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YouTube to crack down on fake news, backing 'authoritative' sources | Technology | The Guardian

YouTube to crack down on fake news, backing 'authoritative' sources | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Service to promote news videos and articles by vetted sources amid spread of conspiracy theories
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Samsung phones sent photos to random contacts, users say | Technology | The Guardian

Samsung phones sent photos to random contacts, users say | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Firm is investigating reports that default messaging app sent pictures without consent
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Privacy policies of tech giants 'still not GDPR-compliant' | Technology | The Guardian

Privacy policies of tech giants 'still not GDPR-compliant' | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Consumer group says policies of Facebook, Amazon and Google are vague and unclear
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What should I do about all the GDPR pop-ups on websites? | Technology | The Guardian

What should I do about all the GDPR pop-ups on websites? | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Barbara is constantly being interrupted by pop-ups about the new GDPR. Is there anything she can do?
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'It's going to create a revolution': how AI is transforming the NHS | Technology | The Guardian

'It's going to create a revolution': how AI is transforming the NHS | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Technology is making impressive inroads into cancer treatment, saving lives and money
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When should a tech company refuse to build tools for the government? | Technology | The Guardian

When should a tech company refuse to build tools for the government? | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley workers are revolting against lucrative contracts with US immigration and defense agencies
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Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake news | Technology | The Guardian

Fears mount over WhatsApp's role in spreading fake news | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
App blamed for circulating false information in India, Brazil, Kenya and now the UK
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Can video games be addictive? Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian

Can video games be addictive? Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In June 2018, the World Health Organization released its latest version of the ICD-11. Among the new mental health disorders? Gaming disorder
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Beyond bionics: how the future of prosthetics is redefining humanity – video | World news | The Guardian

Beyond bionics: how the future of prosthetics is redefining humanity – video | World news | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Bionic technology is removing physical barriers faced by disabled people and raising profound questions of what it is to be human
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The man who was fired by a machine

The man who was fired by a machine | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
When a machine decided Ibrahim Diallo no longer worked at his office there was little any human could do.
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Schneier warns of 'perfect storm': Tech is becoming autonomous, and security is garbage • The Register

Schneier warns of 'perfect storm': Tech is becoming autonomous, and security is garbage • The Register | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Tel Aviv treated to Brucey's bonus views
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NHS to launch first internet addiction clinic | Society | The Guardian

NHS to launch first internet addiction clinic | Society | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Centre in London will focus on gaming disorders, with plans to expand
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Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? | Books | The Guardian

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? | Books | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpredictable ways that even its creators don’t understand. As machines increasingly shape global events, how can we regain control?
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'All humanity has left the area': paying for Tesla's Gigafactory | Cities | The Guardian

'All humanity has left the area': paying for Tesla's Gigafactory | Cities | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Tesla’s battery factory brought high-paid tech jobs to Nevada – but is soaking up huge tax breaks that critics say have seriously depleted public services
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China-based hackers take an interest in Cambodia's elections • The Register

China-based hackers take an interest in Cambodia's elections • The Register | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Group named 'TEMP.Periscope' releasing RATs says FireEye
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Facebook set to be fined maximum £500,000 by UK privacy watchdog after breaking data laws

Facebook set to be fined maximum £500,000 by UK privacy watchdog after breaking data laws | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook is set to be fined £500,000 by the UK’s privacy watchdog after it concluded the social media giant broke data laws. The California-headquartered company failed to protect users' information and then failed to be clear about how that information had been harvested by others. That was the conclusion of a major report into whether personal data had been misused by both sides during the EU referendum.
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The battle against deepfake pornography: Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian

The battle against deepfake pornography: Chips with Everything podcast | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Academics and scientists are struggling to find ways to tackle the latest form of online sexual abuse
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The rise of 'pseudo-AI': how tech firms quietly use humans to do bots' work | Technology | The Guardian

The rise of 'pseudo-AI': how tech firms quietly use humans to do bots' work | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Using what one expert calls a ‘Wizard of Oz technique’, some companies keep their reliance on humans a secret from investors
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A parent’s story: ‘Our son stole from us, courtesy of PayPal’ | Technology | The Guardian

A parent’s story: ‘Our son stole from us, courtesy of PayPal’ | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The payments service raised no alarm bells when a 17-year-old ‘betrayed’ his parents by using his father’s bank card
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Can my employer read emails in my Gmail account? | Technology | The Guardian

Can my employer read emails in my Gmail account? | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Martin works for a large company that uses G Suite where the tech team can accesses employees’ emails. Can he prevent this?
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Facebook patents system that can use your phone's mic to monitor TV habits | Technology | The Guardian

Facebook patents system that can use your phone's mic to monitor TV habits | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise
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Tesla workers say they pay the price for Elon Musk's big promises | Technology | The Guardian

Tesla workers say they pay the price for Elon Musk's big promises | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The CEO is known for outsized claims and ambitious goals. But numerous factory workers say he doesn’t follow through – and that his leadership sets a troubling tone
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'He was terrified of people': when gaming becomes an addiction | Technology | The Guardian

'He was terrified of people': when gaming becomes an addiction | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Huge popularity of online games sparks fears over young people’s mental health
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The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft | Technology | The Guardian

The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft | Technology | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
As the number of young gamers has risen sharply, so have addiction narratives
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Screen time harm to children is unproven, say experts | Science | The Guardian

Screen time harm to children is unproven, say experts | Science | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers say World Health Organisation’s warnings over ‘gaming disorder’ are premature and say other factors affect child wellbeing
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