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

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.
Facebook Accepts That It Has Given Netflix and Spotify Access to Users’ Private Messages
Technology

Facebook Accepts That It Has Given Netflix and Spotify Access to Users’ Private Messages

After a report released by the New York Times, Facebook has acknowledged it gave the companies access to data including sensitive private messages.
Google Decides Not to Sell Its Facial Recognition Technology Until a Later Time
Technology

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.
Twitter Monthly Users Decline While Ad Sales Increase by 29%
Business

Twitter Monthly Users Decline While Ad Sales Increase by 29%

Twitter confirmed on Thursday that it has recorded a bigger than expected decline in the number of active monthly users during the third quarter of 2018. Despite this, Twitter’s ad revenue was up by 29% surpassing Wall Street’s expectations for the period under review.
Google Using Artificial Intelligence to Screen Incessant Robocalls
Technology

Google Using Artificial Intelligence to Screen Incessant Robocalls

Google is not aiming its superior AI programming toward combating robocalls to phones.
Google Shutting Down Its Social Network After Private Data Breach
Technology

Google Shutting Down Its Social Network After Private Data Breach

Google has become yet another high profile Silicon Valley tech giant to be engulfed in a privacy breach scandal. A bug in the API for Google+ had been allowing third-party applications and their developers to access data from Google+ users without permission.

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