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Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Some current and former fact-checkers say Facebook has ignored their concerns, that they have been used for PR, and that they have lost trust in the company   —  Journalists paid to help fix Facebook's fake news problem say they have lost trust in the platform
Dec 13, 2018, 3:14 PMIn context
Ian Sample / The Guardian:
DeepMind's latest AI program AlphaFold wins international competition with its algorithm predicting 3D shapes of proteins, beating 97 entrants   —  AI program's understanding of proteins could usher in new era of medical progress  —  Having laid waste to the Atari classics …
Dec 3, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook will exempt ads from eligible news outlets from its political ad archive in the UK, a policy it plans to extend to the US and Brazil pending UK tests   —  Social network to act against ‘dark adverts’ with compulsory disclaimers saying who paid  —  Every political advert on Facebook …
Nov 29, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Matthew Weaver / The Guardian:
Google settles racial discrimination claim with a contractor who was frequently harassed by security in shopping centers as he was mapping Wi-Fi networks there   —  New contract offer withdrawn after ‘Rashid’ complained that undercover project left him vulnerable to profiling
Nov 25, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
UK parliament seizes documents, first obtained in a US civil case, allegedly shedding light on Facebook policies that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  Parliament has used its legal powers to seize internal Facebook documents in an extraordinary attempt to hold the US social media giant …
Nov 24, 2018, 5:53 PMIn context
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
Nov 18, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Gabrielle Canon / The Guardian:
Expanded CFIUS powers to review financing deals in vaguely defined “emerging technologies” prompt fears that it may slow down tech investments from China   —  A new pilot is intended to halt China's predatory investment strategies, but many fear it could cool the tech market
Nov 11, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
David Attenborough, the legendary BBC broadcaster, will provide the voiceover for Netflix's eight-part series Our Planet, to be released in April   —  Broadcaster synonymous with BBC documentaries will record voiceover for eight-part series  —  Sir David Attenborough will front …
Nov 8, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
The Guardian:
Facebook says it will not make political ad disclosure rules mandatory in UK on Nov. 7, says it wants to ensure the accuracy of disclaimers under the ads first   —  Exclusive: social network says it is improving process to stop abuse of disclaimer system  —  Facebook is delaying its plans …
Nov 7, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Gabrielle Canon / The Guardian:
Ann Cavoukian, a key privacy expert in joint Toronto and Sidewalk Labs smart city project, has quit, citing opposition over proposed data collection practices   —  Wired neighborhood planned by Google sister company has raised questions over data protection  —  When it was announced last year …
Oct 28, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context

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