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Congo Internet Shutdown
Congo Internet Shutdown – no connectivity more than a week after the presidential election
US Shutdown Effect on Tech
US Shutdown effect on tech - government websites down and cyber security is limited
Zimbabwe Internet Back Up
The internet has gone back up in Zimbabwe following a court ruling against the government
Technology Use in Brazil Dam Disaster
Will mobile phone data help in the search for survivors in Brazil, or is it too late?
Facebook’s Ad Transparency Questioned
Facebook’s ad transparency tactics questioned as it cuts ties to some monitoring groups
Using AI to predict heart attacks
Can AI predict heart attacks before they happen and alert doctors to try and stop them?
Farming of the Future
Can Ag-tech lead to sustainable farming to feed the growing population?
Global tech threat report
Cyber protection firm CrowdStrike launches global threat report
Missing crypto-currency mystery deepens
Investigations into missing crypto-currency reveal money appears to be missing
Aviation technology - are we in control?
More aviation authorities ground the Boeing 737, we ask are we in control of the tech?
Technology from the Cambridge Science Festival
A special programme from the Cambridge Science Festival
Tech help after Cyclone Idai
A website in English and Portuguese is launched to help find missing people after Idai
#ShareNoEvil, replaces alleged Christchurch attacker’s name online in New Zealand
Shut down of Google’s Ethics Panel
Google launch an advisory AI ethics board and disband it within a fortnight.
Internet of Things - what can we expect?
Live from the IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things in Limerick, Republic of Ireland
Personal alarms hackable using phone numbers
Personal alarms with GPS can be hacked using their owner’s phone number.
Is facial recognition violating people's privacy?
Facial recognition is banned in one city but is rising elsewhere. Is this an AI too far?
Genderless voice assistants
The world’s first genderless voice assistant is unveiled, and it goes by the name Q
Marine accident investigation technology
How can marine technology find the cause of ship crashes like the one in Venice?
Sagrada Família: Can tech complete the build of the basilica?
How technology will help complete the original design of Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Família
Fleeing Saudi women tracked by mobiles
Fleeing Saudi women are being tracked by unique codes on their mobiles
Tax on connectivity in Africa
Online access down as some African countries impose connectivity tax
Declaration of digital independence
Declaration of digital independence – a call to boycott social media for two days
Chinese surveillance app analysed by researchers
Travellers to China forced to install a surveillance app. Researchers have broken into it
Kenya Special: A decade on
Digital Planet re-visits Kenya 10 years after the submarine broadband cable was connected
Chandrayaan-2: India’s moon landing
India has sent a rover and orbiter to the moon. We look at the tech driving it.
Not-so anonymised data
Is anonymous data really anonymous enough?
Jakarta power cut - millions without electricity
Jakarta power cut - millions without electricity but why could the grid not cope?
Millions of Instagram users’ activity tracked
Millions of Instagram users’ activity tracked by marketing firm
Harnessing tech during conflict
Harnessing tech during conflict; why accounts have been removed by Twitter and Facebook.
Brazilian fire monitoring in real time
How Brazilian space scientists are monitoring the Amazonian fires in space in real time