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Amazon shareholders decline to halt sale of facial recognition systems to governments

Amazon shareholders decline to halt sale of facial recognition systems to governments

11 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat   |   4 articles

Amazon shareholders rejected proposals to halt sale of its Rekognition facial recognition software to governments in a vote today.
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Utah lawmakers float tax reform ideas at conference

15 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Utah lawmakers say reforming the state tax system could include anything from ending the income tax to broadening the tax base. The Deseret News reports lawmakers and state...
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People dressed as poop emojis and other protesters are swarming Amazon's annual shareholder meeting in Seattle

People dressed as poop emojis and other protesters are swarming Amazon's annual shareholder meeting in Seattle

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon's annual shareholder's meeting took place on Wednesday. Amazon didn't livestream it or allow any cameras inside, but there was still a lot of media interest, thanks to a...
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Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book - and Twitter is having a blast predicting the titles

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book - and Twitter is having a blast predicting the titles

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Donald Trump Jr. has reportedly signed a book deal - and Twitter users immediately began joking about what the title would be. The book will focus on "politics, current events...
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'What is the Amazon Fire TV Stick?': Everything you need to know about Amazon's flash drive-shaped streaming device

'What is the Amazon Fire TV Stick?': Everything you need to know about Amazon's flash drive-shaped streaming device

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a flash drive-shaped streaming device that plugs into your TV's HDMI port. It's a tiny streaming media player that turns your TV into a Smart TV...
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San Francisco Police Call Freelancer Possible ‘Co-Conspirator' in Report Leak

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

After a judge ordered the return of the property police seized from Bryan Carmody during a raid, the department ratcheted up its attack.
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Apple just sent out invites to one of its biggest events of the year - here's what we're expecting to see

Apple just sent out invites to one of its biggest events of the year - here's what we're expecting to see

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Apple just sent out invites for WWDC, its annual developers conference. The company is expected to announce new software for its iPhone, iPads, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac...
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Sprint, T-Mobile Shares Fall Due to Doubt Concerning Merger

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Shares of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. fell Wednesday on a report that the U.S. Justice Department's staff recommends suing to block the telecommunications companies'...
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North Carolina editorial roundup

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: May 22 The News & Record of Greensboro on North Carolina's lawsuit involving e-cigarettes: Last week, North Carolina became...
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Huawei's U.S. losses could lead to gains in China, at Apple's expense

Huawei's U.S. losses could lead to gains in China, at Apple's expense

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

It looks bad for Huawei in the U.S. right now, but its fortunes in China might improve as it focuses on selling 5G phones, something Apple can't do.
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Amazon just won the battle over whether it can sell its controversial facial...

Amazon just won the battle over whether it can sell its controversial facial recognition technology to the government

Two shareholder proposals about Amazon's controversial facial recognition technology were voted down at the company's shareholder meeting on Wednesday. One proposal would have... Read more ...

Pelosi and Schumer were furious after a meeting with Trump about...

Pelosi and Schumer were furious after a meeting with Trump about infrastructure turned out to be a set-up for his fiery Rose Garden speech

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats left a meeting at the White House absolutely furious with President Donald Trump 's refusal to work on infrastructure as long... Read more ...

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book - and Twitter is having a blast...

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book - and Twitter is having a blast predicting the titles

Donald Trump Jr. has reportedly signed a book deal - and Twitter users immediately began joking about what the title would be. The book will focus on "politics, current events... Read more ...

Washington State to become the first to legalize human composting as an...

Washington State to become the first to legalize human composting as an alternative to traditional burials

Washington State is the first in the country to legalize human composting as an alternative to a traditional burial or cremation. The bill, SB 5001 "concerning human remains... Read more ...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...

The 20 best cities for college grads looking to start their lives

The 20 best cities for college grads looking to start their lives

The Class of 2019 is getting ready to begin their post-college lives. We found a set of US cities with large and thriving populations of recent college grads and young... Read more ...

The best wild bird seed and food you can buy

The best wild bird seed and food you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: 'The President of the United States is engaged in a cover-up'

Nancy Pelosi: 'The President of the United States is engaged in a cover-up'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that President Donald Trump "is engaged in a cover-up." Her comments came as House Democrats spar over the brewing possibility of... Read more ...

The deal between T-Mobile and Sprint that forms a $146 billion telecom giant...

The deal between T-Mobile and Sprint that forms a $146 billion telecom giant to take on AT&T and Verizon is reportedly in jeopardy

Department of Justice staff recommends the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint be blocked, according to Reuters. The deal would join the third- and fourth-largest US wireless... Read more ...

Huawei's torment in the US could be about to backfire, dealing a stinging...

Huawei's torment in the US could be about to backfire, dealing a stinging blow to Apple

The Trump administration's decision to blacklist Chinese tech firm Huawei could have an unintended victim: Apple. Chinese citizens are calling for an Apple boycott on social... Read more ...