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Google's Paris HQ raided by French tax authorities
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Google's Paris HQ raided by French tax authorities

The local authorities have long been rumoured to be watching the search giant closely.

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05.24.16
Facebook finds 'no evidence' of political bias in Trending Topics
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Facebook finds 'no evidence' of political bias in Trending Topics

But the company says it can't rule out the possibility of some bad actors.

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05.23.16
Violent crime prediction algorithms are racially biased
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Violent crime prediction algorithms are racially biased

A new study shows that software-driven risk assessment tools are hardly blind to race.

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05.19.16
ICYMI: Electronics that can heal themselves and super camera
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ICYMI: Electronics that can heal themselves and super camera

This conductive material can be cut in half, then meld back together with 30 minutes and room temperature.

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05.18.16
New phones let Japan's government secretly track its citizens
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New phones let Japan's government secretly track its citizens

Five new handsets from NTT DoCoMo will let authorities find you without consent or notice.

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