Robot news presenter causes a stir on Russian TV

Robot news presenter causes a stir on Russian TV

Russian state news channel Rossiya 24 has introduced a robot presenter for some of its bulletins.’Alex’ has already caused a stir, with some viewers complaining about his appearance and accusing him of peddling political propaganda.The robot was developed...
Embracing creativity to improve cyber-readiness

Embracing creativity to improve cyber-readiness

How approaching cybersecurity with creativity in mind can lead to better protection from digital threats This Sunday April 21st is World Creativity and Innovation Day, a day to celebrate and encourage creative thinking across all disciplines. It is easy to think of...
BNP and EDL among far-right groups banned by Facebook

BNP and EDL among far-right groups banned by Facebook

By Alan McGuinness, news reporter The British National Party (BNP) and the English Defence League (EDL) are among a number of far-right groups that have been banned by Facebook. The groups, as well as key members of their leadership, have been banned from both...
Elon Musk swaps shots with Museum of English Rural Life

Elon Musk swaps shots with Museum of English Rural Life

Have you heard the one about the sheep so big the CEO of Tesla made it his profile picture?Elon Musk first tweeted the picture as a joke, but then went a step further by replacing his Twitter avatar with the image of the farmyard animal.This did not sit right with the...
Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders

Facebook bans UK far right groups and leaders

Facebook has imposed a ban on a dozen far-right individuals and organisations that it says “spread hate”.The ban includes the British National Party and Nick Griffin, the English Defence League and the National Front. The list also includes Britain First,...
Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook “unintentionally” uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted.The data harvesting happened via a system used to verify the identity of new members,Facebook asked...

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