Jun 11, 2020

Companies back away from facial recognition technology

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After IBM said it will no longer sell or research facial recognition software, Amazon announces amoratorium on police use of its technology. Grubhub's acquisition by Just Eat Takeaway. The stock market tumbles after a Federal Reserve reality check.

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Tech companies reconsider facial recognition software

IBM says it will no longer sell or research facial recognition software, and Amazon announced a moratorium on police use of its software.
With IBM getting out of facial recognition technology altogether and Amazon pausing the use of its software by police departments, how will Microsoft act?
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