Democrats Want Internet Companies to Be Liable for Data Loss Like Banks and Hospitals

Submitted by Gizmodo on December 12, 2018 - 10:42pm

Should we hold companies like Equifax and Facebook responsible for the protection of our personal information in the same way we hold banks and hospitals responsible? Should we expect the same level of control over data we’ve given to Google as we do with information shared with our doctor or lawyer?

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Here's Who Stands to Lose Most in the Booming, Male-Dominated World AI Is Creating

Submitted by Gizmodo on December 12, 2018 - 9:10pm

There is a lot more artificial intelligence, and it is sprouting and multiplying everywhere. In schools, in job openings, in media coverage. The number of AI-based startups, conferences, research papers, and patents is skyrocketing. That’s perhaps the simplest way to frame the findings of the 2018 AI Index Report,…

Sting Operations Are Yet Another Reason You Shouldn't Steal People's Amazon Packages

Submitted by Gizmodo on December 12, 2018 - 9:05pm

One of the more annoying realities of ordering online is that if your package is left somewhere conspicuous before you’re able to grab it, there’s a good possibility some opportunistic bandit will nab it. This certainly goes for Amazon packages, for which reports of theft are a dime a dozen. And anyone who’s ever lost…

Samsung upgrades the Notebook 9 Pen with a new 15-inch option

Submitted by The Verge on December 12, 2018 - 9:00pm

CES may not be for another few weeks, but Samsung is already getting the ball rolling on new products, starting with an updated version of the Notebook 9 Pen laptop — which now comes in a new, 15-inch size, in addition to the old 13-inch form factor. Previously, only the regular Notebook 9 model offered the larger size, but now it’s coming to the convertible 2-in-1 model, too.

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