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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Controversial changes to EU online copyright approved by MEPs

Changes to EU online copyright approved by MEPs

Changes to EU online copyright approved by MEPs

MEPs have voted in favour of controversial changes to online copyright across the EU – which are designed to make tech giants more responsible for paying creatives, musicians and news outlets more fairly for their work online.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Meghan Markle

'World Cup' and 'Meghan Markle' among most searched for Google terms in 2018

'World Cup' and 'Meghan Markle' among most searched for Google terms in 2018

'Meghan Markle', 'World Cup' and 'Royal Wedding' were among the most searched for terms on Google this year, a new report has revealed.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender justice specialist

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender justice specialist

Company pay structures tell women men are valued more, says gender specialist

Gender Justice Specialist Natalie Collins has said hundreds walking out of Google are calling to an end to “pay and opportunity inequality” because pay structures tell women, they “value men more than women”.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Google has outlined a tough new policy on office romance

Office romances: Julia Hartley-Brewer says she'd find it weird if a colleague asked her out for a drink

Julia Hartley-Brewer says it'd be weird if a colleague invited her for a drink

After Google unveiled a strict new policy on office romances, Julia said it's not the sort of thing

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

James Damore was fired by Google over a message on the company's internal message board

Google engineer fired for sexism launches lawsuit against company 'for discriminating against white male conservatives'

Fired Google engineer launches 'white male discrimination' lawsuit against firm

James Damore says Google used illegal hiring quotas and shamed bosses into complying

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Google to hire thousands of YouTube moderators as criticism over content mounts

Google to hire thousands of YouTube moderators as criticism over content mounts

Google to hire thousands of YouTube moderators as content storm mounts

The site and its parent company have been heavily criticised over an unwitting role in the spread of offensive content

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Google CEO calls for inclusive workplace after man was sacked for anti-diversity memo

Google CEO calls for more inclusive workplace after man was sacked for anti-diversity memo

Google CEO calls for more inclusive workplace after anti-diversity memo

Sundar Pichai says he wants girls to know there is a place for them in the technology industry

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Alt-right criticises Google for sacking employee over gender stereotypes

Steve Bannon's Breitbart leads alt-right attack on Google for sacking employee over sexist email

Breitbart leads alt-right attack on Google for sexist email sacking

James Damore sent a document to other Google employees which claimed 'women, on average, have more neuroticism'

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

The European Commission says Google gave its comparison shopping service an illegal advantage in 13 EEA countries

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to Theresa May 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' after Theresa May u-turns on social care reform

The Prime Minister has announced a cap to quell the flames surrounding the policy which would have seen elderly people with assets of £100,000 or more pay for their care

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Microsoft releases emergency patch to cover weakness created by antivirus software

Microsoft releases emergency patch to cover weakness created by antivirus software

Microsoft releases emergency patch to fix weakness created by antivirus software

The tech company's own protection from viruses made Windows 7, 8.1, 10, and RT computers more vulnerable to attack

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Burger King advert backfires as viewers sabotage its plan

Burger King advert backfires as Google 'rebels against it'

Burger King advert backfires as Google 'rebels against it'

A new Burger King advert triggered Google Home devices to read out information about the Whopper burger, however some viewers weren't happy

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Families of Pulse nightclub victims sue Google, Facebook and Twitter over Isis propaganda

Pulse nightclub families sue Google, Facebook and Twitter for inspiring Omar Mateen with Isis propaganda

Families of Pulse nightclub victims sue Google, Facebook and Twitter

Three families of victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre have launched a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter, over the spread of Isis propaganda

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Laurent Orseau from Google DeepMind, and Stuart Armstrong from the Future of Humanity Institute at the university outlined how future intelligent machines could be prevented from learning to override human commands with specific coding.

'Robot uprising? It's miles off', says cybersecurity advisor of Google's kill-switch plans

Robot uprising 'miles off' despite Google kill-switch announcement

Cyber specialist Graeme Batsman insists that artificial intelligence won't be taking over the planet just yet

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Google HQ in Paris

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC are not aggressive enough and never challenged Google'

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC were not aggressive enough with Google'

Former minister Margaret Hodge bemoans lack of action from the UK government

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Are sticky bonnets on driverless cars a good idea? Jon Holmes hears from the expert

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Could you become too attached to your vehicle?

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to start losing control of their information', claims expert

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to start losing control of their information', claims expert

Data sharing warning: 'People are going to lose control of their information'

Big Brother Watch research director Daniel Nesbitt outlines the dangers