Major health records company fights federal rules on shareable patient data

A major medical records company, Epic Systems, is urging hospitals to oppose new patient data rules proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), CNBC reports. The regulations are meant to make it easier to share medical data and for...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls for ‘sensible regulation’ of AI

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai takes his sweet time getting to the point in a new Financial Times editorial. But when he gets there, he leave's little room for interpretation: "...there is no question in my mind that artificial intelligence ne...

Joe Biden says Facebook spreads ‘falsehoods they know to be false’

In an interview with the New York Times, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said the US should immediately repeal Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA). The 1996 law is considered one of the cornerstones of the modern internet....

Twitter apologizes for error that allowed advertisers to target neo-Nazis

Twitter has apologized after the BBC found that the company's ad platform could be gamed to target neo-Nazis, Islamophobes and other hate groups. In a report published on Thursday, the BBC says it was able to use Twitter's advertising tools to broadl...

Wikipedia comes back online in Turkey after multi-year ban

Access to Wikipedia in Turkey has been restored after a nearly three-year ban, which saw the site blocked after it refused to remove content tying the country to terrorist groups. The ban, which was imposed by Turkey in April 2017, came about after i...