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EBU warns of “dire conditions for media freedom”

2019-02-13T15:10:00+00:00By

The European Broadcasting Union has called for immediate action to protect journalists and the freedom of expression.

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Tech giants urge US to adopt GDPR laws

2019-02-05T12:37:00+00:00By

Cisco has joined Apple, Microsoft and IBM in urging the US to follow in the footsteps of the European Union by formalising GDPR-like regulations.

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Google leads fight against fake audio

2019-02-01T12:15:00+00:00By

Google has released thousands of phrases spoken by its text-to-speech technology as part of a challenge to researchers from around the world to combat fake audio.

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Microsoft’s Bing blocked in China

2019-01-24T15:21:00+00:00By

The Chinese government has blocked Microsoft’s search engine Bing, joining Facebook and Google as the latest foreign technology provider to become unavailable in the country.

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Google fined £44m for GDPR breach

2019-01-23T16:05:00+00:00By

French watchdog has found Google in violation of “transparency, information and consent,” the first milestone fine under Europe’s strict global data protection regulation (GDPR).

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Facebook set to invest $300m in journalism

2019-01-17T16:53:00+00:00By

Facebook has announced it will invest $300 million in news programmes, partnerships and content in a bid to combat fake news and support local news organisations.

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Green around the edges: How broadcasting is becoming eco-friendly

2019-01-16T13:31:00+00:00By

Environmental issues, like climate change, are having an impact on broadcasting – most noticeably on screen, where the success of programmes like the BBC’s Blue Planet II was such that it has changed attitudes to single-use plastics. Behind the camera there is also now a greener tinge around the edges.

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