Congress Is Eyeing Face Recognition, and Companies Want a Say

Amazon and Microsoft have hired lobbyists. So too have airlines, retailers, wireless carriers, and cruise operators.

When AI Sees a Man, It Thinks ‘Official.’ A Woman? ‘Smile’

A new paper renews concerns about bias in image recognition services offered by Google, Microsoft, and…

What Happened to the Deepfake Threat to the Election?

Lawmakers and researchers had warned that videos altered using AI could disrupt the 2020 vote. But…

With Its Own Chips, Apple Aims to Define the Future of PCs

Intel processors are on their way out, replaced by home-grown designs, which will give the Mac…

The US Government Will Pay Doctors to Use These AI Algorithms

The artificial intelligence programs can diagnose eye disease in diabetics and complications in ****** patients.

The Tech Antitrust Problem No One Is Talking About

Americans pay more for broadband internet service and have fewer choices than consumers in other countries.

An Algorithm Blocked Kidney Transplants to Black Patients

A formula for assessing the gravity of kidney disease is one of many that is adjusted…

The Tech Issues You Won’t Hear About at Tonight’s Debate

Neither President Trump nor Joe Biden is talking much about broadband access, retraining workers, or US…

Give These Apps Some Notes and They’ll Write Emails for You

Entrepreneurs are building tools that create emails or marketing copy using GPT-3, text-generation technology released earlier…

This Camera App Is Designed to Fight Fake News

Chipmaker Qualcomm and startup Truepic are testing a feature for Android phones that automatically tags the…