26 November 2020


UN experts sound alarm over AI-enhanced racial profiling (4)
Author: AFP Update: 26.11.2020 12:40 An African American man was wrongly arrested in Detroit this year based on a flawed algorithm which identified him as a robbery suspect / © AFP Countries must do more to combat racial profiling, UN rights experts said Thursday, warning that artificial intelligence programmes like facial recognition and predictive policing risked reinforcing the harmful practice.
FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival 2020 concludes with largest edition yet (2)
Abu Dhabi, 26th November, 2020 (WAM) - The fourth edition of the FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival (FinTech AD), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and co-hosted by the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), concluded today and recorded the event's largest edition yet, attracting more than 25,000 participants from around the world.
ZHO, Al Jalila Foundation organise new cycle of 'Ta'alouf' training programme (2)
ABU DHABI, 26th November, 2020 (WAM) - Zayed Higher Organisation for People of Determination, ZHO, and the Al Jalila Foundation have organised a new cycle of the "Ta'alouf" programme, to equip parents of people of determination on the Autism Spectrum with the necessary tools to effectively support their children, including skills in dealing with challenging behaviour. The programme will be held from the 22nd to 26th November, 2020, with
The best Black Friday toy deals on Amazon now including 45% off L.O.L Surprise! and deals on LEGO and Disney's Frozen (2)
Emily Scrivener For Mailonline e-mail If you're looking for the must-have toys for Christmas 2020, then Amazon is a great place to pick up some serious savings on popular kids toys right now. Amazon's Black Friday sale has already started with thousands of deals across the site, including great discounts on top toys.
Microsoft productivity score feature criticised as workplace surveillance (2)
Tool allows managers to use Windows 365 to track their employees' activity Alex Hern @alexhern Thu 26 Nov 2020 10.20 GMT Microsoft has been criticised for enabling "workplace surveillance" after privacy campaigners warned that the company's "productivity score" feature allows managers to use Windows 365 to track their employees' activity at an individual level. The tools, first released in 2019, are designed to "provide you visibility
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