UK names its pick for social media harms watchdog

The UK government has taken the next step in its gloriou policymaking challenge to tame the most difficult excesses of social media by modulating a wide range of online impairments. As a decision, it has mentioned Ofcom, the existing communications…

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UK public sector failing to be open about its use of AI, review finds

A report into the use of artificial intelligence by the U.K.’s public sphere has warns that the government is failing to be open about automated decision-making technologies which have the potential to significantly impact citizens’ lives. Ministers have been especially…

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The Internet Made A List Of Potential EU Leaving Names And Its Awesome

Could these expeditions have prospered with catchier lists? Probably not, for rationales that are becoming clearer and clearer. But time in case, the internet’s punsters are parodying Brexit with suggestions for mentions that the rest of Europe can use if…

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Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

Reddit has linked chronicle activity involving the opening and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political affect operation. Or, to keep it more patently, the social network…

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Trouva, an online marketplace for independent boutiques, raises $22M

Amazon helped explorer and now reigns the online marketplace business sit, where a variety of shopkeepers announce entries for sale on its platform for billions of consumers to discover and buy them. Today, a London startup that’s taken that theory…

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Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties realise cynic consume of social media algorithms, automation and big data to operate public opinion at…

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We are seeing volume and interest in Peloton explode, says company president on listing day

This morning, Peloton( NASDAQ: PTON ), the tech-enabled stationary bicycle and fitness material streaming busines, caused $1.2 billion in its NASDAQ initial public offering. Despite dropping more than 10% in its first day of trading — ultimately closing down 11%…

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Loot boxes in games are gambling and should be banned for kids, say UK MPs

UK MPs have called for the government to regulate the games industry’s use of loot cartons under current gambling legislation — suggesting a covering disallow on the sale of loot containers to players who are children. Kids should instead be…

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Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

Mehul Patel 500 million times a day, in 92 million conversationsWhile innovation endures in the midst of Brexit, data reveals that inventive business are losing the ability to attract parties from all over the world and are suffering from a…

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SoftBank-backed Getaround is raising $200M at a $1.5B+ valuation

Getaround, a car-sharing platform and winner of TechCrunch Disrupt New York Battlefield 2011, will register the unicorn club with a approximately $200 million equity financing. The deal values Getaround, founded in 2009, at $1.7 billion, according to an estimate provided…

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