When it comes to synthetic media that uses AI to recreate a voice or a face with life-like and threatening subtlety, we need to adopt a pragmatic approach.
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee has warned of a widening digital divide and urged action to connect the millions of people with no access to the internet.
As Asia's digital presence grows at an exponential rate, policy-makers must create new opportunities for those wishing to connect.
Social networks have taught us to think in extremes - but we need to be more nuanced when it comes to policing content.
Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an eight-hour test before it launches sales of the service.
What if they asked how their core technology could be used in the public interest?
Infrastructure, such as undersea cables, that is vital for global connectivity is likely to be at risk from rising sea levels, according to a new study.
Almost two-thirds of the cabinet are women.
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On the 11th of June, net neutrality ended. But what are the facts behind the emotionally heightened rhetoric?
Europe's new data law is a global call those of us who collect, use, or distribute people’s information to rethink how we engage with you - the end consumer.
A round-up of the most interesting recent stories on economic growth and social inclusion.
Many technologists believe that blockchain will be more transformational than the internet itself. But is GDPR standing in its way?
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If there is one factor critical to the success of all Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies, from AI to gene editing, from robotics to nanotech, it is trust in technology govern...