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Christopher Knaus / The Guardian:
How Australian police hosted a pedophile forum on the dark web, which had thousands of active users, in order to execute a global sting operation   —  Exclusive: Undercover operation by Queensland's Taskforce Argos secretly ran child abuse site for almost a year
Oct 7, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Jemima Kiss / The Guardian:
Interview with Sundar Pichai on his early life in India, the pace of technological change, Google's tax issues, taking down terrorist content, and diversity   —  From artificial intelligence to cheap smartphones, Google is on the frontline of technological development.  But is it growing too big and moving too fast?
Oct 7, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Paul Lewis / The Guardian:
Former Facebook, Google, Twitter employees on how they fear the unintended and negative consequences of the attention economy-driven tech they helped develop   —  Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks who worry the race for human attention has created a world of perpetual distraction that could ultimately end in disaster
Oct 7, 2017, 11:50 AMIn 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
Gwyn Topham / The Guardian:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to meet London's transport commissioner Mike Brown on Tuesday in bid to regain licence   —  Ride-hailing app's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to hold talks with London's transport commissioner on Tuesday … Uber's chief executive will meet London's transport commissioner next week …
Sep 29, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Lawsuit filed against Google in San Francisco court with three named plaintiffs alleges women are “segregated” into lower-paid jobs, denied promotions, more   —  Exclusive: Women say Google denied them promotions, telling the Guardian they were forced into less prestigious jobs despite qualifications
Sep 14, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Owen Bowcott / The Guardian:
Turkey allegedly arrested 75K citizens who downloaded now-defunct messaging app ByLock, after 2016 failed coup; legal study by opposition finds arrests illegal   —  Legal opinion published in UK argues that the arrest of 75,000 suspects, primarily for downloading ByLock app, is illegal
Sep 13, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Jane Dudman / The Guardian:
Facebook to roll out “donate now” button for charities in UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain late September, expand test to 10 more European countries October   —  Selected UK charities stand to benefit from direct donation tools that have already raised millions of dollars from US Facebook users
Sep 12, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Over 21M comments have been submitted to FCC on its proposed neutrality roll-back as it closes submissions, although many are duplicates or created by spambots   —  The FCC has received nearly 22m comments on “Restoring Internet Freedom” with just hours left before the window for public feedback closes on Wednesday
Aug 30, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context
Gwyn Topham / The Guardian:
UK government to test convoys of semi-automated trucks on public roads by the end of 2018, allocating £8.1M for the project   —  Government allocates £8.1m to trials of ‘platooning’ which proponents say could cut congestion and hauliers' fuel costs
Aug 25, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context

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