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Google and Microsoft spar over EU plan to ban facial recognition

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[ad_1] (Reuters) — The EU’s proposal for a temporary ban on facial recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday but got a cool response from Microsoft President Brad Smith. While Pichai cited the possibility that the technology could be used for nefarious purposes as a …

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U.S. government limits exports of AI software

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[ad_1] (Reuters) — The Trump administration took measures on Friday to crimp exports of artificial intelligence software as part of a bid to keep sensitive technologies out of the hands of rival powers like China. Under a new rule which goes into effect on Monday, companies that export certain types …

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Spotify will suspend political advertising in early 2020

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[ad_1] (Reuters) — Spotify said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020. The world’s most popular paid music streaming service, with nearly 141 million users tuning into its ad-supported platform in October, said the pause would extend to Spotify original and …

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Spotify to pause political advertising in early 2020

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[ad_1] Spotify said on Friday it would pause selling political advertisements on its music streaming platform in early 2020. The world’s most popular paid music streaming service, with nearly 141 million users tuning into its ad-supported platform in October, said the pause would extend to Spotify original and exclusive podcasts …

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