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MP urges police to investigate data misuse by leave campaigners

October 14, 2018 at 06:00AM Damian Collins says Scotland Yard must explain its failure to look into potential crimes committed by three pro-Brexit groupsA senior Conservative MP has demanded that Scotland Yard urgently explain why it has not opened a criminal investigation into three pro-Brexit campaigns that the Electoral Commission found had broken the law.Damian… Continue reading MP urges police to investigate data misuse by leave campaigners

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Shitty Media Men list: lawyer wants to expose women who contributed

October 14, 2018 at 06:00AM Andrew Miltenberg, lawyer for writer Stephen Elliott, says Kavanaugh hearings make case ‘more relevant than ever’Stephen Elliott, a writer and film-maker who claims his life was ruined after his name appeared on the “Shitty Media Men” list that circulated online last year, is now making moves to identify the spreadsheet’s… Continue reading Shitty Media Men list: lawyer wants to expose women who contributed

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Can-Am Ryker: ‘A hell of a lot of trike for your money’

October 14, 2018 at 06:00AM Dirtch the denim and crystal tips, this is a trike that’s brilliant fun and is set to break the trend barrierCan-Am RykerPrice £8,699, can-am.brp.comLooking like a Transformer crossed with a luxed-up ride-on lawnmower, the Ryker is the start of what might be called Can-Am’s diffusion line. For years, the motorcycle… Continue reading Can-Am Ryker: ‘A hell of a lot of trike for your money’

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From the birth of computing to Amazon: why tech’s gender problem is nothing new

October 12, 2018 at 06:00AM Decades after women were pushed out of programming, Amazon’s AI recruiting technology carried on the industry’s legacy of biasA recent report revealed Amazon’s AI recruiting technology developed a bias against women because it was trained predominantly on men’s resumes. Although Amazon shut the project down, this kind of mechanized sexism… Continue reading From the birth of computing to Amazon: why tech’s gender problem is nothing new

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Conor McGregor vs Khabib: Video highlights of fight and brawl spread across Twitter and YouTube, despite piracy crackdown

October 08, 2018 at 12:36PM Hundreds of illegal feeds of UFC 229 allowed fans to watch the fight online for free Conor McGregor vs Khabib: Video highlights of fight and brawl spread across Twitter and YouTube, despite piracy crackdown ...

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UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google

October 08, 2018 at 10:39AM Tech company faced claims it gathered personal data from more than 4m iPhone usersThe high court has blocked a mass legal action against Google over claims that it collected sensitive personal data from more than 4 million iPhone users.Mr Justice Warby, sitting in London, announced his decision on Monday. Continue… Continue reading UK high court blocks mass privacy action against Google

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Conor McGregor vs Khabib: Free live streaming of UFC fight on Periscope and Facebook pose security risk

October 05, 2018 at 05:28PM Some MMA fans will watch online streams of the UFC 229 fight through illegal links – but is it worth the risk? Conor McGregor vs Khabib: Free live streaming of UFC fight on Periscope and Facebook pose security risk ...

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Has 10 years of Spotify ruined music?

October 05, 2018 at 10:00AM The streaming service is a decade old on Sunday. So has it created a post-CD paradise for listeners – or turned today’s music into a grey goo? Our music editors argue for and againstThe year is 2008. Now You’re Gone by Basshunter has spent its fifth week at No 1… Continue reading Has 10 years of Spotify ruined music?

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Conor McGregor vs Khabib: How accidentally streaming PPV fight on Periscope led to a huge fine

October 03, 2018 at 06:36PM Free live streams are set to spread across Facebook and Twitter ahead of UFC 229 – but one illegal streamer reveals what happened when he inadvertently broke the law Conor McGregor vs Khabib: How accidentally streaming PPV fight on Periscope led to a huge fine ...

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NYC wants to build a cyber army

October 02, 2018 at 12:00PM Empires rise and fall, and none more so than business empires. Whole industries that once dominated the planet are just a figment in memory’s eye, while new industries quietly grow into massive behemoths. New York City has certainly seen its share of empires. Today, the city is a global center… Continue reading NYC wants to build a cyber army

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Should anonymous social media accounts be banned?

September 30, 2018 at 09:00AM There are growing calls for an end to people being able to hide their identity online. But is this a threat to free speech? Labour MP Jess Phillips and tech author Jamie Bartlett swap ideasDear JessIt is true that hiding behind a screen allows – sometimes maybe encourages – people… Continue reading Should anonymous social media accounts be banned?

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UK newspaper industry demands levy on tech firms

September 25, 2018 at 12:01AM News Media Association says Google and Facebook should fund the journalism from which they profitThe British newspaper industry’s trade body has said the government should force social media sites such as Facebook and Google to pay an annual financial levy to fund journalism, and set up a regulator that would… Continue reading UK newspaper industry demands levy on tech firms

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Joshua vs Povetkin live stream: Free feeds of fight on Facebook and Periscope prompt legal warnings

September 21, 2018 at 10:19AM Illegal Facebook Live streams of Joshua's previous fights reached over half a million boxing fans Joshua vs Povetkin live stream: Free feeds of fight on Facebook and Periscope prompt legal warnings ...