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Technology reporter @SkyNews, formerly @TheRegister. Tips very welcome. Signal/WhatsApp📱+44 (0)7970 376 704 📧 aj.martin@sky.uk and DMs open.

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After the #MuellerReport - sans the House Judiciary Committee questioning of Barr - and the #Chequers meeting, how… https://t.co/OXBUjs9Sad
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3/25
2019
@ashishskynews pls no bullySmoke but no fire - no one in Trump’s team has been charged in relation to Russia’s interference in 2016. Trump alr… https://t.co/seHyaeWdOU
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinMaths painfully difficult for PM without DUP and Labour, even if most of ERG come over. Sounds to me like they're s… https://t.co/nbFLmM0tYK
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinAfter the #MuellerReport - sans the House Judiciary Committee questioning of Barr - and the #Chequers meeting, how… https://t.co/OXBUjs9SadIn a brief press conference, the President described the Mueller report as "an illegal takedown that failed".I'm guessing "keep America great" will be the 2020 re-relection slogan. https://t.co/Fl441AXyq0Mueller report 'does not exonerate' Trump of obstruction of justice https://t.co/g648JPOPTj
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin“The Special Counsel states that ‘while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also… https://t.co/JZKirumCtQ
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinThe Department of Justice “determined not to make a traditional prosecutorial judgement.”
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinDOJ has just sent us a very brief letter about the Mueller report, which we will share shortly.
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @henrymance https://t.co/mB5FVU34uz.@alexrossiSKY enters Baghouz where Islamic State made their last stand. Although the group has lost its territory,… https://t.co/BuMb0uCmcg
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3/24
2019
Not for the first time in her life, Barbara Streisand desperately needs to stop talking. Hopefully this is her fina… https://t.co/v6b936YaZHWhen a parliament acknowledges the importance of petitioning in democracy to the extent of setting up a petitions w… https://t.co/N7kh8MEfgH
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinMore than 100 killed in Mali militia attack - reports https://t.co/MALTsJiB8G
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinThe way to break the stalemate is for Parliament and the people to come together, to decide on our future together… https://t.co/eB5e4Vg2mT
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @madgie1941 Hi Margaret, I'm really sorry you're receiving so much abuse for having started the petition. I'd like… https://t.co/2H1bxbqlke
3/23
2019
"The president himself has called, without qualification, for the report to be made public. There is no reason on G… https://t.co/CFxOm1eLcL
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinA former British soldier detained in the United Arab Emirates for nearly six months has been charged with supplying… https://t.co/RiS9AmMghN
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinSure, blame the Jews https://t.co/kil7N1Ofwz
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinI have a message for Theresa May: I will support your deal or a revised deal going through Parliament - but only i… https://t.co/PqI37MLm7i
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3/22
2019
Another Ransomware attack... https://t.co/EW3f0AP80A
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinConfused about the #Brexit timetable? 🤔 Here are the key dates on the UK's exit from the EU and what could happen… https://t.co/xk0deWtZUM
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3/21
2019
Just some of the alarming messages we received after our exclusive report on ‘tech abuse’ today #VictoriaLIVE https://t.co/gw2RZ8MavB
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @tompeck TIG shill 😉Google has been fined €1.49bn by the EU following allegations that it restricted rivals from appearing in online se… https://t.co/bqOFvIomSi
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @simon_sat @JMA_kishou Thank you! @simon_sat @JMA_kishou Hi Simon, this is really nice - I'd love to do a little piece about the footage for Sky News… https://t.co/0TL0lSw2YmWell, that worked well. https://t.co/TtkdGqBHTw
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3/20
2019
Tommy Robinson has complained over the delay to his High Court hearing over alleged contempt of court, and appealed… https://t.co/X4myfg4S0m
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @TheCyberSecExp That is a beautiful scene. Wow.A side to info-security we rarely hear about - the cat n mouse fight between well-funded ransomware gangs and the i… https://t.co/v4129tuVO8
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinShameless #prrequest and #journorequest for anyone out there who can help. Can you provide any goodies to student… https://t.co/7sWQXAmPCX
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @nmsonline @breeallegretti Both @nmsonline @breeallegretti Are you saying you can provide goodies or you are a goodie? @nmsonline @breeallegretti Nick @ILDannyMoore @KeirGiles I really enjoyed Ofer Fridman’s Hybrid Warfare for this type of insight too - the “know yo… https://t.co/dWnYbJbcykRevelation in #PostOfficeTrial shows that keystroke logs don’t agree with live data. How can this be? Are they real… https://t.co/HFyXJijFmh
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3/19
2019
Sky News found videos on YouTube (now deleted) celebrating the killings, including a Minecraft recreation of the at… https://t.co/xmmpPwtQfNIn any other circumstances, with the Commons against her and now unable to revisit her cardinal objective, a prime… https://t.co/JdEIuNjDqX
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinLewis was bang on the money last week: “You can always rely on John Bercow to be controversial and push the auspice… https://t.co/yjUdTpo9j4
