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The Tech News is a guide as to the latest tech highs and lows and bits in-between.

 

Tech Quote

Tech, both big and small, keeps smashing its way into our lives leaving at least some of us too punch-drunk to take stock and think about who or what exactly is driving this change, and what it’s doing to us. (the Register)

 

The Death Of The Gods

Carl Miller first publication, The Death of The Gods ‘The New Global Power Grab’ the best sort of tech book: extensive filed work, accessible, and ultimately about people rather than computers. The Death of the Gods uncovers the fascinating and often hidden characters that are changing the world. Essential reading if you want to know why the old rules don’t apply any more – and what might come next (Jamie Bartlett, author of the The People vs Tech)

 

One Line Headliners

Google Mandates two years of Security Updates for Popular Phones in New Android Contract (MSN)

Apple Autonomous (test vehicle) crashed into via a Nissan Leaf in the State of California (DMV Report)

Huawei pleads with FCC to overturn US ban, says it’s ‘anticompetitive‘ (TheRegister.com)

Russia targeted Senate and Conservative think tanks, Microsoft says (CNN Politics)

EU considers fines for tech companies that don’t remove terrorist content within an hour (theverge.com)

Google bod wants cookies to crumble and be remade into something more secure (TheRegister.com)

Apple pulls iOS 12 beta 7 after less than 24 hrs (TheRegister.com)

EEC: Apple files its Apple Watch Series 4 (consomac.fr)