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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
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
HBO hackers demand a multimillion-dollar ransom and release emails, scripts, and personal phone numbers of GoT stars in latest dump of stolen data   —  Group tells company CEO to pay multimillion-dollar ransom or else risk 1.5TB of shows and confidential corporate data being released online
Aug 8, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Justin McCurry / The Guardian:
Internal probe by South Korean spy agency shows that, under its former director, it backed an online disinformation campaign to sway SK's 2012 presidential race   —  National Intelligence Service says it mobilised cyberwarfare experts to ensure Park Geun-hye beat rival and now president Moon Jae-in
Aug 7, 2017, 12:15 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

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