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @imrichardmorris Is it finished yet?NASA issues space herpes warning as virus reactivates in astronauts https://t.co/s2GmpwuyHc @imrichardmorris I mean if it still isn’t working then I would just force turn it off and on again. @marksugruek @thejournal_ie 😮 @marksugruek @thejournal_ie It seems to be a very poorly overseen area. @marksugruek @thejournal_ie Don't the Gards operate their own communications intercept capability?This is the news that Myspace still exists, although not all of the 50 million songs that were uploaded there betwe… https://t.co/JsFZ47F8uG @imrichardmorris Yes @imrichardmorris No, that will only make the virus stronger. Have you tried blowing in the air vent? @imrichardmorris Oh man, you've got the System32 virus.Hey @Barclaycard - it’s 2019! How come I can’t be both female and a doctor?! #everydaysexism #everydaymisogyny https://t.co/MJ5rqR17DP
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @MetPolSgt Monday is a terrible way to start the week. Hope you have a nice strong coffee waiting for you.This is how Sky News presenters @markaustintv and @annabotting prepared for #DeepOceanLive - but it didn't go quite… https://t.co/cmle4YzeKp
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinThere should be criminal charges for commuters who don’t cover their mouths when they cough. Disgusting people.Sky News is set to broadcast live news bulletins from under the sea 📺🌊 from 8am this morning to draw attention to t… https://t.co/DLTbpOENQc
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3/18
2019
Clearing my web cache has not helped this at all. New phone arriving tomorrow. 🙄 https://t.co/3auccI7zH7There a poll here but it isn’t showing up on mobile, maybe the character limit is too much. https://t.co/Cp3S0fZlCOPersonally, I lean towards publication favouring redress. That said, I recognise that compliance with stringent rul… https://t.co/TucNNhLrr5In general, do you think publishing details about these networks and how they function ultimately (a) facilitates a… https://t.co/idE2pnHH1aPublishing details about this has prompted some interesting ethical questions at work. In general, Twitter - and es… https://t.co/rMOnnxh5uQIt strikes me at best as a misunderstanding from Sajid Javid et al. to blame those web platforms for video spreadin… https://t.co/i6bCJUhvctAnd of course, when a single platform is hosting a network, it also provides an excellent opportunity to analyse th… https://t.co/ml5eHEUnlcIt's very interesting how - following the terrible massacre in Christchurch - social media companies are being blam… https://t.co/1qKQMur2Qq @MrHarryCole This is the screenshot the people deserve, Harry.• Corbyn could force confidence vote if MPs reject deal • Liam Fox warns against pulling vote • Esther McVey says s… https://t.co/RzyqhqyCaO @robpowellnews It strikes me as beneficial for the government position to use a single transferable system if there… https://t.co/D1fqDXdKBR
3/17
2019
@bethanstaton How do you know that's what enraged them? Also that is despicably misleading.Arrest after man pledges support for NZ terror attacker #Oldham https://t.co/dVSKHdjDbg
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinOne of these is not like the other. https://t.co/7FDdJvufFI
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinThis by @VictoriaPeckham on @jessphillips is brilliant. I - grew up skint, left comp at 14, was homeless, saved by… https://t.co/FPB4yikzGU
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @hansmollman The most Australian trust fund there could be.Australia cancels Milo Yiannopoulos's visa after Christchurch comments https://t.co/nB0yU6WBUz
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinOmar Nabi rushed to a site of the terror attack on the New Zealand mosques. His father's phone just kept ringing… https://t.co/wiglFtV550
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3/16
2019
Hundreds of sub-postmasters win landmark case against Post Office over Horizon IT fiasco https://t.co/uMysfV3OwW
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinHigh court slams #PostOffice’s claim of being “the nation’s most trusted brand” as being ‘wholly wishful thinking’… https://t.co/AqlEsFrgUu
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinWow. https://t.co/7yXWoemn85Horrible news to wake up to. https://t.co/4sk3e7zmBt
3/15
2019
@DavidMapstone I will support your nomination as Brexit secretary, David.postmodernity the society https://t.co/IpH08xk8kN
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinUS vice president @mike_pence, who has been a vocal critic of gay marriage, welcomes Leo Varadkar and his partner M… https://t.co/IB1dksJiMG
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinA sustained period of bullying and abuse by bigots, masquerading as parents, has forced the Birmingham school to en… https://t.co/R3yA5lGkyU
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3/14
2019
@MickeyCaskill Cheers Steve, I’m not familiar with it but will look it up! @GazTheJourno I disagree that it’s worthless. Neither papers are perfect but they provide a mix of topical local, n… https://t.co/45cOkhiBQR @diodesign It’s a very, very good thread. Do you think I’m being unfair about the quality of local papers in the UK… https://t.co/fDjiXMVmqV @AJMartinSky I have a feeling you're being rhetorical but in any case, this happened to them, in the US and UK https://t.co/R92nr3ABTY
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @diodesign Not entirely rhetorical - and that seems like a very good thread, thank you.My local paper, the Hackney Gazette, doesn’t do this at all. Where are all these great local papers? I can think of… https://t.co/q4M3ZwFjsAChina Some leaves in the hot water Britons https://t.co/wfBoCy8FsZ
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @imrichardmorris Don’t ask me to pivot from video @imrichardmorris Who's doing Spotify's PR? The Peppa Pig production company? @ericgeller https://t.co/KsDuVZDSPd🎶 🎶 🎶 Under the sea Under the sea Huawei is able To tap the cables Says the IC 🎶 🎶 🎶 https://t.co/Vss2CcogX9
Retweeted by Alexander J. MartinThe limits of DeepMind's focus on games in achieving artificial general intelligence is something that I've found r… https://t.co/URNTlysgnDAbsolutely brilliant piece from one of the best technology journalists around. Read it. https://t.co/cldioe4PHzThe PR emails offering me toys which need me to download an app to use make me worried I'm just being honey-potted… https://t.co/AdAz9EJdRTWhistleblower at Tesla says investigators hacked into a former employee's phone https://t.co/DNvzz4f1Sr https://t.co/PQNWy5tBiW
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin"If the UK wanted to break up Facebook, I'm not sure Facebook would really listen" https://t.co/brFY2zfDxM
Retweeted by Alexander J. Martin @StuartHydeQPM @CEOPUK @NCA_UK @GetSafeOnline @ineqegroup Thank you Stuart.
3/13
2019

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