Healthcare algorithm used on millions suggests less care for Black patients
Researchers found that the software reduced the percentage of Black patients receiving extra care by over half.
Facebook AI can help people thwart facial recognition systems
The technique alters individuals in videos by slightly altering their appearance.
Congressman’s phone passcode appears to be ‘777777’
It's good to see the nation's lawmakers taking digital security so seriously.
Google is training an AI to identify smells
Researchers want a neural network to classify smells based on their chemical structure.
Did Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’ lowkey rip-off The Legend of Zelda?
One of the album's tracks sounds strikingly familiar...
Senate passes legislation for monitoring deepfakes
The 'Deepfake Report Act' would require DHS to release annual reports on the state of the technology.
Trump trolls Biden’s Latinx outreach campaign by claiming website, social media handles
Biden forgot to secure the web address, Facebook page, and Twitter account after announcing his plan.
Spotify is offering its Premium users a free Google Home Mini
The offer, available to eligible Spotify users in the U.S., will continue while supplies last.
More Tinder users are swipin’ right after playing platform’s apocalyptic game
The dating app now plans to bring the interactive game to international users in February 2020.
You can’t Insta-stalk anymore if you don’t have an account
Instagram just really wants you to make an account.
Workers claim Google made spy tool to prevent them from organizing
The 'creepy' tool reports any employee who creates a calendar event that includes more than 100 workers or 10 rooms.
Facebook pledges $1 billion to fight housing crisis it helped create
The investment, which will be made over the next decade, aims to produce 20,000 housing units.
Google Maps on iPhone now shows you speed traps
The update also lets users report lane closures, construction zones, disabled vehicles, and objects in the road.
Instagram to label fake news as ‘False Information’
The new policy is aimed at protecting 'the democratic process' ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Twitter developing a policy to combat deepfakes
The policy will target manipulated videos that 'could threaten someone’s physical safety or lead to offline harm.'
Alexis Bledel named most dangerous online celebrity
Online searches for the actress may lead you to viruses or malware.
Venmo’s first-ever credit card to launch in 2020
The PayPal-owned company says it intends to launch the new card in the second half of 2020.