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ARM partners with researchers from University of Washington to develop chips for neural implants to help people with brain and spinal injuries   —  Chip design giant ARM has teamed up with US researchers on a project to develop chips that can be implanted in the human brain.
May 20, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
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WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning is released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, having served 7 years of a 35-year sentence   —  US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks.
May 17, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
WannaCry ransomware attacks reportedly spotted in 99 countries on Friday, including UK, US, Spain, Italy, China, Russia, and Taiwan   —  A massive ransomware campaign appears to have attacked a number of organisations across Europe.  —  Screenshots of a well known program that locks computers …
May 12, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
BBC:
Ahead of June 8 UK general election, Facebook publishes ads in UK papers, including The Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, to raise awareness about fake news   —  Facebook has broadened its campaign to raise awareness about fake news, by publishing adverts in the UK press.
May 8, 2017, 1:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Two weeks before election, French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron campaigns with plan to compel tech firms to decrypt communications for police on demand   —  French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has launched his presidential campaign with a plan to tackle terrorism by forcing internet firms to release encrypted messages.
Apr 10, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Daniel Thomas / BBC:
British public to trial driverless shuttle bus in London over next three weeks; Oxbotica has developed the tech for the shuttle, which travels up to 10mph   —  Members of the British public are getting their first extended trial of a driverless shuttle bus.  —  Over the next three weeks …
Apr 5, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
BBC:
Amazon's marketplace for business customers, Amazon Business, which earned $1B+ in US in year one, opens to £96.5B online business-to-business market in UK   —  Amazon is targeting companies with a new service selling business supplies, such as laptops, power tools and cleaning products.
Apr 4, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context
Jessica Murphy / BBC:
Canada's government, Google, and 29 others invest $127M in new Toronto-based AI institute in bid to attract foreign talent   —  Canadian researchers have been behind some recent major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.  Now, the country is betting on becoming a big player …
Mar 30, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
BBC:
Following US ban, UK announces cabin baggage ban on electronics, which includes laptops, tablets, and phones over a certain size, for flights from six countries   —  The UK is due to announce a ban on laptops and other electronic devices on certain passenger flights, following a similar move by the US.
Mar 21, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook admits flaw in image moderation after BBC report   —  A Facebook executive has admitted to MPs its moderating process “was not working” following a BBC investigation.  —  BBC News reported 100 posts featuring sexualised images and comments about children, but 82 were deemed not to “breach community standards”.
Mar 14, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context

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