QAnon: TikTok blocks QAnon conspiracy theory hashtags

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption QAnon conspiracy theories spread on social media and offline TikTok has blocked a number of hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory from appearing in search results, amid concern about misinformation, the BBC has learned. It comes days after Twitter banned thousands of QAnon-related accounts. QAnon is a wide-ranging, […]

Microsoft to migrate Minecraft to Azure, moves away from AWS – reports

Microsoft is migrating Minecraft away from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and onto Azure according to reports – almost six years after acquiring Mojang, the game’s creator. The Redmond giant told CNBC in a statement that it was in the process of ‘migrating all cloud services to Azure over the last few years.’ Microsoft bought Mojang […]

Google Cloud and Box strengthen partnership around cloud infrastructure and collaboration

Google Cloud and Box have extended their strategic partnership focused on cloud content management, with the storage provider also proving another customer win for Google. The two companies are extending their alliance, based on improving the experience for users of G Suite with Box, which was first announced in December 2018. Since then, several new […]

Intel’s next-generation 7nm chips delayed until 2022

Image copyright Getty Images Intel says the production of its next-generation chips will be set back until 2022, following years of delays getting its current-generation chips on sale. The company said it was exploring “contingency plans” such as having third-party manufacturers produce some of its products. In June, Apple said it would transition its Mac […]

Blackbaud hack: More UK universities confirm breach

Image caption University College, Oxford, is among more than 20 colleges hit by the cyber-attack More than 20 universities and charities in the UK, US and Canada have confirmed they are victims of a cyber-attack that compromised a software supplier. Blackbaud was held to ransom by hackers in May and paid an undisclosed ransom to […]

Russia’s GRU Hackers Hit US Government and Energy Targets

Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency has carried out many of the most aggressive acts of hacking in history: Destructive worms, blackouts, and—closest to home for Americans—a broad hacking-and-leaking operation designed to influence the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election. Now it appears the GRU has been hitting US networks again, in a series of […]

Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple hearing faces delay

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The meeting was due to examine whether the four firms were too powerful A showdown between the US government and the four big tech giants – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – is set to be postponed. The hearing was due to question the companies’ dominance in their fields […]

Guided Labeling Episode 2: Label Density

Click to learn more about author Paolo Tamagnini. The Guided Labeling series of blog posts began by looking at when labeling is needed — i.e., in the field of machine learning when most algorithms and models require huge amounts of data with quite a few specific requirements. These large masses of data need to be […]