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  • November 09, 2021 09 Nov'21

    Yoti develops age estimation algorithm for under-13s

    Age estimation technology developed by Yoti is being pitched as a way of helping social media platforms and other online businesses protect younger internet users from harm

  • November 08, 2021 08 Nov'21

    Gig economy workforce nearly trebles over five years

    Over four million people in England and Wales now work for gig economy platforms at least once a week, marking a nearly threefold increase since 2016

  • November 03, 2021 03 Nov'21

    Facebook self-imposes facial recognition moratorium

    Facebook and Meta have committed to halting their use of facial recognition technology and deleting the biometric data of more than a billion people by the end of 2021, but will retain the underlying algorithms and software for potential use in ...

  • October 27, 2021 27 Oct'21

    Cohesity beefs up ransomware and disaster recovery offer

    Disaster Recovery as-a-service, Data Govern and project Fort Knox available or in development as data protection supplier augments its portfolio with ransomware firmly in mind

  • October 22, 2021 22 Oct'21

    MEPs vote to expand Europol data mandate

    The European Parliament has voted in favour of expanding Europol’s mandate to process data and develop AI tools, but critics claim it contradicts a previous vote which opposed using new technologies to predict crime

  • October 12, 2021 12 Oct'21

    Ban UK police use of facial-recognition, House of Lords told

    Experts giving evidence to the House of Lords have said that UK police use of facial-recognition technology is disproportionate and ineffective, and further questioned the utility of algorithmic crime ‘prediction’ tools

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