Jobs in a long slate of industries are vanishing into thin air due to upgrading artificial intelligence. Drones, robots, or “bots” as some prefer, are forcing humans to step aside. It might seem very tempting to see all daily tasks automated. And of course who doesn’t prefer to live more like the Jetsons and less like the Flintstones. However, all this advanced technology is coming at a price of more humans losing their jobs. While the world in its entirety is already struggling in a poor economic period.
It’s not easy tackling darknet fraudsters, but that’s exactly what London-based fraud detection tech startup Ravelin does. It’s also announced that it has closed a £3 million investment funding round as the business looks at expanding.
In the last nine months, Ravelin has grown their company revenue by more than 600 percent, attracting high-profile names, according to a report from Bdaily. Some companies that work with Ravelin include EasyTaxi and Deliveroo and investors Playfair Capital.
Martin Sweeney, Ravelin chief executive said to Bdaily that merchants, consumers, and banks face a growing problem with fraud.
Fraud is growing faster than [...]
Facebook is often criticized for playing nanny: removing content deemed unsuitable for minors, removing content deemed offensive to this or that group, and in general adopting a perhaps benevolent but certainly heavily hands-on approach to the material posted by users. That could be about to change.
According to a Facebook news release penned by Joel Kaplan, VP Global Public Policy, and Justin Osofsky, VP Global Operations and Media Partnerships, the social network’s interference practices are about to be relaxed.
“In the weeks ahead, we’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy, significant, or important to the public interest [...]
When Google initially acquired DoubleClick in 2007, the organization maintained that its user data was separate from ad tracking; however, the report finds that that’s no longer the case. Not only that, but while Google has not hidden the information from the public, they haven’t announced the change either.
It’s available for anyone to see, but if you don’t know the changes have been made, what is the likelihood that you will seek out the updated policy?
According to an archive of Google’s [...]
DECENT wants to create a decentralized digital rights management solution for piracy powered by the blockchain.
Like so many modern decentralized platforms, DECENT’s platform seeks to remove the middlemen, power abusers, and prevent third party manipulation to ensure content creators and consumers can trade material in a peer-to-peer, permissioned and transparent blockchain network.
“Our aim is to replace the status quo,” Matej Michalko, DECENT developer, tells Hacked.
A network of individual, digital dictatorships, with a digital democracy, re-routing power back to authors, artist, producers and those [...]