$180 million password taken to the grave

115,000 customers of the Canadian digital platform Quadriga are believed to be owed C$250 million, but C$180 ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen after the platform’s founder, who was the only person with the password to the platform’s stored funds,...

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Google live transcribe to help hard of hearing

Google has announced the introduction of its ‘Live Transcribe’ app for Android which allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing to see a live, near real-time written display of conversations on their phone. Google Live Transcribe The Google Live Transcribe app...

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Man fined after hiding from facial recognition cameras

A man was given a public order fine after being stopped by police because he covered his face during a trial of facial recognition cameras in Romford, London. What facial recognition trial? A deliberately “overt” trial of live facial recognition technology by the...

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ICO urges businesses to prepare for no-deal Brexit

In a Westminster eForum event on GDPR practice in London, the director of strategic policy at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Jonathan Bamford, is reported to have urged businesses to prepare for a no-deal Brexit in terms of planning to stop interruption...

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