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Twitter is warning users when they attempt to ‘like’ misinformation | Science & Tech News

November 25, 2020

Twitter is now warning users when they attempt to ‘like’ a disputed tweet as part of its efforts to tackle misinformation.The move means that users who try to like disputed […]

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Ex-pro female footballers urgently needed for research into dementia link | UK News

November 25, 2020

A senior neurologist is asking female ex-professional footballers to take part in his study, as he fears dementia could be an even bigger issue for women who play the game […]

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COVID-19 app payment loophole won’t be fixed by the end of England lockdown | Science & Tech News

November 24, 2020

People who are told to isolate by the contact tracing app will not be able to claim financial support after lockdown ends, and may not be able to before Christmas, […]

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Charli D’Amelio: Who is the 16-year-old who has become the first to reach 100 million TikTok followers? | Ents & Arts News

November 24, 2020

Sixteen-year-old Charli D’Amelio has become the first TikTok star to surpass 100 million followers. The US teenager, from Connecticut, reached the milestone after just a year-and-a-half on the social media […]

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Apple security chief charged with bribing police officers with iPads for gun licenses | US News

November 24, 2020

Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of 200 iPads worth $70,000 (£52,501) to two police officers […]

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COVID-19: Link between spreadsheet blunder and 1,500 coronavirus deaths dismissed as ‘misleading’ | UK News

November 24, 2020

Public Health England has described as “misleading” research which suggests a link between an estimated 1,500 coronavirus deaths and a spreadsheet glitch that delayed thousands of people being referred to […]

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Apple’s security chief charged with bribing police officers with iPads for gun licenses | US News

November 24, 2020

Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of 200 iPads worth $70,000 (£52,501) to two police officers […]

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COVID-19: Experimental drug used on Donald Trump receives emergency approval by FDA | Science & Tech News

November 22, 2020

An experimental drug used by Donald Trump when he had COVID-19 has received emergency approval by US health authorities. The antibody drug developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is administered in a […]

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SpaceX rocket blasts UK-backed ‘sea cartographer’ satellite into orbit | Climate News

November 21, 2020

A satellite that will allow British scientists to measure sea levels has been launched into space on a SpaceX rocket. Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich was successfully sent into orbit on […]

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COVID-19: ‘This treatment gives us some hope’ – Meet the nurse who is the first to receive new ‘antibody cocktail’ | UK News

November 21, 2020

Intensive care nurse Karen Simeson is the first person on the planet to get a new antibody cocktail injection specifically designed to protect people from COVID-19. The setting – a small […]

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