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Ever wondered what happens to a selfie you upload on a social media site? Activists and researchers have long warned about data privacy and said that photographs uploaded on the Internet may be used to train artificial intelligence (AI) powered facial recognition tools. These AI-enabled tools (such as Clearview, AWS Rekognition, Microsoft Azure, and Face++)
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US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has submitted a report examining consumer protection and antitrust issues relating to repair restrictions that manufacturers impose, especially in the mobile phone and car industry. These repair restrictions include using adhesives that make it difficult to replace parts, making diagnostic software unavailable, and limiting the availability of spare parts. These
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Self-driving sensor startup Aeva Technologies, founded by former Apple engineers, said on Thursday its sensor can detect other vehicles from beyond 500 meters and pedestrians from a distance of more than 350 metres. Aeva makes a LiDAR sensor that helps cars gain a three-dimensional map of the road and can also detect the motion of distant objects,
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Mobile operator Vodafone Group and Alphabet’s Google Cloud entered a strategic partnership to jointly develop data services, Vodafone said on Sunday. About 1,000 workers in Britain, Spain, and the United States will be to asked by both companies to create Nucleus, a new cloud-based storage and analytics portal which will host Vodafone’s data. Nucleus will
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