Microsoft pitched its facial recognition software to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency on several occasions in 2017 and 2018, even as Microsoft President Brad Smith was raising questions about the technology’s accuracy, according to emails published by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The emails take some of the weight of out Microsoft’s announcement earlier this month that it does...
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Less than a week after telling employees that it would evaluate a public offering over the next year, payments giant Stripe is moving quickly on a deal to raise as much as $3 billion from its existing investors. The talks, which have heated up in recent days, are likely to value the company at between $55 billion and $60 billion, according to one person involved in the potential deal....
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