Senate leader Schumer met with Microsoft President Brad Smith to discuss tech antitrust bills
If enacted, legislation discussed during the meeting could force Microsoft and other Big Tech vendors to change how they operate in consumer and federal markets.
Basic cybersecurity standards must start with procurements, experts say
Agencies will avoid becoming victims of future hacks, like the one SolarWinds experienced, by considering the risks of software before they buy.
Microsoft president won’t commit to moratorium on sale of facial recognition to federal law enforcement
Brad Smith would only say no federal law enforcement agency currently uses his company's technology and it wouldn't be used in scenarios that lead to bias.
Consumer consent is emphasis of senators’ new facial-recognition bill
The bill would require companies to let consumers know when facial recognition is being used in a public space.
Microsoft workers protest DOD augmented reality contract
The latest in the ethics battle between the DOD and America's tech employees.
Americans don’t think government should restrict use of facial recognition tech, survey says
The results of a Center for Data Innovation survey suggest Americans are willing to trade any privacy concerns for public safety and conveniences like faster airport screening.