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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
Jane Wakefield / BBC:
European Parliament committee recommends rules on robots, calling for mandatory kill switches, insurance, taxes, more; vote set for February   —  MEPs are to vote on the first comprehensive set of rules for how humans will interact with artificial intelligence and robots.
Jan 13, 2017, 4:05 AMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Florida court says a suspect can be made to reveal his iPhone passcode to investigators   —  A court in Florida has said a suspected voyeur can be made to reveal his iPhone passcode to investigators.  —  The defendant was arrested after a woman out shopping saw a man crouch down and aim …
Dec 18, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook says it will increase UK employees by 500, or 50%, when new London HQ opens in 2017   —  Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017, the US technology giant has announced.  —  It will hire 500 additional employees …
Nov 20, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context
BBC:
Tesco Bank, the lending arm of the UK's biggest grocer, halts online payments after money was stolen from 20K accounts   —  Tesco Bank has halted online payments for current account customers after money was taken from 20,000 accounts.  —  The bank's chief executive Benny Higgins told the BBC he was …
Nov 7, 2016, 7:25 AMIn context

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