Microsoft wants the ‘facial recognition genie’ to stay in the bottle

Before it's too late.Image: imaginima / getty There’s no time like the present to slow the tide of a technology-enabled facilitation of discrimination aided by facial recognition.  So, somewhat surprisingly, argues one key developer of said facial recognition tech: Microsoft.  On Dec. 6, Microsoft president Brad Smith released an over…

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Breaking down Google’s latest laptop-tablet hybrid, the Pixel Slate Technically Speaking

A very different browser may be replacing Microsoft's Edge.Image: Microsoft Remember the browser wars? In 1995, Microsoft launched Internet Explorer and started bundling it with Windows in order to snatch away market share from the then-dominant browser, Netscape. It worked — in the early naughts, all everyone ever used for…

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