Lawyers, academics, clinicians, privacy campaigners, children’s rights advocates, environmental groups issue joint letter demanding major tech firms turn off targeted advertising to under 18s.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed this week against controversial start-up Clearview AI. The company has scraped billions of images from social networks like Facebook and Youtube for their facial recognition app.
Facebook has announced that it will tackle the rise of problematic deepfakes on the site
Facebook has announced that as many as 100 software developers may have improperly accessed and stored user data, including profile pictures and names.
Libra has lost five key backers in just one day, dealing a huge blow to the fledgeling cryptocurrency and leaving it without a US payment processor
At an event this September, Facebook and Oculus unveiled Horizon, a new virtual reality world which allows users to immerse themselves in a digital environment
Rumours have begun circulating around Facebook’s possible partnership with Ray-Ban. The two companies are believed to be working on a pair of augmented reality glasses.
Facebook has announced a plan to form an independent “oversight” board in order to moderate the social network.
Hundreds of millions of phone numbers from the accounts of Facebook users have been found online, putting more pressure on the social network
Twitter and Facebook have blocked Chinese news media from advertising on their platforms. Both sites say they’re putting a stop to a campaign of misinformation.
Researchers at Facebook are teaching an artificial intelligence to play Minecraft.
Facebook and Twitter are tackling China’s attempt to spread disinformation. The social media networks have announced that they’re working to remove a vast campaign targeting the events in Hong Kong
Facebook has claimed that it has paid external human contractors to listen to recordings of users without their knowledge.
Facebook has announced its latest project: a mind-reading device. Can they be trusted with our deepest thoughts?
“We lived on farms, then we lived in cities and now we’re going to live on the internet,” was a premonition from a movie about Facebook. Is it coming true?
In our latest Founder Feature, we’re talking to Glen Morgan, CEO & co-founder of isettled.
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These efforts have the potential to not just drain available funds from a PPC campaign, but click fraud also makes the entire PPC campaign a completely fruitless expense for small companies as a result.
John Wilmot, CEO and founder at LeaseLoco shares three key ways the car purchasing experience for the consumer is changing for the better with the use of technology.
Yourkeys is the sales progression ‘Traccelerator’ for house builders and estate agents which ‘made history’ by achieving exchange of contracts on a repeatable basis in just 7 days.
InterDigital Inc. and WIOT at Northeastern University announce the first annual 6G Symposium.
Benji Vaughan discusses his ‘David vs Goliath’ startup journey in this week’s Founder Feature.
Award-winning entrepreneur Susan Kabani, founder of Ugenie, the private membership platform that empowers business communities with meaningful interactions, speaks to TBT for this week’s Founder Feature.
In a recent experiment, LOLA, AI-powered fake news and online harm detection tool developed by Exeter University, was found to pinpoint those responsible for cyberbullying Greta Thunberg on Twitter.
Philip Bridge, President at Ontrack, reflects on the work-from-home situation that many of us now face and reinforces the importance of data erasure services as businesses adapt to the new norm.
Digital footprint tracking is due to increase in law enforcement as major players are dropping the development of the facial recognition technology.
This month, we have been able to gain valuable insight into the realms of bot management and protection with the Netacea team.
Roger Camrass, Director of CIONET UK draws comparisons between the colonisation of the ‘New World’ five hundred years ago and the colonisation of the digital ‘New World’ today.
Benji Vaughan, CEO of Disciple Media outlines the ways social media has lost its original values of meaningful connections, warping into what it is today, seen as ‘the attention economy’.
Hastee CEO James Herbert explains how employers can assist workers living in a demanding, and on-demand world.
Remember Cambridge Analytica? It’s changed the way customer data is used worldwide.
New research during UK social distancing shows 52% want to cut the cord with generic platforms like Facebook and Instagram
“Times of immense tumult can be times of great ingenuity, promise and opportunity.” – Nigel Green
How networking can facilitate growth through access to the right people, information and ideas, as well as highlighting investment opportunities and funding advice.
