The American Civil Liberties Union has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles on Monday, demanding that the city stops supplying companies operating electric scooter rental services with real-time data that may be a privacy concern. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation uses a tool called the
IBM announced that it would no longer sell its facial recognition software due to racial biases present in the technology and discussions on how the tool should be used by police in the wake of recent US protests against police brutality and systemic racism. The CEO of IBM sent an
New bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House and the Senate, aiming to direct the federal government to develop artificial intelligence research based on establishing national cloud computing infrastructure. The bill was introduced on Thursday and is called the National Cloud Computing Task Force Act. If passed, it would
On Thursday, the Energy Department’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) released digital tools that aim to aid COVID-19 vaccine research efforts. The office will also dedicate hundreds of thousands of dollars towards non-DOE innovators and entities that will collaborate with its 17 national laboratories to further COVID-19 research efforts. The
Singapore has reportedly updated its contact tracing app to include travelers entering the country as it plans to reopen borders within the near future. The country has also been researching the feasibility of issuing wearable devices to all residents in order to aid in contact tracing efforts. Last month, the
Disturbing video footage from Taiwan shows a Tesla crack in which the vehicle, allegedly in autopilot mode, drives directly into the top of a large truck laying on its side and straddling several lanes of a freeway. The driver involved in the accident claims that the vehicle was in autopilot
Facial recognition technology has both enhanced capabilities while attracting controversy, as law enforcement agencies at every level incorporate it into investigations. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has not built its own database and biometric applications but has rather been using third-party resources from the private sector as well and other agencies.
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has sued Clearview AI, a New-York based biometrics startup, for their collection of facial identification data on billions of people and selling it to third parties without their consent or knowledge. The group filed the lawsuit on the behalf of a number of organizations
Over the past week, new legislation was introduced aiming to mandate an exhaustive federal government-led examination of the impacts of blockchain nationally and globally. This specific bill was introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie R-KY. and is part of a wider legislative package of 15 emerging tech-focused bills written by Republicans