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Alex Hern / The Guardian:
The chair of UK's fake news inquiry committee has given Facebook and Twitter until January 18 to hand over info about Russian disinformation campaigns   —  Chair of parliamentary committee gives firms a deadline to hand over information about Russian misinformation campaigns
Jan 1, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
UK lawmaker calls on Twitter to provide more info about Russia-linked accounts' activity during Brexit referendum, saying its initial response was inadequate   —  Social media platform listed just six tweets to UK parliamentary committee looking into claims that Russia meddled in referendum campaign
Dec 14, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook testing News Feed change in six countries, moving non-promoted posts from Pages to a secondary feed, decreasing engagement for some media   —  New system could destroy smaller publishers if implemented, after journalists report drop in organic reach - but users will still see their friends' posts
Oct 23, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Alphabet's DeepMind launches new Ethics and Society research unit to help technologists put ethics into practice, brings in advisers from academia and charity   —  Firm brings in advisers from academia and charity sector to ‘help technologists put ethics into practice’ in bid to help society cope with artificial intelligence
Oct 4, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
The Guardian:
Marcus Hutchins, who helped stop WannaCry, arrested by FBI after Def Con; DoJ indictment accuses him of helping spread Kronos banking trojan in 2014-2015   —  Marcus Hutchins arrested over his alleged role in creating Kronos malware targeting banks  —  Marcus Hutchins, the 23-year-old British …
Aug 3, 2017, 2:44 PMIn 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
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Google says it is going ahead with delayed plans to build London campus for 7K employees, signalling confidence in the UK after Brexit   —  Tech giant announces it is going ahead with delayed plans to build a campus for 7,000 employees with Olympic cauldron designer Heatherwick Studio on board
Nov 15, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Twitter tests enabling Apple's distraction-free Reader mode by default on links opened within its iOS app's browser   —  Reader mode is a Safari feature, which strips out most of the formatting from a webpage, removing adverts, navigation links and comments  —  Twitter is testing a new feature …
Nov 1, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Apple raises the prices of most Macs in UK, including older unchanged models, by £100 to £500, as the pound weakens after Brexit   —  New laptops significantly more expensive and already-existing machines have prices raised by hundreds of pounds as Apple adjusts for new US dollar-pound sterling rate
Oct 28, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Google takes right to be forgotten battle to France's highest court   —  Company is appealing against decision by French data protection authority to apply search-results ruling to all its domains  —  Google is appealing to France's highest court over a legal ruling that could require …
May 19, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context

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