19 September 2017

iPhone X's Face ID Inspires Privacy Worries — But Convenience May Trump Them

Advocates are concerned facial scan data could be stolen, or that a successful rollout could make consumers more comfortable with less innocuous, less accurate uses of facial recognition technology.

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Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?

Automated systems have turned the messy, ancient art of brewing into a tidy hobby requiring fairly minimal skill, and of course, a smartphone or tablet. Critics ask: Where's the craft in that?

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Silicon Valley's Ellen Pao Tackles Sex Discrimination, Workplace Diversity In Memoir

The tech investor dives into the lawsuit that thrust her into the national spotlight and the workplace discrimination that prompted it. She says firms are largely applying "tepid diversity solutions."

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18 September 2017

Cities Try Convincing Amazon They're Ready For Its New Headquarters

Atlanta, Denver and other cities are making their cases for the online giant to locate its second headquarters in their area. At stake: up to 50,000 well-paying jobs and billions in investments.

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Apple's Face Recognition Software Has Privacy Advocates Worried

Critics are concerned that the facial recognition system in the new iPhone X could be used — and misused — for other purposes.

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