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A Twitter Veep on the secrets to workplace fulfilment
Having worked at Google, YouTube and now Twitter, Bruce Daisley is well placed to advise on the ins and outs of work culture in modern day tech. But his instructive insights on office harmony cut across industry, and are just as valuable to a firm’s workers as its C-suite on the top floor. Ahead of his... Read the full article

Twitter predicts first ever profit as multiple tech giants beat Wall Street

The state of the tech nation looks healthier than ever as a number of digital behemoths beat Wall Street expectations in quarterly earnings results. Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter and Google’s parent company Alphabet, all defied analyst forecasts, with Twitter predicting its first ever profitable quarter and Amazon pulling profits despite sinking billions into investments and acquisitions…. Read the full article


Germany to fine social media €50mn for illegal content

The German government has voted in favor of a new law that includes, among other things, fines of up to €50 million to social media companies that fail to remove ‘obviously illegal’ content in a set time frame. The new law, known as NetzDG, will be effective in October of this year and outlines strict timelines for… Read the full article


ICO investigating big data analytics in politics

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for the United Kingdom has begun an investigation into the political use of private data, specifically in relation to data analytics used in the Brexit referendum. The investigators will also review activity in the current general election campaign. The issue at hand is whether or not voters’ privacy is compromised… Read the full article


New system detects hate speech in Tweets via Deep Learning

IIIT-Hyderabad’s Informational and Retrieval Extraction Lab (IREL) has devised a system that can detect the presence of hatred in Tweets The majority of tweets are sent as communication, advertising or offering kind words. Unfortunately, a minority are sent with more nefarious intentions, to spread hate. Could these kinds of tweet become things of the past?… Read the full article