Joe White will also act as consul-general to San Francisco when he takes on the role later this year.

Why Covid may mean more facial recognition tech

Facial recognition software is getting better at dealing with masks, making the tech more versatile.

Volunteering my phone to research Covid-19 while I sleep

100,000 people are donating their smartphone power to scientists to help research into Covid-19.

Cyber-warning for festive shoppers

Online shoppers are being warned of the risks of cyber-fraud during the festive season.

Dune and Matrix 4 streaming plan prompts urgent talks from AMC cinemas

Odeon owner AMC is alarmed by Warner Bros' plan to stream films in US as soon as they hit cinemas.

Facebook sued for 'denying opportunities to US workers'

The Trump administration accuses the tech firm of favouring foreign workers in its hiring policy.

Future Zoom users will be able to smell the virtual coffee

Zoom boss Eric Yuan predicts that artificial intelligence will bring physical sensations to video meetings.

Web Summit: Facebook urges Biden to restore global internet

Facebook's head of global affairs Nick Clegg says it is now splintered along geo-political lines.

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