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Entertainment News Jan 29, 2019

Amazon picks up CIA torture investigation film 'The Report'

Vice Studios has announced that Amazon Studios has acquired the worldwide rights to the CIA torture investigation film "The Report." Vice produced the film and made the announcement Monday following an all-night bidding war for the buzzy political film. "The Report" stars Adam Driver as senate ...

Business / Tech Jan 26, 2019

Amazon's face-detection technology for police shows bias, researchers say

Facial-detection technology that Amazon is marketing to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to researchers from MIT and the University of Toronto. Privacy and civil rights advocates have called on Amazon to stop marketing its Rekognition service because of worries ...