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Dave Lee

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Tech Writer

About Me

Dave is a passionate writer with over 10 years of experience in the industry, writing for various print and online media in the US and UK. He has been working as a freelance writer and copywriter gaining experience writing in different styles for numerous target audiences on finance, technology, sports, social media, start-ups, UK and US technology scene, security, piracy, and government policy. He currently writes financial articles for Bankrate and covers technology and sports news for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) News website, but with select content being used across the entire BBC, including on Radio 4 and the BBC World Service. He also serves as co-editor of the BBC Internet Blog. He has made live appearances on BBC radio to discuss key technology stories. 

Prior to working at the BBC, Dave was a blogger at Press Gazette for a period of five months. He was also an online writer at Sky News Online where he wrote news stories focusing on national and technology news. He was also a writer at The Guardian where he sourced and wrote a feature for graduate work in the Middle East, wrote a feature on part-time computer salesmen for Technology supplement, wrote an opinion piece for Technobile in Technology supplement, and contributed to Sports supplement with an opinion piece about MyFootballClub.com. Dave graduated from the University of Lincoln with a B.A. in Journalism.

Industries I Write About

Internet

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Financial Services

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Consumer Electronics

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Security & Investigations

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My Writing Samples

Matter of fact-checkers: Is Facebook winning the fake news war?

For the people contracted by Facebook to clamp down on fake news and misinformation, doubt hangs over them every day. Is it working?

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47779782

WhatsApp discovers 'targeted' surveillance attack

Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48262681

Huawei's microchip vulnerability explained

Google’s announcement that it was no longer able to work with Huawei is just one repercussion of the US decision to add the Chinese tech giant to its “entity list” of companies American firms cannot work with.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48345509

How to prevent credit card fraud

Fraud can be costly when banks or cardholders don’t detect it right away. Here’s how to prevent credit card fraud:

https://www.goerie.com/news/20170723/dave-lee-how-to-prevent-credit-card-fraud

The benefits of starting your career in Dubai

If you are looking for tax-free wages and a luxury lifestyle in a booming economy after university - a job in the Gulf could be a great place to start your career.

http://If you are looking for tax-free wages and a luxury lifestyle in a booming economy after university - a job in the Gulf could be a great place to start your career.

Reporting on cyberattacks: the media’s urgent problem

Cyberwar will be the defining story of our generation, but right now we’re dangerously unequipped to report on it accurately.

https://medium.com/@davelee/reporting-on-cyberattacks-the-medias-urgent-problem-d6c450a3383a

Getting a small loan doesn’t have to be a big hassle

This article talks about how and where to apply for small-dollar loans.

https://www.bankrate.com/loans/personal-loans/small-loan/

Social networking sites are having to devise policies to deal with the death of a user - and some ar

Social networking sites are having to devise policies to deal with the death of a user - and some are getting it more right than others

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2008/aug/07/socialnetworking.myspace

WhatsApp flaw 'puts words in your mouth'

A newly-released tool that exploits a vulnerability in Facebook’s WhatsApp allows you to "put words in people’s mouths", researchers say.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49273606

Facebook kids app flaw let strangers into chats

A flaw with Facebook’s app for under-13s meant children came into contact with unapproved strangers, the company has confirmed.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49079593

Facebook to use AI to respect the dead

Facebook has said it is working on using artificial intelligence to prevent a common and upsetting problem: receiving notifications about deceased friends and loved ones.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47875654

The tab for a tablet: How much does a new iPad cost?

The iPad comes in a variety of models and sizes with different features, storage capacities and networking capabilities. All of these factors determine how much you’ll pay.

https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/how-much-does-an-ipad-cost/

6 steps to make sure your loan gets approved

Getting approved for a loan is not an easy process. Banks are looking for a lot more in an applicant now.

https://www.bankrate.com/loans/personal-loans/how-to-get-a-loan/

Experience

Tech Writer

I specialize in social media, start-ups, the US & UK technology scene, security, piracy, and government policy. I like to write (and think!) about how technology is changing our lives, for better or worse. My work appears across all BBC News outlets including massively popular shows such as Click, the Today program, and BBC Breakfast.

Company: BBC News

I worked there from /2012 until now

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