University of Michigan study advocates ban of facial recognition in schools

A newly published study by University of Michigan researchers shows facial recognition technology in schools presents multiple problems and has limited efficacy. Led by Shobita Parthasarathy, director of the university’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP) program, the research says the technology isn’t suited for security purposes and can actively Read more…

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Facebook beats Q2 estimates with $18.69 billion in revenue and 2.7 billion monthly active users

(Reuters) — Facebook beat analysts’ estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, as more businesses used its digital advertising tools to tap a surge in online traffic during the coronavirus pandemic. Shares of the world’s biggest social network jumped 4% in extended trading. Revenue growth at Facebook, the world’s second-biggest seller Read more…

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