"Data reflects our history, and our history has been very biased to date," MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini says.
At CES, Qualcomm gives a baffling keynote and start up Veveo gets a boost. Also, MIT has invented a new process of bending light on a computer chip, which means we're a step closer to hologram televisions, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Payday lending -- an area of finance with one of the worst reputations -- may get a facelift with new start up LendUp, which takes its inspiration from microlending. Today, MIT is starting an outfit dedicated to delivering us from our wireless frustrations.
A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union says that law enforcement agencies are frequently using cell phone tracking information provided by wireless carriers. Plus, Wonder Twin powers activate: Smart sand is on the way.