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Elena Cresci / The Guardian:
DoNotPay, a free bot service for appealing parking tickets, can now help refugees fill out asylum applications for the US, Canada, and the UK   —  ‘Robot lawyer’ DoNotPay is giving free legal aid to refugees seeking asylum in US and Canada, and asylum support in UK
Mar 7, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
Jasper Jackson / The Guardian:
In an unusual move, Wikipedia editors vote to ban The Daily Mail as a source after finding it “generally unreliable”   —  Online encyclopaedia editors rule out publisher as a reference citing ‘reputation for poor fact checking and sensationalism’
Feb 8, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Chrome, Safari, Opera autofill features and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds   —  Chrome, Safari, Opera and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds
Jan 11, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Adam Gabbatt / The Guardian:
LG unveils the Hub Robot, an Amazon Echo and Google Home competitor that can play music, interact with LG's smart appliances, more, available in 2017   —  Unveiled at CES, home assistant can play music and tell you the weather but also order your vacuum cleaner to start cleaning the house and turn on your oven
Jan 4, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Sam Thielman / The Guardian:
FBI-DHS joint report links two Russian intelligence hacking groups to hacks of Democratic Party organizations; experts say report is too little too late   —  Experts say report is too little too late and comes after several others from private sector detailing alleged exploits of groups Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear
Dec 30, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Hannah Devlin / The Guardian:
Researchers detail method for testing whether machine learning algorithms are introducing gender or racial biases into decision-making   —  Researchers devise test to determine whether machine learning algorithms are introducing gender or racial biases into decision-making
Dec 21, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Owen Bowcott / The Guardian:
EU's top court rules “general and indiscriminate retention” of electronic communications is illegal, possibly opening UK's Snoopers Charter to legal challenges   —  Indiscriminate collection of emails is illegal, court rules in response to challenge originally brought by David Davis
Dec 21, 2016, 6:55 AMIn context
Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Uber says its self-driving cars have a problem when crossing bike lanes, is working on a fix; SF Bicycle Coalition had warned Uber about problem before launch   —  Engineers were working to fix programming flaw that could have deadly results for cyclists days after Uber announced it would openly defy California regulators
Dec 20, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he has “complicated” feelings over Donald Trump's use of the service, especially as it puts a spotlight on the company   —  Jack Dorsey says he has mixed feelings about the president-elect's use of the social media service
Dec 7, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Google removes “evil” as autocomplete suggestion when searching for “are Jews” and “are women”, leaves “bad” for “are Muslims”   —  Search company removes antisemitic and sexist autocomplete phrases after Observer article highlights offensive results
Dec 5, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context

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