Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news

Friday, December 14

Good morning readers! Here are Chroma’s top picks from today’s tech news. Enjoy the read and follow us for more on our LinkedIn page.

  1. Google vows not to sell its facial recognition technology for now. Google will refrain from selling facial recognition products until it can come up with policies that prevent abuse of the controversial technology, the search giant said in a blog post on Thursday.

  2. Facebook wants you to buy HBO on Facebook and watch HBO on Facebook. Facebook is readying its biggest move into video to date: It wants to sell consumers subscriptions to cable TV networks like HBO and hopes they’ll watch those networks on its own apps.

  3. Word processor pioneer Evelyn Berezin dies aged 93. Evelyn Berezin called the device the Data Secretary when, in 1971, her company Redactron launched the product.

  4. CES 2018: Where are they now? These products wowed us at CES 2018. But now that the year is nearly over, how did these devices actually pan out?

  5. Geminid meteor shower 2018: when is the stunning cosmic display and where can you watch it? The shower – also referred to as the Geminids – is currently active and will be visible on 13 and 14 December.