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BBC – Future – Can this modern technology placed an end to harassing?

Breaking up with your first love is hard to do, but at the age of 18, it was a particularly traumatic experience for Nikki Mattocks. Rather than the clean break she had hoped for, she found herself being bombarded with hateful messages on social media from her ex-boyfriend’s friends. One even urged her to kill herself. “I withdrew a lot. The messages made me so depressed and led to me taking an overdose,” says Mattocks. She is just one of millions of people around the world who […]

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Google prepares ‘wise footwear’ that inform you if you have actually placed on …

Google could soon be following every step you take with hi-tech shoes – which will also be able to tell the wearer when they’ve put on weight. The shoes could be the next move in electronic “smart” gadgets. Best known for its internet search engine, Google’s parent company Alphabet is developing shoes that will monitor the wearer’s movements. A prototype has been designed and the sensors can even tell if you’re getting fatter, according to a report by US TV network CNBC. Read More   Verily, Alphabet’s […]

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Google and also Facebook placed advertisements in youngster sex misuse exploration ap …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption WhatsApp does not allow users to search for groups in its own app, which led to the creation of other services that did Evidence that adverts for major brands were placed in “child abuse discovery apps” via Google and Facebook’s ad networks has led to fresh calls for the tech giants to face tougher regulation. The apps involved used to be available on Google’s Play Store for Android devices, and directed users to WhatsApp groups containing the illegal content. Facebook and […]

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Whitehall advised to place adult leave plans on sites

Only four UK government departments detail parental leave and pay policies on their external websites, despite a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of shared leave and employment rights. An analysis by the Liberal Democrats of 25 ministerial departments discovered that only four had published paternity, maternity, shared parental and adoption leave arrangements in the “work for us” sections of their websites. The research also found that seven of the ministerial departments are not even listed as employers on the civil service job search website. Jo Swinson MP, […]

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