Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:28am
The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police, saying law enforcement agencies could use the technology to "easily build a system to automate the identification and tracking of anyone."
David Crary, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:04am
Energized by the #MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's on behalf of 10 women who have worked at the fast food restaurant in nine cities.
Centrify, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 9:02am
Centrify, a leading provider of Zero Trust Security through the power of Next-Gen Access, today unveiled an app for the Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW) Application Framework to integrate logging and analytics information for stronger identity and access security. The combination of Centrify’s existing Analytics Service with the Logging Service capabilities of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform strengthens Zero Trust Security approaches, empowering joint customers to gain next-level security for their endpoints, networks, servers and applications via a single app interface.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:24am
Technology companies and banks are rising Tuesday morning as U.S. stocks head higher for the second day in a row. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, another sign the two powers are resolving some of their differences on trade. Chipmaker Micron Technology is surging after it said it will buy back $10 billion in stock.
Erika Kinetz, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 8:06am
Global airlines are obeying Beijing's demands to refer to Taiwan explicitly as a part of China, despite the White House's call this month to stand firm against such "Orwellian nonsense." The Associated Press found 20 carriers, including Air Canada, British Airways and Lufthansa, that now refer to Taiwan, the self-ruled island that Beijing considers Chinese territory, as a part of China on their global websites.
Mike Schneider, Associated Press | Posted
May 22nd - 7:54am
If this is a golden age for theme parks, then nowhere are new thrills more abundant than in Orlando where the major theme park resorts have been in an arms race, opening new attractions every year recently, with even bigger blockbusters slated for next year.