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Google Maps reveals updates aimed at boosting data privacy

A cyclist using smartglasses for navigation

Bosch claims breakthrough which could turn any spectacles into smartglasses

Smart toys are expected to be popular this Christmas

Experts warn smart toys could put children at risk from 'predators'

Smart toys

Children at risk of stranger contact through smart toy security flaws – Which?

Google Pixel 4

Google adds new photo controls and faster Assistant in first Pixel feature drop

Junk news receives high engagement on Facebook

Number of 'junk news' articles on Facebook growing in run up to general election

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Nearly half of students want voice assistant to help with work, research finds

Smartphone injuries study

Playing Pokemon Go among reasons given for smartphone-related injuries – study

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Waze adds snow warning feature to mapping service

Social media

Social media linked to eating disorders in young people, research suggests

Google Nest Hub

Google Nest Hub display feature inspired by bats and dolphins

Instagram

Instagram now requests date of birth when accounts created

A man looks at YouTube on a laptop

YouTube reveals most-watched videos of 2019

Facebook apps

NSPCC warns Facebook of becoming ‘one-stop grooming shop’ over encryption plans

data

Tech companies insist audio data from voice assistants is not stored by default

Apple users can tap in or out with their iPhone or Apple watch

Faster London underground entry with new Apple pay update

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