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Adam Smith is the Contributing Editor for PCMag UK, and has written about technology for a number of publications including What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, WhatCulture, and MacFormat, reviewing smartphones, speakers, projectors, and all manner of weird tech. Always online, occasionally cromulent, you can follow him on Twitter @adamndsmith.
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The UK health system will use a centralized approach, meaning the matching process will happen on a server rather than on individual phones.
The social media giant is working with Carnegie Mellon University to track the spread of COVID-19, and the company says the data correlates with publicly-available figures.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's chatbot will assess symptoms and risk factors, suggest what actions people should take, and provide information on how to safely manage at home.
Despite the company stating it will remove content questioning the severity of the virus or offering health advice without scientific support, Twitter says Elon Musk did not violate its rules when he tweeted that children are 'essentially immune.'
Documents reveal how the popular app also censorsed content that would harm China's reputation or 'defames' civil servants, politicians, or religious leaders.
Coronavirus means people across Europe are self-isolating and working from home, but users of Microsoft's Slack competitor struggled to log in and send messages to colleagues.
Google wants Maps users to see up-to-date opening hours and the latest information concerning how businesses are adjusting as the virus spreads.
Circuit Judge Margaret McKeown said that despite YouTube's ubiquity as a platform, it was still a private forum, not a 'state actor' that could be regulated by the First Amendment.
The home of Robin Hood is set to feature 3D and 4D virtual reality experiences, semi-autonomous vehicles, and drones and robots to help 'survey and monitor the health of the forest.'
False information will be flagged and its reach limited while harmful posts spreading disinformation about cures and prevention methods will be removed.
The animal rights organization says that the animal should be replaced by an animatronic and an artifically intelligent weather-predicting algorithm because 'watching a nocturnal rodent being pulled from a fake hole isn't even worthy of a text message.'
Police in the U.K., backed by the government, are testing a facial-recognition system that is 20 percent accurate and treating those who avoid its gaze as potential suspects.
The fine is the largest ICO has levied against a company, far outweighing the £500,000 Facebook had to pay for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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