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2019-12-09 - Indigenous data sovereignty: retooling Indigenous resurgence for development

Mon, 09/12/2019 - 17:54
2019-12-05 00:00:00 | Report Chidi Oguamanam Centre for International Governance Innovation [field_teaser] Indigenous, Science Legal Security

2019-12-05 - Three ways Quiz is responding as in-store visitor numbers fall and business moves further online

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 17:54
Quiz said this week that its stores continued to be a relevant part of its omnichannel strategy – despite falling visitor numbers. The fast fashion retailer, ranked Top150 in IRUK Top500 research, saw in-store sales fall by more than a tenth in the first half of its financial year, while a greater... Economic

2019-12-05 - Dunelm completes shift to new digital platform

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 17:54
Dunelm says it has now moved all of its customers to its new digital platform, completing a technology shift that started three years ago with its 2016 acquisition of Worldstores.  Economic

2019-12-05 - Joules plans four new stores before Christmas after sales pick up across channels

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 17:54
Joules says it plans to open four new stores before Christmas after its sales recovered from a “challenging” September to grow across channels Economic

2019-12-05 - AT&T Says The Real Problem With The Internet Is We Pay Too Much Attention To Giant ISPs

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 17:54
As Silicon Valley giants like Google and Facebook face all manner of (justified) regulatory scrutiny, telecom has been able to somehow remove itself from the conversation, despite engaging in many of the same (if not worse) behaviors over the years. While Congress obsesses about new ways to... Infrastructure and Standardisation Development Legal Security

2019-12-04 - On the blocking of abortion rights websites: Women on Waves & Women on Web

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:53
While many parts of the world have acknowledged some aspects of gender inequality and have progressively changed their practices and legislations towards the promotion of women’s rights, the protection of sexual and reproductive rights (particularly the right to have an abortion) remains a taboo... Legal

2019-12-04 - 7 things telemedicine makes possible

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:53
43%25 of South Africa’s population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7 700 people, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). With limited options, telemedicine has the potential to make healthcare far more accessible, as technology evolves. Nearly half of South... Sociocultural

2019-12-04 - Google founders step down

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:53
Google cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they’re resigning from their day-to-day management roles at Alphabet. The pair will be succeeded by Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, who will now have “oversight of the conglomerate’s vast array of expensive, futuristic... Development

2019-12-03 - HelpSystems Acquires UK-based Content Protection Firm Clearswift

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:52
RUAG, a Switzerland-based firm that develops and markets civil and military technology applications for use in space, in the air and on land, has announced the sale of its cybersecurity subsidiary, Clearswift, to Minneapolis, Minnesota-ba read more Security

2019-12-03 - Russia Blocks Shutterstock Domain, Restricting Access to Legitimate Copyrighted Content

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 17:52
Many countries around the world have systems in place to block access to copyright-infringing content and even entire sites. Russia’s system is particularly streamlined and has resulted in large volumes of pirate sites being rendered inaccessible to the country’s citizens. However, Russia’s... Infrastructure and Standardisation Human Rights Economic

2019-11-29 - A legal lens on home

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 17:51
Law and documentary film may seem far apart, but they actually share many connections, Martha Minow says in The Boston Globe. “Documentary filmmakers confront legal questions about privacy, secrecy, access to public and private spaces, and ownership of images and other materials,” Minow writes. “... Legal

2019-11-29 - Disney+ Has a Hacking Problem

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 17:51
In the wake of the tumultuous launch of Disney+, David O’Brien talks password security with Gizmodo “People very commonly reuse passwords between sites because it’s convenient,” O’Brien said. “The reason there is, of course, it’s hard to memorize long passwords to begin with, and it’s hard to... Security Legal

2019-11-29 - Don’t Red Team AI Like a Chump

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 17:51
Ariel Herbert-Voss breaks down what it means to attack machine learning systems in a talk at DEFCON. Sociocultural

2019-11-28 - New EcoCash Merchant Payment UX Is Terrible

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 17:51
UX stands for user experience- just in case. Almost two weeks ago EcoCash warned users that the platform would go offline for 24 hours over the weekend. They said this was to make the system better yada yada yada. Besides the fact that things did not go too well, EcoCash introduced some new... Economic Legal Security

2019-11-28 - MP with populist right-wing political party from North Macedonia confirms existence of party’s troll army

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 17:51
The right wing VMRO-DPMNE party ruled North Macedonia between 2006 and 2017Daniela Rangelova, MP from VMRO-DPMNE on 360 degrees TV show. Screen shot from online video, fair use. This story originally appeared on News Agency, a project of Metamorphosis Foundation. An edited version is ... Security Human Rights Legal

2019-11-27 - Global giants eye Africa for data centre expansion

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 17:50
The greatest commodity in the world today is information, as information leads to knowledge. Similarly, the ability to access, and distribute information have become crucial factors for the upliftment and development of any county. “Moving towards a knowledge-based economy by harnessing the power... Legal Security

2019-11-27 - Subscribe to Ars and get a YubiKey 5

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 17:50
Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) If you're in the United States, chances are that you're looking forward to a long weekend with family, friends, food, and football in some order. As we pause for Thanksgiving, we at Ars are thankful for the smartest and most insightful audience on... Security

2019-11-27 - 5 things you should know about the new HUAWEI FreeBuds 3

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 17:50
Attention all digital music lovers, Huawei will be launching its flagship headset, the Huawei FreeBuds 3, in South Africa next week. In a world where consumers are enjoying higher-quality streaming, the market for an optimal listening experience is shaping the earphone industry. Huawei South Africa... Economic