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Your weekly status update on the technology business with Rory Cellan-Jones.

Your weekly status update on the technology business with Rory Cellan-Jones.
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BBC

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Your weekly status update on the technology business with Rory Cellan-Jones.

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English


Episodes

Fake Videos Threaten Trust

4/20/2018
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New AI tools let you make public figures appear to say things they've never said. Will remaining trust in online content disappear? Plus, is there a case for sharing more data about ourselves with smart devices? We hear from Poppy Crum, chief scientist at Dolby Labs. And, Karishma Vaswani reports on how India's clampdown on large banknotes has helped digital payments. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporter Zoe Kleinman, and Akshat Rathi, from the Quartz website. (Image:...

Duration:00:23:26

Who's Watching You Online?

4/13/2018
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Facebook's boss Mark Zuckerberg tells the US Congress that users control their data - but do they really? We examine how more information is gathered about you than you might think. And we ask how deeply the University of Cambridge is involved in the Facebook data scandal. Vesselin Popov from the Psychometrics Centre at the university responds. Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC tech reporter Zoe Kleinman, and special guest Frederike Kaltheuner from Privacy International. (Image:...

Duration:00:23:05

Facebook's Data Scandal Deepens

4/6/2018
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Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg tells reporters even more people had their data passed to political consultancy Cambridge Analytica than previously thought, and almost all Facebook users could have had data from their public profile "scraped" by "malicious actors". Plus, Microsoft claims a breakthrough on the road to quantum computing. And a new OECD report forecasts that fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than was suggested by a much-cited...

Duration:00:23:04

Facebook Revamps Privacy Settings

3/30/2018
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The social media giant continues to face pressure over data gathering and sharing. We take you behind the scenes with a marketer to show you how advertisers learn about and target you on Facebook. Plus, autonomous driving moves forward as Waymo ties-up with car-maker Jaguar. But will on-demand cars help or worsen urban congestion? Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with BBC Online tech desk editor Leo Kelion, and special guests Kate Bevan, editor of Which? Computing, and Jeni Tennison from...

Duration:00:23:05

Kaspersky defends antivirus firm

9/15/2017
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The Russian antivirus provider Kaspersky sells its products worldwide - but now the Trump administration has ordered US government agencies to stop using the company's products. The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones speaks to Eugene Kaspersky. Later in the programme, Brian Merchant, the author of the One Device, an account of the birth of the iPhone and its impact on the world, says he doesn't think that another revolution had been unleashed by Apple. During the recent hurricane and flooding in...

Duration:00:22:58

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