Amazon to host classified material for MI5, MI6 and GCHQ

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GCHQ Amazon given contract to store data for MI5, MI6 and GCHQ US firm Amazon Web Services to host classified material in cloud system, raising sovereignty concerns Rajeev Syal Läs mer…

‘Conditioning an entire society’: the rise of biometric data technology

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Biometrics ‘Conditioning an entire society’: the rise of biometric data technology The use of our bodies to unlock access to services raises concerns about the trade-off between convenience and Läs mer…

Facebook 'unquestionably' exacerbating hate, whistleblower tells MPs – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Much of the blame for the world’s increasingly polarised politics lies with social networks and the radicalising effects of their services, the whistleblower Frances Haugen told MPs as she Läs mer…

Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; GCHQ Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss Jeremy Fleming says ransomware is proliferating as it is ‘largely uncontested’ and highly profitable Rajeev Syal Läs mer…

Banning anonymous social media accounts would only stifle free speech and democracy | Owen Jones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionFreedom of speech Banning anonymous social media accounts would only stifle free speech and democracy Owen Jones Threatening online messages to politicians should be taken seriously – but this Läs mer…

UK battery ‘gigafactory’ plans huge expansion as electric car demand soars

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry UK battery ‘gigafactory’ plans huge expansion as electric car demand soars Envision’s Sunderland plant produces batteries for the Nissan Leaf and other electric vehicles Jasper Jolly @jjpjolly Läs mer…

Tesco website and app back online after hack attempt

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesco Tesco website and app back online after hack attempt Consumers were unable to book deliveries or amend existing orders in outage that started on Saturday Julia Kollewe Mon Läs mer…

Frances Haugen to testify to MPs about Facebook and online harm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Frances Haugen to testify to MPs about Facebook and online harm Whistleblower and critic of Mark Zuckerberg will give evidence to MPs scrutinising online safety bill Dan Milmo Läs mer…

Twitter admits bias in algorithm for rightwing politicians and news outlets

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Twitter admits bias in algorithm for rightwing politicians and news outlets Home feed promotes rightwing tweets over those from the left, internal research finds Dan Milmo Global technology Läs mer…

Boris Johnson promises 'tough' crackdown on online abuse and extremism – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Boris Johnson has promised to present the delayed online harms bill to parliament before Christmas after the killing of David Amess. He made his comments after Keir Starmer urged Läs mer…

Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation CMA says firm ‘deliberately’ refused to supply information showing it had complied with order to separate businesses Mark Läs mer…

AI projects to tackle racial inequality in UK healthcare, says Javid

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Artificial intelligence (AI) AI projects to tackle racial inequality in UK healthcare, says Javid Exclusive: health secretary signs up to hi-tech schemes countering health disparities and reflecting minority ethnic Läs mer…

FCA to warn younger investors off cryptos and other high-risk products

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cryptocurrencies FCA to warn younger investors off cryptos and other high-risk products Hype and the thrill of gambling are pushing inexperienced people into danger, says City watchdog Rupert Jones Läs mer…

This government is helping big tech to undermine British democracy | David Puttnam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionDigital media This government is helping big tech to undermine British democracy David Puttnam I leave the Lords with a heavy heart, as ministers kowtow to new and unaccountable Läs mer…

Samsung stands by as my TV warranty expires

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer championsMoney Samsung stands by as my TV warranty expires After endless attempts to either repair or replace the broken screen, the company decided my warranty had now elapsed Läs mer…

Tesco takes on Amazon Go with launch of ‘just walk out’ store

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesco Tesco takes on Amazon Go with launch of ‘just walk out’ store GetGo store uses weight sensors and skeleton outlines to track shoppers, who are billed when they Läs mer…

Privacy fears as schools use facial recognition to speed up lunch queue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Schools Privacy fears as schools use facial recognition to speed up lunch queue Nine schools in North Ayrshire begin using technology to take payments, with others in UK expected Läs mer…

Facebook to create 1,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook to create 10,000 jobs in EU to help build ‘metaverse’ Social network says it wants to ensure virtual world is built responsibly Dan Milmo Global technology editor Läs mer…

Man jailed for kidnapping boy who was said to have made money from bitcoin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crime Man jailed for kidnapping boy who was said to have made money from bitcoin Fourteen-year-old was bundled into car in Bradford by gang who wanted £10,000 ransom, court Läs mer…

