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The Week in Internet News: Tech Giants’ ‘Ethical AI’ Efforts Scrutinized
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Technology 15 April 2019

The Week in Internet News: Tech Giants’ ‘Ethical AI’ Efforts Scrutinized

Building nice AIs: Efforts by large tech vendors to think about ways to design “ethical Artificial Intelligence” systems have...

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Calls for New Internet Regulations
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Technology 8 April 2019

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Calls for New Internet Regulations

More regulation, please: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, in an op-ed in the Washington Post, called on governments to get...

The Week in Internet News: U.S. Census Seeks Help with Fake News from Tech Giants
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Technology 1 April 2019

The Week in Internet News: U.S. Census Seeks Help with Fake News from Tech Giants

Fake news fears: The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking help from Google, Facebook, and Twitter to fight off fake...

The Week in Internet News: Russia Moves Toward Test of Internet Disconnect
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Technology 25 March 2019

The Week in Internet News: Russia Moves Toward Test of Internet Disconnect

A separate Internet: The MIT Technology Review looks at the implications of Russia’s test to cut itself off from...

The Week in Internet News: Four Visions of the Internet
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Technology 18 March 2019

The Week in Internet News: Four Visions of the Internet

Competing visions: The World Economic Forum’s blog looks at four competing visions of the Internet that it sees emerging....

The Week in Internet News: Companies Encouraged to Conduct Q & AI
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Technology 11 March 2019

The Week in Internet News: Companies Encouraged to Conduct Q & AI

Uncomfortable AI: Inc.com has a story asking 16 “uncomfortable” questions that companies should ask about Artificial Intelligence. Among them:...

The Week in Internet News: Many Ugandans Quit Internet Services After Tax on Social Media
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Technology 4 March 2019

The Week in Internet News: Many Ugandans Quit Internet Services After Tax on Social Media

Taxing the Internet: A social media tax in Uganda has prompted many users to quit those same sites, The...

The Week in Internet News: IoT Botnets Come for Video Conferencing Systems
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Technology 25 February 2019

The Week in Internet News: IoT Botnets Come for Video Conferencing Systems

Botnets attack: A handful of botnets using compromised Internet of Things devises are now targeting enterprise video conferencing systems,...

The Week in Internet News: Researchers Develop AI Writing App but Worry about Fake News
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Technology 18 February 2019

The Week in Internet News: Researchers Develop AI Writing App but Worry about Fake News

Too easy to fake: OpenAI, a research institute in San Francisco, has developed an Artificial Intelligence program to write...

The Week in Internet News: Google Moves to Make It Easier to Encrypt Cheap Android Devices
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Technology 11 February 2019

The Week in Internet News: Google Moves to Make It Easier to Encrypt Cheap Android Devices

Easier encryption? Google engineers have created a new encryption regime that can run on cheap and underpowered smartphones, Wired.com...

The Week in Internet News: Japan to Probe Residents’ IoT Devices
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Technology 4 February 2019

The Week in Internet News: Japan to Probe Residents’ IoT Devices

Government hacking: Japanese government workers will be able to hack into residents’ Internet of Things devices in an attempted...

The Week in Internet News: Placing Money on AI
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Technology 28 January 2019

The Week in Internet News: Placing Money on AI

AI manages your money: Artificial Intelligence may eventually replace your financial advisor, Forbes suggests. AI can already spot financial...

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