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Elon Musk’s Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind



Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evening,…

OnePlus 7 review: competition-beating performance for less



A little less ‘Pro’ means the regular OnePlus 7 is smaller and lighter, offering a top experience for £500 The OnePlus 7 is basically the OnePlus 6T with the guts of the OnePlus 7 Pro, which sounds like a bad thing, but for £500 it is arguably the best…

‘Facebook is dangerous’: tech giant faces criticism from Congress over Libra currency



Senate banking committee questions Facebook on its Libra project, while the House will later takes aim at Google, Apple and AmazonFacebook was greeted with hostility in the US Congress as the tech giant sought to defend its proposed digital currency to…

Newly opened WestConnex tunnel missing from Google Maps, causing confusion in Sydney



Motorists sent up the garden path as controversial M4 East tunnel from Homebush to Haberfield fails to display Google Maps is working to resolve an issue where Sydney’s newly opened WestConnex M4 East motorway – part of Australia’s largest transport in…

Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports



The $5bn fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission against a technology companyThe Federal Trade Commission has reportedly voted to approve fining Facebook roughly $5bn to settle an investigation into the company’s privacy v…

Apple’s spaceship HQ valued as one of the world’s most expensive buildings



The firm paid $6m into an affordable housing fund but critics say it must do more to help solve Silicon Valley’s social issuesApple’s donut-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, California has been valued at $4.17bn, according to a new assessment this week…