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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 ...

A scaled-down but still angry Women's March returns

World / Politics Jan 20, 2019

A scaled-down but still angry Women's March returns

Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women's March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump's White House. The original march in 2017, the ...