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The impact of the COVID-19 crisis has already seen significant change throughout the denim industry as both brands and suppliers navigate their way through the pandemic. While there is much uncertainty ahead, Calik Denim uses its extensive experience and innovation to help guide its customers through this unprecedented time and towards a brighter future. Calik …

IBM will no longer offer general purpose facial recognition or analysis software, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said in a letter to Congress today. The company will also no longer develop or research the technology, IBM tells The Verge. Krishna addressed the letter to Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Reps. Karen Bass …

Image copyright Tsenka Tsanova Image caption Stone artefacts found at Bacho Kiro cave in Bulgaria Modern humans began to edge out the Neanderthals in Europe earlier than previously thought, a new study shows. Tests on remains from a cave in northern Bulgaria suggest Homo sapiens was there as early as 46,000 years ago. This is …

The U.S. fear, as portrayed by the White House, Pentagon and Commerce Department, is that allowing China to procure the world’s best semiconductors while America is unable to make them at home is an urgent and critical national security threat. That’s spurred a two-pronged strategy in recent years: Limit Chinese access to and development of chip technology, and bolster domestic prowess. …

Read Article Thereon, the insights gathered by the Aiisma ecosystem naturally create a digital fence against the COVID-19 spread, supporting citizens and authorities in the fight against the virus. Via the Aiisma mobile app users can consensually and anonymously trade their behavioural data for rewards and receive extra compensation for viewing ads on the marketplace. Businesses access …

Welcome to the modern world. For the longest time, people had a choice. They could take care of business face-to-face and pay cash for their bills instead of going on the Internet. Not anymore. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and governments everywhere are doing everything they can to limit human contact. Even right here …

At a time when many tech companies are pouring money into facial-recognition research, Microsoft is selling off its investments into the technology. The company has announced it is divesting its shares in AnyVision, an Israeli facial-recognition company alleged to be contributing to mass surveillance in the West Bank. A recent audit found that AnyVision’s technology …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Male bighorn sheep are susceptible to local environmental factors in ways that females are not A new study that looks at lifespan in wild mammals shows that females live substantially longer than males. The research finds that, on average, females live 18.6% longer than males from the same species. …

It makes sense that Justin Bieber’s new album, Changes, would come out on Valentine’s Day—another cultural institution contrived by savvy studio marketers, riddled with maxims about love, vaguely Christian, pretty corny, but also sweet and nice, if you like flowers and candy. The 17-track album, Bieber’s first release in five years, sounds a lot like …

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use “royal highness” titles and won’t receive public money for their royal duties, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. In addition, the couple will pay back money spent renovating Frogmore Cottage, which will remain their home in the United Kingdom. Download the NBC News app for breaking news …