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Apple CEO Tim Cook on the connection between technology and social change

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is a man, said 60-minute correspondent John Dickerson, who is “full of secrets.” “I’m full of secrets and it’s hard not to overflow now. But I’m well trained!” Cook laughed. He’ll finally be able to share these secrets tomorrow when he starts Apple’s 31st Annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). It’s a gathering of programmers from around …

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The US is withdrawing from talks with tax technology giants to destroy Europe’s plans

French Finance and Economics Minister Bruno Le Maire (L) welcomes US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. ERIC PIERMONT The United States shocked Europe by withdrawing from negotiations on an international digital tax and threatened retaliation if the region pushed ahead with its own plans. A number of European countries hoped to be able to impose taxes on digital companies above a …

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Law enforcement in New Mexico has been excluded from using Amazon’s facial recognition technology

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – With police authorities nationwide undergoing special audits in the past few weeks, a major technology company has announced that law enforcement cannot use its facial recognition software. Amazon announced this week that it will prevent police from using its facial recognition software for a year after George Floyd’s death. It started with the death of …

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With the Lamphone technology, spies can target victims with lightbulbs for eavesdropping in real time

Forget eavesdropping – researchers have developed a new method that spies can use to light up targets with lightbulbs. The technology is called “Lamphone” and was developed by researchers from the Israeli Ben Gurion University of the Negev and the Weizmann Institute for Science. With the help of a special sensor, the frequency response of a hanging light bulb is …

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Planetary Surveillance – A Plan to Turn the Atmosphere into a Giant Sensor Science & Technology

June 13, 2020 W.HEN AN EARTHQUAKE When geophysicists shook Nepal in 2015, they were surprised to find that they could see its reflection in the ionosphere, a layer of the atmosphere beyond 75 km above the earth’s surface. Ground-based instruments showed changes in the density of free electrons in this electrically charged zone. These curled outward from the point in …

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Amazon is banning the police from using its facial recognition technology for next year

Amazon announces a one-year moratorium so law enforcement can use its controversial recognition face recognition platform, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. The news comes just two days after IBM announced that it would no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology. Potential human rights and privacy violations are cited, and research suggests that face recognition technologies continue to …

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Sunnyvale Medical Technology Executive indicted for coronavirus fraud

The federal authorities lifted charges against the president of the medical device company Arrayit in Sunnyvale on Tuesday, alleging that he tried to mislead investors and raise the company’s share price with fraudulent claims about the company’s corona virus tests and other testing options. The US law firm in San Francisco accused 57-year-old Mark Schena of a number of security …

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Here’s everything you need to know – Technology News, Firstpost

FP trendJune 05, 2020 10:40:01 AM IS The second of the four lunar eclipses in 2020 is expected to take place on the night of June 5-6. According to T.ime and dateThe lunar eclipse will be visible across much of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South / East South America, the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and Antarctica. The report …

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