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Microsoft wants regulation to keep the 'facial recognition genie' in the bottle

There's no time like the present to slow the tide of a technology-enabled facilitation of discrimination aided by facial recognition.  So, somewhat surprisingly, argues one key developer of said facial recognition tech: Microsoft.  On Dec
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Apple's Tim Cook warns regulation is coming for the tech industry

This year has been horrendous for Silicon Valley's public image. With a litany of issues like data misuse and political interference laid bare within the last 12 months, Apple CEO Tim Cook told Axios on HBO that government regulation of the tech
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A macro, financial & regulatory cocktail

From: Buisness-standard By Shankar Acharya Recommended by: business-standard Four months ago I had rung some alarm bells about macroeconomic developments and pressures (“Macro stability at risk”, Business Standard, July 12, 2018).
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Restrictive regulatory regime

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard The lead editorial in Business Standard on Friday, August 10, 2018, titled “Don’t ignore risks” opines that bringing the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) capital adequacy
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Draft changes to GST regulations

From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard The central government has put in the public domain all draft amendments to the goods and services tax (GST) laws. After due consideration and approval
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How Ready Are You For Europe’s Tough New Privacy Rules Coming This Month?

With Europe’s new rules on privacy scheduled to take effect May 25, companies have only a few weeks left to comply with the sweeping requirements regulating customer and employee information. The application of the European Union’s
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Scientists fear Scott Pruitt's new EPA rule will hurt health-related regulations

In regulating air and water pollution in the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leans on scientific studies to guide the writing of regulations. The agency is still relying on landmark studies, such as one conducted by Harvard
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Mysterious regulatory filing hints at new iPhone SE 2 models

If you thought we'd seen the last of the iPhone SE, don't be so sure.  Consomac (via MacRumors) has spotted a filing from Apple to the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) listing eleven never-before-seen model numbers. Each name refers to an