On Huawei, Australian academic urges UK to follow Australia’s lead

London: The potential for Huawei to spy for Beijing is the reason Chinese telco should be banned from building Britain's 5G network, a prominent Australian academic has told officials in London. Huawei’s Cyber Security Transparency Centre in Brussels, Belgium.Credit:Bloomberg Speaking to a high-powered roundtable discussing China for the think tank British Foreign Policy Group, Professor Andrew MacLeod, a visiting professor at […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu on course for record fifth term as Israeli PM

Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be headed for a record fifth term as Israel’s prime minister. Exit polls and partial results in the country’s hotly-contested election show the 69-year-old edging ahead of former military chief Benny Gantz, his main competitor. Both sides declared victory after polls closed on Tuesday, but as the night wore on there were signs that Mr Netanyahu’s […]

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China weighs ban on bitcoin mining

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG — China’s state planner wants to eliminate bitcoin mining in the country, according to a draft list of industrial activities the agency is seeking to stop in a sign of growing government pressure on the cryptocurrency sector. China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, even though such activities previously […]

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Apple doubles down on privacy message with new iPhone advert

Apple has today debuted its first UK ad campaign that focuses on the company’s attitude to privacy. Tech enthusiasts will note that the iPhone maker has dramatically ramped up its messaging surrounding privacy over the last year. It’s no coincidence that Apple is shouting about this at the same time that other tech companies are being hit with a multitude […]

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It’s time to act on social media after Christchurch: Microsoft boss

The terror attack in New Zealand was a "wake up moment" where regulation of the tech industry should be considered, the president of Microsoft told a meeting of Canberra business and academic leaders on Wednesday. Brad Smith was speaking after Prime Minister Scott Morrison threatened to toughen laws covering social media companies like Facebook, Google, Twitter if they failed to […]

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Which F1 races are on Sky Sports and FREE to watch? Live stream and TV channel for all Grands Prix

LEWIS HAMILTON is bidding for a sixth Drivers' Championship title with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel also targeting a place at the top of the podium. Sky Sports has retained their TV rights, but will be showing all-but race exclusively after making a deal with Channel 4. Which F1 races will be live on Sky Sports […]

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EU allows Britain a delay on Brexit date

London: The UK has been given a reprieve of at least a fortnight to try and work out what it wants from Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.Credit:AP The announcement comes as local media revealed that Britain's military is planning for a no-deal Brexit from a nuclear bunker below the […]

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J.K. Rowling faces backlash on Twitter for comments about ‘sexual’ relationship between two characters

J.K. Rowling is facing backlash for recent comments she made about the sexuality of Dumbledore and Grindelwald in an interview for DVD and Blu-ray features on her film "The Crimes of Grindelwald."  (Reuters) J.K. Rowling is facing backlash on social media for recent comments she made about the sexuality of two of her characters. For an interview in a DVD and […]

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Is Swansea vs Man City on TV? Channel, live stream, kick-off time and team news for the FA Cup clash

SWANSEA welcome Manchester City to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday for the FA Cup quarter-final clash. The Swans have not made it through to the semi-finals since the 1963/64 season and take on a City side who last lifted the trophy in 2011. What time is kick-off? This game takes place on Saturday, March 16. It will be held at […]

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