Written by Dyllan Furness at Digital Trends The day after the deadly shooting left five people dead in the newsroom at Capital Gazette, a seemingly unusual fact has emerged about how police identified their suspect. According to The New York Times, ABC News, and others, after capturing the suspect, Jarrod Ramos, authorities used facial recognition technology to identify him. After he was in police custody, Ramos refused to cooperate with authorities. He at first evaded identi
Written By Claire Ballentine and Katie Thomas in The New York Times Amazon announced Thursday that it would acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy with a nationwide reach, in a deal that could quickly make the online giant a major player in the drug business. The deal is precisely the kind of news that the health care industry has been fearing for months, as Amazon hinted that it was interested in expanding its reach to include prescription drugs, a $560 billion business. One b
Iola Divine from Some Stuff Matters interviews IPWatchdog reporter Steve Brachmann about where the suppression of original thought and innovative ideas, which should be protected under the law, intersect. The two discuss contemporary issues with intellectual property surrounding the lack of fairness/protection provided by the legal system, as well as how this--and the government, and its people--are heavily influenced by big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, etc. "You'll
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