In a test conducted by the ACLU, Amazon’s Rekognition facial recognition tech erroneously matched 28 members of Congress, 6 of them black, to criminal mugshots (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:In a test conducted by the ACLU, Amazon’s Rekognition facial recognition tech erroneously matched 28 members of Congress, 6 of them…

View More In a test conducted by the ACLU, Amazon’s Rekognition facial recognition tech erroneously matched 28 members of Congress, 6 of them black, to criminal mugshots (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

Facebook acquires Redkix, the email startup that combines email, messaging, and calendar features into one app, plans to integrate it with Workplace (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Kurt Wagner / Recode:Facebook acquires Redkix, the email startup that combines email, messaging, and calendar features into one app, plans to integrate it with Workplace …

View More Facebook acquires Redkix, the email startup that combines email, messaging, and calendar features into one app, plans to integrate it with Workplace (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Donald Trump criticizes Twitter for “shadow banning” prominent Republicans, says he will look into this “discriminatory and illegal practice” (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:Donald Trump criticizes Twitter for “shadow banning” prominent Republicans, says he will look into this “discriminatory and illegal practice”  —  Twitter stock extended losses, declining…

View More Donald Trump criticizes Twitter for “shadow banning” prominent Republicans, says he will look into this “discriminatory and illegal practice” (Bloomberg)

Spotify adds 8M paid subscribers in Q2, up 40% YoY, for a total of 83M subscribers and 180M MAUs, with revenue of €1.27B, up 26% YoY, and operating loss of €90M (Steve Dent/Engadget)

Steve Dent / Engadget:Spotify adds 8M paid subscribers in Q2, up 40% YoY, for a total of 83M subscribers and 180M MAUs, with revenue of…

View More Spotify adds 8M paid subscribers in Q2, up 40% YoY, for a total of 83M subscribers and 180M MAUs, with revenue of €1.27B, up 26% YoY, and operating loss of €90M (Steve Dent/Engadget)

A look at how Google treats its contract workers, some of whom write code, recruit staff, and manage teams, yet don’t have access to the firm’s celebrated perks (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:A look at how Google treats its contract workers, some of whom write code, recruit staff, and manage teams, yet don’t have access to the…

View More A look at how Google treats its contract workers, some of whom write code, recruit staff, and manage teams, yet don’t have access to the firm’s celebrated perks (Bloomberg)

Coinbase partners with WeGift to let Coinbase customers in Australia and select EU countries convert their tokens to digital gift cards at popular stores (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)

Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:Coinbase partners with WeGift to let Coinbase customers in Australia and select EU countries convert their tokens to digital gift cards at…

View More Coinbase partners with WeGift to let Coinbase customers in Australia and select EU countries convert their tokens to digital gift cards at popular stores (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)

Tencent is investing $150M a year in the $13B esports market and working with the NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals, as the gaming mania spreads in China (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:Tencent is investing $150M a year in the $13B esports market and working with the NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals, as the gaming…

View More Tencent is investing $150M a year in the $13B esports market and working with the NBA and Under Armour on revenue deals, as the gaming mania spreads in China (Bloomberg)

YubiKey maker Yubico says it does not manufacture Google’s security keys and that Bluetooth-based keys are not as secure as NFC and USB-based keys (Stina Ehrensvard/Yubico)

Stina Ehrensvard / Yubico:YubiKey maker Yubico says it does not manufacture Google’s security keys and that Bluetooth-based keys are not as secure as NFC and…

View More YubiKey maker Yubico says it does not manufacture Google’s security keys and that Bluetooth-based keys are not as secure as NFC and USB-based keys (Stina Ehrensvard/Yubico)