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Microsoft Plans to Eliminate Face Analysis Tools in Push for ‘Responsible A.I.’

For years, activists and academics have been raising concerns that facial analysis software that claims to be able to identify a person’s age, gender and emotional state can be biased, […]







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The Era of Borderless Data Is Ending

Every time we send an email, tap an Instagram ad or swipe our credit cards, we create a piece of digital data.The information pings around the world at the speed […]




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E.U. Takes Aim at Big Tech’s Power With Landmark Digital Act

GÖTTINGEN, Germany — The European Union agreed on Thursday to one of the world’s most far-reaching laws to address the power of the biggest tech companies, potentially reshaping app stores, […]




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Fed Up With Google, Conspiracy Theorists Turn to DuckDuckGo

Free the Will PatriotsForwarded from Silence Dogood, MBA I just started using DuckDuckGo today, and needless to say it is like being brought into the 21st century! Tamara Keller GO […]




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After Urban Flight, Corporate Campuses Add a Taste of the City

Others took the same path out of the city. In 1958, General Mills opened its suburban headquarters, a statement of glass-enclosed modernism, eight miles outside Minneapolis. IBM moved from Manhattan […]




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Why Microsoft Wants Activision

Even as it looks to distance itself from Sony, Microsoft’s acquisition could also strengthen its position relative to other tech giants with deep pockets — like Amazon, Tencent and Google […]




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Microsoft to Buy Activision Blizzard for Nearly $70 Billion

SEATTLE — Microsoft plans to buy the powerhouse but troubled video game company Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, its biggest deal ever and one that places a major bet […]







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Why Some Workers Are Getting All the Covid Tests They Need

The latest Covid-19 wave has left millions of Americans scrambling for tests, braving long lines in the cold at pop-up sites or searching furiously online for kits to use at […]