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Facebook shareholder sues company over ‘failure on racial issues’

July 03, 2020 at 03:56PM
‘Facebook’s approach to diversity has been characterised by tokenism’, the complaint reads
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Virgin Media data reveals major shift in how people are watching TV during lockdown

July 03, 2020 at 03:20PM
Football is being watched by even more people than it was before pandemic stopped matches
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Online games are harming children through gambling and other features, say Lords

July 03, 2020 at 02:26PM
New releases should be tested for harm and not released if they score too highly, new report says
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YouTube to let creators use Google AI to automatically reply to comments

July 03, 2020 at 01:56PM
‘SmartReply’ system guesses what YouTubers might want to say and writes it out for them
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BMW will charge drivers subscriptions for heated seats

July 03, 2020 at 11:57AM
Other features mentioned include a new map and navigation system, a reworked digital assistant, and a ‘digital key’
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Trainline adds ‘crowd alert’ feature that will tell people if their train will be dangerously busy

July 03, 2020 at 09:29AM
Crowdsourced information about number of people on a given journey will warn people if it will be difficult to social distance
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Facebook and Instagram will now remind you to wear a mask as US coronavirus cases soar

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Twitter tells users they can have edit button when they wear a face mask

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‘Gunpowder, seared steak, raspberries and rum’: New fragrance recreates the smell of space

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New glove translates sign language to speech in real time

July 02, 2020 at 04:31PM
The glove uses machine learning and a smartphone app to translate signs to words
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