How will digitisation shape Europe’s future? I Inside Story

There is a gloabl race for technology leadership, with the U.S. and China in the lead. Europe now says it wants to catch up and reinforce its position on the digital scene. Its leaders are concerned about the reliance on foreign-owned tech companies including Microsoft, Apple and Huawei. They say they want to develop Europe’s … Read more How will digitisation shape Europe’s future? I Inside Story

Politics v. privacy: Do the French still care less than others about sex scandals?

France has traditionally taken pride in being somewhat of an exception when it comes to caring about the private lives of its politicians. This lax attitude has been called in question recently by the so-called Griveaux scandal. Benjamin Griveaux, a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron, pulled out of the Paris mayoral race following the release … Read more Politics v. privacy: Do the French still care less than others about sex scandals?

EU to unveil proposed regulations for artificial intelligence

The European Union is set to unveil its proposed regulations for artificial intelligence (AI). It is part of a plan to challenge the United States and China’s dominance in the sector. That includes committing billions of dollars in public and private funds to advance the science behind AI. Part of that investment will focus on … Read more EU to unveil proposed regulations for artificial intelligence

What is 5G? | Start Here

5G sounds promising. This new, super-fast internet connection will let us download an HD movie in seconds. Doctors will be able to perform remote surgery with virtually no lag time. And it’ll make self-driving cars smarter and safer. But there are also suspicions that 5G will expose us to more security breaches, privacy issues and … Read more What is 5G? | Start Here

Healthy Quit digital pharmacy to help you stop smoking

Healthy Quit is a digital pharmacy that wants to help you stop vaping . The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new … Read more Healthy Quit digital pharmacy to help you stop smoking

Design show in Philadelphia Museum of Art takes on future issues

Designers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the US are asking visitors to imagine the future, but with a view to addressing many issues dogging the world now. Part of a major exhibition called Designs for a Different Future, the show tackles themes such as consumerism, sustainability and personal privacy. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo … Read more Design show in Philadelphia Museum of Art takes on future issues

Russian artist who released Macron ally sex tape arrested

France 24 reported that the Russian artist, Piotr Pavlensky, was arrested Saturday 15 February following the release of a sex tap featuring mayoral candidate Benjamin Griveaux, for which the artist has claimed responsibility. Triggering discussions about privacy, Pavlensky claimed he released the tape to expose hypocrisy from Griveaux, specifically, he said, because the candidate had … Read more Russian artist who released Macron ally sex tape arrested

Former Love Island presenter Caroline Flack found dead | ITV News

TV presenter Caroline Flack has been found dead in her flat, her family has confirmed. In a statement, the family said: “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today, the 15th of February. “We would ask that the press respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time and we would ask they … Read more Former Love Island presenter Caroline Flack found dead | ITV News

TV presenter Caroline Flack found dead aged 40

Caroline Flack, 40, has been found dead. Her family solicitor confirmed the death was an apparent suicide, and that her body had been found in her London flat on Saturday 15 February 2020. According to a family statement “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February. We would ask that … Read more TV presenter Caroline Flack found dead aged 40

BREAKING: Caroline Flack found dead

Former Love Island presenter Caroline Flack has been found dead, her family has said. They commented: “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February. “We would ask that the press both respect the privacy of the family at this difficult time.” A lawyer for the Flack family confirmed that the … Read more BREAKING: Caroline Flack found dead