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
5 Ways to Protect your Data when Working from Home
As more and more organizations implement company-wide work from home policies as a way to protect the health of employees in the wake of COVID-19, they are also considering how to continue business as usual under a whole new networking
CompTIA Lets Candidates Take Certification Tests at Home
CompTIA is the latest certification giant to allow candidates to take their tests from the comfort of home. CompTIA sent out a notification entitled "Take Your CompTIA Exam from Home." The announcement led to a page on ProctorU.com, which provides online exam proctoring
NASA’s giant James Webb Telescope folded to fit Into a rocket payload fairing
NASA’s largest and most complex space telescope has to fit into a 17.8-foot payload fairing for its upcoming launch into space, and it's a tight fit. See the video Source: USA Today
Intel wants to help US officials boost chipmaking on American soil Clare Duffy
US officials are working with some of the world's leading chipmakers in an effort to expand semiconductor manufacturing capability in the United States, a move intended to reduce the industry's reliance on producers in East Asiafor those crucial electronics components.That
Apple, Google will warn you if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19. Here’s how.
Apple and Google, which control the world’s most popular smartphone operating systems, gave a first look Monday at how public health apps will alert you if you’ve been exposed to the coronavirus. The two tech giants have been working on new