The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.

A County Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Worried About Giving Off “A Big Brother Vibe”

The county has reportedly used the facial recognition tools about 20 times per day.

Microsoft Acquired an AI Startup That Helps it Take on Google Duplex

Now it’s just a matter of who can build that technology fastest.

Census Bureau Goes Tech Shopping for 2020 Count

The bureau is looking for help with background vetting, app testing and other prep for the decennial.

Report: How HHS Buried Information About the Affordable Care Act

A transparency group analyzed the removal and demotion of information related to Obamacare on a federal website.

Microsoft Scores Big Cloud Deal with Intel Community

The announcement could improve the company’s chances for the Defense Department’s JEDI competition.

The U.S. Government Wants to Start Charging for the Best Free Satellite Data on Earth

The government says the cost of sharing the data has grown as more people access it.

Google Updates Its Privacy Policy So It's Easier to Understand

The tech giant has a lot of explaining to do when it comes to their privacy language.

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?

The Future of Meetings Could Include Facial Recognition and AI

Microsoft's new prototype device can track everything you say in a meeting.

Planned Food Stamp Recipients Database Sparks Hacking Fears

Critics say the database is unnecessarily expansive and would be a major draw for hackers.

U.S. Coast Guard Is Putting Cubesats Over the Arctic

As the icecap melts and activity rises in the high latitudes, the commandant says his force needs better situational awareness.