Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:20 PM CDT
At Facial Recognition Hearing, Congress Attacks FBI
Democrats and Republicans alike hammered the FBI on Wednesday for its use of facial recognition software to identify potential suspects, saying the technology fosters racial bias, leads to arrests of innocent...
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 04:52 PM CDT
Costco Wholesale Expands Test of Home Grocery Delivery
Costco is ramping up its home grocery delivery efforts by teaming up with another third-party service, CNBC reported.
Shipt, an online grocery delivery service, said Tuesday it was adding Costco to its delivery...
The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other's eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another.
The four-minute video...
Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 03:17 PM CDT
Uber President Jeff Jones Resigns, Cites Differences in "Beliefs"
Uber President Jeff Jones has resigned just six months after joining its ranks.
"We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best," Uber spokeswoman Sophie Schmidt said in a...
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 02:34 AM CDT
Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC
Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition.
These protections, put in place during...
Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 11:41 PM CDT
'Loads of Love': Apple Engineer Converts Van Into Mobile Laundromat for Homeless
Ron Powers, a mechanical engineer at Apple, turned a used van into a mobile laundromat and made it available for free to the homeless of Santa Cruz, California. He said he spent many years focused on studying...
Google is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive.
With the change, content with racial slurs could now get...