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Amazon’s Face Recognition Tool Fuels Privacy Fears

May 25, 2018
Privacy advocates say that the commerce giant's decision to market the tool to police could accelerate a dystopian future in which officers identify and track people in real time, whether they’re involved in crimes or not.
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Nurses vs. Wall Street

Sep 7, 2011
Nurses in San Francisco make a statement about Wall Street; Hispanic media are faring better than their mainstream counterparts; and Steve Jobs leaves the world with a pricey legacy. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Web Waylays Cable Porn Profits

Aug 6, 2011
Internet porn causes pay-per-view sales to fall; a new chip will make HIV testing easy, affordable and readily available; meanwhile, mobile phones become more essential than toilets in the developed world. These discoveries and more after the jump.