Category: Tech

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Google working on censorship-ready search for China

Google is reportedly working on a mobile version of its search engine that will comply with strict censorship controls in ...

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staffJuly 31, 2018

Facebook finds plot to mess with mid-terms

Facebook says it has removed 32 accounts and pages believed to have been set up to influence the mid-term US ...

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staffJuly 27, 2018

UK MPs call for Social Media regulation

The UK faces a “democratic crisis” due to the spread of “pernicious views” and the manipulation of personal data, a ...

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staffJuly 27, 2018

Google executive warns of face ID bias

Facial recognition technology does not yet have “the diversity it needs” and has “inherent biases”, a top Google executive has ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

Whatsapp admin spends five months in jail

A student has spent five months in an Indian jail over a WhatsApp message he says he did not send. ...

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staffJuly 23, 2018

App lets Alexa read sign language

“If voice is the future of computing, what about those who cannot speak or hear?” That is the question posed ...

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staffJuly 20, 2018

WhatsApp Payments Launch Delayed Pending Gov Approval

India’s government is holding up Facebook’s plans for a nationwide launch of its WhatsApp payments service over concerns about how ...

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staffJuly 19, 2018

Trump on EU’s $5B fine against Google: ‘I told you so!’

U.S President Donald Trump says the European Union’s record $5 billion fine against tech giant Google proves his point that ...

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staffJuly 17, 2018

EU set to fine Google billions over Android

The EU is set to fine U.S. internet giant Google several billion euros this week for freezing out rivals of ...

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staffJuly 3, 2018

Gmail messages ‘read by human third parties’

Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, ...