‘CEOs are stepping up’ free-of-charge. How the tech industry is helping government during COVID-19

by • 2 months ago

The tech sector is "stepping up" to help the government as it struggles with the unprecedented demand of responding to the COVID crisis and the consequent teleworking.

Many workers at AI companies have reservations about law enforcement use, survey finds

by • 10 months ago

Slightly more than half of the Microsoft, Google and Amazon employees said they "are willing to create AI software used by law enforcement."

GSA to launch e-commerce marketplace prototype later in 2019

by • 1 year ago

GSA issued its Phase 2 report to Congress on key decisions it's made about the launch of a governmentwide e-commerce marketplace.

USDA launches online grocery purchasing pilot in New York

by • 1 year ago

Amazon and Walmart are already delivering to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients.

New Senate bill targets bias in decision-making algorithms

by • 1 year ago

The Algorithmic Accountability Act would require that companies using decision-making algorithms study those equations for bias and correct it where found.

Amazon supports ‘appropriate national legislative framework’ on facial recognition tech

by • 1 year ago

The company wades in to a national conversation that's been raging for months.

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