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Michael Sainato / The Guardian:
Investigation finds some Amazon warehouse staff across the US feel mistreated by the company after workplace accidents left them unable to work   —  Vickie Shannon Allen, 49, started working at Amazon as a counter in a fulfillment warehouse at Haslet, Texas, in May 2017.
Aug 5, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Oscar Schwartz / The Guardian:
AI coverage has been misinformed and sensationalized for decades, leading to unrealistic expectations and distracting from the actual consequences of AI   —  Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality, pieces.
Jul 29, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Olivia Solon / The Guardian:
Researcher shows Venmo transactions, which are public under default user settings, reveal details including real names, comments, and dates through a public API   —  A researcher has analysed millions of public transactions to prove just how much the app reveals about our life and habits
Jul 18, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Daniel Boffey / The Guardian:
Airbnb found in breach of EU consumer law regarding hidden costs, unclear terms and conditions, and more; regulator gives company until end of August to rectify   —  Accommodation service told it needs to be clearer on total cost including fees and charges  —  Airbnb has been found in breach …
Jul 16, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham, who gave Facebook a £500K fine over Cambridge Analytica and is investigating data misuse during Brexit   —  With the publication of an interim report on her investigation into the Brexit referendum, the information commissioner …
Jul 15, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Lancaster University's Litcraft uses Minecraft to create accurate scale models of places from books like Treasure Island to promote reading among school kids   —  Ever wanted to explore Treasure Island or pretend to be Robinson Crusoe?  Minecraft is now being used to create an 'immersive experience …
Jul 15, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook ad tools labeled 65,000 Russians as interested in treason, putting them at risk from the repressive state; Facebook removed the category after reports   —  Firm removes category, which affected 65,000 people, from ad tools, following safety fears  —  Facebook's advertising tools …
Jul 11, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Julia Carrie Wong / The Guardian:
Martin Tripp denies Tesla's hacking allegations, says he reported production problems to the press after Tesla repeatedly ignored them, did not threaten anyone   —  The electric carmaker is suing a former technician for alleged hacking, but he says he's being scapegoated for leaking concerns
Jun 22, 2018, 9:18 AMIn context
Gethin Chamberlain / The Guardian:
After China Labor Watch probe, Amazon admits its own audit found many workers were hired and paid illegally at a Foxconn factory that makes Kindles and Echos   —  US tech giant admits audit of Foxconn factory in Hengyang found irregularities  —  Amazon has admitted that thousands of agency workers …
Jun 10, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context

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