Apple Pillage the Beeb

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Not content with poaching star DJ Zane Lowe from BBC Radio 1 in February for their upcoming streaming service, Apple have swooped in again to pinch four producers from the BBC’s youth focused radio station. It’s believed one of the producers leaving Broadcasting House is Kieran Yeates, widely regarded as the brains behind Radio 1’s talent spotting programme.

It seems working for a innovative and well respected company holds more appeal than rotting away in telly-tax funded bureaucratic hell . Techno hears worried BBC execs are calling it the ‘Apple crumble’…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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