Want to know what a just transition to a green economy looks like? Ask the workers | Anna Markova

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A just transitionGreen economy Want to know what a just transition to a green economy looks like? Ask the workers Anna Markova People don’t need catchprases: they need resources Läs mer…

BT took an age to install our community centre’s superfast broadband

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer championsConsumer affairs BT took an age to install our community centre’s superfast broadband After six months and 15 visits by Openreach technicians BT still left us without a Läs mer…

Small firms’ fury as Amazon offers £3,000 sign-up bonus to attract Christmas staff

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The ObserverAmazon Small firms’ fury as Amazon offers £3,000 sign-up bonus to attract Christmas staff Warning that online giant’s move will lead to higher prices and empty shelves in Läs mer…

From Fortnite to Fifa, online video game players warned of rise in fraud

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The ObserverScams From Fortnite to Fifa, online video game players warned of rise in fraud After games boom in pandemic, gangs are using phishing and malware to cheat fans Läs mer…

Apple’s plan to scan images will allow governments into smartphones | John Naughton

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OpinionTechnology Apple’s plan to scan images will allow governments into smartphones John Naughton Client-side scanning, as the technology is called, should really be treated like wiretapping and regulated accordingly Läs mer…

Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hacking Google warns of surge in activity by state-backed hackers More than 50,000 alerts sent so far this year, including of an Iranian group that targeted a UK university Läs mer…

Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told UK campaigners write to chief executive with list of demands to ensure online safety of young people Dan Milmo Fri Läs mer…

‘Insufficient and very defensive’: how Nick Clegg became the fall guy for Facebook’s failures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nick Clegg ‘Insufficient and very defensive’: how Nick Clegg became the fall guy for Facebook’s failures After election humiliation and Brexit, the former UK deputy prime minister swapped Westminster Läs mer…

‘Insufficient and very defensive’: how Nick Clegg became the fall guy for Facebook’s failures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nick Clegg ‘Insufficient and very defensive’: how Nick Clegg became the fall guy for Facebook’s failures After election humiliation and Brexit, the former UK deputy prime minister swapped Westminster Läs mer…

NHS England Covid app outage shows problems of single centralised system

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news NHS England Covid app outage shows problems of single centralised system Analysis: app falling offline caused frustrated users to be turned away from flights and venues Jim Läs mer…

Bitcoin could trigger financial meltdown, warns Bank of England deputy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin could trigger financial meltdown, warns Bank of England deputy Sir Jon Cunliffe likens danger to 2008 crash and calls for tough regulation of cryptocurrencies Phillip Inman @phillipinman Läs mer…

Amazon could owe drivers thousands in rights claim, says law firm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Amazon could owe drivers £140m in rights claim, says UK law firm Leigh Day launches group action for drivers classed as self-employed and not entitled to employee rights Läs mer…

Take back control of access to TikTok | Brief letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brief lettersTikTok Take back control of access to TikTok TikTok | Children’s books | Child refugees | Travelling fairs | Duels Mon 11 Oct 2021 13.22 EDT Last modified Läs mer…

Russia and neighbours are source of most ransomware, says UK cyber chief

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cybercrime Russia and neighbours are source of most ransomware, says UK cyber chief Lindy Cameron, head of National Cyber Security Centre, says extortion is most serious online threat to Läs mer…

Airbnb fraudster checked out with my keys and £600 speakers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Consumer championsConsumer affairs Airbnb fraudster checked out with my keys and £600 speakers The site rejected my request to pay for new locks and refused to discuss it further Läs mer…

Squid Game’s success reopens debate over who should pay for rising internet traffic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Telecommunications industry Squid Game’s success reopens debate over who should pay for rising internet traffic Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more Läs mer…

‘Galactic Britain’: how Cornwall is winning the European space race

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Following the publication of the National Space Strategy last week, photojournalist Jonny Weeks explores how the south-west is primed for Britain’s first sovereign rocket launch by Jonny Weeks Sun Läs mer…

End of the satellite dish? Sky to launch its own smart TV

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sky End of the satellite dish? Sky to launch its own smart TV Company says Sky Glass will be paid for ‘like a mobile phone’ and removes need for Läs mer…

Twitter trials warnings about ‘intense’ conversations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter Twitter trials warnings about ‘intense’ conversations Users urged to ‘look out for each other’ and ‘remember the human’ as platform tries to limit abuse Dan Milmo Global technology Läs mer…