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Tech Company Refuses to Sell Facial Recognition Software to Any Government

Tech Company Refuses to Sell Facial Recognition Software to Any Government The CEO of a company that makes facial recognition software has publicly stated that his company will not sell to law enforcement or governments. (AP) — In recent months controversies have erupted over various tech companies contracting with the various law enforcement and military agencies. At…

BMW latest company to warn over Brexit

BMW latest company to warn over Brexit The German carmaker says it needs clarity within months over UK plans for customs and trade after BrexitSource: BMW latest company to warn over Brexit From News Feed

Democratic super PAC hits jackpot with Chinese company stock

Democratic super PAC hits jackpot with Chinese company stock [html] May was packed with primary congressional elections, giving political donors and special interests plenty of opportunities to try to influence outcomes.   New filings with the Federal Election Commission, due Wednesday night, shed new light on last month’s campaign money battle — from Democrats cashing…

Israeli Company Is Selling Autonomous Surveillance Systems to Governments Around the World

Israeli Company Is Selling Autonomous Surveillance Systems to Governments Around the World By Derrick Broze   An Israeli company has announced plans to launch new “autonomous” surveillance products which are specifically designed to monitor large metropolitan areas.   On Thursday, Israeli surveillance technology company Jenovice announced a slew of new surveillance products aimed at monitoring…

Rubbish is being transformed into roads, thanks to one Melbourne company

Rubbish is being transformed into roads, thanks to one Melbourne company On the face of things, plastic bags really seem to have no other benefit than carrying your shopping.   They’re bad for landfill, animals and the environment.   But a new project in Melbourne’s north has successfully been able to take the dreaded plastic…

Almost 95% of French SNCF Rail Employees Reportedly Vote Against Company Reform

Almost 95% of French SNCF Rail Employees Reportedly Vote Against Company Reform The French government’s reforms of state-owned railway operator SNCF was rejected by 94.97 percent of the company’s employees who had participated in a non-binding vote on the reform, Franceinfo news outlet reported on Wednesday. According to the media, which cited Laurent Brun, the…

Company in Cuba plane crash ‘had received safety complaints’

Company in Cuba plane crash ‘had received safety complaints’ The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline.Source: Company in Cuba plane crash ‘had received…

Jonathan Carson, who joined Mic as president in April 2017, is transitioning out of the company over next few months; CEO says Mic isn’t hiring a replacement (Peter Kafka/Recode)

Jonathan Carson, who joined Mic as president in April 2017, is transitioning out of the company over next few months; CEO says Mic isn’t hiring a replacement (Peter Kafka/Recode) Peter Kafka / Recode:Jonathan Carson, who joined Mic as president in April 2017, is transitioning out of the company over next few months; CEO says Mic…

Citing ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Motto, 3,000 Google Employees Demand Company End Work on Pent

More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that’ circulating in the company demanding that the tech giant end its involvement in Project Maven, a Pentagon program that could be used to develop drone technology.The project, the workers argue, runs counter to the company’ stated mission and motto.     “By entering into this…