The new privacy rules: Why it’s time to talk ethics in an AI age | News

UK – It's time to review privacy for the age of artificial intelligence – and that conversation requires everyone to be involved, according to AI expert Ivana Bartoletti. She proclaimed weapons at the Impact 2020 conference and urged all delegates to take the ethical considerations of AI and data seriously, by building in built-in privacy, […]

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Jamie Bartlett: Better systems needed to ‘re-establish ground truths’ | News

UK – Technology has complicated, confusing implications for the future, so we need to create new systems that are suited to an online world, according to Jamie Bartlett, former director of the Center for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos. During the Impact 2020 conference of the Market Research Society in London, Bartlett made […]

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Capgemini acquires Advectas | News

SWEDEN / FRANCE – Capgemini, a technology and digital transformation consulting firm, has purchased the Scandinavian company information and data science company, Advectas, for an undisclosed amount. After the purchase, more than 200 Advectas employees will join Capgemini's global Insights & data business line to help meet growing customer demand for Capgemini's business intelligence and […]

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Trax buys Qopius | News

SINGAPORE – Trax, a retail analysis company, has acquired European AI-based technology company Qopius for an undisclosed amount. Retailers and consumer goods manufacturers use Trax execution and store analysis to help manage shelf availability and merchandising. It uses image recognition algorithms that convert photos from store shelves into insights at shelf and store level. This […]

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BBC appoints Microsoft’s Davies | News

UK – The BBC has appointed Paul Davies as director of marketing and public for content, radio and education. Davies joins Microsoft UK broadcasting, where he is currently the marketing director for consumers, leading marketing activity for consumer technology brands. He will be responsible for the marketing and audience teams for the content, radio and […]

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Tremor buys Unruly | News

UK – Video advertising technology Tremor International has acquired video advertising platform Unruly from News Corp. The deal means that News Corp. receives 6.91% of Tremor International's shares, with an 18-month lock-up period and certain adjustments, along with a total minimum sales guarantee for News Corp of £ 30 million for the partnership. It is […]

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