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US agency releases report on Tesla crash

Drivers need to pay attention while driving, even as technology gradually takes over the task” – that’s the message US safety regulators have delivered after closing an investigation into a fatal Tesla crash in Florida last year involving the vehicle’s Autopilot system, reports the Los Angeles Times.

  • Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Costa Rica to remove price regulation in four markets

Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications (Sutel) has confirmed that it will be removing all price regulations in four markets because its intervention is no longer necessary due to effective competition, notes Telecompaper.

  • Monday, 12 December 2016

White House issues report on artificial intelligence

The Obama White House has released a report on future directions and considerations for artificial intelligence (AI), called ‘Preparing for the future of artificial intelligence’. The report surveys the current state of AI, its existing and potential applications, and the questions that progress in AI raise for society and public policy.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Europe proposes to update privacy

The European Commission has proposed legislation to update current privacy rules, extending their scope to all electronic communication providers.

  • Monday, 23 January 2017

US urges cooperation in cybersecurity issues

The US government and the private sector must cooperate to improve the security of digital networks, a US presidential commission on cybersecurity has recommended in a wide-ranging report, notes Reuters. The commission created by President Barack Obama earlier this year also recommended...

  • Friday, 09 December 2016

Q&A with Lee Rainie Q&A with Lee Rainie

Director of Internet, Science and Technology Research, Pew Center

  • Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Over the top could be regulated in Paraguay

Paraguay is preparing a new law to regulate the country’s growing internet-based TV services, specifically targeting the taxation of over the top (OTT) operators, Rapid TV News reported recently.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

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