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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
Angus Crawford / BBC:
As BBC probed Facebook's failure to remove 82 of 100 sexualized images of children it had flagged, Facebook reported BBC to UK's police and canceled interview   —  Facebook has been criticised for its handling of reports about sexualised images of children on its platform.
Mar 7, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Facebook brings suicide prevention tools to Live video and Messenger, begins using AI to spot suicidal users   —  Facebook has begun using artificial intelligence to identify members that may be at risk of killing themselves.  —  The social network has developed algorithms that spot warning signs …
Mar 1, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
BBC:
New Zealand's High Court rules fraud charges, unlike copyright infringement charges, can be basis for extraditing Kim Dotcom and three others to US   —  Kim Dotcom, the founder of content-sharing site Megaupload, can legally be extradited to the US, New Zealand's High Court has ruled.
Feb 20, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
BBC:
Apple to raise prices of apps and in-app purchases by ~25% in 3 regions, making the lowest app prices 99p in UK, 80 rupees in India, and 3.49 lira in Turkey   —  UK costs will numerically match those of the US, meaning that a program that costs $0.99 will now be 99p.
Jan 17, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context

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