Shareholders Pressure Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to the Government
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Shareholders Pressure Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to the Government

Amazon’s facial recognition software has been drawing a lot of controversies lately and it seems the matter has finally reached the company’s shareholders.
Google Decides Not to Sell Its Facial Recognition Technology Until a Later Time
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Google Decides Not to Sell Its Facial Recognition Technology Until a Later Time

Google says it won’t sell any facial recognition products until it has policies and additional safeguards to make sure the controversial technology is not abused.
Amazon’s Facial Recognition Mismatched 28 Lawmakers According to ACLU
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Amazon’s Facial Recognition Mismatched 28 Lawmakers According to ACLU

Amazon’s new facial recognition software is being tested by law enforcement in several US states. However, it turns out that the software may not be as powerful as it first seemed. Reps John Lewis of Georgia, Bobby L. Rush of Illinois and 26 more lawmakers are at the center of these new revelations. The facial recognition technology developed by Amazon mistakenly identified them as people who had actually been arrested for crimes.
Amazon Workers Ask Jeff Bezos to Stop Facial Recognition Contracts with Police
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Amazon Workers Ask Jeff Bezos to Stop Facial Recognition Contracts with Police

A report that was published on Gizmodo revealed that Amazon employees have protested against the company’s decision to offer its Rekognition facial recognition software to the police.
Orlando Police Testing the Real-Time Facial Recognition Tech by Amazon
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Orlando Police Testing the Real-Time Facial Recognition Tech by Amazon

A police department in Orlando, Florida has confirmed it’s trying out real-time facial recognition technology. Amazon also recently confirmed that their facial recognition technology had been deployed to the Orlando police department.
Apple Invests $390 Million in Finisar
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Apple Invests $390 Million in Finisar

The tech giant Apple is investing more in American based companies.

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