VB Transform Watch every session from the AI event of the year On-Demand Watch Now U.S. members of Congress put forward a bill today named the National Biometric Information Privacy Act, which would make it illegal for businesses to collect, purchase, or trade biometric information obtained from customers without permission. This includes face prints used
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VB Transform Watch every session from the AI event of the year On-Demand Watch Now Zencity, a platform that meshes AI with big data to give municipalities insights and aggregated feedback from local communities, has raised $13.5 million from a slew of notable backers, including lead investor TLV Partners, Microsoft’s VC arm M12, and Salesforce
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Science Photo Library | Getty Images Covid-19 patients might have been flooding into emergency departments in the spring, particularly in states like New York. But for everything else — heart attacks, strokes and other kinds of emergencies — the numbers were down for many hospitals across the country.  A new study collating data from five
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DoorDash’s DashMart will stock and deliver its own products. DoorDash DoorDash is launching a new digital convenience store channel, its latest bid to grow market share in the hotly contested battle over on-demand delivery. The new service, DashMart, debuted Wednesday on the company’s platform for customers in eight cities: Chicago; Minneapolis; Dallas; Salt Lake City;
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Microsoft plans to finish its acquisition talks with TikTok within the next three weeks, ahead of the Sept. 15 deadline,  CNBC’s David Faber reported Wednesday. The deal could be worth up to $30 billion. If the deal goes through, Microsoft has already agreed with the U.S. government to bring TikTok’s code from China to the
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Source: Instagram Instagram launched its short-form video feature, Reels, broadly on Wednesday, in an effort to compete with the rapidly-growing TikTok. Instead of operating as a separate app, Reels can be found within the Instagram app itself by selecting “Reels” at the bottom of the Instagram camera. Reels allows users to create 15-second clips, like TikTok, and
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Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter Inc. and Square Inc., sits for a photograph following an Empowering Entrepreneurs event at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Bloomberg | Getty Images Twitter on Wednesday disclosed a new security vulnerability that may have exposed the direct messages of users who access the service using Android devices. 
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(L-R) Phillipa Soo, Christopher Jackson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Ramos attend Lin-Manuel Miranda’s final performance of “Hamilton” on Broadway at Richard Rodgers Theatre on July 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) Nicholas Hunt Ask media executives how many of the big streaming services will be “winners,” and you get roughly
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