Stay Ahead of Trends with Unmatched Legal Intelligence – Tempemail

According to a host of industry pundits and legal technology experts globally, the year 2021 looks set to push the trends accelerated in 2020 even further, with Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics and intelligent legal research among the big issues to watch.  In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic, associated lockdowns worldwide and Continue Reading

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia if digital news code goes ahead | Social media- Tempemail

Google has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia if a code forcing the company to negotiate payments to news media companies goes ahead, saying the proposal sets a “dangerous precedent”. Last week it was revealed Google was testing removing news sites, including Guardian Australia, from search results for Continue Reading

Plans to storm Capitol circulated on social media ahead of Biden certification, reports say- Tempemail

Call for violence from pro-Trump supporters was circulating on both mainstream and alternative social media for weeks in the run-up to the attack on US Capitol, reports have said. According to the outlet, supporters had already expressed willingness to use violence against lawmakers, police, and journalists if Congress did not Continue Reading

Former Facebook moderators sound alarm over treatment of workers ahead of US election | Technology

Alison Trebacz, a former Facebook content moderator based in Arizona, remembers the day of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting, which killed 58 people and injured more than 800 others, almost as if she were there. She came into work that morning expecting to see graphic content, but nothing could Continue Reading

Facebook adds labels to US posts about voting ahead of presidential election | Technology

Beginning Thursday, US Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages – labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election. It’s the social network’s latest step to combat election-related misinformation on its platform as the presidential election nears, one in which Continue Reading

Microsoft moves ahead with talks to buy TikTok after Trump vows to ban app- Tempemail

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Microsoft has confirmed it is still pursuing talks to buy the social app TikTok, with reports that Donald Trump has given the negotiations a 45-day deadline. The news comes just after Continue Reading

PM warns of rise in cyber attacks ahead of new strategy – Strategy – Security- Tempemail

The government has set the scene for the release of Australia’s next cyber security strategy, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison warning of a surge in malicious cyber activity in recent months. In a hastily organised press conference devoid of much substance on Friday, Morrison said the new strategy, containing “significant Continue Reading

Huawei launches UK advertising blitz ahead of security review – Networking- Tempemail

Huawei Technologies has launched a British advertising blitz to highlight its role in building the country’s broadband and mobile networks ahead of a UK security review that could see further restrictions on its activities. Vice President Victor Zhang said Huawei had been in Britain for 20 years, during which time Continue Reading

AEC in hiring spree ahead of core systems rebuild – Strategy- Tempemail

The Australian Electoral Commission has kicked off a hiring spree for digital talent ahead of its once in a generation overhaul of the infrastructure supporting the country’s 30-year-old election systems. The agency posted 17 separate listings on the digital marketplace last week calling for 20 developers, engineers, analysts and other Continue Reading

RBA looks to upgrade settlement system ahead of SWIFT reforms – Finance – Strategy- Tempemail

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kicked off its search for a customer transaction processing and settlement system to support new payment and transaction standards from global body SWIFT. The central bank issued an expression of interest for the system on Friday in preparation for the once-in-a-generation migration to the Continue Reading