Sunday, August 18, 2019

Home Office role in ‘Woke’ Muslim social network revealed

The network on Facebook and Instagram helps combat online radicalisation, says Home Office.

Robotic Buddhist priest joins temple and other news

BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the week’s best technology stories.

Jimmy Kimmel show fined $395,000 over alert joke

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! mocked an emergency presidential alert issued to warn of major threats.

Eurofins Scientific: Cyber-attack leads to backlog of 20,000 forensic samples

Police warn of delays to investigations and court cases after the attack led to a backlog of 20,000 samples.

‘How I lost £25,000 when my cryptocurrency was stolen’

Investing in digital currencies is fraught with danger, not just because the prices are so volatile.

Data regulator probes King’s Cross facial recognition tech

The UK's data protection watchdog probes how facial recognition is being used at King's Cross.

YouTube: LGBT video-makers sue claiming discrimination

YouTube denies it discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Capital One accused ‘breached 30 other organisations’

US prosecutors claim other companies were hit by a software developer accused of stealing Capital One customer data.

How reliable is AI at telling us about ourselves?

An art project is looking at how machines might perceive the world compared to humans.

Tweeting from your fridge: The smart tech getting smarter

You don't need a phone or computer to get online as devices around the home get "smarter".