Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software
It’s now the third US city to do so.
Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras
Its AI ethics board determined the tech is too faulty and biased.
UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes
The report calls on tech companies to stop making AI assistants female by default.
White House requests reports of 'censorship' and your email address
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Artificial intelligence is on the brink of a 'diversity disaster'
The large proportion of white men in the field is perpetuating historical biases.
Senate bill would make tech companies test algorithms for bias
It could address discrimination in tech, but questions remain.
Tech companies spent more than $64 million on lobbying in 2018
The spending comes as tech giants face new scrutiny and potential regulation.
Microsoft details principles that guide its facial recognition work
President Brad Smith also reiterated support for legislation.
Google is working to remove gender bias in its translations
Google Translate will offer multiple translations for gender-neutral words.