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New Year, New Tech – News Roundup – 05/01/2017

Technology | Chloe Pearson | 5/1/18

Weekly Tech News 05-01-18

 

 

Stay tech savvy with the Eligo Technology news roundup, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry each week. As we come to the end of the first week of the new year we catch up on tech news out there. This week ending 05/01/2018 UK is to tax tech giants if they fail to combat online extremism, Mark Zuckerberg promises to fix Facebook’s social problems, in 2018, AI will gain a moral compass and the top 10 digital transformation trends are revealed.

 

 

 


UK to tax tech giants if they fail to combat online extremism UK to tax tech giants if they fail to combat online extremism

Tech giants such as Google and Facebook could face multimillion-pound tax bills if they don’t do more to combat extremism. Ben Wallace the UK’s security minister accused tech firms of being “ruthless profiteers” and said they were failing to help security services to identify terrorists and eradicate online extremism.

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(UKTN) 03/01/2017

 


 

Mark Zuckerberg promises to fix Facebook’s social problems Mark Zuckerberg promises to fix Facebook’s social problems

Since 2009, the Facebook founder has set himself a personal challenge at the start of each year. This year Mark Zuckerberg has promised to protect Facebook from becoming a forum for fake news and inappropriate government influence this year. Declaring that his personal challenge for 2018 “was to focus on fixing these important issues”.

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(City A.M.) 04/01/2018

 


 

In 2018, AI will gain a moral compassIn 2018, AI will gain a moral compass

DeepMind’s Mustafa Suleyman discusses the ethics of artificial intelligence and how it must be central to its development. Humanity faces a wide range of challenges that are characterised by extreme complexity, from climate change to feeding and providing healthcare for an ever-expanding global population. Left unchecked, these phenomena have the potential to cause devastation on a previously untold scale. Fortunately, developments in AI could play an innovative role in helping us address these problems.

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(WIRED) 05/01/2018

 



10 Top Digital Transformation Trends for 2018 10 Top Digital Transformation Trends for 2018

In the year 2018, how will companies use development processes, business practices, IT infrastructure, and technologies like artificial intelligence and IoT to help drive digital transformation? In a study of 450 heads of digital transformation said they were at risk of being left behind by digital transformation.

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(SD Times) 04/01/2018

 

 


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