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Rob Lever

Rob Lever

    After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future
    After conquering the world, smartphone faces uncertain future
    What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade?
    Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
    Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms
    Even as online platforms tightened rules for political ads, digital spending set new records in the 2018 US midterm elections and appears poised...
    Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
    Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally — study
    Governments worldwide are stepping up the use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip...
    Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road
    Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road
    Tesla has promised to revolutionise the automobile, but the high-end electric car maker keeps hitting road blocks created by its founder Elon...
    Facebook thwarts misinformation effort linked to Iran, Russia
    Facebook thwarts misinformation effort linked to Iran, Russia
    Facebook announced it identified stealth misinformation campaigns from Russia and Iran and shut down hundreds of accounts as part of its battle...
    Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll
    Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll
    Tesla shares fell hard Friday after chief executive Elon Musk's comments about his struggles with exhaustion as he works to ramp up production for...
    US newspapers hit back at Trump, defend free press
    US newspapers hit back at Trump, defend free press
    US newspapers big and small hit back Thursday at President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the news media, launching a coordinated campaign of...
    Ailing US newspapers feel new pain from newsprint tariffs
    Ailing US newspapers feel new pain from newsprint tariffs
    US newspapers have taken a hit from a shift to digital news and a sharp loss of advertising, but a round of tariffs on Canadian newsprint is...
    As EU privacy law looms, debate swirls on cybersecurity impact
    As EU privacy law looms, debate swirls on cybersecurity impact
    Days ahead of the implementation of a sweeping European privacy law, debate is swirling on whether the measure will have negative consequences for...
    Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in 'arms race' with Russia
    Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in 'arms race' with Russia
    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg accepted personal responsibility Tuesday for the leak of data on tens of millions of its users, while warning of an...
    Zuckerberg to face angry lawmakers as Facebook firestorm rages
    Zuckerberg to face angry lawmakers as Facebook firestorm rages
    Mark Zuckerberg will appear before US lawmakers this week as a firestorm rocks Facebook over its data privacy scandal, with pressure mounting for...
    Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' as Facebook scandal mushrooms
    Zuckerberg vows to 'step up' as Facebook scandal mushrooms
    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed Wednesday to "step up" to fix problems at the social media giant, as it fights a snowballing scandal over...