Amazon Shareholders Reject Concern Over Facial Recognition, AI National Strategy Bill

Some Amazon shareholders are concerned about the company’s facial recognition software being sold to law enforcement, but not enough want to stop or investigate how it’s being used. A UK court says there’s no legal framework yet to rule on a facial recognition case brought against the police, so the first ruling will set legal precedent. A bipartisan bill introduced to the US Senate last week is trying to tackle the lack of legislation around Artificial Intelligence and hopes to keep the US at the forefront of this rapidly advancing technology.

AI is Now BETTER at Diagnosing than Doctors

There are now websites and apps that can take self-reported symptoms from patients and give accurate diagnoses. Researchers have developed deep-learning computers that are now comparable, if not better, than human doctors when diagnosing certain diseases and conditions. What does this mean for the future of medical professions?

Hackers Have Taken Over Baltimore Infrastructure, US Cities Need Better Cybersecurity

More than 20 US cities have been victims of cyber attacks since the start of 2019. Municipal governments are lacking in cybersecurity and it’s costing taxpayers millions of dollars in new devices and network infrastructure. Some firms claim they have tools to get your data back, but do they really?

Self-driving Trucks Deployed by US Postal Service, Whose Jobs are at Risk?

Autonomous vehicles are coming, and some are already here. Today, the US Postal Service deployed autonomous trucks in the Southwest as part of a pilot program. This comes a week after electric autonomous trucks were deployed on a public industrial road in Sweden. What does this mean for the trucking industry?

Police BREACH Venezuelan Embassy in DC, Arrest Activists

Police BREACH Venezuelan Embassy in DC, Arrest Activists
The activists who were inside the embassy believe that Trump was wrong to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the president of Venezuela, and that Nicolas Maduro was rightfully elected. Two police breaches later, the standoff is finally over. Watch how it finally concluded.

Supreme Court Rules on Antitrust Lawsuit, Facebook Gearing Up For Legal Battle

Supreme Court Rules on Antitrust Lawsuit, Facebook Gearing Up For Legal Battle
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that iPhone users can bring a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly wielding monopolistic power in their App Store. India’s regulatory watchdog launched a probe into Google over monopolistic behavior with Android devices. Facebook is hiring for their upcoming battle with regulators in the US, EU, and Asia. Politicians are weighing in on what they think the future of regulation will be for big tech.

“Yang Gang” Explains Their Support for Andrew Yang’s 2020 Presidential Run

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang amassed an online following that turned quickly into a IRL coalition of people from all ages, backgrounds, and politis. Many of his supporters are worried about the “automation revolution” and the millions of jobs at stake. Sandi Bachom went on the ground for Subverse to find out why Yang appeals to his supporters.

The New Space Race is Here: Global Satellite Internet

Rural America is under-served or un-served by ISPs. The satellite internet space race between SpaceX’s Starlink network, OneWeb, and Amazon’s Project Kuiper will bring new competition to telecommunication companies.

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