TOBY SHAPSHAK: What the Thai cave rescue says about humanity

As horrific as it was, the Thai cave rescue’s dramatic conclusion last week reminded us that the world is a good place

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: How a TripAdvisor user’s fake restaurant became London’s number one

What started as a prank turned into an extraordinary story of gaming the system, and red faces at TripAdvisor

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: An eye into our national soul

Photographers such as Sam Nzima and David Goldblatt have been great chroniclers of our history

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Chips are down for Intel boss

The resignation of the company’s CEO over a moral infraction is an astounding display of ethics. We can learn from it

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Liberty hack reveals e-mail’s flaws

E-mail is not a secure means of transmitting private and financial information. You’ve been warned

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Standing up to cyberbullies

Monica Lewinsky went from being an unknown to the most harassed person online. But she’s fighting back

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: How to teach the past in the present

History is important, but so is how it is taught. In this Internet age, education methods need to keep pace

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: The privacy laws that will change our lives

One day we will all be grateful that Europe’s GDPR will claw back our own privacy

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook cleans up its act

Clean-up wipes out nearly a quarter of its users, but electioneering is moving to WhatsApp

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Nostalgia for Qwerty’s key role

The keyboard is one of those anachronisms of the mechanical age that live on in the digital era

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Land is not black or white

The political opportunists who say land is a black and white matter have another thing coming

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Icasa is policing steam trains

The inquiry into MultiChoice’s monopoly is a waste of time when data costs are more pressing and urgent

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Goodbye, home key

Ten years ago Apple introduced the single button to smartphones. But the new iPhone X came without it

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Facebook flees with 1.5bn users

By taking subscribers out of range of strict EU privacy laws, the social networking firm is back in the spotlight

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Mark wins the battle, loses face

Zuckerberg was being disingenuous when he said people control the privacy of what they post

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TOBY SHAPSHAK: Next big privacy scandal looms at WhatsApp

Facebook’s 1.2bn-strong WhatsApp messaging service is likely to be at the centre of the next data debacle

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