Digital Planet

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Technological and digital news from around the world.

A new study shows that mobile phones are not as beneficial to displaced people as thought.
PIX instant payment limits introduced to reduce kidnappings in Brazil.
IoT devices like smart speakers being used in gaslighting domestic violence victims.
After US school TikTok challenge, UK schools are dealing with fake accounts.
Cryptocurrency miners change their mining kit every six months creating masses of e-waste
How green is our data? Nov. 2, 2021
Is our data and our use of the internet adding to climate change?
Online safety laws Oct. 26, 2021
Can the law make social media safer?
Women's safety online Oct. 19, 2021
The nightmare of unchecked trolling and misogyny
Women are left offline and it’s costing governments billions, says the Web foundation.
Census goes digital in India, but who will be excluded?
Unchecked growth of spyware is becoming an escalating threat to independent media
A new AI that can predict Arctic sea loss.
A special edition looking at tech on the island of Jersey.
The Children’s Code has just come into force in the UK aiming to protect children online.
Digital us Aug. 31, 2021
How has the tech in your life changed over the past 20 years?
The significance of their online presence in the psychological war
Is a plan to track every vehicle a step too far?
Brazil’s Data Protection Law comes into force with potential fines of $10m
We visit Jersey to find out how’s it’s at the forefront of tech development
Combining Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to save a kidnapped driver