On this episode of Digital Trends Live, host Greg Nibler discusses the top-trending tech stories, including Microsoft’s decision to not sell facial recognition software to the police, drones that track social distancing, soccer’s digital crowds, the PlayStation 5’s reveal, new Snap features, and more.
Jason Kelley, general manager for IBM’s Global Blockchain Services, talks about its stand against police use of facial recognition technology, and how Big Tech can take a role in advocacy, equity, and inclusion.
Finally, we’re joined by Ken Yeung, technology editor at Flipboard, for our Tech Briefs segment, which wraps up this week’s biggest tech stories, including companies taking a stand against facial recognition software and the unveiling of the PlayStation 5.
- IBM seeks ‘national dialogue’ on the role of technology in society
- Google employees demand the company cancel all police contracts
- Facebook ordered to pay $650 million in facial recognition lawsuit
- Experts: Facial recognition will be everywhere, whether you like it or not
- Digital Trends Live: Amazon bans police use of facial recognition, PlayStation 5