Congress: Amazon didn’t give “sufficient answers” about facial recognition

Enlarge / Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, in May 2018. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Seven members of the House of Representatives and one United States senator have now sent a second letter to Amazon’s CEO, asking for more clarification about the company’s use of facial-recognition technology. Although two House members in the […]

‘Not satisfied’ after all? Trump wants more answers, but won’t scrap Saudi deals over Khashoggi case

After initially saying the Saudi version of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s accidental death seems plausible, Donald Trump now insists that he is not yet “satisfied” with their answer, but won’t pull out of trade deals with Riyadh. Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the Washington Post columnist had died in an accidental “fistfight” that erupted inside […]

BBC News: 'When will this change?' Minchin demands answers from Khan over knife crime

This morning’s main topic on BBC Breakfast discussed the rise in knife crime deaths in London and joining Dan Walker, 41, and Louise Minchin, 50 was London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Khan appeared on the show to announce the introduction of a new violence reduction unit (VRU) he has set up in order to tackle the increasing violence […]

House Democrats are demanding answers from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about his now-debunked cyberattack claim

Alex Wong/Getty Images Some of the leading Democratic members of the House of Representatives committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter Tuesday to Ajit Pai, the agency’s chairman. In the letter, the representatives criticized Pai for falsely claiming that the FCC was the victim of a cyberattack last year. The representatives demanded […]

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Buying Guide | Popular SUV questions and answers

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In nearly 500 pages of answers, Facebook stonewalls some senators’ questions

Enlarge / The Facebook logo is displayed at the 2018 CeBIT technology trade fair on June 12, 2018 in Hanover, Germany. (credit: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images) Earlier this week, Facebook submitted nearly 500 pages worth of written responses to dozens of US senators’ questions stemming from CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s April 2018 testimony before two committees. In […]