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BBC:
FBI, DHS, and UK's National Cyber Security Centre issue joint alert warning of a Russian-led global campaign to attack and infiltrate internet infrastructure   —  State-sponsored Russian hackers are actively seeking to hijack essential internet hardware, US and UK intelligence agencies say.
Apr 16, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Chris Wood / BBC:
Partial fingerprints in a picture of a hand holding drugs, found in a WhatsApp message on a phone, helped convict UK drug dealer   —  A pioneering fingerprint technique used to convict a drugs gang from a WhatsApp message “is the future” of how police approach evidence to catch criminals.
Apr 15, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
BBC:
Eurocontrol says a failure of its air traffic management software, the second in 20 years, is now fixed, but could delay ~15,000 flights in Europe   —  The organisation responsible for co-ordinating European air traffic says it has fixed an earlier fault which led to widespread flight delays.
Apr 3, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook took out full-page ads, signed by Mark Zuckerberg, in several major US and UK newspapers on Sunday to apologize for Cambridge Analytica data leak   —  Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has taken out full-page adverts in several UK and US Sunday newspapers to apologise for the firm's recent data privacy scandal.
Mar 25, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Rory Cellan-Jones / BBC:
Facebook bans far-right anti-Islamic group Britain First and removes the group's pages and those of its leaders for repeatedly violating its community standards   —  Facebook has removed the pages of the anti-Islamic group Britain First and its leaders.  —  The social media company …
Mar 14, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
BBC:
Hands-on: trying 960 FPS slow-motion video and AR Emoji on the Samsung Galaxy S9   —  Samsung's new flagship smartphone has a host of new camera tricks including a super-slow-motion mode that helps capture key moments of action and a new type of lens designed to work better in the dark.
Feb 25, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
BBC:
Facebook complies with demand of Russia's internet censor to remove Instagram video by opposition activist Alexei Navalny, but the video remains on YouTube   —  Instagram has blocked posts in Russia relating to corruption claims made by the country's most prominent opposition leader.
Feb 15, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Chris Baraniuk / BBC:
Chief scientist at Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project says crypto miners buying up most high-end GPUs has hindered expansion of two observatories   —  Scientists listening out for broadcasts by extra-terrestrials are struggling to get the computer hardware they need …
Feb 14, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Dave Lee / BBC:
UK government spent £600K on an AI tool that can algorithmically block extremist content, claims it's capable of detecting 94% of IS's online activity   —  The UK government has unveiled a tool it says can accurately detect jihadist content and block it from being viewed.
Feb 13, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
BBC:
Berlin Regional Court ruled on January 16 that Facebook broke German privacy laws and did not sufficiently alert users to opted-in privacy settings   —  Privacy rights campaigners are claiming victory over Facebook in a German legal battle.  —  It follows a regional court ruling that found …
Feb 12, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
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