Amazon Won’t Let Police Use Its Facial-Recognition Tech for One Year
AMAZON ANNOUNCED ON Wednesday it was implementing a “one-year moratorium” on police use of Rekognition, its facial-recognition technology. Lawmakers and civil liberties groups have expressed growing alarm over the tool’s potential for misuse by law enforcement for years, particularly against communities of color.
Google Maps adds COVID-19 updates to inform travelers, commuters about their trip
Google Maps on Monday rolled out several new features for Android and iOS to keep travelers and commuters up to date on how COVID-19 might impact their trip. That includes information like travel restrictions and how crowded public transportation might be. TechCrunch earlier reported the news. Transit alerts from