Amazon extends ban on police use of its facial recognition software

Richard Lawler

Two years ago, reports revealed that Amazon was making facial recognition software available for use by law enforcement agencies, despite questions about bias, privacy, and potentially life-destroying errors that could arise from it. A year ago Amazon announced a year-long moratorium on the use of its Rekognition platform, and now Reuters reports that Amazon has … Read more

eBay’s app will soon use image recognition to automate listing trading cards

Igor Bonifacic

Do you have a stack of Magic: The Gathering cards in storage somewhere? With the game’s “modern” format, you’re likely to be sitting on at least a few that might be worth selling. One of the most popular places to buy and sell trading cards online is on eBay. What keeps most people from parting … Read more