Software assessing US defendants is inaccurate
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Be careful about outsourcing too much decision making to a computer


A programme which is being used to see if a million US criminals will re-offend and have a significant impact on their lives is inaccurate, according to experts.

US agrees to another six years of warrentless snooping
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NSA trumps civil liberties

The US Senate passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil rights advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.

IBM revenue rises
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19 January 2018

IBM revenue rises


First time in 23 quarters

IBM's revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, beating Wall Street estimates and indicating that the company is back, thanks mostly to its cloud ambitions.

Worldwide IT spending will be $3.7 trillion
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Gartner predicts a 4.5 percent increase

Beancounters at Gartner group have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide IT spending will increase by 4.5 percent to $3.7 trillion in 2018.

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation
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Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.