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Ethical AI: Europe publishes new guidelines

Chris Middleton explains what Europe is doing to meet the ethical challenge posed by the rise of AI. What do organisations need to do to implement AI ethically – and just...
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Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...

Online harms: Can UK internet regulation succeed?

Chris Middleton looks at the British government’s Online Harms white paper and whether the UK can really regulate the internet independently. The government has published its delayed – and much-anticipated – white...

UK winning cybersecurity battle, claims DCMS

The proportion of UK businesses experiencing cyber breaches or attacks has dropped from 43 percent to 32 percent in the past 12 months, according to an announcement from the Department for...

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Cryptocurrency: That’s a Big Ripple

The growth of popularity in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum has been unprecedented. A recent article detailed the meteoric rise of value of Bitcoin ($100 in 2010 would be worth), and...

Will blockchain become the Apple of data management technology?

Australian banking giant ANZ ruffled a lot of feathers recently with the release of a short, tidy little flowchart. Designed to help enterprise establishments determine if blockchain is the best solution...
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The Nth party: compliance with anti-bribery and corruption laws

For Fortune Global 1000 companies with complex global footprints and multiple third party affiliations, compliance with cybersecurity regulations, including anti-bribery and corruption laws, is a challenge. Global supply chains are inevitably...
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I Joined the Army

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has made quite an impression in the movie industry. Since the debut of Iron Man in May, 2008, the franchise has grossed over $12.5 billion worldwide at...
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Facial Recognition Privacy Regulation

Why facial recognition systems should be regulated

Chris Middleton reports on a complex debate as the US considers putting legal restrictions on facial recognition systems. Moves are afoot in the US to regulate facial recognition technology. This month, two...
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Should we fear AI, or embrace its benefits?

Fifty-two technologists, academics, and business leaders have been quoted by business intelligence group CB Insights as saying that AI could spiral out of control and threaten human society. Some have hit the...
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Dubai Police Force: Facing the Robotic Future

What is a robot? This is not a philosophical question, but a practical one. Honestly consider, what defines whether something is a robot or not? Would a human-like form, that does a human’s...

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