A recent draft paper revealed that the German government has prepared 3 million euros for research and development of artificial intelligence.   It is said that Berlin is getting increasingly concerned that AI and digital technologies are now posing a challenge to the country’s traditional export-focused manufacturing industries.   The paper also stressed that...

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) had reportedly removed around 9,800 social media accounts for posting sensational, vulgar or politically harmful content on the Internet.   China’s top cyber authority said last Monday that it deleted the said accounts for “spreading politically harmful information, maliciously falsifying (Chinese Communist) party history, slandering heroes...

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania established that cutting back on social media lessens loneliness and depression.   Observing 143 undergraduate students over three weeks in a study entitled “No More FOMO: Limiting Social Media Decreases Loneliness and Depression, ” researchers found that students who limited their daily use of...

Facebook said last week that it has ended its policy of requiring employees to undergo private arbitration when settling sexual harassment claims.   According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, employees will now be able to take such incidents to court. The company followed a number of other tech giants...