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Natasha Lomas

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Words words words: Tech journalist, geek, poet*, feminist**, escuchando el latido del corazón. Owns cats, asks awkward questions. *part-time **full-time

MedEye medicine verification tech gets $5.6M to target new markets

technewsi.altervista.org — Dutch hardware startup Mint Solutions has closed a €5 million (~$5.6M) Series B funding round for its pill-scanning device, MedEye, which is designed to reduce bedside errors when patients are given their medication by medical staff. Read More ...

MedEye medicine verification tech gets $5.6M to target new markets

techcrunch.com — Dutch hardware startup Mint Solutions has closed a €5 million (~$5.6M) Series B funding round for its medicine-scanning tech, MedEye, a system that's designed to reduce errors when medicines are given to patients, such as the wrong tablets or dosage.

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting - here’s how to opt out

techcrunch.com — Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has announced a big change to its privacy policy which, once a user accepts its new T&Cs, will see it start to share some user data with its parent company - including for ad-targeting purposes on the latter service.

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook for ad targeting - here’s how to opt out

technewsi.altervista.org — Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has announced a big change to its privacy policy which, once a user accepts its new T&Cs, will see it start to share some user data with its parent company, Facebook, including for ad-targeting purposes...

ThingThing iOS keyboard app adds meeting invites to woo Sunrise users

technewsi.altervista.org — Productivity focused third party iOS keyboard app ThingThing is hoping to woo fans of the Sunrise calendar by adding a meeting invite feature - following the latter's kiss-of-death acquisition by Microsoft last year. Read More

ThingThing iOS keyboard app adds meeting invites to woo Sunrise users

techcrunch.com — Productivity focused third party iOS keyboard app ThingThing is hoping to woo fans of the Sunrise calendar by adding a meeting invite feature - following the latter's kiss-of-death acquisition by Microsoft last year. Redmond has chosen integrating Sunrise features into its flagship email app Outlook over maintaining two apps, meaning the Sunrise app itself will sunset at the end of this month.

Encryption under fire in Europe as France and Germany call for decrypt law

technewsi.altervista.org — A fresh chapter of the crypto wars looks to be opening up in Europe, after the French and German interior ministers took to a podium yesterday to lobby for a law change that would enable courts to demand that Internet companies decrypt data to he...

Encryption under fire in Europe as France and Germany call for decrypt law

techcrunch.com — A fresh chapter of the crypto wars looks to be opening up in Europe, after the French and German interior ministers took to a podium yesterday to lobby for a law change that would enable courts to demand that Internet companies decrypt data to help further criminal investigations.

Prisma adds offline mode to its crazy popular art filter app

technewsi.altervista.org — Art filter app sensation Prisma, which has revved up from nothing to an incredible 55 million+ downloads for its iOS and Android apps in just two months this summer, has now added an offline mode. Read More

Prisma adds offline mode to its crazy popular art filter app

techcrunch.com — Art filter app sensation Prisma, which has revved up from nothing to an incredible 55 million+ downloads for its iOS and Android apps in just two months this summer, has now added an offline mode - so you can snap photos and process them to look like an Edward Munch painting in seconds and without needing to be connected to its severs.
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Aug 25, 2016

@eddietomalin @TechCrunch Presume it will be whenever they push out the new T&Cs for user consent

Aug 25, 2016

@counternotions @jackclarkSF @halhod Hence the God point. We are asked to take these 'benevolent' algos on faith. Yet their agenda is opaque

Aug 25, 2016

@counternotions @jackclarkSF @halhod @mjrobbin The makers of the algo assess against their internal goals. But how do users assess?

Aug 25, 2016

@counternotions @jackclarkSF @halhod @mjrobbin I'm thinking more about outcome/impact. How to assess/judge which algo = more/less beneficial


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