How you can gauge investors’ sleepiness by using Google search data.
The timing of Google’s deals raises questions, coming just as the News Media Bargaining Code is set to be introduced into federal parliament.
Bluetooth wireless communication makes it possible to track when people have been exposed to people infected with the coronavirus. The right cryptography scheme keeps alerts about exposures private.
Sophisticated fake social media personas created by North Korean hackers offered to collaborate with cybersecurity researchers. Several US researchers fell for it.
It may have seemed the platforms were taking a confident stance by appealing to Australian users directly. But really, it was a delayed and panic-based reaction.
If this is just one experiment among of tens of thousands, as Google has admitted, in what other ways might users have been manipulated in the past?
There are other ways to search the web without Google, and some options help protect your privacy while another is good for the planet.
If the government wants to save the social benefit of public-interest journalism, it must look beyond the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.
The titans of online advertising don’t want to be forced into putting a value on linking to news.
The code could require Google and Facebook to pay up for simply including links to news articles from other sites. This has never been a requirement on the web.
Apple, Twitter and other tech companies were able to unilaterally shut down much of Trump’s communication infrastructure. That’s a lot of power.
Prominent ‘danger’ signs are needed online to warn people about misinformation.
As massive companies buy up their competition with ease, the answer may be to ban them from sectors all together
While relying on internal documents can be controversial, Zuckerberg’s emails are so detailed and specific that they’re impossible to ignore.
The departure of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru from Google highlights attempts to make algorithmic decision-making accountable.
The ABC and SBS have been included in the code. That’s good news, but will compensation received be factored into future government funding decisions for the public broadcasters?
The pandemic hit media hard, but a new report shows New Zealand now has more independent news outlets than at any time in the past decade.
Tech giants are not just surviving the pandemic; they’re thriving. In 2021 and in the post-pandemic era, anti-trust regulations in tech must be revamped.
Some recent positive developments are beginning to suggest that public interest journalism may once again be viable.
Will Apple’s search engine have the same ill fate as Microsoft’s Bing?