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On Jul 27, 2020
@edyong209 shared
RT @alexandraphelan: “There needs to be...the kinds of meetings that we had at the end of World War II... countries coming together in a moment of global solidarity around the equitable distribution of vaccines globally.” It was great speaking w @j_kirby1 @voxdotcom https://t.co/K8G2KaUnMu
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The global risk of “vaccine nationalism”

The global risk of “vaccine nationalism”

A Covid-19 outbreak in one country is a threat to all. What happens if the vaccine race is every nation for itself?

On Aug 2, 2020
@EPFL_Park shared
RT @swisstech: Cybercrime is a growing menace, affecting 1 in 7 people in 🇨🇭. Reported attacks have risen threefold since the onset of coronavirus. Read how the Swiss National Cyber Security Centre, @TrustValleyCH as well as 🇨🇭 startups aim to counteract this threat: ⤵️ https://t.co/zKAkjaZdI2
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The Swiss National Cyber Security Centre, the Trust Valley and Autonomous Bubbles

The Swiss National Cyber Security Centre, the Trust Valley and Autonomous Bubbles

Cybercrime is a growing menace, affecting one in seven people in Switzerland. Reported attacks have risen threefold since the onset of coronavirus.

On Jul 22, 2020
@InnoRadarEU shared
RT @RoboticsEU: 📢Over 1200 stakeholders had their say on #ArtificialIntelligence - Thank you!!! We are analysing your feedback to plan our next steps for a #European #Ecosystem of #Excellence & #Trust 🇪🇺🤖🇪🇺 Check out all replies & preliminary report 👉 https://t.co/xoRA4VWmZP
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White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: Public consultation towards a European approach for excellence and trust

White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: Public consultation towards a European approach for excellence and trust

From 19 February to 14 June 2020, citizens and stakeholders provided their views on the upcoming policy and regulatory steps on artificial intelligence.

On Jul 27, 2020
@AP shared
The ongoing sharp deterioration in U.S.-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world. The U.S. Consulate in Chengdu shuttered, ordered by China to close in retaliation for the U.S. shutting down its consulate in Houston last week. https://t.co/taa5BxfC8D
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Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

Trade, technology and security at risk in US-China feud

BEIJING (AP) — They have the largest economies in the world. They spend more than anyone else on their militaries. From high-tech chips to control of the high seas, their interests are ...

On Jul 22, 2020
@EP_Technology shared
#ArtificialIntelligence 🤖 means big opportunities, but also legal and ethical challenges in terms of privacy, job losses or biased algorithms. Parliament members who deal with these topics explain why regulating #AI is important in Europe → https://t.co/ikOTIuCAhv https://t.co/2GQJ2BRZUv
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Why is regulating artificial intelligence important in Europe?

Why is regulating artificial intelligence important in Europe?

Find out about the opportunities and challenges that make regulating artificial intelligence in the EU necessary.

On Aug 3, 2020
@PilatSTI shared
RT @ecfr: Without a broad international alliance for responsible #AI development, the #EU’s efforts will be dwarfed by the gigantic investment & military endeavours of the #US & #China. @profAndreaRenda of @CEPS_thinktank #EUdigitalpower https://t.co/Si2cXdGjov
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Europe’s digital sovereignty: From rulemaker to superpower in the age of US-China rivalry

Europe’s digital sovereignty: From rulemaker to superpower in the age of US-China rivalry

The EU cannot continue to rely on its regulatory power but must become a tech superpower in its own right. Referees do not win the game.

On Jul 29, 2020
@IFIS_foodinfo shared
Did you know there are increasing numbers of food fraud incidents being reported worldwide? More information can be found on our recent blog, Food authenticity testing: a positive approach in combating food fraud: https://t.co/kEZRf55FoU https://t.co/8zkUcI4S2v
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Food authenticity testing: a positive approach in combating food fraud

Food authenticity testing: a positive approach in combating food fraud

What methods can be implemented to prevent food fraud and help the industry to keep pace with new fraud tricks that may threaten the safety of the food supply chain?

On Jul 22, 2020
@FoodSafetyTech shared
2020 Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series Agenda Announced - https://t.co/deLFBDqwCY - https://t.co/60Zu8OI7K5 https://t.co/1HyrjW6lmJ
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2020 Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series Agenda Announced

2020 Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series Agenda Announced

The event begins on September 3 and runs through December 17. Registration is open now.

On Jul 20, 2020
@QUBIGFS shared
RT @QUBFoodProf: Covid-19 pandemic could give rise to ‘new horsemeat scandal’ as food industry struggles to meet demand https://t.co/I1zSKve08W
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Covid-19 pandemic could give rise to ‘new horsemeat scandal’ as food industry struggles to meet demand

Covid-19 pandemic could give rise to ‘new horsemeat scandal’ as food industry struggles to meet demand

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic could give rise to a wave of 'food fraud' cases of the same magnitude as the 2013 horsemeat scandal.

On Jul 20, 2020
@iffnmanchester shared
Preventing food fraud and adulteration https://t.co/ZtKCBJi7yF @FoodSafetyStrat #foodfraud
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Preventing food fraud and adulteration

Preventing food fraud and adulteration

Food fraud is not a new trend. In fact, there were laws written nearly 2,000 years ago in Rome against adulterating wine. Nearly 1,000 years later during the Middle Ages, there were laws ...

On Jul 20, 2020
@QUBIGFS shared
RT @QUBFoodProf: Claims food fraud incidents are up by 61% due to Covid-19. #foodfraud threatens to undermine food safety, industry credibility & consumer health. https://t.co/vfofysIYxi
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How has Covid-19 affected food fraud?

How has Covid-19 affected food fraud?

SPONSORED: While the world is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, food fraud has been skyrocketing. What can you do to safeguard your brand?

On Jul 23, 2020
@ifstnews shared
In the latest issue of our FS&T magazine, Tom Æ Hollands, Wayne Martindale and Mark Swainson look ahead at the challenges that will face the food system in 2045 and the advances that will be necessary to ensure sufficient resilience. Read here: https://t.co/6wGROdbJiq https://t.co/9QUQFkDZNR
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