The long-running battle between the FTC and AT&T over data throttling practices has finally reached the end. The two parties have reached a settlement in the case that originally began in 2014, according
The biggest known biometric data breach to date was reported recently when researchers managed to access a 23-gigabyte database of more than 27.8m records including fingerprint and facial recognition The
For all the positive change the tech industry has created, it has undoubtedly acted irresponsibly at times — especially when it comes to handling user data. If we look to the industry’s leaders, there’s
(CNN) — The robots. They're coming for your jobs. All of you. Long the prediction of futurists and philosophers, the lived reality of technology replacing human work has been a constant feature since cotton
Facial mapping example used to construct a deepfake video. (AP Photo) As society increasingly wrestles with the impact of “deep fakes” it is important to acknowledge that much of the current hype is overstated.
Better late than never, I guess. YouTube, everyone's favorite place to become radicalized, announced this week that it will no longer allow videos targeted at children that have specific types of disturbing
It’s hard at times not to feel sorry for Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, given all that he inherited when he became the ride-share giant’s top boss back in April 2017. Among his many to-do items: take public
Google announced new rules on Thursday about what employees are allowed to say in the workplace — including restrictions on political expression and guidelines on internal debates about company activity.
This week, after U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) took to Twitter to criticize the Detroit Police Department’s use of facial recognition software, the department invited her to visit its Real Time Crime
As cyberattacks and data breaches go, Ashley Madison was the big one, the mother lode. Overnight, the lives of millions of people were turned upside down. Marriages and families collapsed. There were suicides
A series of arrests by the Federal Bureau of Investigations in the US has nabbed one of the “most prolific” rings of Nigerian fraudsters operating in the country. While 14 arrests have been made, a 252-count