IBM will no longer develop or sell facial recognition software

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IBM CEO Arvind Krishna says IBM will no longer sell facial recognition software
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IBM CEO Arvind Krishna says IBM will no longer sell facial recognition software

Big Blue says it's worried about racial profiling and mass surveillance

IBM is quitting the controversial facial recognition software market over concerns that the technology could be used to promote racial injustice and discrimination. In a letter to the members of the...

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