Facebook claims it has disabled the recommendation feature that wrongly labeled black men as “primates” in videos

Facebook said on Friday that it had turned off its topic recommendation feature after confusing black men with “primates” in videos on the social network. A Facebook spokesperson called this a “clearly unacceptable error” and said the recommendation software involved had been taken offline. “We apologize to anyone who may have seen these offensive recommendations,” … Read more

Elon Musk takes a look at Jeff Bezos on Twitter, claims Blue Origin founder is investing in ‘shady lobbyists’

The battle for domination of space by private companies is not new. The latest competition saw Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos in the race to make commercial space tourism a reality. Now SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has robbed Bezos’ Blue Origin by hiring a high-profile strategic consulting firm after losing a $2.9 billion NASA lunar … Read more

Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao Claims His US Encryption Exchange Arm Targets IPO Within 3 Years: Report

Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of Binance, the global cryptocurrency exchange, said his US arm could have an initial public offering within the next three years, The Information reported on Wednesday. “Binance.US will just do what Coinbase did,” Zhao said, according to the report. Binance.US is also expected to end a large round of private … Read more

Baidu claims that its robot has reached L5 autonomy and will not need a human to operate

Baidu recently revealed that their robocar is capable of level 5 (L5) autonomous driving functionality. In other words, this means that the vehicle without a steering wheel and gull-wing automatic doors does not need a human to operate. He can drive independently with the same ability as a human driver. In fact, it could also … Read more

Samsung claims it can remotely disable stolen TV sets and activate functions in South Africa

Samsung recently revealed that it can remotely disable TV sets if it discovers the units have been stolen. The company said it was introducing a new feature called the TV Lock Function to disable all Samsung TV sets acquired through illegal means. The feature was activated in South Africa after several units were stolen from … Read more

T-Mobile claims it found unauthorized access to data, no compromised customer information

T-Mobile US on Monday acknowledged a data breach but said it still hasn’t discovered if any customer information has been compromised, a day after an online forum alleged that the personal data of more than 100 million of its users was leaked. . The telecom operator said in a blog post that it was confident … Read more

China claims its Mars Rover is in ‘excellent condition’ after completing the 90-day program

Chinese rover Zhurong Mars moves on after completing its initial program to explore the red planet and look for frozen water that could provide clues as to whether it ever supported life. China’s National Space Administration said on its website on Friday that Zhurong completed its 90-day program on Aug. 15 and was in excellent … Read more

T-Mobile claims hackers have stolen personal data from around 7.8 million customers

T-Mobile US said on Wednesday that an ongoing investigation into a cyber attack on its systems revealed that some personal data from about 7.8 million of its current postpaid customers had been compromised. The company became aware of the attack last week, it said in a statement, after an online forum alleged that its users’ … Read more

Tesla could face US FTC investigation into self-employed claims, as senators demand

Two US senators on Wednesday pressured the Federal Trade Commission to sound out Tesla, saying the company misled consumers and put the public at risk by marketing its drive automation systems as fully autonomous. “The repeated exaggerated statements by Tesla and (CEO) Mr. (Elon) Musk about the capabilities of their vehicles … put Tesla drivers … Read more