Balance privacy and public health in Covid-19 tracing apps, says report | News

US – Privacy concerns about digital contact tracing technologies (DCTT), including smartphone apps, should not outweigh public health goals in the attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19, according to a report from John Hopkins University. The report, called Digital contact tracing for pandemic response, includes some of the ethical, legal, policy and governance issues […]

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How interactive audio games are spreading public health messages – Positive News

In the global south, a new mobile game based on “choose-your-own-adventure” stories is putting people’s knowledge of Covid-19 to the test to help prevent infections You meet a friend on the street. He holds out his hand. Should you shake it, or avoid contact? Not so long ago, it would have been a no-brainer. But […]

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Public warned over fake coronavirus advice circulating online

People are being warned to beware of false guidance about online coronavirus amid tech giants' attempts to tackle misinformation. The Department of Health and Social Care said anonymous reports alleged to be from Stanford Hospital or Japanese physicians who recommend self-tests for Covid-19 by holding their breath are not accurate. It pointed to nhs.uk/coronavirus for […]

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Wilsons Auctions to host first public cryptocurrency auction in Ireland!

March 6, 2020 At the online auction, more than € 110,000 in bitcoin without reserve will go under the hammer, organized by Wilsons Auctions Dublin from 24 March. Wilsons Auctions, Ireland and the UK's largest independent auction company, will be responsible for the first public auction of seized cryptocurrency on Tuesday, March 24, managed by […]

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New Spanish gambling regulations released for public comment

New Spanish gambling rules released for public comment – Gaming Intelligence This site uses cookies to improve your user experience. Accept Close to February 24, 2020 2:55 PM GMT The Spanish gambling regulator has launched an audience consultation in new marketing and responsible gambling rules. Gambling regulator La Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) […]

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EU plans five-year ban on use of facial recognition tech in public spaces

The EU is considering putting an end to the use of facial recognition technology in public places, while the European Commission is pushing for a tighter legal framework for its use. A leaked draft white paper, obtained by the Belgian non-profit think tank Euractiv, shows that the EU can see how the technology can be […]

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Waymo’s autonomous cars have driven 20 million miles on public roads

Autonomous cars developed by Alphabet subsidiary Waymo have now driven more than 20 million miles on public roads. The milestone was announced at this year's CES in Las Vegas and shows how Waymo's driverless technology is almost ready for widespread deployment. At a dinner organized by Fortune, John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo said, "You must […]

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