Chirag Nayyar

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Google's algorithms advertise higher paying jobs to more men than women

Study suggests how 'impartial' data can encode real-life prejudices<p>Ad-targeting algorithms created by Google could be guilty of discriminating between internet users, say researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI). A study that used custom …

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One of the world's biggest banks just admitted bitcoin could destroy existing finance firms

Analyst Johann Palychata writes in the company's magazine Quintessence that bitcoin's blockchain, the software that allows the digital currency to function, "should be considered as an invention like the steam or combustion engine," that has the potential to transform the world of finance and …

An 'enemy of the internet' has been hacked

The (ironically-named) Hacking Team is an Italian security firm with a history of supplying surveillance technology to governments around the world, including some unpleasant regimes. It’s now been hacked itself.<p>As CSO Online reports, the source of the hack isn’t clear yet, but a torrent file with …

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Google’s navigation app Waze opens up its first carpooling trials

Google-owned mapping service Waze has started a carpooling trial in Tel Aviv, Israel, according to Reuters.<p>The service, called RideWith, will charge a small fee for passengers to pay fellow drivers for a lift to or from work. Unsurprisingly, it’ll use Waze’s mapping app for navigation.<p>In theory, it …