Amazon, Google and Wish pull racist products after investigation

  • July 25, 2020
Major internet retailers still have an issue with racist products in their stores. Amazon, Google and Wish have removed white supremacist products on sale through their platforms after a BBC Click investigation revealed numerous examples. The online…

Boston bans police and city use of facial recognition software

  • June 24, 2020
Boston has become the second-largest city in the US to bar police and other local agencies from using facial recognition software (via WBUR). The city’s 13-member council voted unanimously to ban the technology outside of use in specific criminal cas…

Microsoft will double its Black senior leadership by 2025

  • June 23, 2020
Following the likes of Google and some of its other peers in the space, Microsoft unveiled a racial equality initiative on Tuesday. In a letter signed by CEO Satya Nadella, the company said it’s “committed” to addressing racial injustice and inequity…