A Clearview AI Patent Application Describes Facial Recognition For Dating And Identifying People Who Are Unhoused Or Use Drugs
A patent unveiled on Thursday describes several potential uses for Clearview AI, such as creating networks for people in industries like real estate or retail to “share headshots of high-risk individuals.”
Hollywood Is Leaving COVID Safety To Ill-Prepared Assistants Who Say They Have No Idea What They're Doing
“I’m the one who’s supposed to be monitoring this, and yet I have no clue what I’m doing. I’m looking around trying to make sure nothing gets caught on fire, essentially.”
Two Wall Street Firms Took Huge GameStop Losses After Admitting Defeat To Redditors
"We have been called boomers many times over the past week," said the head of one hedge fund.
An “Angry Mob” On Reddit Is Pushing Up GameStop's Stock Price And Pissing Off A Bunch Of Wall Street Firms
One financial industry expert told BuzzFeed News the redditors were engaged in a “coordinated attack.”
Here's What President Biden's COVID-19 Travel Bans Mean For You
Biden extended COVID-19 travel restrictions for most of Europe, the UK, Ireland, and Brazil, while also ending Trump's Muslim travel ban.
Disneyland Is Getting Rid Of Its Popular Annual Pass Program Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic
The theme park will be issuing refunds to eligible pass holders as resort officials develop new membership offerings.
US Solar Companies Rely On Materials From Xinjiang, Where Forced Labor Is Rampant
“It’s almost impossible to confidently assess the labor conditions in Xinjiang.”
Home Inspectors Are Roasting Terrible Remodels On TikTok And It’s So Satisfying
People are literally buying houses they've seen on TikTok.
“COVID-19 Took A Toll On My Family”: The Virus Killed This Costco Worker, Her Sister, And Her Mother
One of their survivors is anguished over her employer's decision to make workers come into the office during a pandemic.
19 Christmas Things That'll Take Mexican Americans Right Back To Their Childhood
A post for anyone who is still scared to get the baby Jesus in the Rosca.
Wedding Dress Designer Hayley Paige Says She's Lost The Right To Her Instagram And Own Name In Court
In a tearful announcement, the designer told fans she is being sued by her old parent company, which alleges it owns everything she built.
The US Government Says Facebook Needs To Sell Instagram And WhatsApp
Forty-eight attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against the company Wednesday.
This Fired Worker Said Amazon Retaliated Against Her. Now The Company Is Facing Charges.
One of the half-dozen Amazon employees fired following worker protests during the height of the coronavirus pandemic will get a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board.
Airlines In The US Can Now Ban Emotional Support Animals From Flights
Only dogs will be considered as legitimate "service animals" on flights, according to a new US rule.
Walmart Reversed Its Decision To Pull Guns And Ammo From Its Displays Over Civil Unrest Concerns
The reversal came after the company said they were concerned about looting and unrest.
22 Cultural References And American Jokes From TV And Movies That I Find Extra Confusing
Mean Girls: "You could try Sears!" Me: "Haha... is that bad!?"
Former Employees At Central Casting, Hollywood’s Legendary Agency, Say Actors Were Tired Of Being Typecast Into Stereotypical Roles
“There are people who rely on them, and Central Casting couldn't care less about what goes on there as long as they are getting their money.”
Startups In India Want To Build Their Own App Store To Bypass Google's
To avoid paying a 30% cut, Indian tech companies are looking for new ways to get apps in the hands of consumers.
People On Facebook Can Now Message You On Instagram, Even If You Don’t Have Facebook
Amazon Just Released A Ring Camera That Flies Around Your House
It also released a new Ring car alarm, a car cam to monitor break-ins, a new version of the Echo, and more.
Parents Who Work In Childcare Are Trapped In An Unsustainable System
Childcare programs are closing nationwide, many parents can’t afford care, and those who work in the industry hardly earn enough to make the job worth doing.
The World Is Burning. Apple Released New Watches, iPads, And A Fitness Service Today.
There's also a service bundle called Apple One that lets you get all Apple services for a flat fee.
Your Stance On These 15 Indian Ice Cream Flavours Will Reveal Your Age With 99.9% Accuracy
Do you like paan ice cream?
Activists Are Demanding Facebook Suspend An Indian Executive Who Shielded Anti-Muslim Hate Speech
“I don’t know what the damn problem is at Facebook with anti-Muslim hate, but I would just say at this point that they don’t seem to care.”
A Facebook Executive Who Shared An Anti-Muslim Post Has Apologized To Employees
Ankhi Das expressed regret in an internal Facebook post — but some Muslim employees think the company needs to go further.
Scammers Are Using Facebook To Prey On People In Kenya
The social media platform has allowed millions of Kenyans to be exposed to fraud — and seems powerless to stop it.
Solidcore Employees Alleged Their CEO Created A Toxic Culture. Now They're Calling For Her To Step Down.
A group of Solidcore coaches launched a petition calling for Anne Mahlum to resign or be removed by the company's board after a BuzzFeed News article detailing allegations of verbal abuse and sexual harassment.
A Facebook Executive Protected Hate Speech In India. Now She Wants Police Protection.
Ankhi Das reportedly protected right-wing politicians from punishment for violating the social network’s rules — and is now facing death threats.
Their Conservative Boss Said “Take Off Your Mask Or You Can Go Home.” Now They’re Getting Sick.
Five employees at a Texas real estate company told us what it’s like working for a right-wing conspiracy theorist boss who lashes out if they try to wear masks.
One California Lululemon Store Shows How Difficult It Can Be For Retail Workers In The Pandemic
Facing uncooperative customers and what they say are unrealistic cleaning expectations, California Lululemon employees are highlighting the toll the pandemic is taking on retail workers.