Communication and collaboration in business is vital. So how can unified communications improve business productivity?
No matter the size of your company, everyone is susceptible to data breaches. Only by having security front of mind can organisations take the steps required to ensure their safety
With the end of the year fast approaching, industry leaders and experts contribute their predictions for 2020.
Sara Daqiq is a Developer at Okta. In this article, Sara looks at data bias and the importance of empowering and supporting women in STEM
Mick Bradley, VP EMEA at Arcserve, looks at the changing shape of business continuity and disaster recovery in 2020
We spoke with Alan Ranger, VP of Global Market Development at LivePerson, the global commerce and AI software company pioneering conversational commerce.
Nuke Goldstein, CTO of Celsius Network, writes about blockchain’s potential to unseat traditional, centralised services
Hong Kong students have developed a VR game which puts players on the frontline in the pro-democracy protests.
You’d keep your belongings safe when travelling, your privacy needs to be safe too. Using a VPN is the way to do just that. Find out why.
A patent filing has surfaced recently, containing drawings and information hinting at a possible smart ring.
Amazon aim to get Alexa out of the house by unveiling two new wearables, Echo Loop and Echo Frames.
Financial fraud is becoming an epidemic. Businesses are now facing even more sophisticated scams. Can AI be the best line of defence?
Smart home voice assistants are now in the spotlight for “listening in”, prompting new legislature in the US to offer consumers recourse for privacy violations
A fraudster has used AI-assisted speech synthesis to scam a company into wiring money to a third-party
EU officials have drafted plans for a technology company fund, to compete with giants in the US and China.
New research suggests that a multi-cloud future will require new innovations in cloud security as organisations favour many providers, increasing the risk of sensitive data disclosures
A former Amazon employee charged with stealing the data of American credit card company Capital One has also breached up to 30 more companies
Facebook has banned Hyp3r from delivering ads to Instagram, over fears of unlawful data collection
The internet is awash with fakes and forgeries. Deepfakes have accelerated mass-disinformation, which looks set to usurp fake news as the latest buzzword.
A hacker who obtained the names, addresses, phone numbers and birth dates of Capital One customers in the US and Canada has been arrested by the FBI.
When we think of applying technology for good, developing assistive tech should be first in line. These innovators are all pushing the boundaries of tech.
The “Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019” has been listed on the official Department of Economic Affairs website.
More and more businesses are relying on chatbots to offer a service. Are we losing the human touch, or will powerful AI mimic humans so well that we have no idea we’re talking to a bot?
With the proliferation of organisations relying on the storage and use of vast amounts of customer data, we’ve never been more at risk of having our details bared to the world.
Smart wearables are the next big consumer market. Innovation has staled as smartwatches become the dominant accessory. Now, companies set their sights on smart lenses.
Some believe that 5G is one of the biggest technological advancements of the decade. We speak to computer scientist, Reza Ganjavi, who passionately disagrees.
AI is everywhere. It makes decisions for us, influences us, and assists us. We know that it is powerful and accurate, but can it be creative?
Blockchain is favoured by many for its transparency and decentralisation. Could it be a legitimate option to build a more secure brand of social network?
Those free social networks you use are not entirely free. You’re paying for them, just not with money. Data is the currency, and they’re collecting a lot of it.
Cognitiv is the first marketing AI company to offer custom deep learning algorithms to its customers. We spoke to CEO and co-founder, Jeremy Fain.
Face recognition software is one of machine learning’s crowning glories. It can be used to unlock your phone or hunt criminals and it’s still in its infancy.
As human beings, we mentally separate digital from reality. The cloud has consequences though. Servers take up space. The internet has a carbon footprint.
There’s a chance that AI will help us to live forever. For now, however, the technology is stimulating significant advances in medicine and healthcare.
Netflix’s Black Mirror focuses on dystopian technology. In new episode Smithereens though, the attention was on the data social networks collect on their users.
Online presence is not what it used to be. The race to get online and on Google is over with some experts even forecasting companies could ditch their websites.
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