Face it, Recognition Isn’t Ready – DTNS 3579

On July 16th Oakland formally banned the use of facial recognition technology becoming the 3rd US city to do so. Is this the start of a pushback against the technology and what are the concerns people have over the use of the technology in public?

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Report: Apple Close To Buying Intel’s Modem Chip Business – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Alibaba now allows US businesses to sell on its platform, some Android apps collect data after being denied permission, Facebook opens Map with AI to OpenStreetMap community.

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RoboUmp – DTNS 3578

Microsoft will invest $1 billion into OpenAI, a report alleges Huawei helped build North Korea’s cellphone network, ByteDance will open data-centers in India to assuage privacy concerns, NY Times reporter works as a DoorDash delivery revealing the company still keeps tips from drivers.

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US FTC Reaches Settlement with Equifax Over 2017 Data Breach – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The US FTC announced a fine of up to $700 million as part of a settlement with Equifax over its 2017 data breach, Microsoft invest in OpenAI, and Asus announces the ROG Phone 2.

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Week in Review for the Week of 7/15/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook’s David Marcus testifies to both houses of the US Congress about Libra, the EU opens an investigation into Amazon, and Netflix loses US subscribers for the first time in eight years.

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All Ryzen. DTNS Court’s Now in Session – DTNS 3577

Patrick Norton tells us why its the time to upgrade if you’re interested in bringing up your PC up to spec for gaming or editing videos.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Norton.

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Orlando Ends Pilot of Amazon Rekognition – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The city of Orlando ends the second phase of it’s Amazon Rekognition pilot program, a new report details how Chrome and Firefox extension leaked information on millions of users that could be accessed on a paid service, and the next Chrome update will prevent sites from detecting Incognito mode.

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Will Smart Diapers Pass The Sniff Test? – DTNS 3576

Netflix’s latest financial reports shows the company’s first lost net subscriber loss. What’s behind the poor showing and diminishing audience?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang.

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Netflix Loses US Subscribers For First Time in 8 Years – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500The EU fines Qualcomm, Google removes stalkerware apps, Instagram deemphasizes “likes”.

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How Does the Rat Feel – DTNS 3575

Elon Musk wants to improve the interface between humans and computers with Neuralink. What exactly is he looking to do and how will people benefit?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson.

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