How Amazon puts misinformation on your reading list | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Algorithms routinely come up with ‘recommendations’ for anti-vax ‘bestsellers’ or juices that cure cancer It’s a truism that we live in a “digital age”. It would be more accurate Läs mer…

Broadband has proved vital: but that's no reason to pay over the odds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As businesses continue to be run from back bedrooms and kitchen tables, and restrictions to life mean that home entertainment can be a vital escape, the prospect of a Läs mer…

At last, the tech titans’ nerd immunity shows signs of fading

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The most striking thing about Wednesday’s congressional interrogation of the leaders of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon was the absence of deference to the four moguls. This was such Läs mer…

Hackers cause Telstra outages in Australia’s eastern states with ‘malicious’ cyber attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cybercrime Customers in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne were worst hit, but telco has said no personal data was compromised Internet outages on the Telstra network have been attributed to Läs mer…

‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world's favourite video app

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, Läs mer…

Working from home fuels surge in BT sign-ups for UK’s fastest broadband

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The number of UK homes signing up has risen nearly 70% as the Covid-19 crisis keeps Britons working and playing at home BT has seen a near-70% surge in Läs mer…

Twitter in turmoil after month of crisis leads to concerns over leadership

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A month of crisis at Twitter has reignited concerns that the company’s part-time chief executive and years of accumulated “technical debt” have left it dangerously vulnerable to malicious attackers Läs mer…

I joined the Twitter boycott – but racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg | Owen Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Social media I joined the Twitter boycott – but racism on social media is just the tip of the iceberg Owen Jones Amid the anger over Wiley’s bigoted Läs mer…