Amazon has indefinitely extended its moratorium on selling Rekognition, its cloud-based facial recognition service, to law enforcement agencies, reported Reuters. Amazon first announced the ban last June, explaining that it hoped Congress would develop rules to prevent the technology from being used for unethical purposes. That hasn’t happened, although some cities have passed restrictions...
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It’s hard to feel sympathy for Apple, given how much money it makes ($9.2 million in net income every hour in the most recent quarter). But the flood of complaints on social media about overheating in the latest line of iPhones makes you feel a bit for the tech giant and its executives. Here’s a company that wanted to make its high-end phones lighter by using titanium, and what sounds like a...
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