Internet shutdowns in Latin America July 20, 2021
Cuban authorities have been shutting down the internet in their attempt to stop protests
Fighting for the right to repair July 13, 2021
Joe Biden to be the first president to sign national legislation on the right to repair
Big tech platforms to protect women online July 6, 2021
For the first time four of the Big tech platforms are committing to protect women online
YouTube’s rules silencing human rights activists June 29, 2021
YouTube’s rules are silencing human rights activists
Bias in AI – what next? June 22, 2021
A special programme about the bias in AI – can this ever be fixed?
Bitcoin’s environmental cost June 15, 2021
Mining Bitcoin uses more energy than many countries produce.
NFT? That’ll do nicely June 8, 2021
The rise of ‘non-fungible tokens’
WhatsApp v Indian government June 1, 2021
India wants to break WhatsApp’s encryption
The first African voice assistant May 25, 2021
The first African voice assistant is being developed for Kiswahili
WhatsAppening with pandemic misinformation? May 18, 2021
More than a 100million people worldwide have shared Covid-19 misinformation online
Urgent calls for mandatory recycling of e-waste May 11, 2021
A new report calls for mandatory and sustainable e-waste management
Tech does not impact teenage mental health May 4, 2021
Little association between tech use and mental health problems in teenagers
Indians tweeting for oxygen April 27, 2021
Indians are sourcing medical supplies on social media during the latest wave of Covid19
Malware on mobiles April 20, 2021
16% of mobile phones in emerging markets are infected with malware says a new report
Overcoming internet shutdowns in Myanmar April 13, 2021
VPN, dark web, Bluetooth - some of the ways used to overcome internet shutdowns in Myanmar
Phones sending data every 4.5 minutes April 6, 2021
Phones sending data every 4.5 minutes even if they are just idling in our pockets.
China’s online restrictions increase March 30, 2021
China’s restrictions online increase during COVID19 says new research
AI chatbot takes witness statements March 23, 2021
AI chatbot takes witness statements more efficiently than humans
Is Bitcoin energy use unsustainable? March 16, 2021
Is Bitcoin energy use out of control as its price continues to rise?
The cost of bias in AI fintech March 9, 2021
Bias in AI fintech is affecting money lending.