1 in 4 considering new iPhone 14, reveals survey

Ahead of Wednesday’s iPhone 14 launch, a quarter of adults - equating to nearly 14 million people - say they are considering buying one of the new Apple handsets, according to new research from price comparison site Uswitch.com. Despite the current cost-of-living crisis, Apple fans’ appetite for a new iPhone is undiminished, with almost exactly…

Tech Digest daily roundup: TikTok to limit misinformation ahead of US mid-term elections

TikTok is taking extra measures to limit misinformation and violations of its policies ahead of the US mid-term elections. The video platform has announced new steps to ensure influencers understand that paid political ads are prohibited. Following 2020 US election the company admitted it needed to do more to ensure influencers followed its rules. November's elections…

Tech Digest daily round up: TikTok ‘closely controlled by Chinese parent company’

Former TikTok employees say the hugely popular video app is closely controlled by its Chinese parent company ByteDance, raising privacy concerns that the government in Beijing could leverage the app to collect personal information about Americans as part of its sprawling digital surveillance apparatus. Former employees told CNBC in a new report that key decisions and meetings usually ran through China, and…