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  • Amazon Is Just the Tip of the AI Bias Iceberg

    Amazon recently disclosed its 2015 decision to scrap a recruitment tool used to hire talent, after finding that it had a bias against women. While this story has been covered sufficiently, there is a much greater story still to tell: A substantial amount of the artificial intelligence technology that currently is used for recruitment and […]

  • Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

    (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels. The project, started in 2014, aimed to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar levels by embedding sensors on a contact […]

  • EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

    Image copyright Getty Images EE and Virgin Media have been fined £13.3m by Ofcom for leaving customers who quit broadband and phone contracts early “out of pocket”. The regulator said about 400,000 EE customers who ended their contracts early were over-billed and paid up to £4.3m too much as a result. Ofcom said about 82,000 […]

  • Facebook morale takes a tumble along with stock price

    Facebook Inc.’s difficult year is taking a toll on employee morale, with several key measures of internal sentiment taking a sharp turn for the worse over the past year, according to people familiar with the matter and messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Amid a plunge in the stock price, ongoing leadership turmoil and critical […]

  • Google Shows Off New Android Dev Tools

    By Jack M. Germain Nov 13, 2018 12:20 PM PT Google announced support for a range of new Android tools for application developers, chief among them the creation of a new support category for foldable devices, at last week’s Developers Summit. After years of teasing and speculation, it finally looks as though foldable screen smartphones […]

  • Let's Create a TV Show to Fix Silicon Valley

    Startups have been creating employee hell in Silicon Valley. That was in the forefront of my mind as I read the book Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us. I think this book should be required reading for anybody who thinks working for a startup in Silicon Valley would […]

  • Democrats to probe Trump actions on AT&T, Amazon: aide

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Democrats take control of the U.S. House they plan to investigate the Trump administration’s attempt to block AT&T Inc (T.N) from acquiring Time Warner, and whether officials sought to punish Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) by prodding the U.S. Post Office to hike shipping prices for the world’s largest e-commerce company, a senior […]

  • What do tampons and WWI have in common?

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