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Earlier today, Netflix announced it was reducing video quality on its services in Europe for the next 30 days in an attempt to alleviate the strain on internet service providers. Amazon and YouTube have both now confirmed that they will join Netflix by reducing the quality of their streams.
European Commission
The EU is considering new regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) development, according to a draft of a “white paper”. These rules will restrict AI developers and ensure that these modern technologies are developed in an ethical way.
The basis on which the UK will leave the EU has still to be decided but the Government has made clear that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be absorbed into UK law at the point of exit, so there will be no substantive change to the rules that most organisations need to follow.
Microft has opened a $20 million venue in London to help the UK remain the home of technology innovation in Europe. The Reactor, in Shoreditch, will be used to “nurture and develop start-up talent in the UK” by giving new businesses access to Microsoft partners, customers and products, UK Chief Executive Cindy Rose said.