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Microsoft is investigating facial recognition startup AnyVision

(Reuters) — Microsoft has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup it funded complies with its ethics principles, the company said on Friday. AnyVision, based outside Tel Aviv, has come under scrutiny following reports by Haaretz’s TheMarker business newspaper and NBC […]

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Microsoft Aims To Upend The RPA (Robotic Process Automaton) Market

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks during a company event, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP … [+] Photo/Mark Lennihan) ASSOCIATED PRESS Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is kind of a confusing term. It’s not about physical robots—instead, it refers to software bots that streamline repetitive and tedious processes in the workplace.  Something else to note: RPA […]