Month: May 2018

Speaking in front of EU lawmakers today Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg namechecked the GDPR’s core principles of “control, transparency and accountability” — claiming his company will deliver on all that, come Friday, when a new European Union data protection framework, GDPR, starts being applied, finally with penalties worth the enforcement. However there was little transparency
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Image credit: Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/JAXA Why always Mars?  The hot topic in planetary exploration is when and how we’ll put humans on Mars. NASA obsesses over it, so does Buzz Aldrin, and even Elon Musk is aiming for the Red Planet with his red Tesla Roadster.  There’s also a growing obsession with
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A new U.K. self-driving car startup founded by Amar Shah and Alex Kendall, two machine learning PhDs from University of Cambridge, is de-cloaking today. Wayve — backed by New York-based Compound, Europe’s Fly Ventures, and Brent Hoberman’s Firstminute Capital — is building what it describes as “end-to-end machine learning algorithms” to make autonomous vehicles a
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