Uber’s ‘racially biased’ ratings system hurts nonwhite drivers, lawsuit says

Angela Lang/CNET Uber is being sued for allegedly discriminating against nonwhite drivers. The claim focuses on Uber’s star rating system that allows passengers to score drivers on a scale of one to five, which can lead to terminations if drivers don’t maintain a high enough rating. The suit, filed Monday, says nonwhite drivers are often […]

Huawei CFO trial begins in Canada

A Canadian court has begun the trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Corinne Reichert/CNET The trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has begun and will continue this week in a Canadian court, the Chinese tech giant tweeted Monday. Huawei said it will focus on how the Trump...

Police are using facial recognition for minor crimes because they can

Peter Cade/Getty Images Cities all across the US have passedĀ bans on facial recognition, with variations in how strong the regulations are. Though Portland, Oregon, banned facial recognition from all government and commercial use, others are only limiting it from...