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BBC:
Two British men sentenced to twelve and eight months in jail for the 2015 hack of TalkTalk, which affected 1.6M accounts   —  Two friends who took part in a £77 million hack on the TalkTalk website have been jailed.  —  Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, both from Tamworth in Staffordshire …
Nov 19, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
BBC:
An in-depth look at how misinformation and incendiary images on Facebook are spreading in Nigeria, where police say they contributed to a dozen recent killings   —  Nigerian police say false information on Facebook is killing people  —  Nigerian police say false information and incendiary images …
Nov 17, 2018, 5:05 AMIn context
Dave Lee / BBC:
Inside Samasource's office in Nairobi, Kenya, where employees from low-income backgrounds train data used for AI; Samasource's clients include Google, Microsoft   —  When Artificial Intelligence works as intended, Silicon Valley types often say it's “like magic”.  —  But it isn't magic.
Nov 5, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context
Andrei Zakharov / BBC:
Hackers post private messages from 81K Facebook accounts and claim to have details on up to 120M accounts for sale; Facebook blames 3rd-party browser extensions   —  Hackers appear to have compromised and published private messages from at least 81,000 Facebook users' accounts.
Nov 2, 2018, 6:32 AMIn context
Brian Wheeler / BBC:
UK government to launch an Android app letting EU citizens apply to remain in UK after Brexit; iOS version doesn't fully work because it can't access NFC chip   —  The UK government is preparing to launch a smartphone app to make it as easy as possible for EU citizens to apply to remain …
Nov 1, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
BBC:
Taxi company Addison Lee says it is partnering with Oxbotica to produce detailed maps of London, with an aim to launch self-driving taxis in the city by 2021   —  Would you trust a taxi with no driver?  —  Taxi firm Addison Lee is betting its customers will be ready to, in London at least, in just three years' time.
Oct 23, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
BBC:
YouTube says it will spend $20M as part of its YouTube Learning initiative to develop educational content that will be hosted on a new Learning channel   —  YouTube will spend $20million (£15m) developing educational and how-to content on the platform, the company has announced.
Oct 22, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Amol Rajan / BBC:
Interview with Nick Clegg about his hiring and future at Facebook   —  Nick Clegg said no to Facebook when they first called this summer.  “But in that funny way that happens,” he says, “if you say no to people they suddenly become very interested in you.”  —  In a phone call …
Oct 19, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
BBC:
US DOJ indicts seven GRU officers with charges relating to cyberattacks on the global chemical weapons watchdog, anti-doping agencies, and a US nuclear company   —  Russian spies have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber-plots across the globe, leading the US to level charges against seven agents.
Oct 4, 2018, 11:37 AMIn context
BBC:
Tencent's Honour of Kings, one of the most popular games in China, says it's testing facial recognition to verify the age of players   —  One of China's most popular video games is testing the use of facial recognition to check users' ages.  —  Honour of King's publisher Tencent announced the move at the weekend.
Oct 1, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context

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