Facebook job ads are being used to filter out older applicants
A lawsuit against Facebook and multiple corporations argues that the practices are discriminatory.
Google and ProPublica help journalists cover local elections
The Election Databot is a portal with all the relevant data for each race through the Midterms.
New York City ordered to share code for DNA evidence software
It's an all too rare instance of accountability in law enforcement tech.
Google has targeted ads based on hate speech, too
It allowed advertisers to target keywords like "jewish parasites."
Watson is helping heal America's broken criminal-sentencing system
Judges could soon be assisted by AI legal advisers
Google uses machine learning to help journalists track hate
The 'Documenting Hate News Index' follows and catalogs recent events.
Federal regulators crack down on social media abuse in nursing homes
Sen. Chuck Grassley: "We need to prevent it, and we need to punish it when it happens."
The Dark Web has its first major news publication
ProPublica wants to prove the Tor network isn't just for nefarious deeds.
Frontline investigates the cause of cell tower deaths tonight (video)
You probably don't give much thought to the towers that blanket us with wireless signals and the t...