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Somerville Bans Government Use Of Facial Recognition Tech

With a city council vote on Thursday night, Somerville became the first community on the East Coast to ban government use of face...
Artificial Intelligence May Amplify Bias, But Also Can Help Eliminate It

Artificial Intelligence May Amplify Bias, But Also Can Help Eliminate It

Why is bias in artificial intelligence (AI) such a vexing problem? That's the question asked by Karen Hao in a recent issue of...
An AI app that “undressed” women shows how deepfakes harm the most vulnerable

An AI app that “undressed” women shows how deepfakes harm the most vulnerable

The attention around deepfakes and synthetic media has grown in recent months. But while the conversation has primarily focused on its potential impact...
Tech Junkie Review: ONN 8″ Android Tablet from Walmart

Tech Junkie Review: ONN 8″ Android Tablet from Walmart

Cheap tablets are… cheap.  Plasticy, poor performing paper weights.  Luckily for us, cheap inexpensive tablets have gotten better.  For under $100 you can...
ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and X1 Yoga Gen 4 are now available from Lenovo

ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 and X1 Yoga Gen 4 are now available from...

Chinese PC manufacturer and steward of the ThinkPad brand, Lenovo, announced updates to their flagship X-series line of ultrabooks at CES this year...
India's Flipkart to replace 40% of its delivery vans with EVs

India’s Flipkart to replace 40% of its delivery vans with EVs

The logo of India's e-commerce firm Flipkart is seen in this illustration picture taken January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Illustration(Reuters) - Walmart Inc’s Indian...
Chief Apple Designer Sir Jony Ive Leaving Apple to Start Own Firm — Does it matter?

Chief Apple Designer Sir Jony Ive Leaving Apple to Start Own Firm — Does...

Apple today announced that chief design officer Sir Jony Ive (Knighted by Princess Anne, reportedly for his work on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod)...

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast

String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And...

The amazing, shirt-ripping history of women’s football – podcasts of the week | Television...

Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man whose imprisonment and death sentence for murder formed the basis of the second season of investigative journalism podcast...
Twitch Prime expands its free loot for gamers with Apex Legends gear on Prime Day

Twitch Prime expands its free loot for gamers with Apex Legends gear on Prime...

Twitch Prime is giving away new gear for gamers, including unique free in-game content for Apex Legends and EA Sports titles on Prime...
Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines

Twitter rolls out a notice for tweets from important users that break its guidelines

(Reuters) — Twitter said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as...
Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from...
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Multiple British Politicians Believe 5G Connectivity Will Cause Cancer

When it comes to politics, there will always be opinions which do not necessarily stroke with reality. In the UK Parliament, a very...

On Your Feet! review – Gloria Estefan musical digs deeper than her hits |...

On paper, a West End jukebox musical based on the work of Gloria Estefan is a tough sell. Estefan and the Miami Sound...
7 Common Cox Cable Problems & How to Fix Them

7 Common Cox Cable Problems & How to Fix Them

Cox Cable problems can and will arrive at the worst possible time. Killing your internet during a gaming session, or dying in the...
NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins

NASA to send drone to Saturn’s moon for clues on human origins

FILE PHOTO: Titan, Saturn's largest moon appears before the planet as it undergoes seasonal changes in this natural color view from NASA's Cassini...
Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify

FILE PHOTO: An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York...
Design guru Jony Ive is leaving Apple

Design guru Jony Ive is leaving Apple

Apple on Thursday announced that Sir Jony Ive, the company’s Chief Design Officer, is leaving the company. Ive will be forming his own...

Which iPhone XS Storage Size Should You Buy: 64GB, 256GB or 512GB?

Picking the right iPhone XS storage size for your needs and your budget can be tricky so we want to help you decide...