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ITunes Hack

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iTunesUsers Report Unauthorized Charges On Accounts. The Global Mail recently took an in-depth look at allegations that hackers may have infiltrated iTunes accounts.

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Wi-fi security flaw 'puts devices at risk'

Wi-fi security flaw 'puts devices at risk' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers have revealed details of a major problem with the way wi-fi data is protected.
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Bitcoin's price bubble will burst under government pressure | Kenneth Rogoff

Bitcoin's price bubble will burst under government pressure | Kenneth Rogoff | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The cryptocurrency is up 1,600% in two years – but state efforts to remove its near-anonymity will undermine its popularity
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Russian operatives spent thousands of dollars on Google ads, source claims

Russian operatives spent thousands of dollars on Google ads, source claims | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
As congressional investigations deepen, an anonymous source at the company tells Reuters that ads were purchased in order to meddle in the 2016 election
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Trump digital director says Facebook helped win the White House

Trump digital director says Facebook helped win the White House | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Brad Parscale tells CBS ‘Twitter is how [Trump] talked to the people’ but says staff members from other social media giant helped with targeted advertising
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Unsent text accepted as dead man's will

Unsent text accepted as dead man's will | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
A court in Australia rules a draft text message can be accepted as an official will.
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Personal details of almost 700,000 Britons hacked in cyber-attack

Personal details of almost 700,000 Britons hacked in cyber-attack | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
US credit monitoring firm Equifax says far higher number of British customers were affected than previously thought
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Europe 'to bill Amazon for back taxes'

Europe 'to bill Amazon for back taxes' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Brussels is poised to seek hundreds of millions of euros from the US retailer, say reports.
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Jacquard: Google and Levi's 'smart jacket' that you can only wash 10 times

Jacquard: Google and Levi's 'smart jacket' that you can only wash 10 times | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Have you always wanted a smartwatch but don’t want to wear a watch? How about a vibrating denim jacket that connects to the internet? Anyone?
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Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis among girls

Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis among girls | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
NHS data shows 68% rise in hospital admissions because of self-harm among girls under 17 in past decade
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The hidden history of cyber-crime forums - BBC News

The hidden history of cyber-crime forums - BBC News | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Why modern cyber-crime forums were inspired by a site started by Ukrainian credit card thieves.
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Robots and AI can bring down pension age, says TUC

Robots and AI can bring down pension age, says TUC | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
General secretary Frances O’Grady calls for debate about who benefits from new prosperity and how workers get a fair share
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Killer autonomous weapons are coming... but they're not here yet

Killer autonomous weapons are coming... but they're not here yet | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
AI and robotics experts have called on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons systems before they're widely used
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Does constantly photographing my life ruin it, or help me remember it?

Does constantly photographing my life ruin it, or help me remember it? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Holidays, children, natural phenomena: it’s easy to feel something didn’t happen unless you took a photo. But there are moments a picture can’t replicate
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Crippling cyber attack on NHS 'done by North Korea'

Crippling cyber attack on NHS 'done by North Korea' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it

North Korea was behind the devastating WannaCry ransomware attack that temporarily crippled dozens of NHS trusts, the president of Microsoft has said. Brad Smith said “all observers in the know” now believe Kim Jong-un’s regime stole the technology needed to create the exploit from the US’ National Security Agency before unleashing it on the world. The attack in May struck where computers were running outdated software, infecting hundreds of thousands of machines around the world.

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End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker?

End of the road: will automation put an end to the American trucker? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
America’s 2 million truckers have long been mythologised in popular culture. But self-driving trucks are set to lay waste to one of the country’s most beloved jobs – and the fallout could be huge
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New tax plans would hit internet giants Facebook and Twitter

New tax plans would hit internet giants Facebook and Twitter | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Internet giants Facebook and Twitter would be hit by a new tax under Government plans to clamp down on dangers like cyber-bullying, online abuse and underage-access to porn. Ministers want money raised from the proposed levy to pay for schemes to raise people’s awareness of the dangers of the internet and to tackle their worst effects.
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Google's new AI can mimic human speech almost perfectly

Google's new AI can mimic human speech almost perfectly | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Last year, DeepMind shared details on WaveNet, a deep neural network capable of producing realistic-sounding synthetic speech. Now, the system has been refined enough to warrant a full rollout for Google Assistant across all platforms.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 6, 1:19 AM

An interesting development.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, October 8, 6:53 AM

Cool stuff! Thanks to Giselle Pempedjian. 

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Personal details of almost 700,000 Britons hacked in cyber-attack

Personal details of almost 700,000 Britons hacked in cyber-attack | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
US credit monitoring firm Equifax says far higher number of British customers were affected than previously thought
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Fresh twist in Facebook data battle

The European Court of Justice will now investigate whether Facebook's data transfers are legal or not.
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Google’s translation headphones are here, and they’re going to start a war | Nigel Kendall

Google’s translation headphones are here, and they’re going to start a war | Nigel Kendall | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Douglas Adams knew what he was doing – if we find out what other people are really saying it could be disastrous, says freelance journalist Nigel Kendall
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Behold... the Babelfish

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Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all accounts'

Yahoo 2013 data breach hit 'all accounts' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The internet giant says three billion user accounts were affected, more than originally thought.
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UN warning on growing digital 'chasm'

UN warning on growing digital 'chasm' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Developed nations are pulling ahead of developing nations thanks to technology, says a UN report.
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The rise of robot teachers

The rise of robot teachers | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Robots will never replace human teachers, but they can help all kinds of students.
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Machines trained on photos learn to be sexist towards women

Machines trained on photos learn to be sexist towards women | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The great promise of artificial Intelligence is its ability to remove bias. But what if it's trained to be biased to begin with?
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Facebook's underclass: as staffers enjoy lavish perks, contractors barely get by

Facebook's underclass: as staffers enjoy lavish perks, contractors barely get by | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The social network has an army of behind-the-scenes employees who can’t afford to live in an area with out-of-control housing costs
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