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Month: July 2018

Fake news ‘crowding out’ real news

A brief history of fake news The volume of disinformation on the internet is growing so big that it is starting to crowd out real news, the Commons Digital, Culture, […]

Tech Tent: Why did Facebook falter?

On Wednesday evening, Facebook issued what looked at first glance to be some pretty solid results. Revenues for the second quarter were up 42% on the previous year, monthly active […]

Google executive warns of face ID bias

Google’s Diane Greene spoke to the BBC on the sidelines of the company’s annual cloud conference in San Francisco Facial recognition technology does not yet have “the diversity it needs” […]

Confessions of a smartphone addict

WATCH: Is Rory addicted to his phone? There has been a lot of talk lately about the perils of mobile phone addiction and the efforts of tech companies to help […]