Data Science Investment Counter —Funding raised by UK data science companies in 2018.
£ 5.640 Million
cambridge analytica

The final report of the UK parliament’s inquiry into fake news and disinformation said social media sites should face a compulsory code of ethics in order to tackle harmful or illegal content online. The report, in particular, criticised Facebook “disingenuous” and “bad faith” responses to democratic concerns about the misuse of people’s data and called for the social media giant’s […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will match humans on traits like adaptability, creativity and emotional intelligence by 2062, Scientia Professor Toby Walsh has predicted. Speaking at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the University of New South Wales in Sydney (UNSW) on Sunday, Walsh stretched that we are already experiencing the looming risks of artificial intelligence. “Even […]

Data security software developer Hazy has bagged £750,000 ($1 million) from Microsoft’s investment unit. The company, previously known as Anon AI, will receive the fresh injection of cash after winning the Innovate AI award, a competition for disruptive and high potential AI and machine learning startups— in North America, Israel, and Europe— sponsored by M12 […]

The UK’s Parliamentary Committee for Digital Culture Media and Sports has asked for the last time that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg come voluntarily to give evidence about the Cambridge Analytica’s scandal. Failing that, Zuckerberg will received a formal summons to appear, which would legally force him to go before the committee as soon as he […]

Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused to appear before the UK’s Parliamentary Committee for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, which is investigating the use and misuse of social media information in the wake of media revelations. analytica The committee reached out to Zuckerberg on March 20, after The Observer, Channel4 and The New York […]

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