Robot tax coming? San Francisco mulls option to help laid-off human workers

Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it glides through the mall, charming shoppers with its blinking blue and white lights. The brawny automaton records video and sounds alerts. According to its maker, it deters mischief just by making the rounds.

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Evernote Toes the Privacy Line


Caught off guard by a huge backlash, Evernote recently abandoned its plan to let staffers read customer notes under certain circumstances. The plan, which was scheduled to go into effect in January, would have allowed staffers to review private customer notes as a means of assessing the accuracy of its new machine learning technology. The company made a mistake in judgment and failed to provide the type of transparent decision making that would make customers feel like they could trust the process, Evernote CEO Chris O’Neil acknowledged.

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That Hissing Sound Is the Last Bit of Air Leaking From Apple's Balloon


Apple used to guard details about a new iPhone more closely than Fort Knox, but that doesn’t seem to be the case any more. The shift has been glaring with the iPhone 7, slated to appear on Wednesday. It’s widely believed that the new iPhone has no headphone jack. Sound is piped to the user through a set of EarPods that connect through its Lightning port, or a dongle that accepts devices with a 3.5mm plug. Its volume buttons are on its outer body, and it has no home button at all. Its replacement is based on the Force Touch trackpad.

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Beware Facebook ‘like-farming’ scam, BBB warns

Social media users should be on their guard against a scam called ‘like-farming’ that uses fake Facebook pages as bait, according to the Better Business Bureau.

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