Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'19Jan
21

8 things we must do to tackle humanitarian crises in 2019

In Timbuktu, Mali this month I met with families without food whose crops have failed and whose children have been killed by improvised explosive devices (IED). I couldn't help but be moved by the deep levels of...
'19Jan
04

Five emerging cyber-threats to worry about in 2019

Last year was full of cybersecurity disasters, from the revelation of security flaws in billions of microchips to massive data breaches and attacks using malicious software that locks down computer systems until a...
'18Dec
21

Vladimir Putin’s annual news conference • President of Russia

In-Depth Coverage December 20, 2018The President's news conference was broadcast live by Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24, Channel One and NTV, as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations.Television channel...
'18Oct
10

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts...
'18Aug
18

A call for an international right of hospitality


Refugees saved by boat off the Libyan coast while attempting to cross over to Italy in the Mediterranean, 27 January 2018. Laurin Schmid/SOS Mediterranee/Press Association. All rights reserved.The situation in the...
'18Jun
29

The great firewall of China: Xi Jinping’s internet shutdown

In December 2015, thousands of tech entrepreneurs and analysts, along with a few international heads of state, gathered in Wuzhen, in southern China, for the country’s second World Internet Conference. At the...
'18Jun
08

How China could spy on Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

U.S. officials are concerned China has recruited informants among the waiters and other staff in Singapore's restaurants and bars, who are paid to eavesdrop on American customers and report back to their Chinese...
'18May
27

Bosch's Dr. Stefan Hartung: I might still want to be allowed to have my secrets. In the era of the Internet of Things, discussion on personal data issues is needed – individuals are at stake

Stefan HartungA new concept of technology development, the Internet of Things (IoT), has become a real fetish for the engineers at largest technology corporations. IoT is a concept assuming that all devices in our...
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