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Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Discrimination in recruitment has contributed to a decrease in the proportion of Chinese women working, Human Rights Watch says Leading Chinese tech firms have pledged to address gender discrimination in job ads after a damning report by campaign group Human Rights Watch (HRW). Sexist recruitment…

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Image copyright Reuters YouTube’s first three-monthly “enforcement report” reveals the website deleted 8.3 million videos between October and December 2017 for breaching its community guidelines. The figure does not include videos removed for copyright or legal reasons. Sexually explicit videos attracted 9.1 million reports from the website’s users, while 4.7…

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IoT Inspector is a new tool from Princeton’s computer science department; it snoops on the traffic from home IoT devices and performs analysis to determine who they phone home to, whether they use encryption, and what kinds of data they may be leaking. The researchers have analyzed 50…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The event proved a cheering one for these royal watchers Spring is here, the sun is shining and a royal baby has arrived making some of us (see photos) feel a bit happier. It seems overdue. Consumer confidence has been dented in recent years as…

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Image copyright Reuters European regulators will launch an in-depth investigation of Apple’s planned $400m purchase of Shazam, the music recognition app developed in the UK. The European Commission said an initial probe found Apple may encourage Shazam users to switch to its own music streaming service following a takeover. Apple…

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Image caption Chat adds modern features to Android’s Messages app Google has started the global roll-out of its new Chat messaging service, which is designed to replace SMS text messages on Android phones. Chat has features such as group texts, videos, typing indicators and read receipts, which are not available…

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Image copyright Facebook/AFP/Google Image caption Jeremy Hunt has written to a number of internet companies, including Facebook and Google Social media firms are being threatened with new laws if they don’t do more to protect children online. In a letter to companies including Facebook and Google, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The airline boss’s youngest daughter was involved in a water-throwing incident this month The CEO of Korean Air says his two daughters are resigning after separate incidents that led to allegations of abuse of power inside the company. Police are investigating the youngest daughter, Cho…

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