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An image provided by Amazon shows on the company’s website how its Rekognition software works with chief executive Jeff Bezos. Facial recognition software is coming under increasing scrutiny from civil liberties groups and lawmakers.

Facial recognition software is coming under increasing scrutiny from civil liberties groups and lawmakers. Now Amazon, one of the most visible purveyo(...)

With many Democrats despairing over the findings of the special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Jerrold Nadler insisted the president had not been exonerated. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Jerrold Nadler’s pledge to call William Barr, the US attorney general, to testify before Congress about the Mueller report sets the stage for what pro(...)

Facebook’s founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has about 60% voting power, according to a filing in July. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove chief executive Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the(...)

Trading hit: Spotify makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

In numbers: Some robots are coming 14 Percentage of jobs that are “highly automatable” (meaning there is said to be a 70 per cent or greater chance (...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray after the funeral of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s presence at the G20 summit and the leadership pretensions of his daughter Ivanka, who replaced him for a time at the top table, may hav(...)

Maya Casillas (7) takes part in a  protest outside  City Hall in Los Angeles against US president Donald Trump’s crackdown on “sanctuary cities”,  which generally do not comply with federal requests to detain unauthorised immigrants who have been arrested on charges unrelated to their immigration status. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

The mayors of US cities large and small reacted with outrage after president Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday saying he would halt (...)

Photograph:  REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Chinese investors go gaga for tech shares What do the 50 top-performing global technology companies with a market value of at least $1 billion have in(...)

When the school is a gallery: Pupils from  St Mary’s National School, Drung, Co Cavan consider  From an Abandoned Work VI by Diarmuid Delargy, as part of the Ark 1x1 project

How can you engage children with art? And does it even matter what they think of paintings? Eina McHugh, director of The Ark, the cultural centre for (...)

Democratic candidate for mayor and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio greets the crowd while arriving at his primary night party yesterday in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images.

and Bill de Blasio, whose campaign for mayor of New York tapped into a city’s deepening unease with income inequality and aggressive police practices,(...)

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer:  asked New Yorkers for forgiveness and a second chance over the prostitution scandal that forced him into the political wilderness for more than five years. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer has become the latest former politician to seek a comeback following scandal by announcing that he plans to run(...)