U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking whether people are … Read more…

Coronavirus Takes Bite Out Of Apple: Tech Giant Shutters Retail Stores Outside China Until March 27

Apple is closing all its retail stores, outside Greater China, as the global corporation responds to the coronavirus crisis. The closure will last until March 27 and hourly workers will continue to be paid. Apple CEO made the declaration on … Read more…

Coronavirus Takes Bite Out Of Apple: Tech Giant Shutters Retail Stores Outside China Until March 27

Apple is closing all its retail stores, outside Greater China, as the global corporation responds to the coronavirus crisis. The closure will last until March 27 and hourly workers will continue to be paid. Apple CEO made the declaration on … Read more…

This politician is urging leaders to investigate the use of facial recognition tech | Your Morning

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This politician is urging leaders to investigate the use of facial recognition tech | Your Morning

Your Morning SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Congress, Justice Department take aim at tech, hoping to halt spread of child sexual exploitation online

U.S. regulators are preparing to take fresh aim at Facebook, Google and other tech giants this week, unveiling new efforts to combat online content that harms or abuses children — and hold Silicon Valley responsible for its spread. Technology BEST … Read more…

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg looks to calm ‘tech lash’ with call for government rules on political ads and data

For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company’s business model. Now, it’s pleading for new rules for the good of its business. “If we don’t create standards that people feel are legitimate, … Read more…

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg looks to calm ‘tech lash’ with call for government rules on political ads and data

For years, Facebook Inc. lobbied governments against imposing tough regulations, warning in some cases that they could harm the company’s business model. Now, it’s pleading for new rules for the good of its business. “If we don’t create standards that people feel are legitimate, … Read more…

Pentagon drops opposition to new rules that would further restrict tech sales to Huawei

The Department of Defense originally had opposed Commerce’s recommendation to tighten restrictions on sales to Huawei, saying it would ultimately hurt U.S. semiconductor companies, which the Pentagon relies on to help produce cutting-edge military tech. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Pentagon drops opposition to new rules that would further restrict tech sales to Huawei

The Department of Defense originally had opposed Commerce’s recommendation to tighten restrictions on sales to Huawei, saying it would ultimately hurt U.S. semiconductor companies, which the Pentagon relies on to help produce cutting-edge military tech. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Monologue Pokes Scorsese, DiCaprio, and Big Tech Entertainment

Before the assembled crowd of nominees and assorted entertainment industry dignitaries, Gervais returned to his usual brand of performatively provocative one-liners with a pint of beer in hand, aimed … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Monologue Pokes Scorsese, DiCaprio, and Big Tech Entertainment

Before the assembled crowd of nominees and assorted entertainment industry dignitaries, Gervais returned to his usual brand of performatively provocative one-liners with a pint of beer in hand, aimed … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Alphabet-backed One Medical files for IPO as money-losing tech companies struggle on public market

Backed by some top venture investors, One Medical is trying to convince Wall Street that it has elements of a tech company. U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Bloomberg firm Hawkfish falsely told potential hires it would be the ‘primary’ tech platform for the DNC

Mike Bloomberg’s technology company Hawkfish falsely claimed to recruits that the Democratic National Committee is one of its clients. The recruiting pitch changed days after the DNC notified the firm that its claim was “incorrect and misleading.” BEST DEAL UPDATE:

CES 2020: Tech Confab Draws More Entertainment Players — And Apple, After Decades-Long Absence

Hollywood and media types have long been part of the massive throngs that alight in Las Vegas each January for the annual CES convention. But CES 2020 will have an even bigger focus on entertainment, … news entertainment – BingNews … Read more…